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demonstrated that the excessive use of video games may lead to negative consequences in various areas of psychological functioning and can result in an addiction among a small minority of gamers ( Ferguson, Coulson, & Barnett, 2011 ; Kowert, Festl, & Quandt

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era where gambling opportunities are widespread ( Gupta & Derevensky, 2000 ). While for most adolescents, gambling is an enjoyable and harmless activity, for a small minority, gambling can become problematic with severe negative consequences ( Calado

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Journal of Psychedelic Studies
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

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
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

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that SNS and video games can contribute to psychosocial impairments and behavioral dysfunction in a minority of users, including young adolescents who may use these technologies excessively and unhealthily given their current developmental stage

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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

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, social support, and coping: Relations to psychological adjustment among Mexican American college students . Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13 ( 4 ), 347 – 355 . doi: 10

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– 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

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. , & Griffiths , M. D. ( 2011 ). Prevalence of the addictions: A problem of the majority or the minority? Evaluation and the Health Professions, 34, 3 – 56 . doi: 10.1177/0163278710380124 10

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Beáta Bőthe, Marc N. Potenza, Mark D. Griffiths, Shane W. Kraus, Verena Klein, Johannes Fuss, and Zsolt Demetrovics

(e.g., number of lifetime sexual partners or past-year pornography use frequency) than participants in the at-risk and high-risk classes. A minority (7.8%) of participants was included in the at-risk class; these participants demonstrated slightly

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