Adolescent Internet Addiction – Role of parental control and adolescent behaviours
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Miguel Vieira Martins, Adriana Formiga, Constança Santos, Diana Sousa, Carla Resende, Ricardo Campos, Natália Nogueira, Paula Carvalho, Sofia FerreiraAbstractIntroductionExcessive Internet use can negatively affect academic performance, family relationships and emotional development among the youth. Such issues have been identified as Internet addiction (IA). We aimed to determine the prevalence of IA among Portuguese adolescents and assess how parental control can relate to IA.MethodsAn observational cross-sectional study was performed at public schools within a Portuguese region, using Young’s Internet Addiction Test survey. General sociodemographic and emotional well-being data were obtained. A descriptive and bivariate analysis was done among Internet-addicted and average users, followed by a logistic regression analysis. Adjusted odds ratios (aORs) were computed with two-sided p values
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