Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer (PhD)

Journal Articles

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Journal Articles


Pontes, H. M., Schivinski, B., Brzozowska-Woś, M., & Stavropoulos, V. (2019). Laxer clinical criteria for gaming disorder may hinder future efforts to devise an efficient diagnostic approach: A tree-based model study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(10), 1730. doi:10.3390/jcm8101730 (Access)

Montag, C., Schivinski, B., Sariyska, R., Kannen, C., Demetrovics, Z., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). Psychopathological Symptoms and Gaming Motives in Disordered Gaming—A Psychometric Comparison between the WHO and APA Diagnostic Frameworks. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(10), 1691. doi:10.3390/jcm8101691 (Access)

Fernandes, B., Maia, B., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). Adição à internet ou uso problemático da internet? Qual dos termos usar? [Internet addiction or problematic internet use? Which term should be used? Psicologia USP, 30(e190020), 1-8. doi:10.1590/0103-6564e190020 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2019). A new era for gaming disorder research: Time to shift from consensus to consistency. Addictive Behaviors. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106059 (Access)

Griffiths, M. D., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). The future of Gaming Disorder research and player protection: What role should the video gaming industry and researchers play? International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-019-00110-4 (Access)

Lopez-Fernandez, O., Griffiths, M. D., Kuss, D. J., Dawes, C., Pontes, H. M., Justice, L., . . . Billieux, J. (2019). Cross-Cultural Validation of the Compulsive Internet Use Scale in Four Forms and Eight Languages. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. doi:10.1089/cyber.2018.0731 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Schivinski, B., Sindermann, C., Li, M., Becker, B., Zhou, M., & Montag, C. (2019). Measurement and conceptualization of Gaming Disorder according to the World Health Organization framework: The development of the Gaming Disorder Test. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-019-00088-z (Access)

Morcos, M., Stavropoulos, V., Rennie, J. J., Clark, M., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). Internet Gaming Disorder: Compensating as a Draenei in World of Warcraft. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. doi:10.1007/s11469-019-00098-x (Access)

Schivinski, B., Muntinga, D. G., Pontes, H. M., & Lukasik, P. (2019). Influencing COBRAs: the effects of brand equity on the consumer’s propensity to engage with brand-related content on social media. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 1-23. doi: 10.1080/0965254X.2019.1572641 (Access)

Stavropoulos, V., Adams, B. L. M., Beard, C. L., Dumble, E., Trawley, S., Gomez, R., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). Associations between attention deficit hyperactivity and internet gaming disorder symptoms: Is there consistency across types of symptoms, gender and countries? Addictive Behaviors Reports, 9, 100158. doi:10.1016/j.abrep.2018.100158 (Access)

da Veiga, G. F., Sotero, L., Pontes, H. M., Cunha, D., Portugal, A., & Relvas, A. P. (2019). Emerging adults and Facebook use: The validation of the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS). International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 17(2), 279-294. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-0018-2 (Access)

Gomez, R., Stavropoulos, V., Beard, C., & Pontes, H. M. (2019). Item Response Theory analysis of the recoded Internet Gaming Disorder Scale-Short-Form (IGDS9-SF). International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 17(4), 859-879. doi:10.1007/s11469-018-9890-z (Access)