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2020-02-20 Research Article

Sexual addiction, self-esteem and personality dimensions

Badii Amamou*, Cyrine Missaoui, Amjed Ben Haouala, Ahmad Mhalla, Ferid Zaafrane and Lotfi Gaha


Sexual addiction is a growing reality. The acknowledgment of this disorder requires to identify vulnerability factors. Besides, it would improve the management and treatment of these people. We used a cross-sectional study with a sample of voluntary subjects recruited online ...

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2020-02-11 Research Article

Assessment of physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding smoking cessation management in the Gaza Strip

Khaled Hani Alkhodari*, Bakr Khadr Abo Jarad, Ahmed Ismail Al-Bahbhani, Sadi Yehia Nkhala, Ali Naim Al-Buhisi and Khamis Abdelkarim Elessi


Background: Despite its negative effects, approximately 23% of Palestinians (≥ 18 years) smoke cigarettes. Studies have shown physicians to be an important channel for smoking cessation intervention. This investigation examines physicians’ smoking-re...

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2019-06-27 Research Article

A forensic treatment-monitoring study of an adult with attentiondefi cit disorder with hyperactivity and substance use disorder

Niels Peter Nielsen and Elisabeth H Wiig*


Background: The patient in this study experienced a childhood marked by conflicts within the family, physical abuse, frequent changes of school settings, truancy, and unspecified learning disabilities. After leaving school at age 17, she was chronically depre...

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2018-10-24 Research Article

Factors affecting physical activity of recuperating alcoholics in Asumbi- Homabay rehabiliation center, Kenya

Lucy Amanya Mutuli*, Peter Bukhala and Gordon Nguka


Background: Alcoholism is a widespread problem in Kenya and is associated with severe impacts on health and quality of life of the individual. Physical activity is an affordable and sustainable adjunct treatment option for recuperating alcoholics; however its...

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2018-08-21 Review Article

Cyberbullying: A narrative review

Tiffany Field*


A literature search was conducted using PubMed and PsycINFO to locate cyberbullying research that was published during the last 4 years. In this narrative review, cyberbullying research is briefly summarized and critiqued. The review is focused on the varying definitions and ...

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2018-08-02 Review Article

Parental Role in Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention

Shelby Miller*


Background: There is a huge gap in the U.S. health care system when it comes to the prevention of substance abuse and addiction, specifically involving adolescents. It has been determined through literature review that parents in Utah are not informed about/k...

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2018-01-25 Letter to the Editor

Alcohol-related poisonings in Russia: Obfuscated facts

Sergei V Jargin*

Letter to Editor

The problem of the alcohol misuse in Russia is well known; but there is a tendency to exaggerate it, which seems to be used to disguise shortages of the healthcare and public assistance.In this way, responsibility for the relatively low life expectancy is shifted onto...

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2017-12-29 Short Communication

The effects of alcohol taxation and pricing policies on vodka sales in Russia

Razvodovsky YE


Background: The majority of aggregate econometric studies indicate that higher taxes and real prices on alcohol significantly reduce the alcohol consumption.

Objectives: To estimate the effects of recent alcohol taxation and pricing...

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2017-12-05 Case Report

Addiction to self-strangulation: a case-report

Aurely Ameller*, Yann Le Strat, Marion Cadranel, Celine Portalier and Caroline Dubertret


Introduction: DSM-5 mentions autoerotic asphyxia in the paraphilic disorders section, as a specifier for the diagnostic of sexual masochism disorder. Strangulation activities have also been observed in the “choking game”. The term “strangula...

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2017-01-30 Research Article

Predictive Psychological Factors of Problematic Alcohol use in University Students

Hatice Demirbas*


The objective of this study is to determine prevalence of alcohol-substance use among university students, and to investigate the correlation between the childhood abuse, suicide probability and anger expression styles in students who have drinking problems. A survey was carri...

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