Individualism and internet addiction: the mediating role of psychological needs


Arpaci I., Kesici S., BALOĞLU M.

INTERNET RESEARCH, vol.28, no.2, pp.293-314, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/intr-11-2016-0353
  • Journal Name: INTERNET RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.293-314
  • Keywords: Internet, Individualism, Espoused culture, Internet addiction, Psychological needs, SELF-DETERMINATION, MODERATING ROLE, FIT INDEXES, ONLINE, SATISFACTION, ACHIEVEMENT, DEPRESSION, COLLECTIVISM, ADOLESCENTS, PERSONALITY

Abstract

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of psychological needs in the association between individualism and internet addiction.