International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
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#1Poh Khuen Lim (UM: University of Malaya)
#2Amer Siddiq (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 5
Last.Seng Beng Tan (UM: University of Malaya)
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Advancement in smartphone technology has brought about a steady rise in the global mobile phone usage. Smartphone addiction has been widely studied among adolescent and adult population, and little is known regarding its impact on patients who are diagnosed with major depressive disorder. This study examined the prevalence of smartphone addiction among depressed patients and the association between smartphone addiction and the severity of depression. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 140 ...
“Strong Families” is a program developed by PAHO/WHO aimed at preventing risk behaviors in adolescents, and it is based on the Strengthening Families Program of Iowa. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of this program in Colombia. For this, a quasi-experimental study involving 376 families was carried out. The families that underwent the intervention attended between five and seven sessions. The groups were evaluated before the intervention and 12 and 18 months later. ...
#1Gordon L. Flett (York University)H-Index: 65
#2Ron Burdo (OISE/UT: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education)
Last.Taryn Nepon (York University)H-Index: 7
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The current study sought to illustrate the vulnerability of people who feel like they do not matter by uniquely examining the extent to which feelings of not mattering are associated with insecure attachment styles, rumination, facets of self-criticism, and depression. Analyses of data from a cross-sectional sample of 247 university students established that mattering was associated negatively with insecure attachment and ruminative brooding and with multiple facets of self-criticism, including ...
#2Ambra Ferrari (University of Milan)H-Index: 3
Last.Mark D. Griffiths (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 88
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The aim of the present study was to test the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Smartphone Application-Based Addiction Scale (SABAS; Csibi et al., International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 16, 393–403, 2018), a short and easy to use six-item tool for screening the risk of addiction to smartphone-based applications. A further goal was to explore the impact on smartphone addiction of several variables related to smartphone use habits, perceived quality of life, and s...
Griffiths and Pontes (2019) outlined a need for the video gaming industry to take responsibility in gamer protection in their paper titled, “The future of gaming disorder research and player protection: What role should the video gaming industry and researchers play?” To that end, they call for researchers to consider collaboration with the video gaming industry for future research in the field of gaming disorder. As a response to their commentary, we further a dialogue regarding the potential b...
#1Karina CondeH-Index: 3
#2Karina Conde (CONICET: National Scientific and Technical Research Council)H-Index: 1
Last.Mariana CremonteH-Index: 11
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Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is one of the most harmful conditions associated with consumption. Despite a high level of consumption and an elevated number of people living with an AUD, evidence from help-seeking processes in Latin America is scarce and absent in Argentina. This paper aims to describe reasons for delaying and starting help-seeking, the process of problem awareness, and the years elapsed between drinking initiation, problem awareness, and help-seeking, as perceived by a clinical, no...
Police work is a high-risk profession that can cause mental health conditions. With increasing sickness levels and falling police numbers, it is essential prompt mental health treatment be implemented. The study aims to explore institutional negativity and stigma in the police force towards mental ill health. Semi-structured interviews attended by five police officers with thematic analysis captured (i) police culture, (ii) the stigma of mental illness, (iii) disclosure of mental illness and (iv...
#1Evelyn HearneH-Index: 6
#2Mayyada WazaifyH-Index: 15
Last.Jim McVeigh (MMU: Manchester Metropolitan University)
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The use of image- and performance-enhancing drugs particularly anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) is not a new phenomenon. AAS use is not limited to athletes, with mainstream populations using these drugs for aesthetic purposes. Prevalence has been predominantly in Western countries, with some recent studies indicating a rise in popularity in the Eastern Mediterranean region. A scoping review of extant empirical literature from the Eastern Mediterranean region described and mapped what is known ...
Although most people gamble safely, national prevalence rates indicate that approximately 0.2 to 1% of the Australian population experience problems with gambling. An issue that has not been extensively researched in Australia is whether the nature of gambling, and the associated harms is consistently observed across the nation. In particular, are there are differences between metropolitan and rural areas in people’s experiences with gambling and the associated impacts? A qualitative study invol...
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