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    • The aetiology and trajectory of anabolic-androgenic steroid use initiation: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research 

      Sagoe, Dominic; Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Pallesen, Ståle (BioMed Central, 2014-07-02)
      Background: To our knowledge, there has never been a systematic review and synthesis of the qualitative literature on the trajectory and aetiology of nonmedical anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) use. Methods: We systematically ...
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    • The aetiology and trajectory of anabolic-androgenic steroid use initiation: A systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research 

      Sagoe, Dominic; Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Pallesen, Ståle (BioMed Central, 2014-05-07)
      Background. To our knowledge, there has never been a systematic review and synthesis of the qualitative literature on the trajectory and aetiology of nonmedical anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) use. Methods. We ...
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    • Applicant Personality and Procedural Justice Perceptions of Group Selection Interviews 

      Bye, Hege Høivik; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim (Springer, 2015)
      Purpose: We investigated how job applicants’ personalities influence perceptions of the structural and social procedural justice of group selection interviews (i.e., a group of several applicants being evaluated ...
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    • Are virtues national, supranational, or universal? 

      van Oudenhoven, Jan Pieter; de Raad, Boele; Timmerman, Marieke E.; Askevis-Leherpeux, Françoise; Boski, Pawel; Carmona, Carmen; Choubisa, Rajneesh; del Carmen Dominguez, Alejandra; Bye, Hege Høivik; Kurylo, Anastacia; Lahmann, Cornelia; Mastor, Khairul; Selenko, Eva; Slezáčková, Alena; Smith, Ripley; Tip, Linda; Yik, Michelle (Springer, 2014-05-02)
      Many studies investigated cultural differences in values, most notably by Hofstede and Schwarz. Relatively few have focused on virtues, a related and important concept in contemporary social science. The present paper ...
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    • Are virtues national, supranational, or universal? 

      van Oudenhoven, Jan Pieter; de Raad, Boele; Timmerman, Marieke E.; Askevis-Leherpeux, Francoise; Boski, Pawel; Carmona, Carmen; Choubisa, Rajneesh; Dominguez, Alejandra del Carmen; Bye, Hege Høivik; Anastacia, Kurylo; Lahmann, Cornelia; Mastor, Khairul; Selenko, Eva; Slezáčková, Alena; Smith, Ripley; Tip, Linda; Yik, Michelle (Springer, 2014-05-02)
      Many studies investigated cultural differences in values, most notably by Hofstede and Schwarz. Relatively few have focused on virtues, a related and important concept in contemporary social science. The present paper ...
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    • Attentional bias in snus users: An experimental study 

      Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Sætrevik, Bjørn; Molde, Helge; Wiium, Nora; Hetland, Jørn; Fagerland, Ida; Nordnes, Linn Tinnesand; Storemark, Sunniva Straume; Fossum, Ingrid Nesdal; Pallesen, Ståle (PLoS, 2014-10-08)
      The use of nicotine in the form of ‘‘snus’’ is substantial and increasing in some geographic areas, in particular among young people. It has previously been suggested that addictions may operate through a mechanism of ...
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    • Attitudes toward gambling among adolescents 

      Hanss, Daniel; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Delfabbro, Paul; Myrseth, Helga; Pallesen, Ståle (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      It is well documented that attitudes toward gambling are a good predictor of problem gambling during adolescence. However, so far, little is known about what factors are associated with adolescents' gambling attitudes. ...
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    • Attitudes, efficacy beliefs, and willingness to pay for environmental protection when travelling 

      Doran, Rouven; Hanss, Daniel; Larsen, Svein (SAGE, 2015-04-09)
      Environmental sustainability may be seen as a collective challenge that can only be met if a sufficient number of individuals cooperate. Whether or not individual tourists are willing to contribute their share may thus ...
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    • The Bergen Shopping Addiction Scale: Reliability and validity of a brief screening test 

      Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Griffiths, Mark D.; Pallesen, Ståle; Bilder, Robert; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aboujaoude, Elias (Frontiers, 2015-09-17)
      Although excessive and compulsive shopping has been increasingly placed within the behavioral addiction paradigm in recent years, items in existing screens arguably do not assess the core criteria and components of addiction. ...
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    • Beware the angry leader: Trait anger and trait anxiety as predictors of petty tyranny 

