Gender Differences in and the Relationships Between Social Anxiety and Problematic Internet Use: Canonical Analysis


BALOĞLU M. , Kozan H. I. O. , Kesici S.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH, vol.20, no.1, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2196/jmir.8947
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH
  • Keywords: anxiety, Internet, sex characteristics, social anxiety disorder, addictive behavior, PSYCHOLOGICAL ANDROGYNY, COLLEGE-STUDENTS, PEER RELATIONS, SCHEMA THEORY, RISK-FACTORS, PREVALENCE, ADDICTION, SEX, ADOLESCENTS, LONELINESS

Abstract

Background: The cognitive-behavioral model of problematic Internet use (PIU) proposes that psychological well-being is associated with specific thoughts and behaviors on the Internet. Hence, there is growing concern that PIU is associated with psychological impairments.