Teenagers Self-Identity Who Experience Internet Addiction


  • Novdaly Fillamenta Widya Dharma, Palembang, INDONESIA




Teenagers, Sef-identity, internet addiction


An Adolescence that called teenager started from the age of 11 or 12 years until the early twenties. The main thing that happens in adolescence is the search for identity. Human identity can occur over the internet where when communication persists between individuals who connect in interaction within it, each individual determines itself as a member of a group, accepts the values of the group, accepts the role of an individual from the group members, as well as determine differences and similarities with group members who included in such interactions.. This study uses descriptive quantitative method that is intended to see how the image of self identity in adolescents who experience internet addiction. Data collection using self-identity scale and internet addiction scale and data analysis using descriptive statistic. Research shows that the majority of subjects are on the status of achievement identity 37 people (35.19%), followed by subjects who are on the status of moratorium identity, that is as many as 28 people (26.85%), subjects who are in the identity status foreclosure, as many as 22 people (21.30%), and subjects who are on the status of diffusion identity that is as many as 18 people (16.67%).


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How to Cite

Fillamenta, N. (2018). Teenagers Self-Identity Who Experience Internet Addiction. Asian Journal of Assessment in Teaching and Learning, 8, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.37134/ajatel.vol8.1.2018