Online Gaming Addiction: The Role of Sensation Seeking, Self-Control, Neuroticism, Aggression, State Anxiety, and Trait Anxiety

@article{Mehroof2010OnlineGA,
  title={Online Gaming Addiction: The Role of Sensation Seeking, Self-Control, Neuroticism, Aggression, State Anxiety, and Trait Anxiety},
  author={Mehwash Mehroof and Mark D. Griffiths},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={
          313-6
        }
}
  • Mehwash Mehroof, M. Griffiths
  • Published 10 November 2009
  • Psychology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking
Research into online gaming has steadily increased over the last decade, although relatively little research has examined the relationship between online gaming addiction and personality factors. This study examined the relationship between a number of personality traits (sensation seeking, self-control, aggression, neuroticism, state anxiety, and trait anxiety) and online gaming addiction. Data were collected over a 1-month period using an opportunity sample of 123 university students at an… Expand
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