Key Factors And Consequences Of Internet Gaming Adolescents

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Adolescent internet gaming addiction is one problem and most critical issues facing our youth both in and outside the United States of America. With adolescent’s this can become a real life serious issue and if not caught during the early stages, parents are known to find their adolescent children experiencing social isolation among other things such as substance abuse. Adolescents can become very argumentative which leads to anger and frustration, the quality of education and healthy relationships with their peers can be affected and internet gaming for adolescents can become time consuming. Over the past 10 years or so, internet usages alone have developed into an enormous number that has yet to be found without including negative consequences …show more content…
They conducted a cross-sectional, descriptive study and used 328 adolescents who were enrolled in high school from the Aegean, Turkey region. The methods utilized consist of gathering sociodemographic information with a questionnaire. The tools used were the “Internet Addiction Scale and the Adjective Based Personality Scale”. Similar to Przepiorka & Blachnio, 2016 this group of researchers also used the “T tests for logic and regression using SPSS software”. This study sampled both girls and boys and found a huge difference in the amount of time spent online, with the girls having over a 40% chance of taking a risk using the internet when their parents told them to not get on the internet. Both boys and girls showed an equal score in being openness to experience the use of the internet in the first place and overall, both boys and girls were found to be a high risk of internet addiction (Ozturk, Bektas, Ayar, Oztornacı, & Yagcı, 2015). Psychological immaturity could have been further explored to prove internet addiction. This research article seems to have determined specific personality traits such as adolescents being introverted or having high levels of anxiety, anger or frustration which I’ve seen consequences far more severe in other …show more content…
al, 2015) conducted another cross-sectional, descriptive study and used 328 adolescents but this time from the Western part of Turkey. This time the methods used were The Chinese Internet Addiction Scale which had five subscales that consist of being “withdrawal, compulsive usage, tolerance, time management, and interpersonal health problems”. In addition, the Adjective Based Personality Test (ABPT) as well as the DSM-V was also utilized as a tool. The key findings and results were that almost 40% of the students had both parents in their lives, students reported having smart phones or lab tops of their own, access to computers both at school and at home and the spend less than 5 hours a week online. Over 52% of students were found to be at a high risk of internet addiction “conscientiousness, neuroticism, extraversion, openness to experience and agreeableness” were all measured in regards to personality traits. Although the students reported having more than less of the five personality traits this study seem to have included depression, anxiety, irritability, some youth reported having feelings of being vulnerable and insecure which all leads to the over use of the internet and the consequences can be internet addiction (Ozturk, et. al,

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