Impulsive nonconformity in female chat room users
Fullwood, Chris, Galbraith, Niall and Morris, Neil. (2006) Impulsive nonconformity in female chat room users. CYBERPSYCHOLOGY & BEHAVIOR, 9 (5). pp. 634-637. ISSN 1094-9313Full text not available from this repository.
Heavy chat room use has been associated with social isolation, introversion, impulse control problems, and risk taking. Such characteristics form part of the cluster of traits associated with schizotypy. This study used multiple regression to examine the relationship between age, sex, four dimensions of schizotypy, and frequency of reported chat room use. The only significant association with schizotypy was between frequency of chat room use and impulsive nonconformity ( IN) in females. These findings may be explained by the increased risk associated with female chat room use.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|Journal or Publication Title:||CYBERPSYCHOLOGY & BEHAVIOR|
|Publisher:||MARY ANN LIEBERT INC|
|Official Date:||October 2006|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 634-637|
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