SUBSTANTIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LOCUS OF CONTROL YOUTHS WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF INTERNET ADDICTION
Orenburg State University, Orenburg
An empirical study of students of 10th and 11th grades in Orenburg provides general and specific substantive characteristics of locus of control in boys in the status of typical users who do not have problems with the Internet, and boys who have some problems with their excessive Internet use. Direct and inverse correlations of the level of Internet addiction in boys and some scales of internal-external locus of control: in production (in the first case); in the field of family and interpersonal relationships (in the second case).
Keywords: boys, Internet addiction, locus of control, internality-externality of locus of control.