Variable Details:

Source:

Turel, Ofir, Alexander Serenko, and Paul Giles (2011), "Integrating technology addiction and use: an empirical investigation of online auction users", MIS Quarterly, 35, 1043-1061.
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Variable



Definition:



Item(s):

  • Much of my time is occupied by thoughts about participating in eBay auctions.
  • My thoughts about participating in eBay auctions interfere with my social, school, work, or role functioning.
  • My thoughts about participating in eBay auctions cause me anxiety and/or distress.
  • I often try to turn my attention away from the thoughts about participating in eBay auctions.
  • I have much control over my thoughts about participating in eBay auctions.
  • I spend much of my time participating in eBay auctions.
  • My participation in eBay auctions interferes with my social, school, work, or role functioning.
  • I become anxious and/or distressed when I am prevented from participating in eBay auctions.
  • I often try to resist my eBay auction participation compulsion.
  • I have much control over my participation in eBay auctions.


Citations:

  • Pallanti, S. , C. M. DeCaria, and J. E. Grant (2005), "Reliability and Validity of the Pathological Gambling Adaptation of the Yale–Brown Obsessive–Compulsive Scale (PG-YBOCS)", Journal of Gambling Studies, 21, 431-443. [Endnote]