Proceedings of the Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019)

Quality of Life of Adolescent (Korean Pop fans)

Authors
Nurul Aini Safithri, Riana Sahrani, Debora Basaria
Corresponding Author
Nurul Aini Safithri
Available Online 20 May 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.124How to use a DOI?
Keywords
quality of life, celebrity worship, Korean pop, adolescent
Abstract
One of the phenomena of idolizing celebrities in adolescents who are widely discussed in Indonesia is Korean Pop or K-Pop. Based on previous research, high level of celebrity worship is directly proportional to the decrease in quality of life. But the current phenomenon shows that adolescents who become K-Pop fans have a lot of positive effects instead. This study aims to see quality of life in adolescents who become celebrity worship of Korean Pop. Participants in this study were 640 adolescents (11 to 20 years old) who idolized K-Pop celebrities. Data retrieval uses purposive sampling and snowball sampling techniques. This study uses measuring instruments that is WHOQOL-BREF Indonesia version adapted from Purba (2016) to measure quality of life, and also the translated version of Celebrity Attitude Scale (CAS) from Maltby et al. (2006). The results of this study indicate that adolescents who become celebrity worship Korean Pop have relatively good quality of life (M=50.98-65.24) in each dimensions: physical health, psychological, social relations, and environment, even though they are at high level of celebrity worship. Factors such as positive influence from idolized celebrities and reasons from idolizing celebrities also influence the results in this study.
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TY  - CONF
AU  - Nurul Aini Safithri
AU  - Riana Sahrani
AU  - Debora Basaria
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/05/20
TI  - Quality of Life of Adolescent (Korean Pop fans)
BT  - Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 771
EP  - 777
SN  - 2352-5398
UR  - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.124
DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.124
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