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Factors Influencing VDT syndrome among male adolescents with risk of digital addiction
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 14, Issue 1,  2016, pp.363-370
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2016.14.1.363
 Title & Authors
Factors Influencing VDT syndrome among male adolescents with risk of digital addiction
Seomun, GyeongAe; Lee, Youngjin;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study was to determine the influential factors associated with video display terminal (VDT) syndrome of male adolescents with digital device addition. The study design was cross-sectional descriptive survey. The study participants were 169 male middle school students in Seoul. A structured questionnaire was used for data collection and data were analyzed using the SPSS program. The factors most influential for the subjective symptoms of VDT were smartphone addiction, computer use time during the week, computer use environment. These factors accounted for 28.1% of the variance in subjective symptoms of VDT. In order to prevent the occurrence of VDT syndrome in students, we suggest to establish a preventive intervention against the digital addiction.
 Keywords
VDT;digital addiction;adolescent;online game;smartphone;
 Language
Korean
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