Personality, motives and metacognitions as predictors of problematic Facebook Use in university students

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Marino, C, Vieno, A, Moss, AC, Caselli, G, Nikčević, AV and Spada, MM (2016). Personality, motives and metacognitions as predictors of problematic Facebook Use in university students. Personality and Individual Differences. 101, pp. 70 - 77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.05.053
AuthorsMarino, C, Vieno, A, Moss, AC, Caselli, G, Nikčević, AV and Spada, MM
Abstract

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd.Facebook has become hugely popular among young people and adults all over the world, creating a new social phenomenon that has affected the communication patterns used by people to interact with each other. Although most people use Facebook wisely, a minority of users can show negative patterns of Facebook use, with negative consequences on personal psycho-social well-being, especially among young adults. The present study aims to test a model designed to assess the unique contribution of personality traits, motives for using Facebook and metacognitions on Problematic Facebook Use (PFU) among young adults. A total of 815 Italian university students participated in the study. Path analysis revealed that three of the four motives to use Facebook, and that two of the five metacognitions, predicted PFU. Moreover, only one personality trait (extraversion) appeared to be directly linked to PFU, while emotional stability indirectly influenced PFU via motives (coping and conformity) and metacognitions (negative beliefs about worry and cognitive confidence). In conclusion, motives and metacognitions predict PFU among young adults, and they should be taken into account to develop preventive measures and clinical interventions.

