Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

How Positive Parent-Child Relationships Contribute To Healthier Internet Usage Habits In Adolescents

Pawar Ranjita Maruti , Dr. Babhuti Kashyap


The pervasive nature of internet technology has significantly shaped adolescent behavior, including their internet usage habits. Positive parent-child relationships have been identified as a crucial factor influencing adolescent development, yet their role in shaping healthier internet usage habits remains underexplored. This paper reviews existing literature to examine how positive parent-child relationships contribute to fostering healthier internet usage habits in adolescents. Through a synthesis of theoretical frameworks and empirical studies, this paper elucidates the mechanisms underlying this relationship and offers insights for parents, educators, and policymakers to support adolescents in navigating the digital landscape more effectively.

Pages: 9712-9716

Keywords: positive parent-child relationships, adolescents, internet usage habits, digital technology, family dynamics.

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