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Psychological and behavioral predictors of music media preferences: A Binary Logistic Regression based on a survey among Greek adolescents
Christos C. Frangos, Stavros Chaniotis, Alexandros Chatzis, Constantinos C. Frangos, Androulaki Kavoura

Last modified: 2015-09-24

Abstract


Music is an integral part of the social and emotional world of adolescence. In this paper, we investigate: a) The degree of addiction of adolescents to music and music media, b) The relation of adolescents’ preoccupation with blogs and social media, alcoholic addiction with their habit to listen over a long time everyday to a particular kind of music and music videos. We analyze statistically the results of a sample survey between Greek adolescents. We are doing Factor Analysis and Reliability Analysis of the different psychosocial factors that contribute to music addiction. We are doing a Binary Logistic Regression with depended variable: Perceived music addiction and independent variables: continuous and uncontrollable preoccupation with music and existence of quarrels with relatives about listening many hours per day to music. Results are indicating existing statistically significant relationships between the particular psychological and behavioral characteristics of a person and the perception that he is addicted to music

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