Quality of Life of Adolescent (Korean Pop fans)
Nurul Aini Safithri, Riana Sahrani, Debora Basaria
Nurul Aini Safithri
Available Online 20 May 2020.
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- quality of life, celebrity worship, Korean pop, adolescent
- One of the phenomena of idolizing celebrities in adolescents who are widely discussed in Indonesia is Korean Pop or K-Pop. Based on previous research, high level of celebrity worship is directly proportional to the decrease in quality of life. But the current phenomenon shows that adolescents who become K-Pop fans have a lot of positive effects instead. This study aims to see quality of life in adolescents who become celebrity worship of Korean Pop. Participants in this study were 640 adolescents (11 to 20 years old) who idolized K-Pop celebrities. Data retrieval uses purposive sampling and snowball sampling techniques. This study uses measuring instruments that is WHOQOL-BREF Indonesia version adapted from Purba (2016) to measure quality of life, and also the translated version of Celebrity Attitude Scale (CAS) from Maltby et al. (2006). The results of this study indicate that adolescents who become celebrity worship Korean Pop have relatively good quality of life (M=50.98-65.24) in each dimensions: physical health, psychological, social relations, and environment, even though they are at high level of celebrity worship. Factors such as positive influence from idolized celebrities and reasons from idolizing celebrities also influence the results in this study.
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TY - CONF AU - Nurul Aini Safithri AU - Riana Sahrani AU - Debora Basaria PY - 2020 DA - 2020/05/20 TI - Quality of Life of Adolescent (Korean Pop fans) BT - Proceedings of the Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 771 EP - 777 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.124 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.124 ID - Safithri2020 ER -