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The use of social web applications as a functional alternative in loneliness coping: investigating the plausibility of a model of compensatory Internet use

Reißmann, Andreas (2017) The use of social web applications as a functional alternative in loneliness coping: investigating the plausibility of a model of compensatory Internet use. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 25 Jul 2017 07:14

Abstract (English)

Loneliness is a negative psychological experience that results from a perceived lack of supportive and intimate social relationships. While normative throughout development, the experience nonetheless may be indicative of psychosocial maladjustment in the context of ongoing developmental tasks. Moreover, social isolation and loneliness have been shown to be associated with increased mortality, ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Einsamkeit bezeichnet einen negativen Erlebenszustand, der aus einem wahrgenommenen Mangel an stützenden und engen zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen resultiert. Trotz der entwicklungsbezogenen Normativität kann Einsamkeitserleben auch ein Anzeichen für eine psychosoziale Fehlanpassung vor dem Hintergrund ablaufender Entwicklungsaufgaben sein. Soziale Isolation und Einsamkeit sind darüber hinaus ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:25 July 2017
Referee:Prof. Dr. K.W. Lange
Date of exam:7 July 2017
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie
Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie III (Biologische, Klinische und Rehabilitationspsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Lange
Keywords:Internet Addiction, Uses and Gratifications, Loneliness, Coping Internetsucht, Nutzen- und Belohnungsansatz, Einsamkeit, Coping
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36037
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