publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Online gaming addiction: the role of sensation seeking, self-control, neuroticism, aggression, state anxiety, and trait anxiety.

Mehroof, M; Griffiths, MD;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2010
  • Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
  • Country: China (People's Republic of)
Research into online gaming has steadily increased over the last decade, although relatively little research has examined the relationship between online gaming addiction and personality factors. This study examined the relationship between a number of personality traits (sensation seeking, self-control, aggression, neuroticism, state anxiety, and trait anxiety) and online gaming addiction. Data were collected over a 1-month period using an opportunity sample of 123 university students at an East Midlands university in the United Kingdom. Gamers completed all the online questionnaires. Results of a multiple linear regression indicated that five traits (neurotici...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Alternative five model of personality, Social psychology, Sensation seeking, Clinical psychology, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, medicine, Neuroticism, Video game addiction, Psychology, Big Five personality traits, Aggression, Addiction, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Applied Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Communication, General Medicine, Computer Science Applications
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Online gaming addiction: the role of sensation seeking, self-control, neuroticism, aggression, state anxiety, and trait anxiety.

Mehroof, M; Griffiths, MD;