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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/intr-11-2016-0353
  • Title of Journal : INTERNET RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.293-314
  • Keywords: Internet, Individualism, Espoused culture, Internet addiction, Psychological needs, GOODNESS-OF-FIT, SELF-DETERMINATION, MODERATING ROLE, 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.