Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer (PhD)

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Journal Articles


Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). The development and psychometric properties of the Internet Disorder Scale–Short Form (IDS9-SF). Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions, 3(3), 303-318. doi:10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0102 (Access)

Griffiths, M. D., Pontes, H. M., & Kuss, D. J. (2016). Online addictions: conceptualizations, debates, and controversies. Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions, 3(2), 151-164. doi:10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0101 (Access)

Pontes, H. M. (2016). Current practices in the clinical and psychometric assessment of internet gaming disorder in the era of the DSM-5: A mini review of existing assessment tools. Mental Health and Addiction Research, 1(1), 18-19. doi: 10.15761/MHAR.1000105 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Andreassen, C. S., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Portuguese Validation of the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale: an Empirical Study. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14, 1062-1073. doi: 10.1007/s11469-016-9694-y (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Macur, M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Internet Gaming Disorder Among Slovenian Primary Schoolchildren: Findings From a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5(2), 304-310. doi: 10.1556/2006.5.2016.042 (Access)

Griffiths, M. D., van Rooij, A. J., Kardefelt-Winther, D., Starcevic, V., Király, O., Pallesen, S., Kuss, D. J., Pontes, H. M., et al. (2016). Working towards an international consensus on criteria for assessing internet gaming disorder: a critical commentary on Petry et al. (2014). Addiction, 111(1), 167-178. doi: 10.1111/add.13057 (Access)

Griffiths, M. D., Kuss, D. J., Billieux, J., & Pontes, H. M. (2016). The evolution of Internet addiction: A global perspective. Addictive Behaviors, 53, 193-195. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.11.001 (Access)

Griffiths, M. D., Kuss, D. J., & Pontes, H. M. (2016). A brief overview of Internet Gaming Disorder and its treatment. Australian Clinical Psychologist, 2(1), 1-12 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Caplan, S. E., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Psychometric Validation of the Generalized Problematic Internet Use Scale 2 in a Portuguese Sample. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 823-833. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.06.015 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Portuguese Validation of the Internet Gaming Disorder Scale–Short-Form. CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 19(4), 288-293. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2015.0605 (Access)

Fuster, H., Carbonell, X., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Spanish validation of the Internet Gaming Disorder-20 (IGD-20) Test. Computers in Human Behavior, 56, 215-224. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.11.050 (Access)


Pontes, H.M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). Internet Gaming Disorder and its associated cognitions and cognitive-related impairments: A systematic review using PRISMA guidelines. Revista Argentina de Ciencias del Comportamiento, 7(3), 102-118. (Access)

Dhuffar, M., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). The role of negative mood states and consequences of hypersexual behaviours in predicting hypersexuality among university students. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4(3), 181-188. doi: 10.1556/2006.4.2015.030 (Access)

Ortiz de Gortari, A. B., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). The Game Transfer Phenomena Scale: An Instrument for Investigating the Nonvolitional Effects of Video Game Playing. CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 18(10). doi: 10.1089/cyber.2015.0221 (Access)

Karanika-Murray, M., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). Sickness presenteeism determines job satisfaction via affective-motivational states. Social Science and Medicine, 139, 100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.06.035 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Kuss, D. J., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). Clinical psychology of Internet addiction: a review of its conceptualization, prevalence, neuronal processes, and implications for treatment. Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics, 4, 11-23. doi: 10.2147/NAN.S60982 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Szabo, A., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). The impact of Internet-based specific activities on the perceptions of Internet Addiction, Quality of Life, and excessive usage: A cross-sectional study. Addictive Behaviors Reports.  doi:10.1016/j.abrep.2015.03.002 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). Measuring DSM-5 Internet Gaming Disorder: Development and Validation of a Short Psychometric Scale. Computers in Human Behavior, 45, 137-143. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.006 (Access)

Karanika-Murray, M., Duncan, N., Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. (2015). Organizational identification, work engagement, and job satisfaction. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30(8), 1-17. doi: 10.1108/JMP-11-2013-0359 (Access)




Pontes, H. M., Király, O., Demetrovics, Z., & Griffiths, M. D. (2014). The Conceptualisation and Measurement of DSM-5 Internet Gaming Disorder: The Development of the IGD-20 Test. Plos One, 9(10), e110137. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110137 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2014). Assessment of Internet Gaming Disorder in Clinical Research: Past and Present Perspectives. Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs. doi: 10.3109/10601333.2014.962748 (Access)

Griffiths, M.D., & Pontes, H. M. (2014). Internet Addiction Disorder and Internet Gaming Disorder are Not the Same. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, 5(4), e124. doi: 10.4172/2155-6105.1000e124 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., & Patrão I. M. (2014). Estudo Exploratório sobre as Motivações Percebidas Subjacentes no Uso Excessivo da Internet em Adolescentes e Jovens Adultos. Psychology, Community & Health, 3(2), 90-102. doi: 10.5964/pch.v3i2.93 (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Griffiths, M. D., & Patrão, I. M. (2014). Internet Addiction and Loneliness Among Children and Adolescents in the Education Setting: An Empirical Pilot Study. Aloma: Revista de Psicologia, Ciències de l'Educació i de l'Esport., 32(1), 91-98. (Access)

Pontes, H. M., Patrão, I. M., & Griffiths, M. D. (2014). Portuguese validation of the Internet Addiction Test: An empirical study. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 3(2), 107-114. doi: 10.1556/JBA.3.2014.2.4 (Access)