STUDYING INTERNET DEPENDENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
Keywords:The influence of the Internet, society, socialization, modern youth.
Even today, in the days of quarantine, the issue of educating the future youth of our country by developed, educated, talented people, the organizational and legal foundations for protecting all their rights is being solved in a unique, modern way, freedoms, opportunities and interests are increasingly being improved. is growing. After all, the fact that distance education, organized continuously online, ensures the right of young people to receive education, is a practical manifestation of education and care for young people today in Uzbekistan.
As President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said: “We will definitely build a new Uzbekistan together with the youth. 2020 will be a turning point in the state youth policy .
Internet access is provided from home computers, computers in various Internet cafes and even from mobile phones. Various social networks such as Telegram, Odnoklassniki, Facebook, Twitter have gained particular popularity today. and others, as well as programs for communication. They allow not only to communicate with friends, but also to find new interlocutors from other cities, sometimes even countries. Some social networks already have tens and even hundreds of millions of registered users, the latest Russian networks have increased their audience to several million people. Many people are captivated by the so-called online games, in which participants act in real time through the image of the character they have created - wars, going on quests, completing tasks. At the same time, participants can communicate with each other, unite in groups and armies.
Recently, in connection with the increasing computerization and internetization of Russian society, the problem of pathological use of the Internet, identified in foreign literature by Ivan Goldberg and Kimberly Young in the late 80s of the last century, has become relevant. It's about internet addiction. Psychologists define it as an obsessive desire to go online offline and an inability to get offline online.
According to our methodology (Questionnaire for the structure of temperament (OST) by V.M. Rusalova), we conducted it among young people aged 12 to 16 years and reported on the results.