and some treatment studies have been published in recent years; however, the majority of them are of rather poor quality ( King, Delfabbro, Griffiths, & Gradisar, 2011 ). Very few studies report on the prevention of Internet addiction and this area has
with the intent of reducing harms associated with gaming. Their paper synthesizes the limited literature in this area and should bring awareness to prevention work.
Consideration of the wider literature of prevention research in medicine, mental
context by discussing its (a) sociocultural environment and (b) the gamer and the game environment to (c) create the case for prevention to reduce risk and harm and to provide support for gamers and their families.
Policy and Regulation
(ICU), and higher costs [ 3 , 6–8 ]. According to the previously published studies, the implementation of a VAP bundle had been proven to be efficacious in reduction of VAP rates [ 9–11 ]. Education plays an important role in the prevention of VAP [ 12
given to psychological (and pharmacological) treatments (see Zajac, Ginley, Chang, & Petry, 2017 for a recent review) in some countries, prevention of IGD has received less attention in many other countries, despite potential benefits of this approach
Recently, we have introduced a mathematical model for the comparison of prevention strategies against sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [ 1 ] with a focus also on exposition prevention
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