Proceedings of the Mathematics, Informatics, Science, and Education International Conference (MISEIC 2018)

Digital Addiction in Indonesian Adolescent

Authors
Faidah Mutimmatul, Setya Chendra Wibawa, Rooselyna Ekawati
Corresponding Author
Faidah Mutimmatul
Available Online July 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/miseic-18.2018.66How to use a DOI?
Keywords
addiction, the internet, teenager, parenting, behavior.
Abstract

A serious problem faced by the adolescent in the vast development of Information Technology era is a digital addiction. This descriptive study examines the types of digital addiction and the relation between digital addiction among adolescents and parenting approaches. Respondents in this study were adolescents between 11 and 13 years old amounted to 109 students who were recruited from junior high schools in Surabaya Indonesia. Respondents were randomly selected and all credentials are classified. Data collection was conducted through an assessment questionnaire using Young’s Digital Addiction Test (YIAT). The data were analyzed by using descriptive methods. The results show that 27.2 % of respondents are categorized as digital addicts. The types of addictive behavior are covered are cyber relationships, gaming, and even cybersex. According to this study, there is a significant relation between parenting approaches and digital addiction for the adolescent. Teenagers with positive parenting experience a lower prevalence of digital addiction than those with permissive parenting and authoritarian styles. Based on the results, we need socialization to use the internet intelligently and the formulation of a strategy for a Digital Addiction Recovery Program.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Mathematics, Informatics, Science, and Education International Conference (MISEIC 2018)
Series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
July 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-601-3
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/miseic-18.2018.66How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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