PIU

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AcronymDefinition
PIUPush It Up
PIUProject in Use (Italian professional network)
PIUPump It Up (dance simulation game series)
PIUProject Implementation Unit
PIUPraktik i Udlandet (Danish: Internship Abroad)
PIUPerformance and Innovation Unit (UK)
PIUProcessor Identification Utility
PIUPercent Interstate Usage
PIUPath Information Unit
PIUPetersen International Underwriters (insurance; Valencia, CA)
PIUProfessional Issues Updates (accounting)
PIUPeace and International Understanding
PIUProgramme Implementation Unit
PIUProblematic Internet Use (psychology)
PIUPower Interface Unit
PIUPublic Inquiry Unit (California)
PIUPhotographic Interpretation Unit (US Navy)
PIUPublic Interest Unit (UK)
PIUProgrammable Interface Unit
PIUPayload Interface Unit
PIUPCM Interface Unit (Cisco)
PIUPeripheral Interface Unit
PIUParticle Instrumentation Unit (US EPA Particle Center)
PIUProtocol Interface Unit
PIUProtection Interface Unit (Intel Corporation)
PIUPort Interface Unit
PIUPylon Interface Unit
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The results obtained showed worse academic outcomes of subjects with PIU, as well as statistically significant differences in the tests of perception and abstract reasoning between subjects with and without problematic Internet use.
Validation of a new scale for measuring problematic Internet use: Implications for pre-employment screening.
Temporal Stability of Repeated Assessments of Problematic Internet use Among Adolescents.
5 Youth and particularly college going young adults are at an increased risk of problematic internet use due to free internet access at college campuses and absence of strict parental supervision.
(2) The studies from different countries have reported the prevalence of problematic internet use is much higher among the adolescent students qualifying them for internet dependence.
Since the characterization of problematic Internet use as a mental disorder requires further evidence, Morahan-Martin & Schumacher (2000) adopted a weaker term, pathological Internet uses, to refer to a general pattern of problematic Internet use.
Problematic internet use was also associated with higher levels of depression and anxiety.
Psychiatric features of individuals with problematic Internet use. J Affect Disord.
In the research, students' scientific attitude, computer anxiety, educational use of the Internet, the problematic Internet use and academic achievement (gender, parent educational level, and daily access to the Internet) are investigated based on various variables and some significant relations are found.
Key terms: Internet Addiction, Problematic Internet Use (PIU), Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD), Loneliness.
Adolescents are more likely to develop problematic Internet use (Castellana, Sanchez-Carbonell, Graner, & Beranuy, 2007).
She said that many of the studies look at individuals with problematic Internet use and not many look at the majority of the population, as over 95 percent of adolescents do not have problematic Internet use.