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Short version of the Smartphone Addiction Scale adapted to Spanish and French: Towards a cross-cultural research in problematic mobile phone use.
The short version of the Smartphone Addiction Scale [SAS-SV] is adapted into Spanish and into French to examine the scale's psychometric properties in both languages, and the prevalence of potential excessive smartphone use among Spanish and Belgian adults is estimated and the addictive symptomatology measured is compared.
Can Disordered Mobile Phone Use Be Considered a Behavioral Addiction? An Update on Current Evidence and a Comprehensive Model for Future Research
Despite the many positive outcomes, excessive mobile phone use is now often associated with potentially harmful and/or disturbing behaviors (e.g., symptoms of deregulated use, negative impact on
Investigating university students' adaptation to a digital learner course portfolio
The results showed that the students had positive opinions and self-efficiency through the eportfolio as a tool to manage their learning and assessment during a semester, especially from the second month of use, however, the expected impact on their learning was not so significant.
The use of mixed methods research in the field of behavioural sciences
Mixed methods research involves the combined use of quantitative and qualitative methods in the same research study, and it is becoming increasingly important in several scientific areas. The aim of
Internet addiction and problematic Internet use: A systematic review of clinical research.
A consensus regarding diagnostic criteria and measures is needed to improve reliability across studies and to develop effective and efficient treatment approaches for treatment seekers.
Self-reported dependence on mobile phones in young adults: A European cross-cultural empirical survey
Examination of cross-cultural patterns of perceived dependence on mobile phones in ten European countries found that young adults from the Northern and Southern regions reported the heaviest use of mobile phones, whereas perceived dependence was less prevalent in the Eastern region.
Prevalence of Problematic Mobile Phone Use in British Adolescents
The adaptation of the Spanish version of the MPPUSA as a screening scale for British adolescents presents good sensitivity and specificity for detecting the main addictive symptoms proposed in this validated version.
The Problematic Internet Entertainment Use Scale for Adolescents: Prevalence of Problem Internet Use in Spanish High School Students
A new scale of this kind for use in this age group, the Problematic Internet Entertainment Use Scale for Adolescents, is validated, which can rapidly measure the presence of symptoms of behavioral addiction to online videogames and social networking sites, as well as their degree of severity.
Pathological video game playing in Spanish and British adolescents: Towards the exploration of Internet Gaming Disorder symptomatology
The Problematic Videogame Playing PVP Scale showed adequate sensitivity, specificity and classification accuracy in both countries, and was able to differentiate between social and potential pathological gamers, and from their addictive symptomatology.
The use of mixed methods research in interdisciplinary educational journals
Abstract Mixed methods research is becoming increasingly important in several scientific areas. The analysis of prevalence rates is a new line of research that has emerged in mixed methods research,