Efficiency of the complex program of psychocorrection of cyber-addictions among middle and late adolescents

Keywords: cyberspace, adolescents, cyber-addictions, psychocorrection, addiction to cyberspace, non-chemical addictions.


In this work, the authors conducts a statistical analysis of the problem, examines the experience of various states and possible measures of psychocorrection of cyber-addictions among the younger generation. It is also worth noting that in order for this work to be effective, it must relate to all spheres of an individual's life: family, educational environment, social life. Having considered the world experience in working with cyber-addictions, the authors proposed and conducted his own comprehensive program of psychocorrection of cyber-addictions, which is aimed at reducing the degree of addiction and includes the following areas of work: individual, group, family psychocorrectional and psycho-educative work. According to the results of the work carried out, it was found that the developed program gave positive results since the 3rd degree of addiction was reduced in all groups and types of cyber-addictions, and after psychocorrection, people appear who have ceased to show pathological signs of addiction (for groups it is from 2% to 17%). It should be noted that significant results in reducing the degree of addiction were achieved in selfitis, cyber-communicative and game addictions.


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Author Biographies

Yuliia Asieieva, Odessa National Economic University, Odessa, Ukraine.

MD, Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Head of the Department of Language and Psychological and Pedagogical Training Odessa National Economic University, Odessa, Ukraine.

Hanna Morvaniuk, Odesa Regional Medical Centеr of Mental Health, Ukraine.

PhD, Psychiatrist Odesa Regional Medical Centеr of Mental Health, Ukraine.

Denis Voznyi, UN department of criminal law, criminal process and criminology named after Mechnikova, Ukraine.

PhD, senior lecturer of the department of criminal law, criminal process and criminology of ONU named after Mechnikova and a narcologist of the highest category of the toxicological and narcological department of the KNP "OOMTCPZ" OOR, Ukraine.

Alina Chetveryk-Burchak, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Ukraine.

PhD, Associate professor, Department of Educational and Developmental Psychology Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Ukraine.

Victoriia Storozh, South Ukraіnіan Natіonal Pedagogіcal Unіversіty named after K. D. Ushynsky, Ukraine.

PhD, Senіor Lecturer at the Department of Famіly and Specіal Pedagogy and Psychology, Derzhavnyy zaklad «South Ukraіnіan Natіonal Pedagogіcal Unіversіty named after K. D. Ushynsky» Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Asieieva, Y., Morvaniuk, H., Voznyi, D., Chetveryk-Burchak, A., & Storozh, V. (2022). Efficiency of the complex program of psychocorrection of cyber-addictions among middle and late adolescents. Amazonia Investiga, 11(56), 38-47. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.56.08.4