The Double Mediators of Attention Concentration and Interpersonal Self-Efficacy in Middle School Students' Internet Addiction and Overuse of Social Networks

Yiyan Wang, Xun Zhu, Lan Zhang
2020 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Culture, Education and Economic Development of Modern Society (ICCESE 2020)   unpublished
To explore the relationship among attention concentration, interpersonal self-efficacy, Internet addiction and social network overuse among middle school students, a cluster sampling survey was carried out by using Yang's Internet addiction scale, mobile social network overuse scale, ADHD self-examination scale and interpersonal self-efficacy scale among middle school students in four schools in three provinces and regions in China. The results showed that: firstly, Internet addiction was
more » ... vely correlated with attention concentration and social network overuse; interpersonal self-efficacy was negatively correlated with internet addiction and attention concentration; social network overuse was positively correlated with attention concentration and interpersonal self-efficacy; secondly, when interpersonal self-efficacy, attention concentration and social network overuse predict Internet addiction, interpersonal self-efficacy significantly negatively predicts Internet addiction, attention concentration significantly positively predicts Internet addiction, and social network overuse significantly positively predicts Internet addiction; thirdly, attention concentration and interpersonal self-efficacy play a dual mediating role between social network overuse and Internet addiction.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.200316.275 fatcat:jdmgrtgwq5a63gjrjlfoye5hyi