Gert Jan Meerkerk
Affiliation: Addiction Research Institute
Country: The Netherlands
- Predicting compulsive Internet use: it's all about sex!Gert Jan Meerkerk
IVO, Addiction Research Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cyberpsychol Behav 9:95-103. 2006..On a longitudinal basis, spending a lot of time on erotica predicted an increase in CIU 1 year later. The addictive potential of the different applications varies; erotica appears to have the highest potential...
- Online communication, compulsive Internet use, and psychosocial well-being among adolescents: a longitudinal studyRegina J J M van den Eijnden
Addiction Research Institute, Heemraadsingel 194, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dev Psychol 44:655-65. 2008..Kraut et al., 1998), instant messenger use was positively associated with depression 6 months later. Finally, loneliness was negatively related to instant messenger use 6 months later...
- Comparing the diagnostic accuracy of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, gamma-glutamyltransferase, and mean cell volume in a general practice populationG J Meerkerk
Addiction Research Institute Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:1052-9. 1999..CDT seems to be the best alcohol marker available, although the difference between CDT and MCV is small...
- The Compulsive Internet Use Scale (CIUS): some psychometric propertiesG J Meerkerk
Addiction Research Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Cyberpsychol Behav 12:1-6. 2009..The instrument showed good factorial stability across time and across different samples and subsamples. The internal consistency is high, and high correlations with concurrent and criterion variables demonstrate good validity...