Family function mediates the relationship between internet addiction prior to entering the military and maladjustment in military life

입대 전 인터넷중독수준과 군 생활부적응 간의 관계에서 가족기능의 매개효과

  • 양정남 (동신대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 최은정 (동신대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 박순희 (동신대학교 상담심리학과) ;
  • 형민 (동신대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2016.08.09
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


The purpose of this study was to examine internet addiction and maladaptation among soldiers and to ascertain how family function mediated among army soldiers. A questionnaire survey was conducted with 313 soldiers currently serving military service and was analysed using the structural equation model. The results were summarized as follows: Internet addiction had a direct effect on military adjustment and family function mediated military adjustment. Moreover, internet addiction had an indirect effect through family function, family function had a partial mediate effect on the relationship between internet addiction and military adjustment among army soldiers. Based on the findings, this study discussed the need to develop preventive and therapeutic programs to enhance army soldiers military adjustment.


Soldiers;Internet addiction;Family function;Military adjustment;Military adjustment program


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