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1 Introduction An ageing population is an inevitable phenomenon not only in Korea but also in most Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. This increase in the share of the older population could lead to a decrease

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1 Introduction In 1960, South Korea was amongst the world's poorest countries with a GDP per capita of US $158. By the 1990s however, they had reached a GDP per capita of $6,516; and in 2018, according to the World Bank, it was as high as $31

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accidents. In the USA, non-fatal pedestrian injury rates have increased with the steady rise in use of mobile phones ( Byington & Schwebel, 2013 ). In Korea, recent data have shown that accidents associated with smartphone use among pedestrians have

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). Psychiatric comorbidity assessed in Korean children and adolescents who screen positive for Internet addiction . Journal of Clinical Psychiatry , 67 , 821 – 826 . Hamilton , M. T

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reviews forces in a range of countries, framing discussion with remarks about expanded schooling, changing roles of the state, and household demand. It elaborates on patterns in Korea, Mauritius, Kenya and England to illustrate the themes through case

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. Participants were administered Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM, Fourth Edition and Korean Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Fourth Edition by a clinical research psychologist to exclude those who met criteria for a lifetime Axis I psychiatric

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Internet, gaming, and smartphone addiction in children and adolescents, and identify risks and protective factors. It was conducted from August 2015 to August 2019 in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do, Korea and included 194 participants ( Jo et al., 2019 ). Children

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disorder. Methods Study setting, data sources, and sample Individuals who visited the gambling disorder clinic in a university hospital, South Korea, were considered for inclusion in the study. The inclusion

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of teenagers is 4-fold higher than that of adults ( Jacobs, 2000 ). Particular, South Korean adolescents are exposed to various addictive materials via the Internet because of excessive academic stress, entrance exam-oriented education, and lack of

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increasing among all age groups in South Korea. According to a national study by the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning ( 2014 ), the Internet addiction rate was found to be 6.9% among 3- to 59-year-olds, 11.6% among 20-year-olds, 12.5% among

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