Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Article

Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2019; 20(Supplement 2): 101-103


YEDAM Internet Dependence Stigmatization Scale

Aylin Işık, Mehmet Dinç, Melike Gülsüm Şimşek, Kültegin Ögel.

Abstract
Objective: The aim of this study is to develop a scale which would determine public attitudes towards internet addiction. Methods: In the process of development of the scale, 12 questions were prepared and presented to six specialists working in Yeşilay Counseling Center (YEDAM), applied to 10 cases as pilot applications. Results: In order to detect the structural validity of the scale factor analysis were conducted. As a result of this analys, a four factored (moral lebaling, discrimination and exclusion, regarded as illness, evaluation and direction for treatment) scale that explains 30.2% of the total variance and that was comprised of 12 items was obtained. Cronbach’s α (0.85) coefficients for the totality of the scale were calculated. Discussion: The obtained results prove that the scale is valid and reliable.

Key words: addiction, internet, scale, stigma



Article Language: Turkish English


Full-text options

Full-text Article


Share this Article


Readers of this article also read the following articles
»Evaluating Anxiety and Stress Coping Skills and Related Variables of Mothers with Mentally Retarded Children
»Randomised study to compare direct trocar insertion and Veress needle technique for creation of pneumoperitoneum in laparoscopic surgery
»Agreement between Morbidities Patterns Rendered By Questionnaire Based Survey and Verification by Medical Officer in a Cohort-Based Long Term Epidemiological Study
»Learning Style Preference of Medical Student in University of Lahore
»Antimicrobial and free radical scavenging potentials of n-hexane and ethyl acetate fractions of phyllanthus fraternus
»Isolation and PCR Characterisation of Thermophilic Campylobacter Species in Dogs Presented to Selected Veterinary Clinics in Jos, Nigeria
»Assessment of health-related quality of life in children with ADHD by comparison with type 1 diabetes and healthy control groups
»Identification and antibiogram study of bacteria isolated from different street food
»Medical Informatics as Academic and Scientific Discipline in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Twenty-five Years of Experiences from Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo
»Traditional Uvulectomy: Origin, Perception, burden and strategies of prevention
»Traditional methods used by patients for the management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.



Advertisement
Journal of Contemporary Medical Education

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW




ScopeMed.com
BiblioMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.