Problematic Internet use was more common in Turkish adolescents with major depressive disorders than controls


Alpaslan A. H. , SOYLU N. , KOÇAK U., Guzel H. I.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.105, no.6, pp.695-700, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/apa.13355
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.695-700
  • Keywords: Adolescents, Hopelessness, Major depressive disorder, Problematic Internet use, SUICIDAL IDEATION, CHINESE ADOLESCENTS, KOREAN ADOLESCENTS, YOUNG ADOLESCENTS, HONG-KONG, ADDICTION, ASSOCIATION, SYMPTOMS, GENDER, HOPELESSNESS

Abstract

Aim: This study compared problematic Internet use (PIU) rates in 12- to 18-year-olds with major depressive disorder (MDD) and healthy controls and explored potential links between PIU and suicide among patients with MDD.