The relationship between parents addicted to mobile phone and adolescent addicted to the Internet

Ying Zhou, Xiao Zhang, Jyh Chong Liang, Chin Chung Tsai

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Abstract

Previous studies had revealed that the mobile phone addiction existed among adolescents. However, in China, along with the popular of smart phone, the situation of addicted to mobile phone changed and emerged some new features. Meanwhile, the influence between parents addicted to mobile phone and children addicted to the Internet has been realized gradually. The study evaluated the relation of both of them based on the factor analysis. The participants comprised one of parents of 311 middle school students in Beijing. The results revealed that they had significant positive correlation (r=0.32, p<0.001), and also Internet addiction of children was related to the parents? activities that parents participated by mobile phone, like Game & Video and Job & study.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorkshop Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014
EditorsThepchai Supnithi, Siu Cheung Kong, Ying-Tien Wu, Tomoko Kojiri, Chen-Chung Liu, Hiroaki Ogata, Akihiro Kashihara
PublisherAsia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
Pages484-488
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9784990801427
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
Event22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014 - Nara, Japan
Duration: 2014 Nov 302014 Dec 4

Publication series

NameWorkshop Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014

Other

Other22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014
CountryJapan
CityNara
Period14/11/3014/12/4

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Keywords

  • Exploratory factor analysis
  • Internet addiction
  • Mobile phone addiction
  • Parents

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Education

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Zhou, Y., Zhang, X., Liang, J. C., & Tsai, C. C. (2014). The relationship between parents addicted to mobile phone and adolescent addicted to the Internet. In T. Supnithi, S. C. Kong, Y-T. Wu, T. Kojiri, C-C. Liu, H. Ogata, & A. Kashihara (Eds.), Workshop Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014 (pp. 484-488). (Workshop Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.