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Development of a Facebook Addiction Scale
- C. S. Andreassen, T. Torsheim, G. S. Brunborg, S. Pallesen
- PsychologyPsychological reports
- 1 April 2012
The Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale was constructed and administered to 423 students together with several other standardized self-report scales, and was positively related to Neuroticism and Extraversion, and negatively related to Conscientiousness.
The relationship between addictive use of social media and video games and symptoms of psychiatric disorders: A large-scale cross-sectional study.
- Cecilie Schou Andreassen, J. Billieux, S. Pallesen
- PsychologyPsychology of addictive behaviors : journal of…
The study significantly adds to the understanding of mental health symptoms and their role in addictive use of modern technology, and suggests that the concept of Internet use disorder (i.e., "Internet addiction") as a unified construct is not warranted.
Problematic Video Game Use: Estimated Prevalence and Associations with Mental and Physical Health
Gender (male) and age group (young) were strong predictors for problematic use of video games, and a higher proportion of high frequency compared with low frequency players preferred massively multiplayer online role-playing games, although the majority of high Frequency players preferred other game types.
The relationship between addictive use of social media, narcissism, and self-esteem: Findings from a large national survey.
The relationships between behavioral addictions and the five-factor model of personality.
- C. S. Andreassen, M. Griffiths, Siri Renate Gjertsen, Elfrid Krossbakken, Siri Kvam, S. Pallesen
- PsychologyJournal of behavioral addictions
- 12 April 2013
The positive associations between the seven behavioral addictions suggest one or several underlying pathological factors, suggesting that personality to a varying degree explains scores on measures of addictive behaviors.
The global epidemiology of anabolic-androgenic steroid use: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis.
Individual differences in tolerance to shift work--a systematic review.
Shift Work Disorder in Nurses – Assessment, Prevalence and Related Health Problems
It is argued that three symptom-based questions used in the present study adequately assess shift work disorder in epidemiological studies.
A New Scale for Measuring Insomnia: The Bergen Insomnia Scale
- S. Pallesen, B. Bjorvatn, I. Nordhus, B. Sivertsen, Mari Hjørnevik, C. Morin
- Psychology, MedicinePerceptual and motor skills
- 1 December 2008
It is concluded that the Bergen Insomnia Scale has good psychometric properties and is one of very few insomnia scales which provide normative data for comparisons and which has been validated against subjective as well as polysomnographic data.
Sleep and use of electronic devices in adolescence: results from a large population-based study
- M. Hysing, S. Pallesen, K. Stormark, R. Jakobsen, A. Lundervold, B. Sivertsen
- MedicineBMJ Open
- 1 January 2015
The results demonstrate a negative relation between use of technology and sleep, suggesting that recommendations on healthy media use could include restrictions on electronic devices.