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seminars ( Holman, 2011 ; Znamenski, 2007 ). Holman ( 2010 ) sees evidence for a major transformative and spiritual motivation of western ayahuasca drinkers, besides the adventure and sensation-seeking motivation, the rebellious ideology against western

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the possible causes of gaming disorder, especially in relation to motivation and personality traits. Investigating these factors would significantly contribute to the theoretical understanding of gaming disorder and, in turn, help to identify

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Christian Bäcklund
,
Pia Elbe
,
Hanna M. Gavelin
,
Daniel Eriksson Sörman
, and
Jessica K. Ljungberg

, King, & Delfabbro, 2016 ), emotion regulation ( Marchica, Mills, Derevensky, & Montreuil, 2019 ), personality ( Akbari et al., 2021 ), and gaming motivations, play a crucial role in developing problematic gaming behavior ( Demetrovics et al., 2011

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motivational dimensions International Gambling Studies 13 81 97 . L Blinn-Pike S L

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Orsolya Király
,
Joël Billieux
,
Daniel L. King
,
Róbert Urbán
,
Patrik Koncz
,
Eszter Polgár
, and
Zsolt Demetrovics

impairment ( Castro-Calvo et al., 2021 ; Király et al., 2018 ; Rumpf et al., 2018 ). Motivation is the psychological force that activates and maintains goal-directed thought and behavior ( Wasserman & Wasserman, 2020 ); the study of gaming motives therefore

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Álvaro Sicilia
,
Manuel Alcaraz-Ibáñez
,
María-Jesús Lirola
,
Rafael Burgueño
, and
Anthony Maher

prevention and treatment. The research has shown that motivation can be a key antecedent of EA ( Edmunds, Ntoumanis, & Duda, 2006 ; González-Cutre & Sicilia, 2012b ; Parastatidou, Doganis, Theodorakis, & Vlachopoulos, 2014 ; Symons-Downs, Savage

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consider conceptual approaches that capture changes in player–machine interactions over time. In this section, we note that there are many research findings that document that motivations and “need states” (e.g., mood and need for arousal) that underline

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to this, patient lack of motivation or ambivalence about addiction treatment can serve to inhibit positive treatment outcomes ( Palmer, Murphy, Piselli, & Ball, 2009 ). Consequently, novel evidence-based strategies are urgently needed to enhance

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such applicants as being unmotivated or unreliable. If empirical findings could demonstrate that the employment of lifetime classic psychedelic users places a burden on the organizations where they work, such as through increased rates of motivation

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Ten myths (or facts?) about workaholism: An appetitive motivation framework

Commentary on: Ten myths about work addiction (Griffiths et al., 2018)

Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Author:
Steve Sussman

addiction implies something more. The idea is that individuals use work to experience an appetitive effect. That is, the same motivation system involved in hunger, thirst, sex, love, social belonging, and positioning may be involved in work. The work addict

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