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addictive-related disorders and this appears especially true for shared commonalities between HD and a gambling disorder ( Farre et al., 2015 ). However, it is unclear how severity for hypersexual behavior should be conceptualized and this is the first paper

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. , Fox , S. L. , Hucl , P. , Singh , A. K. and Stevenson , F. C. ( 2014 ): Root rot severity and fungal populations in spring common, durum and spelt wheat, and Kamut grown under organic management in Western Canada . Can. J. Plant Sci. 94

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Aspergillosis is one of the frequent causes of exacerbation of asthma depending on the geographical regions. The specific serum IgG level for aspergillus is a major diagnostic criterion in aspergillosis.Ninety-six asthmatic patients, with mean age of 5.4 ± 3.0 years who were referred to the asthma clinic of the Mofid Children’s Hospital, were enrolled in this study. Serum specific IgG for aspergillus was measured and its association with severity of asthma was evaluated.Nineteen asthmatic patients (10 females and 9 males) had aspergillus IgG antibody. Among them, severe persistent asthma and moderate persistent asthma were detected in 5 and 13 cases, respectively, whereas only one patient suffered from mildpersistent asthma. A total of 36.5% of the 96 patients had a history of atopy, while 26% had allergic rhinitis. There was an association between the severity of asthma and the presence of aspergillus IgG antibody. Moreover, the positivity for aspergillus IgG antibody was higher in older patients.Our results indicated an association between aspergillus antibody level and severity of asthma. It could be recommended that the IgG titer for aspergillus is measured in pediatric patients with asthma, whereas co-morbidity of aspergillosis and asthma increases the risk of asthma exacerbation.

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Maria Ciccarelli, Marina Cosenza, Mark D. Griffiths, Francesca D’Olimpio and Giovanna Nigro

negative consequences (e.g., job loss, bankruptcy, and/or jeopardized relationship). The weak orientation toward the future, with a focus on immediate consequences, is strongly and positively associated with gambling severity, risk proneness, and

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Rachel L. Sanacora, Seth W. Whiting, Corey E. Pilver, Rani A. Hoff and Marc N. Potenza

disorders, suggesting complex contributions to negative outcomes associated with PPG. Multiple levels of problem-gambling severity (including low-risk, at-risk, and PPG) are associated with elevated rates of both Axis-I and Axis-II DSM-IV psychiatric

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Giuseppe Scimeca, Antonio Bruno, Manuela Crucitti, Claudio Conti, Diego Quattrone, Gianluca Pandolfo, Rocco Antonio Zoccali and Maria Rosaria Anna Muscatello

insight both for theoretical and clinical purposes. According to this background, the present exploratory study was performed to evaluate the association between AIB and IA severity. The primary aim was to explore the association between AIB and IA

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. Petry 2006 Severity of gambling is associated with physical and emotional health in urban primary care patients General Hospital Psychiatry 28 2

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Christopher J. Hammond, Corey E. Pilver, Loreen Rugle, Marvin A. Steinberg, Linda C. Mayes, Robert T. Malison, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Rani A. Hoff and Marc N. Potenza MD, PhD

. J Ciarrocchi 1987 Severity of impairment in dually addicted gamblers Journal of Gambling Studies 3 1 16 26

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-related motives. In addition, MacLaren, Ellery, and Knoll ( 2015 ) reported that the relationship between aspects of conscientiousness (i.e., low industriousness) and gambling severity was mediated through coping motives. In the most comprehensive test, Mackinnon

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prevalence estimates vary between territories, timeframes, and assessment instruments used ( Calado & Griffiths, 2016 ; Williams, Volberg, & Stevens, 2012 ). In several English-speaking countries, the Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI; Ferris

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