Using metaphors to investigate cognition-behavior link in problematic Internet use among college students

Koc M.

ASIA-PACIFIC PSYCHIATRY, vol.7, no.3, pp.314-322, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/appy.12150
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.314-322
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


IntroductionThis study employed metaphor analysis as a novel approach to explore college students' metaphorical representations of the Internet and their associations with problematic Internet use (PIU). It aimed to find out whether normal and problematic Internet users conceive the Internet through the same cognitive framework.