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Internet addiction in adolescence period: its relations with identity style and ruminative exploration

Ümit Morsünbül.

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Abstract
Objective: The main aim of this study is to investigate relations between internet addiction and identity styles and dimension of ruminative exploration. Methods: The research group consisted of 315 (165 female, 150 male) university students and their age are between 18-23 years old (mean=19.88±0.91). Internet Dependency Scale, Identity Style Inventory and Dimensions of Identity Development Scale were used to collect data. Results: It was found that 18.6% of participants have high scores in internet dependency. Results of this study revealed that normative style predicted internet addiction in negative way, avoidant style and dimension of ruminative exploration predicted internet addiction in positive way. Discussion: The result of this study showed that it may be helpful to consider identity characteristics of adolescents when specialists worked with adolescents about internet addiction. It will be useful to determine whether adolescents use internet to avoid identity construction or to stuck exploration process in treatment process. And finally to support adolescents to make commitment may provide great contribution in treatment process.

Key words: Internet addiction, identity styles, ruminative exploration



Ergenlik döneminde internet bağımlılığı: Kimlik stilleri ve seçeneklerin saplantılı araştırılması ile ilişkileri

Ozet
Amaç: Bu çalışmanın temel amacı, ergenlik döneminde internet bağımlılığıyla kimlik stilleri ve seçeneklerin saplantılı araştırılması boyutu arasındaki ilişkileri incelemektir. Yöntem: Bu çalışmanın katılımcılarını üniversite öğrencisi olan 195 kadın ve 193 erkek olmak üzere toplam 388 kişi oluşturmaktadır. Katılımcıların yaş aralığı 18-23, yaş ortalaması 19.88±0.91’dir.İnternet bağımlılığını belirlemek amacıyla İnternet Bağımlılığı Ölçeği, kimlik stillerini belirlemek amacıyla Kimlik Stili Envanteri ve son olarak da seçeneklerin saplantılı araştırılması boyutunu belirlemek amacıyla da Kimlik Gelişiminin Boyutları Ölçeği kullanılmıştır. Bulgular: Araştırma grubunun %18.6’sının internet bağımlılığı puanın yüksek olduğu bulunmuştur. Araştırma sonuçları norm yönelimli kimlik stili internet bağımlılığını negatif yönde, kaçınma yönelimli kimlik stili ve seçeneklerin saplantılı araştırılması boyutu ise internet bağımlılığını pozitif yönde yordadığını göstermiştir. Tartışma: Bu çalışmanın sonuçları internet bağımlılığı konusunda ergenlerle çalışan uzmanların kimlik ile ilgili özellikleri göz önünde bulundurmalarının yararlı olacağını göstermiştir. Ergenlerin interneti kimlik yapılandırmalarından kaçınmak için mi, yoksa araştırma sürecine saplandıkları için mi kullandıklarını belirlemeleri tedavi sürecinde yararlı olabilir. Son olarak da araştırma sürecine saplanan ergenlere içsel yatırımlar oluşturmaları konusunda destek sağlanması tedavi sürecine büyük katkı sağlayabilir.

Anahtar Kelimeler: İnternet bağımlılığı, kimlik stilleri, seçeneklerin saplantılı araştırılması


 
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