• 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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. ...
    • Near Miss in a Video Game: an Experimental Study 

      Finserås, Turi Reiten; Krossbakken, Elfrid; Pallesen, Ståle; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; King, Daniel L.; Griffiths, Mark D.; Molde, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Models to explain persistent and excessive gaming behavior have proposed that reward characteristics in video games influence gaming behavior, yet these characteristics have received minimal empirical attention to date. ...
    • Prevalence and predictors of Video Game Addiction: A study based on a national sample of Gamers. 

      Wittek, Charlotte Thoresen; Finserås, Turi Reiten; Pallesen, Ståle; Mentzoni, Rune; Hanss, Daniel; Griffiths, Mark D.; Molde, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Video gaming has become a popular leisure activity in many parts of the world, and an increasing number of empirical studies examine the small minority that appears to develop problems as a result of excessive gaming. This ...
    • The prevalence of workaholism: A survey study in a nationally representative sample of norwegian employees 

      Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Griffiths, Mark D.; Hetland, Jørn; Kravina, Luca; Jensen, Fredrik Johan Broch; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-08-13)
      Workaholism has become an increasingly popular area for empirical study. However, most studies examining the prevalence of workaholism have used non-representative samples and measures with poorly defined cut-off scores. ...
    • The Relationship Between Structural Game Characteristics and Gambling Behavior: A Population-Level Study 

      Leino, Tony; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Blaszczynski, Alex; Griffiths, Mark D.; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Pallesen, Ståle; Molde, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-06-13)
      The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the structural characteristics and gambling behavior among video lottery terminal (VLT) gamblers. The study was ecological valid, because the data consisted of ...
    • The relationships between workaholism and symptoms of psychiatric disorders: A large-scale cross-sectional study 

      Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Griffiths, Mark D.; Rajita, Sinha; Hetland, Jørn; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05-18)
      Despite the many number of studies examining workaholism, large-scale studies have been lacking. The present study utilized an open web-based cross-sectional survey assessing symptoms of psychiatric disorders and workaholism ...