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3 JNE 2015, 4(2): 68-77 Back to browse issues page
Internet Addiction in Adolescents with HEXACO personality trait- A correlational study
A Azizi , S Esmaeli , M Esmaeli , N Peyda
Ph. D Student Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran , amir28144@gmail.com
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Introduction: Personality traits determine how people use the Internet. This study aimed at determining correlation between internet addiction and HEXACO personality traits in high school students of Jolfa, Iran. Methods: This descriptive correlational study was performed using cluster sampling of 150 high school students in Julfa, Iran in 2013. We used " Hexaco Personality Inventory", and "Internet Addiction test" for data gathering. Data were analyzed using SPSS v. 20 and descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: From component of personality traits, only extroversion, openness to experience excitement, and flexibility were related to internet addiction. The personality dimension of openness and encourage ability to experience was a good predictor of internet addiction and determines about 63% of the variance associated with internet addiction. Conclusion: internet addiction could be predicted by determining personality factors. The results of this study have important implications in the field of education in students diagnosed with internet addiction and mental health interventions. It can be a good choice to control psychological malfunction in students addicted to the internet.
Keywords: Addiction, Internet, Hexaco
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Type of Study: Quantitative-Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/07/7 | Accepted: 2018/07/25 | Published: 2018/07/25
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Azizi A, Esmaeli S, Esmaeli M, Peyda N. Internet Addiction in Adolescents with HEXACO personality trait- A correlational study. 3 JNE. 2015; 4 (2) :68-77
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