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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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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

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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

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results. Most of the participants showed a reliable improvement, however, a minority showed no reliable change or even a reliable deterioration. Exploratory growth models revealed more beneficial effects in more impaired individuals. The other potential

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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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cue reactivity in the reward network of addictive subjects in comparison to healthy subjects was only found in a minority of the studies as summarized in a most recent review by Antons et al. (2020) . From this summary, the conclusion can be drawn

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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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-Johnson , M. , Hansen , M. C. , & Xie , B . ( 2008 ). Measuring Latinos' perceptions of depression: A confirmatory factor analysis of the illness perception questionnaire . Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology , 14 ( 4 ), 377 – 384

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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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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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