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Title: Gender Differences in Relationships of Actual and Virtual Social Support to Internet Addiction Mediated through Depressive Symptoms among College Students in Taiwan
Authors: Yeh, Yu-Chun;Cheng, Chung-Ping
Ko, Huei-Chen
Wu, Jo Yung-Wei
Contributors: 心理系
Date: 2008-08
Issue Date: 2015-09-02 15:44:05 (UTC+8)
Abstract: This study examined gender differences in the relationships of actual and virtual social support to Internet addiction mediated through depressive symptoms among college students in Taiwan. Results revealed that in females, both actual and virtual social support directly predicted Internet addiction or were mediated through depressive symptoms. However, in males, while Internet addiction was predicted by virtual social support directly or indirectly mediated through depressive symptoms, the link of actual social support to Internet addiction was only mediated through depressive symptoms. Furthermore, in both genders, lower actual social support and higher virtual social support were associated with higher depressive symptoms.
Relation: CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(4), 485-487
Data Type: article
DOI 連結: http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cpb.2007.0134
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