Mark D Griffiths

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Affiliation: Nottingham Trent University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Gender swapping and socializing in cyberspace: an exploratory study
    Zaheer Hussain
    Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:47-53. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Facebook addiction: concerns, criticism, and recommendations--a response to Andreassen and colleagues
    Mark D Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    Psychol Rep 110:518-20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Internet gambling: issues, concerns, and recommendations
    Mark Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, NG1 4B0 United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:557-68. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between gambling and video-game playing: a response to Johansson and Gotestam
    Mark Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 96:644-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Online therapy for addictive behaviors
    Mark Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:555-61. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescent gambling on the internet: a review
    Mark D Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:59-75. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Social responsibility tools in online gambling: a survey of attitudes and behavior among Internet gamblers
    Mark D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, International Gaming Research Unit, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:413-21. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Sociodemographic correlates of internet gambling: findings from the 2007 british gambling prevalence survey
    Mark Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:199-202. 2009
  9. pmc E-mentoring: does it have a place in medicine?
    M Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    Postgrad Med J 81:389-90. 2005
  10. pmc The exercise addiction inventory: a quick and easy screening tool for health practitioners
    M D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:e30. 2005

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Gender swapping and socializing in cyberspace: an exploratory study
    Zaheer Hussain
    Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:47-53. 2008
    ..It was also found that 57% of gamers had engaged in gender swapping, and it is suggested that the online female persona has a number of positive social attributes in a male-oriented environment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Facebook addiction: concerns, criticism, and recommendations--a response to Andreassen and colleagues
    Mark D Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    Psychol Rep 110:518-20. 2012
    ..What is needed is a new psychometric scale examining potential addiction to a particular online application (i.e., social networking) rather than activity on a particular website (i.e., Facebook)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Internet gambling: issues, concerns, and recommendations
    Mark Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, NG1 4B0 United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:557-68. 2003
    ..e., protection of the vulnerable, Internet gambling in the workplace, electronic cash, and unscrupulous operators). Recommendations for Internet gambling operators are also provided...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between gambling and video-game playing: a response to Johansson and Gotestam
    Mark Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 96:644-6. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the many similarities and commonalities between video-game playing and slot machine gambling in response to Johansson and Gotestam in 2004...
  5. ncbi request reprint Online therapy for addictive behaviors
    Mark Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:555-61. 2005
    ..The paper also provides brief overviews of some websites as illustrative examples of what types of online therapy are available...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescent gambling on the internet: a review
    Mark D Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:59-75. 2010
    ..These young people will therefore require education and guidance to enable them to cope with the challenges of convenience gambling in all its guises...
  7. doi request reprint Social responsibility tools in online gambling: a survey of attitudes and behavior among Internet gamblers
    Mark D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, International Gaming Research Unit, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:413-21. 2009
    ..In terms of actual (as opposed to theoretical) use, over half of PlayScan users (56%) had set spending limits, 40% had taken a self-diagnostic problem gambling test, and 17% had used a self-exclusion feature...
  8. doi request reprint Sociodemographic correlates of internet gambling: findings from the 2007 british gambling prevalence survey
    Mark Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:199-202. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the medium of the Internet may be more likely to contribute to problem gambling than gambling in offline environments...
  9. pmc E-mentoring: does it have a place in medicine?
    M Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    Postgrad Med J 81:389-90. 2005
  10. pmc The exercise addiction inventory: a quick and easy screening tool for health practitioners
    M D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:e30. 2005
    ..A preliminary report showed the EAI had good reliability and validity...
  11. doi request reprint Non-addictive psychoactive drug use: Implications for behavioral addiction
    Mark D Griffiths
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4BU, United Kingdom http www ntu ac uk apps Profiles 51652 1 4 Professor_Mark_Griffiths aspx
    Behav Brain Sci 34:315-6. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Demographic factors and playing variables in online computer gaming
    Mark D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    Cyberpsychol Behav 7:479-87. 2004
    ..A small minority of players appear to play excessively (over 80 h a week), and results suggest that a small minority sacrifice important activities in order to play (e.g., sleep, time with family and/or partner, work, or schooling)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Online computer gaming: a comparison of adolescent and adult gamers
    M D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    J Adolesc 27:87-96. 2004
    ..Results also showed that in general, the younger the player, the longer they spent each week playing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Breaking the stereotype: the case of online gaming
    Mark D Griffiths
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom NG1 48U
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:81-91. 2003
    ..The stereotype of the typical online player being a socially withdrawn young male with limited sex role identity appears to be misplaced...
  15. doi request reprint The attitudes, feelings, and experiences of online gamers: a qualitative analysis
    Zaheer Hussain
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:747-53. 2009
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in relation to previous qualitative and quantitative research in the area...
