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Analysis on social and psychological factors of network-dependent behavior among university students

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3 Author(s)
XiaoLi Ni ; Sch. of Humanities & Social Sci., Xi'an Jiao tong Univ., Xi'an, China ; YuYan Qian ; SiLu Chen

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After careful and considered review of the content of this paper by a duly constituted expert committee, this paper has been found to be in violation of IEEE's Publication Principles.

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Study on social and psychological factors of network-dependence among university students. By comparative study on the network-dependent group and the control group, to analyze certain effective factors, such as personality, parenting style, coping style, mental health of the network-dependence behavior among university students. The results showed that: the network-dependent group marked more mental health problems than the control group. Compared with the normal group, the former group's parents often refused and deny their children and punish them severely; their personality characteristics are inclined to solitude, introverted and their emotion are difficult to control; and on the coping style, the network-dependent group is inclined to take an immature, passive method of response. The occurrence of network-dependent behavior is mainly influenced by network-users' unhealthy state of mind, the negative response, ill parenting style and personality characteristics.

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Web Society (SWS), 2010 IEEE 2nd Symposium on

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16-17 Aug. 2010