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to excessive Internet use ( Stavropoulos, Gentile, & Motti-Stefanidi, 2016 ). These repercussions illustrate the compelling need for at-risk individuals to be identified, helped, and (in a minority of cases) treated.
This need is acknowledged
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et al., 2014 ; Rumpf et al., 2018 ; Starcevic & Billieux, 2018 ).
Multiple studies have shown that male online game players are more likely to develop IGD than females ( Borgonovi, 2016 ). Studies have suggested that a minority of female and
– 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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experiencing problems often show low rates of treatment engagement. For example, a minority (perhaps 10%) of individuals with problem gambling report seeking professional help or support from peer organizations such as Gamblers Anonymous ( Suurvali, Hodgins
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Sussman , S.
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Griffiths , M.
( 2011 ). Prevalence of the addictions: A problem of the majority or the minority? Evaluation and the
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Problematic internet gaming has been reported in many countries worldwide and is increasingly common among a small minority of adolescents ( Cheng, Cheung, & Wang, 2018 ; Feng, Ramo, Chan, & Bourgeois, 2017
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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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SNS (and other risk behaviors) would be affected by other deviations from social conformity/expectation that are socially undesirable, stigmatized, and stressful; examples of such conditions may include obesity, long-term unemployment, and minority