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Development of a Facebook Addiction Scale
The Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS), initially a pool of 18 items, three reflecting each of the six core elements of addiction (salience, mood modification, tolerance, withdrawal, conflict,Expand
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Problematic Video Game Use: Estimated Prevalence and Associations with Mental and Physical Health
A nationwide survey was conducted to investigate the prevalence of video game addiction and problematic video game use and their association with physical and mental health. An initial sampleExpand
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Is video gaming, or video game addiction, associated with depression, academic achievement, heavy episodic drinking, or conduct problems?
Background and aims: While the relationships between video game use and negative consequences are debated, the relationships between video game addiction and negative consequences are fairly wellExpand
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Academic achievement among first semester undergraduate psychology students: the role of course experience, effort, motives and learning strategies
This study investigated the relationship between multiple predictors of academic achievement, including course experience, students’ approaches to learning (SAL), effort (amount of time spent onExpand
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Gaming Addiction, Gaming Engagement, and Psychological Health Complaints Among Norwegian Adolescents
Distinguishing high engagement with games from gaming addiction has been a challenge for researchers. We present evidence that an established self-report instrument can be used to distinguishExpand
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Terms of abuse as expression and reinforcement of cultures
In this study terms of abuse are investigated in 11 different cultures. Spontaneous verbal aggression is to a certain extent reminiscent of the values of a certain culture. Almost 3000 subjects fromExpand
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Core Self-Evaluations : A Predictor Variable for Job Stress
Core self-evaluations (CSE), a personality construct underlying self-esteem, locus of control, generalized self-efficacy, and neuroticism, has previously been found to relate strongly to job satisf...
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Differences in Cognitive Distortions Between Pathological and Non-Pathological Gamblers with Preferences for Chance or Skill Games
Cognitive distortions have been thought to play an important role in the development and maintenance of pathological gambling. The present study investigated whether severity of gambling problems andExpand
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Adolescents drink less: How, who and why? A review of the recent research literature
ISSUES Today's teenagers have been described as a sober generation and we asked: 'What is known about the recent decline in youth drinking?' APPROACH A literature review (2005-2017). KEY FINDINGSExpand
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Description and pre-post evaluation of a telephone and Internet based treatment programme for pathological gambling in Norway: a pilot study
Although the effectiveness of treatments for pathological gamblers is gaining support, only 10% of pathological gamblers seek treatment. Providing treatment via the Internet may lower the thresholdsExpand
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