RISK ASSESSMENT OF INTERNET ADDICTION FOR THE MENTAL HEALTH OF ADOLESCENTS
We studied the effect of Internet addiction on the emotional symptoms (anxiety, aggressiveness and emotional stability) adolescents, and parental attitude to the problem of Internet addiction and Internet safety. The study involved 116 adolescents (13-14 years) and 120 parents. It was found that the level of self-evaluation, interpersonal, school and General anxiety in adolescents with Internet addiction are significantly higher than adolescents that do not have addiction. The level of aggression in adolescents with Internet addiction above the norm by 2,5 times. Adolescents with Internet addiction, three times more likely to have a low level of stress. Parents of teenagers did not know the basics of prevention of Internet addiction in their children and do not pay particular attention to the formation of information-psychological security on the Internet.
About the authorsShutova N.V.
Baranova Yuliya M.
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