Coping Strategies in Adolescents With Online Games Addiction

Djoko Priyono, Ikbal Fradianto


Adolescents is a phase in which live dynamically that will affect their role in social life. In this phase, adolescents will also tried their best to bring out their potential to get recognition and be accepted by their group. Today's digital developments have resulted in adolescents being more likely to become addicted with online games. This phenomenon has an impact on adolescents both in positive and negative terms as well as the methods used by adolescents in overcoming this problem. The purpose of this study was to determine the main problems experienced by adolescents who are addicted with online games and how the coping strategies are used to deal with these problems. Qualitative research with 8 participants using a phenomenological approach. The results of this study are problems with parents become a problem that often occurs in adolescents who are addicted with online games. Furthermore, the coping carried out by adolescents used problem focused coping.


coping strategies; adolescents; online games addiction

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