The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Psychological Well-Being among Urban Youth

Coleman, L. O., Hale, T. M., Cotten, S. R., Gibson, P. (2015), The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Psychological Well-Being among Urban Youth. In Sampson Lee Blair , Patricia Neff Claster , Samuel M. Claster (ed.) Technology and Youth: Growing Up in a Digital World (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Volume 19) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 267-291.

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2015
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Information and communication technology (ICT) usage is pervasive among present day youth, with about 95% of youth ages 12-17 years reporting use of the Internet. Due to the proliferation of ICT use among this generation, it is important to understand the impacts of ICT usage on well-being. The goal of this study was to determine the impact of ICT usage on psychological well-being among a sample of urban, predominately African American youth.
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