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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Valentin Flaudias, Sylvain Iceta, Oulmann Zerhouni, Rachel F Rodgers, Joël Billieux, Pierre-Michel Llorca, Jordane Boudesseul, Ingrid de Chazeron, Lucia Romo, Pierre Maurage, Ludovic Samalin, Laurent Bègue, Mickael Naassila, Georges Brousse, and Sébastien Guillaume

the vulnerability of these individuals in the context of the COVID-19 lockdown, and preliminary clinical evidence suggests an increase in symptoms in this population ( Fernández-Aranda et al., 2020 ). Notably, since the pandemic began, most

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Index (PGSI; Ferris & Wynne, 2001 ) and the Problem and Pathological Gambling Measure (PPGM; Williams & Volberg, 2010, 2014 ) are examples of population survey measures (or screens) that have the primary purpose of identifying people who are likely to

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Simon Ching Lam, Zoe Sze-Long Chan, Andy Chun-Yin Chong, Wendy Wing-Chi Wong, and Jiawen Ye

general population often underestimates the consequences of CBB. Based on an examination of 24 individuals with CBB, Christenson et al. ( 1994 ) noted that excessive buying leads to large debts (58%), guilt (46%), inability to meet payments (42

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Nicki A. Dowling, Carrie Ewin, George J. Youssef, Stephanie S. Merkouris, Aino Suomi, Shane A. Thomas, and Alun C. Jackson

PG and FV (victimization and perpetration) in a population-representative sample. It was hypothesized that: (a) PG would be positively associated with FV, even after adjusting for sociodemographic variables and comorbidities (hazardous alcohol use

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Sina Zadra, Gallus Bischof, Bettina Besser, Anja Bischof, Christian Meyer, Ulrich John, and Hans-Jürgen Rumpf

investigating the co-occurrence of IA and personality disorders. The aim of this study was to analyze the associations between personality disorders and IA using a sample derived from the general population with a wide range of ages. It uses an extensive DSM-5

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Mentálhigiéné és Pszichoszomatika
Authors: Beatrix Barcsi, Katalin Hollódy, Bernadette Péley, Krisztina Dorn, Kathryn A. Kerns, Sándor Rózsa, Imre A. Török, and János Kállai

. Skrabski , Á. , Kopp , M. , Rózsa , S. , Réthelyi , J. , & Rahe , R.H. ( 2005 ). Life meaning: An important correlate of health in the Hungarian population . International Journal of Behavioral Medicine , 12 ( 2 ), 78 – 85

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illnesses, populations, and cultural settings. IPQ-R has been widely applied in different countries and languages to understand both physical problems (e.g., hypertension and cancer) and mental illnesses ( Cabassa, Lagomasino, Dwight-Johnson, Hansen, & Xie

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). Although gambling is a socially acceptable behavior ( Griffiths, 1996 ), epidemiological research estimates that 0.2%–2.3% of adults in the general population meet the criteria for problem or pathological gambling ( Gainsbury et al., 2014 ). Gambling

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. M. , Oddy , W. H. & Crosby , R. D. ( 2013 ). Early onset binge eating and purging eating disorders: Course and outcome in a population-based study of adolescents . Journalof Abnormal Child Psychology , 41 , 1083 – 1096

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literature. The present study In a population-based study, we investigated the level of addictive use of SNS in the Hong Kong male adult general population and factors associated with addictive use of SNS, including

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