Paper Title:
A Primary Study on the Relationship between Internet Involvement and Adolescents’ Mental Health
  Abstract

This study aimed to explore the influence of intention of Internet use, gender and grade on Internet use, adolescents’ mental health and the relationship between them. 323 middle school students completed the full survey. Results: (a) there was a significant negative correlation between Internet involvement and adolescents’ mental health; (b) for adolescents with different intentions of Internet use and of different genders, Internet involvement, mental health and the relationship between them were different. Conclusions: (a) Internet involvement had negative influence on adolescents’ mental health; (b) intention of Internet use and gender could influence Internet involve- ment, adolescents’ mental health and the relationship between them, while grade had no influence.

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Qi Luo
Pages
1336-1343
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.58-60.1336
Citation
M. Chen, H. S. Che, G. H. Zhang, L. Wang, "A Primary Study on the Relationship between Internet Involvement and Adolescents’ Mental Health", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 58-60, pp. 1336-1343, 2011
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June 2011
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