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Mediation Effects of Self regulation and Hopelessness between Self efficacy and Internet game addiction in Middle School Students
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Mediation Effects of Self regulation and Hopelessness between Self efficacy and Internet game addiction in Middle School Students
Kim, Bo Young;
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Purpose: This study was conducted in order to examine the multiple mediated effects of self-regulation and hopelessness between self efficacy and internet game addiction in middle school students. Methods: The participants were 458 middle school students in G City, South Korea. Multiple mediation was analyzed using Indirect SPSS macro and the bootstrapping method. Results: Significant negative correlations were observed for internet game addiction, self-efficacy, and self-regulation. Self-efficacy and self-regulation were positively correlated. Self-efficacy showed a direct effect on Internet game addiction. The results of the indirect effects of all mediators showed the mediated effect of self-regulation (estimated effect
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