DINAMIKA EMOSI REMAJA KETERGANTUNGAN GAME ONLINE
Online game addiction is a type of addiction resulting from high activity in playing online games which can be accessed via smartphones and supported by internet technology. This research is a study using qualitative methods that aims to describe the emotions of adolescents who are addicted to online games. Participants in this study were determined based on the screening results of the Game Addict Screening Score scale to measure the level of addiction to playing online games and obtained 2 research participants with the initials NU (17 years) and AN (22 years). The results showed that the two study participants were included in the online game addiction criteria and had several negative emotional aspects that were located in the cognitive minds of both of them. The two study participants The two study participants had almost the same emotional picture, namely they tended to express their emotions more with negative words . This affects the emotional state of the two research participants in everyday life, where the two research participants have different emotional controls in solving a problem. Based on the results of research on the two research participants, the level of emotion experienced increases when neither of them gets satisfaction in getting what they want. Furthermore, another impact of online game addiction on emotions does not only affect playing games but also affects social life.
Keywords: Adolescence, Emotions, Addictions, Online Games