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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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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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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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. 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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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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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Bach Xuan Tran, Giang Hai Ha, Giang Thu Vu, Chi Linh Hoang, Son Hoang Nguyen, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Carl. A. Latkin, Wilson WS Tam, Cyrus S. H. Ho, and Roger C. M. Ho

, which indicated these countries having great cooperation in this research field. Interestingly, two Asian countries (China, and South Korea) appeared in the top five of the most prolific countries, which accounted for 21.1% (WOS), and 13% (Scopus) in the

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assessed according to the parent-report version of the Korean version of the ADHD rating scale (K-ARS) which was originally developed by Dupaul (1991) . The K-ARS is an 18-item questionnaire based on DSM-IV ADHD. The K-ARS consists of two subscales

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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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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Sam-Wook Choi, Dai-Jin Kim, Jung-Seok Choi, Heejune Ahn, Eun-Jeung Choi, Won-Young Song, Seohee Kim, and Hyunchul Youn

users across the globe in early 2012 ( Mok et al., 2014 ). In South Korea, the number of smartphone users was estimated to be upwards of 39 million ( Ministry of Science, Information and Communications Technology and Future Planning, 2014

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