      Kant, Leo; Skogstad, Anders; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Einarsen, Ståle (Elsevier, 2013)
      Drawing on the general aggression model and theories of victimization and temperamental goodness-of-fit, we investigated trait anger and trait anxiety as antecedents of petty tyranny: employing a multilevel design with ...
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    • The Brief Norwegian Safety Climate Inventory (Brief NORSCI) – Psychometric properties and relationships with shift work, sleep, and health 

      Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hystad, Sigurd William; Eid, Jarle (Elsevier Ltd., 2015-11-26)
      The aim of this study was to establish the psychometric properties of the 11-item Brief Norwegian Safety Climate Inventory (Brief NORSCI) and to examine direct and indirect associations between shift work schedules, sleep ...
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    • Can I Make a Difference? The Role of General and Domain-specific Self-efficacy in Sustainable Consumption Decisions 

      Hanss, Daniel; Böhm, Gisela (Pabst Science Publishers, 2010)
      We report a study which explored sustainable development self-efficacy (SDSE) beliefs, that is, domain-specific self-efficacy beliefs concerning one’s ability to foster sustainable development. We propose that ...
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    • Causal inferences about others' behavior among the Wampar, Papua New Guinea - and why they are hard to elicit 

      Beer, Bettina; Bender, Andrea (Frontiers, 2015-03-10)
      As social beings, people need to be able to interact intelligently with others in their social environment. Accordingly, people spend much time conversing with one another in order to understand the broad and fine aspects ...
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    • Changes in alcohol use and relationship satisfaction in Norwegian couples during pregnancy 

      Mellingen, Sonja; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Thuen, Frode (BioMed Central, 2013-01-28)
      Background: Numerous studies have documented a profound reduction in alcohol use among pregnant women, whereas research on expectant fathers has been scarce. The aim of this study was to measure changes in alcohol consumption ...
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    • The combined influence of hardiness and cohesion on mental health in a military peacekeeping mission: A prospective study 

      Thomassen, Ådne Gabriel; Hystad, Sigurd William; Johnsen, Bjørn Helge; Johnsen, Grethe; Laberg, Jon Christian; Eid, Jarle (Scandinavian Psychological Associations and John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015-06-16)
      A large number of studies have shown that hardiness and cohesion are associated with mental health in a military context. However, most of them are presented without controlling for baseline mental health symptoms, which ...
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    • Communal proactive coping strategies among Tamil refugees in Norway: A case study in a naturalistic setting 

      Guribye, Eugene; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Oppedal, Brit (BioMed Central, 2011-04-26)
      Background: An exclusive focus on individual or family coping strategies may be inadequate for people whose major point of concern may be collective healing on a more communal level. Methods: To our knowledge, the current ...
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    • Core and peripheral criteria of video game addiction in the game addiction scale for adolescents 

      Brunborg, Geir Scott; Hanss, Daniel; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Pallesen, Ståle (Mary Ann Liebert, 2015-05)
      Assessment of video game addiction often involves measurement of peripheral criteria that indicate high engagement with games, and core criteria that indicate problematic use of games. A survey of the Norwegian population ...
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    • Cross-National Measurement Invariance of the Teacher and Classmate Support Scale 

      Torsheim, Torbjørn; Samdal, Oddrun; Rasmussen, Mette; Freeman, John; Griebler, Robert; Dür, Wolfgang (Springer, 2010)
      The cross-national measurement invariance of the teacher and classmate support scale was assessed in a study of 23202 Grade 8 and 10 students from Austria, Canada, England, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, and Slovenia, participating ...
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    • Delayed sleep phase syndrome in adolescents: prevalence and correlates in a large population based study 

      Sivertsen, Børge; Pallesen, Ståle; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Bøe, Tormod; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Hysing, Mari (BioMed Central, 2013-12-11)
      Background: The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) in adolescence, and to examine the association to insomnia and school non-attendance. Methods: Data stem from a ...
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    • Different but similar: Social comparison of travel motives among tourists 

      Doran, Rouven; Larsen, Svein; Wolff, Katharina (Wiley, 2014-09-08)
      Although previous research suggests that people prefer to think of themselves as being authentic (or individualistic) travellers rather than stereotyped tourists, there have been few studies investigating the external ...
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