  16. doi request reprint A pilot study of problem gambling among student online gamblers: mood states as predictors of problematic behavior
    Neil Matthews
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:741-5. 2009
    ..Among this sample, results also showed that problem gambling was best predicted by negative mood states after gambling online and negative mood states more generally...
  17. ncbi request reprint A qualitative investigation of problem gambling as an escape-based coping strategy
    Richard T A Wood
    International Gaming Research Unit, Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
    Psychol Psychother 80:107-25. 2007
    ..These studies suggest that gambling may be used as an alternative method of coping that some will use to distract themselves from having to deal with problems in their lives...
  18. ncbi request reprint Online data collection from video game players: methodological issues
    Richard T A Wood
    Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 7:511-8. 2004
    ..e., questionnaire studies, online tests, participant observation, online interviews), and ethical issues. It is concluded that online research methods can be a useful way of examining the psychosocial aspects of video game playing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adolescent lottery and scratchcard players: do their attitudes influence their gambling behaviour?
    Richard T A Wood
    Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, NGI 4BU, UK
    J Adolesc 27:467-75. 2004
    ..In light of these findings, a number of suggestions are given on how to discourage young people from gambling...
  20. ncbi request reprint Online gaming addiction: the role of sensation seeking, self-control, neuroticism, aggression, state anxiety, and trait anxiety
    Mehwash Mehroof
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 13:313-6. 2010
    ..The study suggests that certain personality traits may be important in the acquisition, development, and maintenance of online gaming addiction, although further research is needed to replicate the findings of the present study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acquisition, development, and maintenance of online poker playing in a student sample
    Richard T A Wood
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG14BU, UK
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:354-61. 2007
    ..Findings demonstrated that problem gambling in this population was best predicted by negative mood states after playing, gender swapping whilst playing, and playing to escape from problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint The structural characteristics of video games: a psycho-structural analysis
    Richard T A Wood
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 7:1-10. 2004
    ..realistic sound, graphics, and setting). Other important characteristics included a rapid absorption rate, character development, the ability to customize the game, and multiplayer features. Suggestions for future research are outlined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Service quality in alcohol treatment: a research note
    Sheilagh M Resnick
    Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 24:149-63. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to evaluate service quality in a UK privately funded alcohol treatment clinic...
  24. ncbi request reprint Social interactions in massively multiplayer online role-playing gamers
    Helena Cole
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:575-83. 2007
    ..MMORPGs also offer a place where teamwork, encouragement, and fun can be experienced...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adolescent perceptions of the National Lottery and scratchcards: a qualitative study using group interviews
    Richard T A Woods
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK
    J Adolesc 25:655-68. 2002
    ..These are discussed in relation to the previous survey literature...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adolescent accounts of the UK National Lottery and scratchcards: an analysis using Q-sorts
    Richard T A Wood
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, UK
    J Gambl Stud 18:161-83. 2002
    ..The utility of Q-sorts as a technique for examining the views of problem and non-problem gamblers is also discussed...
  27. pmc Online social networking and addiction--a review of the psychological literature
    Daria J Kuss
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, NG1 4BU, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3528-52. 2011
    ..Negative correlates of SNS usage include the decrease in real life social community participation and academic achievement, as well as relationship problems, each of which may be indicative of potential addiction...
  28. doi request reprint A psychometric comparison of the Internet Addiction Test, the Internet-Related Problem Scale, and self-diagnosis
    Laura Widyanto
    International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 14:141-9. 2011
    ..For the IRPS, factor analysis generated four factors (negative effects of Internet use; mood modification; loss of control; increased Internet use) explaining 60.2% of the variance. The implications for these findings are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Experiences of time loss among videogame players: an empirical study
    Richard T A Wood
    International Gaming Research Unit, Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:38-44. 2007
    ..It is concluded that for many gamers, losing track of time is a positive experience and is one of the main reasons for playing videogames...
  30. ncbi request reprint Women's hedonic ratings of body odor of heterosexual and homosexual men
    Mark J T Sergeant
    Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, NG1 4BU Nottingham, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 36:395-401. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Aggressive behaviour in slot machine gamblers: a preliminary observational study
    Adrian Parke
    Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 95:109-14. 2004
    ..The findings add support to the increasing number of studies highlighting a possible link between gambling and aggression...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pathological Internet use among university students and correlations with self-esteem, the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and disinhibition
    Katie Niemz
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:562-70. 2005
    ..However, there was no significant difference in GHQ scores. These results are discussed in relation to the methodological shortcomings of research in the area as a whole...
  33. pmc Playing video games seems to have few serious acute adverse effects on health
    Mark D Griffiths
    BMJ 324:1159. 2002