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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 66 Citations 20,451 154 World Ranking 1552 National Ranking 951

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Awards & Achievements

2017 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology

Douglas A. Gentile mainly focuses on Video game, Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Gerontology and Aggression. His Video game study incorporates themes from Longitudinal study, Mass media, Clinical psychology, Social cognition and Instructional design. His Social psychology research incorporates themes from Video game addiction and Sample.

His Developmental psychology research incorporates elements of Teaching method, Attribution, Transfer of training and Curriculum. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Body mass index, Ecology, Screen time, Obesity and Pedometer. The various areas that Douglas A. Gentile examines in his Pedometer study include Odds ratio, Physical therapy, Overweight and Odds.

His most cited work include:

  • The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent hostility, aggressive behaviors, and school performance (694 citations)
  • Pathological Video Game Use Among Youths: A Two-Year Longitudinal Study (654 citations)
  • Pathological Video-Game Use Among Youth Ages 8 to 18 A National Study (652 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Video game, Aggression and Human factors and ergonomics are his primary areas of study. His Developmental psychology research includes elements of Screen time, Longitudinal study and Clinical psychology. Social psychology is closely attributed to Mass media in his work.

His studies deal with areas such as Applied psychology and Addiction as well as Video game. He has included themes like Cognition and Attribution bias in his Aggression study. His Human factors and ergonomics study combines topics in areas such as Injury prevention and Suicide prevention.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (28.17%)
  • Social psychology (25.35%)
  • Video game (23.47%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (28.17%)
  • Medical education (3.76%)
  • Clinical psychology (10.33%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Developmental psychology, Medical education, Clinical psychology, Cognition and Intervention. His research in Developmental psychology is mostly concerned with Prosocial behavior. He combines subjects such as Stakeholder engagement, Academic achievement, Qualitative property and Implementation research with his study of Medical education.

Douglas A. Gentile works mostly in the field of Clinical psychology, limiting it down to concerns involving Anxiety and, occasionally, Etiology, Video game addiction, Well-being and Social comparison theory. The study incorporates disciplines such as Self-concept, Cognitive psychology, Creativity and Thinking skills in addition to Cognition. He has researched Intervention in several fields, including Ecology, Pathological, Peer support and Adolescent Obesity.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Video games as coping mechanisms in the etiology of video game addiction. (18 citations)
  • The relationship between perceived stress and problematic social networking site use among Chinese college students (8 citations)
  • Internet Gaming Disorder: Relations Between Needs Satisfaction In-Game and in Life in General (8 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology

His scientific interests lie mostly in Developmental psychology, Clinical psychology, Addiction, Anxiety and Video game. He carries out multidisciplinary research, doing studies in Developmental psychology and Stress. His Clinical psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Early adolescence, Smartphone addiction, Social issues and Cohort.

His Addiction study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social psychology and Etiology. His Shyness study in the realm of Anxiety connects with subjects such as Injury prevention. Douglas A. Gentile interconnects Screen time, Gerontology and Weight management in the investigation of issues within Video game.

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Best Publications

The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent hostility, aggressive behaviors, and school performance

Douglas A Gentile;Paul J Lynch;Jennifer Ruh Linder;David A Walsh.
Journal of Adolescence (2004)

1390 Citations

Pathological Video-Game Use Among Youth Ages 8 to 18 A National Study

Douglas Gentile.
Psychological Science (2009)

1274 Citations

Pathological Video Game Use Among Youths: A Two-Year Longitudinal Study

Douglas A. Gentile;Hyekyung Choo;Albert Liau;Timothy Sim.
Pediatrics (2011)

1226 Citations

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Craig A. Anderson;Douglas A. Gentile;Katherine E. Buckley.

1143 Citations

The Effects of Prosocial Video Games on Prosocial Behaviors: International Evidence From Correlational, Longitudinal, and Experimental Studies:

Douglas A. Gentile;Craig A. Anderson;Shintaro Yukawa;Nobuko Ihori.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2009)

981 Citations

The Impact of Video Games on Training Surgeons in the 21st Century

James C. Rosser;Paul J. Lynch;Laurie Cuddihy;Douglas A. Gentile.
Archives of Surgery (2007)

826 Citations

An international consensus for assessing internet gaming disorder using the new DSM‐5 approach

Nancy M. Petry;Florian Rehbein;Douglas A. Gentile;Jeroen S. Lemmens.
Addiction (2014)

729 Citations

Television and Video Game Exposure and the Development of Attention Problems

Edward L. Swing;Douglas A. Gentile;Craig A. Anderson;David A. Walsh.
Pediatrics (2010)

571 Citations

A normative study of family media habits

Douglas A. Gentile;David A. Walsh.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (2002)

533 Citations

The Internet gaming disorder scale

Jeroen S. Lemmens;Patti M. Valkenburg;Douglas A. Gentile.
Psychological Assessment (2015)

446 Citations

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