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Internet Use and Life Satisfaction in Individuals with Physical Disabilities

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Rehabilitation aims to make necessary changes to help individuals achieve maximum life satisfaction. This study focused on Internet competence and use as factors related to life satisfaction for individuals with physical disabilities. Data from the 2016 Information Divide Index of the National Information Society Agency were analyzed. Regression analyses indicated a negative correlation between Internet use related to life services and life satisfaction; however, findings also suggested Internet use has positive effects on life satisfaction for individuals with physical disabilities. Internet use can help improve the life satisfaction of individuals with physical disabilities, and measures to increase competence and use are necessary.

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Park, EY. Internet Use and Life Satisfaction in Individuals with Physical Disabilities. J Dev Phys Disabil (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10882-021-09813-w

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Keywords

  • Life satisfaction
  • Internet use
  • PC
  • Smart device
  • People with physical disabilities