Authors:Shane W. Kraus, Mateusz Gola, Joshua B. Grubbs, Ewelina Kowalewska, Rani A. Hoff, Michał Lew-Starowicz, Steve Martino, Steven D. Shirk, and Marc N. Potenza
we recommend further research to validate the BPS for clinical populations, particularly among women and sexual and gender minorities seeking treatment for PPU. Our initial examination of the proposed six-item screen in Study 1 revealed that one item
Authors:Gal Levi, Chen Cohen, Sigal Kaliche, Sagit Sharaabi, Koby Cohen, Dana Tzur-Bitan, and Aviv Weinstein
worked in part-time positions (65%) or in full-time jobs (26%). Most of the sample were married (45%), some were single (25%) or in a relationship (20%). Most of the sample lived in the city (82%) and a minority lived in the countryside (18
as desirable. Casual sex (even when it is not problematic) is associated with shame in cultural minorities, and therefore, the woman might be less inclined to seek treatment for SA in such cultures ( Ferree, 2001 , 2002
Authors:Mark D. Griffiths, Daria J. Kuss, Olatz Lopez-Fernandez, and Halley M. Pontes
minority of gamers on the grounds that there is currently a “ lack of consensus on symptomatology and assessment of problematic gaming ” (p. 1).
To this end, it can be argued that consensus is likely to be achieved in terms of symptomatology and
Authors:Mark D. Griffiths, Zsolt Demetrovics, and Paweł A. Atroszko
transient behavioral pattern related to situational factors
There is a compelling evidence for the persistence of work addiction in a minority of individuals; however, the prevalence rates are unknown due to lack of consensus regarding
al. ( 2014 ) discuss reasons why people with gambling problems who are in lower socioeconomic circumstances, female, or in minority groups might attract more public stigma.
Coping mechanisms for a stigmatized condition ( Link, Yang, Phelan, & Collins