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, 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
reporting just one harm are RGs. PGs comprise a relatively small minority of harmed individuals, until the number of harms reported exceeds 15. RGs and LR gamblers comprise the majority of harmed individuals until the number of harms reported per person
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:Daria J. Kuss, Mark D. Griffiths, and Halley M. Pontes
minority of gamers, these online worlds may be a substitute for the lack of real-life social contexts and may draw such individuals to these games. Research suggests that specific types of online games have a relatively high addictive potential for some
Authors:Halley M. Pontes, Mirna Macur, and Mark D. Griffiths
( American Psychiatric Association, 2013 ) due to its widely reported negative impacts on both mental and physical health of a minority of individuals ( Griffiths, 2015 ; Griffiths, Király, Pontes, & Demetrovics, 2015 ; Griffiths & Pontes, 2015 ; King