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Autoestima y Relaciones Interpersonales en Sujetos Adictos a Internet

Author(s): Ana Laura Jiménez | Vanessa Pantoja

Journal: Psicología
ISSN 1316-0923

Volume: 26;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 78;
Date: 2007;
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Keywords: Internet addiction | Self-esteem | Rorschach | Interpersonal relationships

Addiction to Internet arises as problematic associated with modern society. With the aim of deepening in the area, was carried out the present study that evaluated self-esteem and interpersonal relationships through the application of a semi-structured interview, the Coopersmith’s Self-esteem Scale (1967), venezuelan adaptation (Form C) and the Rorschach Test evaluated through Exner’s Comprehensive System, in a sample of 40 subject, university students of the Metropolitan Area of Caracas, distinguished as addicts and non addicts, selected by means of the questionnaire elaborated by Young (1999). Both groups were selected starting from 35 points, after the normalization of the questionnaire with 300 students, of 11 Faculties from the Central University of Venezuela. There were differences between groups, highlighting in the addicts, low self-esteem with unstable, superficial and non-durable interpersonal relationships.
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