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Personlighetsdrag och Psykisk ohälsa relaterat till Datorspelsberoende hos ungdomar: En kvantitativ mediationsstudie på gymnasieelever
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Psychology.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 300 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Personality traits and Mental Illness related to Internet gaming addiction in adolescence : A quantitative mediation study (English)
Abstract [sv]

Många ungdomar spelar datorspel dagligen och trots att många spelar för underhållnings skull finns det dem som utvecklar problem likt missbruksproblematik. Datorspelsberoende är ingen diagnos men ingår i Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5) som ett potentiellt nytt tillstånd som kräver ytterligare forskning. Föreliggande studie syftade till att undersöka vilka personlighetsdrag hos ungdomar som har ett samband med datorspelsberoende och som i sin tur har ett samband med psykisk ohälsa samt hur sambanden ser ut hos pojkar respektive flickor. Studiens övergripande syfte var att bidra med kunskap inom datorspelsberoende för att behandling för denna målgrupp ska kunna bli mer individanpassad. 123 gymnasieelever deltog i en enkätundersökning. Mediationsanalyser gjordes på datamaterialet, som bestod av specifika personlighetsdrag som prediktorvariabel, datorspelsberoende som mediator och psykisk ohälsa som utfallsvariabel. Inga mediationseffekter för det totala stickprovet uppmättes. Resultatet visade på tre medelstora mediationseffekter för pojkar och för flickor visades inget samband mellan prediktor-, mediator- och utfallsvariabel, varpå mediationsanalys inte utfördes på detta stickprov. Studiens resultat indikerar på att det finns en mediationseffekt av datorspelsberoende på relationen mellan specifika personlighetsdrag och psykisk ohälsa hos pojkar, men inte flickor.

Abstract [en]

Many adolescents play computer games daily and despite the fact that many play for the sake of entertainment, there are those who develop problems similar to addiction problems. Internet gaming addiction is not a diagnosis but it's part of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5) as a potentially new state that requires further research. This study aimed to investigate which personality traits of young people that have a relationship with Internet gaming addiction and which in turn have a relationship with mental illness and how the relationships between the variables interact in samples with boys and girls. The overall aim of the study was to contribute knowledge in Internet gaming addiction to enable treatment for this target group to become a more individualized treatment. 123 high school students participated in a survey. Mediation analysis were made on the data consisting of specific personality traits as predictor variable, Internet gaming addiction as mediator and mental illness as outcome variable. No mediation effects for the total sample were measured. The results showed 3 medium mediation effects for boys and for girls there was no correlation between predictor, mediator and outcome variables, after which mediation analysis was not performed on this sample. The results of the study indicate that there is a mediation effect of Internet gaming addiction on the relationship between specific personality traits and mental illness for boys, but not girls.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 40
Keywords [en]
Personality traits, Mental illness, Internet gaming addiction, Adolescents, Mediation analysis
Keywords [sv]
Personlighetsdrag, Psykisk ohälsa, Datorspelsberoende, Ungdomar, Mediationsanalys
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Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-75032OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-75032DiVA, id: diva2:1214747
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Psychology
Educational program
Psychologist Programme, 300 credits
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Available from: 2018-06-07 Created: 2018-06-07 Last updated: 2018-06-07Bibliographically approved

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