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The Study of the Comparison on Factors Influencing Internet Game Addiction among Male Middle and High school students
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The Study of the Comparison on Factors Influencing Internet Game Addiction among Male Middle and High school students
Kwon, Jin; Park, Jee-Eun; Oh, Ji-Young;
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The aim of this study was to compare the factors influencing internet game addiction among middle and high school boys. The data was analysed from "Survey on the Online and Game and Family Leisure Activities of Youth and Children in 2009" conducted by the Korean Youth Policy Institute. According to the results, the average time on the weekends and average time on the holidays, and the leisure constraints had a significant effect on the internet game addiction both groups. On the other hand, there were significant differences in the communication with parents between middle and high school boys. Accordingly, this study suggests a preventive internet game addiction program be developed. In addition, it is important to improve efficient communication skills between children and parents.
internet game addiction;leisure;family function;communication with parents;male middle school student;male high school student;
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