| Published: January 31, 2019
Loneliness as a Mediator to Family Function and Social Media Addiction Behavior among Adolescents
Social media addiction is an issue that takes particular concern in modern society. The addiction of social media is more common among adolescents. It becomes a real example that an adolescent has not been able to create critical thinking so that it is easy to enter a dependency group and it can disrupt activities in a daily bases also create many problems which caused by the addiction. One of them is loneliness which almost associated with social media addiction. This study was conducted to determine the effect of loneliness as a mediator of variable on family function relationship with social media addiction in adolescents. Measurements were made for 100 adolescents; data collection techniques were using loneliness, family functioning, and social media addiction as the scale. The analysis technique used mediator regression.
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© 2019 Ade. A, H, Hani. K & Latipun
Received: December 27, 2018; Revision Received: January 21, 2019; Accepted: January 31, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019