Authors:Eduardo Ekman Schenberg, Maria Angélica de Castro Comis, João Felipe Morel Alexandre, Bruno Daniel Rasmussen Chaves, Luís Fernando Tófoli, and Dartiu Xavier da Silveira
between 1990 and 2010, while alcohol drinking increased from eighth to fifth in the same period ( Lim et al., 2012 ), alone contributing to 9.6% of mental health DALY ( Degenhardt et al., 2013 ; Whiteford et al., 2013 ). A minority of these users develop
Authors:Chung-Ying Lin, Maryam Ganji, Halley M. Pontes, Vida Imani, Anders Broström, Mark D. Griffiths, and Amir H. Pakpour
, & Billieux, 2014 ; Pontes, Kuss, & Griffiths, 2015 ). Although Internet-related activities provide convenience and enjoyment to individuals, a large amount of research consistently indicated the negative impacts of Internet addiction among a small minority
Authors:Paul Delfabbro, Anna Thomas, and Andrew Armstrong
by a minority of this group. Thus, these behaviors are likely to be very good indicators of problematic gambling but less likely to be observed.
As confirmed by a large negative correlation between the prevalence and the risk ratios, this
– Law enforcement sometimes targets HR providers and people who use drugs, especially minorities
– Nothing specifically stigmatizing in the media, mostly not positive, but a “personal choice” is emphasized
Authors:Ágnes Zsila, Lynn E. McCutcheon, and Zsolt Demetrovics
completed their education with a college degree or higher (25.6%). A considerable proportion of participants were students during the data collection (38.4%), whereas 36.2% had a full-time or a part-time job, and 21.1% studied and worked. Only a minority of
Authors:Anna Heuer, Manuel Mennig, Anna Schubö, and Antonia Barke
Introduction With around 2.5 billion gamers worldwide, playing video games is an extremely popular pastime ( Statista, 2019 ). For a minority, however, it is associated with negative consequences such as sleep problems, headache, loneliness, low
Authors:Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Roser Granero, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Astrid Müller, Matthias Brand, Teresa Mena-Moreno, Cristina Vintró-Alcaraz, Amparo del Pino-Gutiérrez, Laura Moragas, Núria Mallorquí-Bagué, Neus Aymamí, Mónica Gómez-Peña, María Lozano-Madrid, José M. Menchón, and Susana Jiménez-Murcia
Lisha , N.
Griffiths , M.
( 2011 ). Prevalence of the addictions: A problem of the majority or the minority? Evaluation and the Health Professions, 34 ( 1 ), 3 – 56 . doi: 10
Authors:Chung-Ying Lin, Anders Broström, Per Nilsen, Mark D. Griffiths, and Amir H. Pakpour
, activities engaged through the medium of Internet appear to elicit addictive behaviors (e.g., gambling, gaming, and networking) in a small minority of individuals ( Griffiths, 2017 ; Griffiths & Szabo, 2013 ). Addiction to such Internet-related activities