• Aggression and Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use Intent in Adolescents: A Longitudinal Study 

      Chegeni, Razieh; Sagoe, Dominic; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: There is a dearth of longitudinal studies on risk factors for anabolic–androgenic steroid (AAS) use and intent. Objectives: We conducted a longitudinal investigation of factors associated with AAS use intent ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Attitudes toward gambling among adolescents 

      Hanss, Daniel; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Delfabbro, Paul; Myrseth, Helga; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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. ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Dataspillavhengighet : en oversikt over utbredelse, måling, korrelater, og behandling 

      Huang, Kristin Zhuoling; Pallesen, Ståle; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Hanss, Daniel; Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Molde, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      I forskningsmiljøene har det vært diskutert hvorvidt dataspillavhengighet (overdreven og tvangspreget dataspilling) er et nyttig begrep, hvordan det skal defineres og hva slags forklaringsmodeller som er mest passende. Per ...
    • Direct Marketing Experiences Among Individuals With Current and Lifetime Gambling Disorder 

      Syvertsen, André; Pallesen, Ståle; Erevik, Eilin K.; Mentzoni, Rune Aune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Gambling providers use varied and complex marketing techniques, including marketing that targets the individual directly. Previous research indicates that individuals with gambling disorder are disproportionately influenced ...
    • The effects of alcohol expectancy and intake on slot machine gambling behavior 

      Sagoe, Dominic; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Leino, Tony Mathias; Molde, Helge; Haga, Sondre; Gjernes, Mikjel Frédéricson; Hanss, Daniel; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06-22)
      Background and aims: Although alcohol intake and gambling often co-occur in related venues, there is conflicting evidence regarding the effects of alcohol expectancy and intake on gambling behavior. We therefore conducted ...
    • Evaluating an Internet Gaming Disorder Scale Using Mokken Scaling Analysis 

      Finserås, Turi Reiten; Pallesen, Ståle; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Krossbakken, Elfrid; King, Daniel L.; Molde, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-26)
      Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) was recently included as a condition for further study in the fifth and latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The present study investigated whether the ...
    • 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. ...
    • Omfang av penge- og dataspillproblemer i Norge 2019 

      Pallesen, Ståle; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Erevik, Eilin K.; Molde, Helge; Morken, Arne Magnus (Research report, 2020)
    • Predictors of Gamblers Beliefs About Responsible Gambling Measures 

      Engebø, Jonny; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Molde, Helge; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Responsible gambling (RG) measures are methods aimed at reducing and preventing negative consequences associated with gambling. Some RG measures are set by authorities or gambling operators while others are available as ...
    • Prevalence and Correlates of Problem Gambling in a Representative Sample of Norwegian 17-Year-Olds 

      Hanss, Daniel; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Blaszczynski, Alex; Molde, Helge; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Pallesen, Ståle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-12)
      We report data collected in a representative sample of 17-year-old Norwegians to investigate prevalence rates of non-problem, risk, and problem gambling, as measured by the Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI). In addition, ...
    • 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 mental health symptoms and gambling behavior in the transition from adolescence to emerging adulthood 

      Sagoe, Dominic; Pallesen, Ståle; Hanss, Daniel; Leino, Tony Mathias; Molde, Helge; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Torsheim, Torbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-03-31)
      There is a paucity of longitudinal investigations of gambling behavior in the transition from adolescence to emerging adulthood. We conducted a longitudinal investigation of the associations and patterns of change between ...
    • Structural Characteristics in Gambling 

      Mentzoni, Rune Aune (Doctoral thesis, 2013-01-10)
      Although structural characteristics may be important moderators of behaviour and cognition in gambling, empirical investigations of such characteristics are still needed. Through three laboratory based studies, this thesis ...