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Expanding on the multidisciplinary stakeholder framework to minimize harms for problematic risk-taking involving emerging technologies. •

Commentary on: Problematic risk-taking involving emerging technologies: A stakeholder framework to minimize harms (Swanton et al., 2019)

Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Jing Shi, Mark van der Maas, Nigel E. Turner, and Marc N. Potenza

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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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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, 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

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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

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Nerilee Hing, Alex M. T. Russell, Gabrielle M. Bryden, Philip Newall, Daniel L. King, Matthew Rockloff, Matthew Browne, and Nancy Greer

topic, these findings extend our understanding of adolescent engagement in skin gambling, and its potential contribution to gambling harm. This is important, given that recent studies indicate that a substantial minority of adolescents engage in skin

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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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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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frequency at baseline and 30 days later. A small minority of the participants reported no gambling problems (16%), with the majority classed on the PGSI as experiencing low-risk (23%), moderate-risk (39%) and problem gambling (23%). Harrigan et al. (2010

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. , & Carlo , G. ( 2007 ). Acculturative stress, 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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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

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