Discussion on Adolescent Internet Addiction Counseling Strategies through DEMATEL

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Chun-An Chen 1,* Hsien-Li Lee 1 Wen-Bin Yuan 1

1. Department of International Business, Chung Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2013.06.02

Received: 15 Jan. 2013 / Revised: 26 Feb. 2013 / Accepted: 25 Apr. 2013 / Published: 8 Jun. 2013

Index Terms

Internet Addiction, DEMATEL, Adolescent Counseling.


Internet addiction and other such problems stem from the high frequency of Internet usage of adolescents. The study aims at working out the counseling strategy proposed to prevent internet addiction among the youth. In this study, DEMATEL was the avenue for creating a discussion with families, schools, the society and analyzing regulations & policies so as to find out the cause-and-effect relationship among them and work out the most efficient counseling strategy. The study result shows that the family plays the most crucial role in curing the adolescents’ Internet addiction through action.

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Chun-An Chen, Hsien-Li Lee, Wen-Bin Yuan, "Discussion on Adolescent Internet Addiction Counseling Strategies through DEMATEL", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.5, no.6, pp.9-16, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2013.06.02


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