SHS Web Conf.
Volume 56, 2018International Conference on Leadership and Management (ICLM 2018)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Millennial HR Management|
|Published online||14 November 2018|
A study on Parenting Styles and Parental Attachment in Overcoming Internet Addiction among Children
International University of Malaya-Wales, Faculty of Business and Law, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Many studies have revealed about Internet use and Internet addiction. Most research focuses on the jeopardy and opportunities about active Internet usage however very limited empirical research emphasis on the role of parents in this context. Hence, this research paper explored the parenting styles and parental attachment in overcoming Internet addiction among children in Klang Valley, Malaysia. The parenting styles model and attachment theory have been used in this research. The Internet has created a new platform for the development of children, which offers various possibilities and also difficulties. Malaysian children are actually very in need to be safe during online thus, parents are encouraged to play their parental role in preparing their children to become better digital citizens.
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