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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 2005;43(7):1-21.
컴퓨터 중독청소년의 MMPI(다면적 인성검사) 특성
Characteristics of MMPI of Computer Addiction Adolescents
Kyung-Im Baik, Park Soon-Cheon
Dept. of Home Economic, Dongguk University
The purposes of this study were to investigate the actual condition and to deal with the psychological characteristics of computer addicted adolescent using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). The subjects of this study were 407(male 185, female 222) 2nd grade students in senior high school in Daegu. All participant were evaluated on the basis of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and the upgraded Computer Addiction Inventory (CAI) scale which referred to the Young's Internet Addiction Self Diagnosis Scale and the Mind Test's Came Addiction. SPSS version 10.0 was used for data analysis. The scores of F, Hs, D, Pd, Pa, Pt, Sc of the MMPI scales showed that there were statistically significant differences between computer addicted adolescents and non-addicted adolescents. The rate of addicted adolescents was significantly higher than that of non-addicted adolescent in psychological problematic score ranges in the scales. The characteristics of the scores of computer addiction adolescents were similar to those of alcohol and drug addicts in the scales of D, Pd, and Pt. This survey revealed that the psychological disorders suffered by computer addiction adolescents may cause more serious social problems than alcohol and drug addicts.
Keywords: 컴퓨터, computer, 중독, addiction, 청소년, adolescent, 다면적 인성검사, MMPI
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