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The Influence of SNS Addiction Tendency and Mental Health on Adjustment to College life

SNS 중독경향성과 정신건강이 대학생활 적응에 미치는 영향

  • 백선숙 (국립군산대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 조주연 (수원과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.03.23
  • Accepted : 2016.07.07
  • Published : 2016.07.31

Abstract

The present study evaluated the SNS addiction tendency, mental health, and the student's adjustment to college life to identify the correlations between each of these independent variables on the dependent variable, the adjustment to university life of undergraduate students. Data were collected from 197 subjects in K university of G city, using a self-administered questionnaire. Mental health was negatively correlated with the adaptation to university life. A significant influence of gender and mental health on the adjustment to college life was found in this sample. These findings are expected contribute to understanding and improving the adjustment to college life of undergraduate students. Based on these findings, it will be necessary to improve mental health and multidisciplinary interventions will be needed to support the adjustment to college life in undergraduate students. In addition, these findings would contribute to the development of programs for student's adaptation to college life.

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