Author(s): Ulviye CER?TL?, Pervin NED?M BAL

The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of attachment styles on problematic internet usage (PIU) in high school students. The sample of the study involves 200 students (109 females, 91 males) that have been studied in Anatolian High Schools in different districts of Konya in 2015-2016 academic year. The sample is randomly selected through stratified sampling method. As a data collection tools, Personal Information Form, Experiences in Close Relationship Inventory (Brennan, Clark and Shaver, 1998) and Problematic Internet Usage Scale for Adolescents (Ceyhan and Ceyhan, 2014) were used and analyzed by the means of SPSS.22 Program. The results of the study showed that attachment styles affect the PIU among the high school students. separated from her husband The results have been discussed at the light of literature and it has been recommended that it is better to replicate this study with different variables and developmental phases in the future studie


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