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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

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04.06.2019 | Original Article

An Interview Between a Professor and a Nursing Graduate Student on the Current State of Post-secondary Student Mental Health in Ontario, Canada

A number of recent suicides by post-secondary students have drawn public attention to unmet mental health needs in post-secondary institutions. The dialog narrated below is between a post-secondary professor (NK) and graduate student (BS), who is …

03.06.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Measurement and Conceptualization of Gaming Disorder According to the World Health Organization Framework: the Development of the Gaming Disorder Test

Previous research on gaming disorder (GD) has highlighted key methodological and conceptual hindrances stemming from the heterogeneity of nomenclature and the use of non-standardized psychometric tools to assess this phenomenon. The recent …

31.05.2019 | Original Article

High Stakes: Children’s Exposure to Gambling and Gambling Marketing Using Wearable Cameras

Concerns continue to be raised about the ‘normalising’ influence of gambling and its marketing on children. This study sought to determine the nature and extent of children’s everyday exposure to gambling and its marketing. New Zealand children …

23.05.2019 | Original Article

Differential Effects of Cognitive Reserve on the Neurocognitive Functioning of Polysubstance Users: an Exploratory Analysis Using Mixture Regression

We aimed to identify latent classes based on differential effects of cognitive reserve on neurocognitive variables, and to determine which variables of polysubstance use predict class membership. One hundred sixty-six male participants in …

23.05.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Analysis of Problematic Smartphone Use Across Different Age Groups within the ‘Components Model of Addiction’

Smartphones have rapidly become indispensable in modern life. The wide spectrum of activities and virtual interaction possibilities with the mobile device render some individuals prone to exaggerated use exhibiting core symptoms akin to substance …

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The journal provides a forum for international debate on mental health and addiction-related issues, and helps make sense of the effects of mental health and addiction on individuals and societies. It reports on current information and developments in mental health and addiction-related research, policy, phenomenology, literature, and treatment.

The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction offers broad-ranging coverage in such fields as psychology, sociology, anthropology, criminology, public health, history, law, and literature. The journal publishes feature articles, review articles, clinical notes, research notes, first-person accounts, letters to the editor, commentaries, conference reports, book reviews and abstracts.

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