DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.10.005
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Itır Tarı Cömert, Neylan Ziyalar

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between substance abuse and computers and Internet use in university students in Istanbul. Of 600 participants (57.7% were females), 17.7% were reportedly substance users while 61.7% were established to be addicted to computers and Internet. Home access to Internet was 61.3% in the group of substance users and 56.4% in the computers and Internet addiction group; the percentage of those with a family income of > TL 1,700/month was significantly higher in…

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