Relations between loneliness with Parasosial Behavior in Young Adult Women

Fidia Novenz Wahidah

Abstract


Para-
sosial behavior is one of the intermediary for individuals
who are lonely . Individuals who are prone to loneliness is
a young adult woman. Young adult women who are lonely
will more often be at home and have a greater tendency
to perform behaviors parasosial. This study aims to deter-
mine whether there is a relationship between loneliness with
parasosial behavior in young adult women. The study was
a quantitative research study in which samples are taken as
many as 150 young adult women aged 20-35 years. Meth-
ods of data collection was conducted by questionnaire from
the scale of loneliness, Parasocial Interaction Scale (PSIS)
and Celebrities Attitude Scale (CAS) as well as some open
questions regarding the factors that in
uence the behavior
of parasosial. Analytical techniques used were correlation
of Karl Pearson Product Moment and descriptive statistics
.. The result is there is a relationship between loneliness
with parasosial behavior in young adult women. These re-
sults are based on the correlation between loneliness and
Parasocial Interaction Scale (PSIS) (r = 0340, sig = 0.000).
Similarly, the results obtained from the correlation between
loneliness and Celebrities Attitude Scale (CAS) obtained
correlation coecient for 0291 and the value sig = 0.000,
which means there is a relationship between loneliness with
parasosial behavior in young adult women. Age can aect
loneliness in young adult women. The increasing age and
with increasing one's skills, it will be more realistic to ex-
pect social relations are young adult women so it is likely
to experience loneliness is getting smaller. The educational
level can aect the behavior of parasosial, where the higher
level of education a young adult woman it would be a bit
too young adult women do parasosial behavior.

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