Convergence Study of Psychosocial Characteristics and Factors Relating on Internet Addiction in Patients with Internet Addiction

인터넷 중독 임상군의 심리사회적 특성과 인터넷 중독 영향요인에 대한 융합 연구

  • Received : 2018.04.12
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics and the attributes related to Internet use in patients with Internet addiction. This study is a descriptive secondary analysis study, at Internet addiction clinics used the data of 63 patients diagnosed with Internet addiction. Data were obtained from Internet addiction clinic Electronic Medical Records(EMR), there was included the Korean Internet addiction scale(K-scale), Beck Anxiety Inventory(BAI), Beck Depression Inventory(BDI), Barratt Impulsivity scale(BIS), Conners ADHD Rating Scale(CAARS), Lubben Social Network Scale(LSNS). K-scale had significantly correlations with Internet use time per day, anxiety, impulsivity, Attention deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) symptom. In stepwise multiple regression, factors significantly affecting ADHD symptom (${\beta}=.37$), Internet use time per day(${\beta}=.29$), Impulsivity(${\beta}=.25$), which accounted for 44% of the variance. Results indicate that patients with Internet addiction had psychological difficulties and suggest that children with ADHD needed to intervention for appropriate internet use.


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