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| Published: February 24, 2019

Insecure Attachment and Loneliness of Students in Internet Addiction as Mediation

Windy Rainata ,

Post Graduate Program, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia Google Scholar More about the auther

Septia Purwandani ,

Post Graduate Program, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia Google Scholar More about the auther

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Post Graduate Program, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.048/20190701

DOI:10.25215/0701.048

ABSTRACT

Insecure Attachment is one of two common attachment types that occur in individuals. Individuals who experience this model\'s attachment tend to become closed and cause most of them to experience loneliness. Loneliness is defined as a state in which individuals feel alienated from their social environment because of their inability to interact in the environment. In early adulthood, environmental changes further strengthen this state, especially when the individual is also experiencing the behavior of Internet addiction. This will further improve the state of loneliness experienced. The purpose of this study was to see the effect of internet addiction as mediation on insecure attachment and loneliness. The study was conducted on 110 active students who use internet at least 6 hours per day and overseas. The results show that there is a positive influence between insecure attachment positively affect the loneliness experienced by students who are mediated by Internet addiction (β =.3823; p <.05). This influence found that internet addiction as a partial mediation (R1<R2, .392 <.433).
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.048/20190701

DOI:10.25215/0701.048

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019

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