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Mediation of stressful life events and online game intention in the relationship between role attachment and Internet game addiction among middle school students / 中国学校卫生
Chinese Journal of School Health ; (12): 1517-1520, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-816581
Responsible library: WPRO
ABSTRACT
Objective@#To explore possible mediating effects of stressful life events and Internet game intention in the relationship between role attachment and Internet game addiction,and to provide a theoretical reference for preventing Internet game addiction among middle school students.@*Methods@#During Sept. to Dec. 2018, 1 869 middle school students were selected from 8 middle schools form Liaoning and Henan Province for this investigation through stratified random cluster sampling. Internet Gaming Role Attachment Scale, Adolescent Internet Game Addiction Scale, Adolescent Stressful Life Events Checklist and Adolescent Internet Game Intention Scale was administered.@*Results@#The prevalence of Internet game addiction was 5.00% in middle school students with boys(6.07%)signficantly higher than girls(3.57%)(χ2=5.29,P<0.01). Positive associations were found between Internet game addition with role attachment, stressful life events, Internet game intention (r=0.34-0.58, P<0.01). The results of Bootstrap test showed that stressful life events and Internet game intention had a chain intermediary effect between role attachment and Internet game addiction, and the chain intermediary effect accounted for 6.31% of the total effect.@*Conclusion@#Role attachment may affect the occurrence of Internet game addiction through stressful life events and Internet game intention. Helping middle school students to properly cope with stressful life events and Internet game intention may be beneficial for Internet game addiction prevention and intervention.

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Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of School Health Year: 2019 Type: Article
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Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of School Health Year: 2019 Type: Article