Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer (PhD)

Journal Articles

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Journal Articles


da Veiga, G. F., Sotero, L., Pontes, H. M., Cunha, D., Portugal, A., & Relvas, A. P. (2018). Emerging adults and Facebook use: The validation of the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS). International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-0018-2 (Access)

Giagkou, S., Hussain, Z., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Exploring the interplay between passive following on Facebook, fear of missing out, self-esteem, social comparison, age, and life satisfaction in a community-based sample. International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis, 4(2), 1-6. doi:10.15344/2455-3867/2018/149 (Access)

Lin, C. Y., Ganji, M., Pontes, H. M., Imani, V., Broström, A., Griffiths, M. D., & Pakpour, A. H. (2018). Psychometric evaluation of the Persian Internet Disorder Scale among adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3), 665-675. doi:10.1556/2006.7.2018.88 (Access)

Lopez-Fernandez, O., Kuss, D. J., Pontes, H. M., Griffiths, M., Dawes, C., Justice, L., . . . Billieux, J. (2018). Measurement Invariance of the Short Version of the Problematic Mobile Phone Use Questionnaire (PMPUQ-SV) across Eight Languages. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(6), 1213. doi:10.3390/ijerph15061213  (Access)

Cook, R. H., Griffiths, M. D., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Personality factors in exercise addiction: A pilot study exploring the role of narcissism, extraversion, and agreeableness. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-9939-z (Access)

Kuss, D. J., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2018). Neurobiological correlates in Internet Gaming Disorder: A systematic literature review. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9(166). doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00166 (Access)

Evren, C., Dalbudak, E., Topcu, M., Kutlu, N., Evren, B., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Psychometric validation of the Turkish nine-item Internet Gaming Disorder Scale –Short Form (IGDS9-SF). Psychiatry Research. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.05.002 (Access)

de Palo, Monacis, Sinatra, M., Griffiths, M. D., Pontes, H. M., Petro, M., & Miceli, S. (2018). Item Response Measurement Invariance of the Nine-Item Internet Gaming Disorder Scale (IGDS9-SF) Across Albania, USA, UK, and Italy. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi: 10.1007/s11469-018-9925-5 (Access)

Gomez, R., Stavropoulos, V., Beard, C., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Item Response Theory Analysis of the Recoded Internet Gaming Disorder Scale-Short-Form (IGDS9-SF). International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-9890-z (Access)

Stavropoulos, V., Beard, C., Griffiths, M. D., Buleigh, T., Gomez, R., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Measurement invariance of the Internet Gaming Disorder Scale–Short-Form (IGDS9-SF) between Australia, the USA, and the UK. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 16(2), 377-392. doi:10.1007/s11469-017-9786-3 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Taylor, M., & Stavropoulos, V. (2018). Beyond “Facebook Addiction”: The role of cognitive-related factors and psychiatric distress in social networking site addiction. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, (21)4, 1-8. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2017.0609 (Access)

Kovacsik, R., Griffiths, M. D., Pontes, H. M., Soós, I., de la Vega, R., Ruíz-Barquín, R., . . . Szabo, A. (in press). The role of passion in exercise addiction, exercise volume, and exercise intensity in long-term exercisers. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-9880-1 (Access)

Männikkö, N., Ruotsalainen, H., Miettunen, J., Pontes, H. M., Kääriäinen, M. (in press). Problematic gaming behaviour and health-related outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Health Psychology, 1-16. doi: 10.1177/1359105317740414 (Access)