An Empirical Investigation of Dance Addiction

  title={An Empirical Investigation of Dance Addiction},
  author={Aniko Maraz and R{\'o}bert Urb{\'a}n and Mark D. Griffiths and Zsolt Demetrovics},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Although recreational dancing is associated with increased physical and psychological well-being, little is known about the harmful effects of excessive dancing. The aim of the present study was to explore the psychopathological factors associated with dance addiction. The sample comprised 447 salsa and ballroom dancers (68% female, mean age: 32.8 years) who danced recreationally at least once a week. The Exercise Addiction Inventory (Terry, Szabo, & Griffiths, 2004) was adapted for dance… CONTINUE READING
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