Montserrat Freixa-Blanxart

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Many researchers and professionals have reported nonsubstance addiction to online entertainments in adolescents. However, very few scales have been designed to assess problem Internet use in this population, in spite of their high exposure and obvious vulnerability. The aim of this study was to review the currently available scales for assessing problematic(More)
The problematic use of mobile phones among adolescents has not been widely studied. There are very few instruments for assessing potential technological addiction to mobile phones, or for categorizing different types of users or uses. The most widely used scale is the Mobile Phone Problem Use Scale (MPPUS), which is used to study adult populations, and has(More)
The aim of this contribution is to present an approach to item analysis in a self-examination questionnaire for students in Statistical Data Analysis for Psychology. We have worked with a sample of 413 students from the Faculty of Psychology from the University of Barcelona during the 2008-09 academic year. They answered three different closed(More)
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