Year2016
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Journal citation101, pp. 70 - 77
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Marino, C, Vieno, A, Pastore, M, Albery, IP, Frings, D and Spada, MM (2016). Modeling the contribution of personality, social identity and social norms to problematic Facebook use in adolescents. Addictive Behaviors. 63 (Dec), pp. 51 - 56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.07.001
Experimental modification of perspective on thoughts and metacognitive beliefs in alcohol use disorder.
Caselli, G, Gemelli, A, Spada, MM and Wells, A (2016). Experimental modification of perspective on thoughts and metacognitive beliefs in alcohol use disorder. Psychiatry Research. 244 (30 Oct), pp. 57 - 61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.07.029
Exploring the Alcohol-Behaviour Link: Myopic self-enhancement in the absence of alcohol consumption as a function of past alcohol use
Moss, AC, Albery, IP and Rahman, K (2016). Exploring the Alcohol-Behaviour Link: Myopic self-enhancement in the absence of alcohol consumption as a function of past alcohol use. Addictive Behaviors Reports. 4 (Dec), pp. 37-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2016.07.002
Examining the relationship between selective attentional bias for food- and body-related stimuli and purging behaviour in bulimia nervosa
Albery, IP, Wilcockson, TDW, Frings, D, Moss, AC, Caselli, G and Spada, MM (2016). Examining the relationship between selective attentional bias for food- and body-related stimuli and purging behaviour in bulimia nervosa. Appetite. 107 (Dec), pp. 208 - 212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2016.08.006
The Unintentional Procrastination Scale
Fernie, BA, Bharucha, Z, Nikčević, AV and Spada, MM (2016). The Unintentional Procrastination Scale. Journal of Rational - Emotive and Cognitive - Behavior Therapy. 35, p. 136–149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10942-016-0247-x
The Experimental Manipulation of Desire Thinking in Alcohol use Disorder.
Caselli, G, Gemelli, A and Spada, MM (2016). The Experimental Manipulation of Desire Thinking in Alcohol use Disorder. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2038
Do Baseline Executive Functions Mediate Prospective Memory Performance under a Moderate Dose of Alcohol?
Smith-Spark, JH, Moss, AC and Dyer, K. (2016). Do Baseline Executive Functions Mediate Prospective Memory Performance under a Moderate Dose of Alcohol? Frontiers in Psychology. 7, pp. 1325 - 1325. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01325
Desire thinking as a predictor of craving and binge drinking: A longitudinal study.
Martino, F, Caselli, G, Felicetti, F, Rampioni, M, Romanelli, P, Troiani, L, Sandra, S, Albery, IP and Spada, MM (2016). Desire thinking as a predictor of craving and binge drinking: A longitudinal study. Addictive Behaviors. 64, pp. 118 - 122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.08.046
Exploring the Relationship between Sexual Compulsivity and Attentional Bias to Sex-Related Words in a Cohort of Sexually Active Individuals.
Albery, IP, Lowry, J, Frings, D, Johnson, HL, Hogan, C and Moss, AC (2016). Exploring the Relationship between Sexual Compulsivity and Attentional Bias to Sex-Related Words in a Cohort of Sexually Active Individuals. European Addiction Research. 23 (1), pp. 1 - 6. https://doi.org/10.1159/000448732
Meta-cognitive beliefs about worry and pain catastrophising as mediators between neuroticism and pain behaviour
Spada, MM, Gay, H, Nikčević, AV, Fernie, BA and Caselli, G (2016). Meta-cognitive beliefs about worry and pain catastrophising as mediators between neuroticism and pain behaviour. Clinical Psychologist. 20 (3), pp. 138-146. https://doi.org/10.1111/cp.12081
Impact of alcohol promoting and alcohol warning advertisements on alcohol consumption, affect, and implicit cognition in heavy drinking young adults: a laboratory-based randomized controlled trial
Stautz, K, Albery, IP, Frings, D, Moss, AC and Marteau, T (2016). Impact of alcohol promoting and alcohol warning advertisements on alcohol consumption, affect, and implicit cognition in heavy drinking young adults: a laboratory-based randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Health Psychology. 22 (1), pp. 128-150. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12221
Dyads experience over confidence in hand-eye coordination skills after placebo alcohol
Frings, D, Albery, IP, Rolph, K, Leczfalvy, A, Smaczny, S and Moss, AC (2016). Dyads experience over confidence in hand-eye coordination skills after placebo alcohol. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 3 (47), pp. 148-157. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12418
Personality Traits and Metacognitions as Predictors of Positive Mental Health in College Students
Marino, C, Vieno, A, Lenzi, M, Fernie, BA, Nikčević, AV and Spada, MM (2016). Personality Traits and Metacognitions as Predictors of Positive Mental Health in College Students. Journal of Happiness Studies. 19, pp. 365-379. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-016-9825-y
Desire thinking: A new target for treatment of addictive behaviors?
Caselli, G and Spada, MM (2016). Desire thinking: A new target for treatment of addictive behaviors? International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. 9 (4), pp. 344-355. https://doi.org/10.1521/ijct_2016_09_15
A Metacognitive model of procrastination.
Fernie, BA, Bharucha, Z, Nikčević, AV, Marino, C and Spada, MM (2016). A Metacognitive model of procrastination. Journal of Affective Disorders. 210, pp. 196-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2016.12.042
Cognitive-behavioural case formulation in the treatment of a complex case of social anxiety disorder and substance misuse
Ezzamel, S, Spada, MM and Nikčević, AV (2015). Cognitive-behavioural case formulation in the treatment of a complex case of social anxiety disorder and substance misuse. in: Bruch, M (ed.) Beyond Diagnosis Case Formulation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy London John Wiley & Sons.
Editorial for the launch of Addictive Behaviors Reports
Spada, MM and Miller, PM (2015). Editorial for the launch of Addictive Behaviors Reports. Addictive Behaviors Reports. 1, p. 1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2015.03.007
Treatment Outcome and Metacognitive Change in CBT and GET for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Fernie, BA, Murphy, G, Wells, A, Nikčević, AV and Spada, MM (2015). Treatment Outcome and Metacognitive Change in CBT and GET for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 44 (4), pp. 397- 409. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135246581500017X
The effects of responsible drinking messages on attentional allocation and drinking behaviour.
Moss, AC, Albery, IP, Dyer, KR, Frings, D, Humphreys, K, Inkelaar, T, Harding, E and Speller, A (2015). The effects of responsible drinking messages on attentional allocation and drinking behaviour. Addictive Behaviors. 44, pp. 94 - 101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.035
The relative contribution of metacognitions and attentional control to the severity of gambling in problem gamblers.
Spada, MM and Roarty, A (2015). The relative contribution of metacognitions and attentional control to the severity of gambling in problem gamblers. Addictive Behaviors Reports. 1, pp. 7-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2015.02.001
Neknomination': Predictors in a sample of UK university students
Moss, AC, Spada, MM, Harkin, J, Albery, IP, Rycroft, N and Nikčević, AV (2015). Neknomination': Predictors in a sample of UK university students. Addictive Behaviors Reports. 1, pp. 73 - 75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2015.05.003
Desire thinking as a mediator of the relationship between novelty seeking and craving.
Caselli, G, Manfredi, C, Ferraris, A, Vinciullo, F and Spada, MM (2015). Desire thinking as a mediator of the relationship between novelty seeking and craving. Addictive Behaviors Reports. 1, pp. 2-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2015.03.003
The metacognitive therapy approach to problem drinking
Spada, MM, Caselli, G and Wells, A (2013). The metacognitive therapy approach to problem drinking. in: Steven, H and Michel, L (ed.) Mindfulness and Acceptance for Addictive Behaviors Applying Contextual CBT to Substance Abuse and Behavioral Addictions New York Harbringer.