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Introduction Gambling has become widely viewed as a socially acceptable form of recreation ( Stucki & Rihs-Middel, 2007 ). For most individuals, gambling is an enjoyable and harmless activity. However, for a small minority of

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.g.,  Dusak, 1973 ; Kearns & Manners, 2004 ), and largely negative for day traders. Most day traders lose money over the long run, with the minority having positive expected returns largely capitalizing on the overall positive trend of the stock markets over

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Eszter Kotyuk, Anna Magi, Andrea Eisinger, Orsolya Király, Andrea Vereczkei, Csaba Barta, Mark D. Griffiths, Anna Székely, Gyöngyi Kökönyei, Judit Farkas, Bernadette Kun, Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, Róbert Urbán, Kenneth Blum, and Zsolt Demetrovics

time of the data collection, 23.1% smoked occasionally, and 17.1% smoked regularly. Missing data occurred in 0.1% of the sample ( n = 4). A small minority of the sample (7%) reported smoking more than 10 cigarettes a day. Two-thirds of participants

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our data to suggest greater prevalence of problems related to excess SNS use in racial and ethnic minority students. Finally, it is important to note that the present sample is somewhat unique given the relatively high legal drinking age of 21 years in

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Introduction In recent years, the usage of Internet has enormously increased with most users enjoying the benefits that varied online applications offer ( Office for National Statistics, 2014 ). However, for a minority of

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. ( 2011 ). Prevalence of the addictions: A problem of the majority or the minority? Evaluation and the Health Professions, 34 ( 1 ), 3 – 56 . Szabo , A

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reminder letters were sent to those who did not reply. All respondents received a gift certificate worth NOK 200 (approximately €24) as a compensation for taking part in the study. A small minority of individuals ( n  = 77) were excluded from the initial

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link between investing and gambling have sometimes focused on only the minority of investors appearing at gambling clinics ( Grall-Bronnec et al., 2017 ; Granero et al., 2012 ; Shin et al., 2015 ; Team & Turner, 2011 ), on the activities of a small

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dimension or reality (49%) or in a combination of some real but different dimension or reality and in normal everyday physical reality (26%). A minority of respondents (9%) reported that the entity existed “completely within myself,” or that the entity

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whether the general community might be fully aware of the risks or harms that might be associated with this activity. This is particularly when media activity may focus primarily on a small minority of early investors who have achieved financial gains

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