Study 1 [2014-2016]: Large-scale European longitudinal cross-cultural study

Coordinators of the Tech Use Disorders project:

Belgium, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)


  • Coordinators :
  • Olatz Lopez-Fernandez, Along the TUD project Postdoctoral Senior Researcher Marie Curie IEF; at present Associate member of the Laboratory for Experimental Psychopathology (LEP) and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University
    Joël Billieux, Associated Professor of Psychology at the UcL and Co-Director of the LEP

  • Researchers :
  • Gaëtan Devos, PhD student
    Jory Deleuze, PhD student
    Aurélien Cornil, PhD student
    Aline Wéry, PhD student

  • Collaborators :
  • William DeBueger, Master student
    Ophelie Devriendt, Master student

    EU University Participants:
    [by alphabetical order]

    Finland, Oulu University of Applied Sciences


  • Coordinator :
  • Niko Männikkö, Project Co-ordinator, M.Sc.

  • Researcher :
  • Maria Kääriäinen, Professor

    France, Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense University


  • Coordinator :
  • Lucia Romo, Professor of Clinical Pyschology

  • Researchers :
  • Yannick Morvan, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
    Laurence Kern, Professor of Sciences and technical in physical and sport activities
    Pierluigi Graziani, Professor of Clinical Pyschology
    Amélie Rousseau, Professor of Clinical Pyschology

    Germany, Universität zu Lübeck


  • Coordinators :
  • Hans-Jürgen Rumpf, Head of the research group S:TEP (Substance use and related disorders: Treatment, Epidemiology, and Prevention) at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

  • Researcher :
  • Anja Bischof, Researcher S:TEP

  • Collaborators :
  • Ann-Kathrin Gässler, Master student
    Ulrike Grave, Master student

    Hungary, Eötvös Loránd University


  • Coordinator :
  • Zsolt Demetrovics, Professor and Director of the Institute of Psychology

  • Researcher :
  • Orsolya Király, Assistant Lecturer

    Italy, UKE – Kore University of Enna


  • Coordinator :
  • Adriano Schimmenti, Associate Professor of Psychopathology

  • Researcher :
  • Alessia Passanisi, Assistant professor of General Psychology

    Norway, University of Oslo


  • Coordinator :
  • Inge Landrø, Professor of Psychology

  • Researcher :
  • Nils Eivind Holth Landrø, Assistant

    Poland, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin


  • Coordinator :
  • Bernadeta Lelonek-Kuleta, Assistant Professor in Chair of Public Health

  • Researcher :
  • Joanna Chwaszcz, Assistant Professor in Chair of Social Psycho-prevention

    Spain, Universidad de Valencia


  • Coordinator :
  • Mariano Chóliz, Associate Professor in Psychology

  • Researchers :
  • Juan José Zacares González, Associate Professor in Psychology and Co-Director of the Master’s Degree in Psychogerontology
    Emilia Desfilis, Professor in Psychology and Director of the Master’s Degree in Psychogerontology

    Switzerland, University of Geneva and University Hospital of Geneva


  • Coordinator from the University of Geneva
  • Lucien Rochat, Lecturer

  • Coordinator from the University Hospital of Geneva
  • Sophia Achab, Medical Deputy to the Addiction Division Head and Responsible of specialized program in behavioral addictions

  • Researcher from the University Hospital of Geneva
  • Daniele Fabio Zullino, Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Addiction Division

    United Kingdom, Nottingham Trent University


  • Coordinator :
  • Mark D. Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addictions and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit (IGRU)

  • Researchers :
  • Daria J. Kuss, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Researcher of IGRU
    Halley Pontes, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Researcher of the IGRU

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