publication . Article . 2014

P-73 * An investigation of addictions (substances and behaviors) in a community sample

J. Deleuze; L. Rochat; L. Romo; M. Van der Linden; G. Thorens; Y. Khazaal; S. Rothen; S. Achab; J. Billieux;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2014
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Chemical and behavioral addictions are highly prevalent in our societies. Nevertheless, studies investigating a large panel of addictive behaviors in a community sample are lacking from the current literature on the topic. The aim of the current study is to explore addictive behaviors prevalence, characteristics, and interrelations in a sample of French speaking adults from the general population. Both substances (alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, drugs) and behaviors (gambling, Internet, buying, sport, work, mobile phone, eating) were considered. Several features of these addictive behaviors (involved in the triggering of the behaviors) were considered, namely, frequ...
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free text keywords: Cannabis, biology.organism_classification, biology, Suicide prevention, Addictive behavior, medicine.disease, medicine, Injury prevention, Addiction, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Human factors and ergonomics, Craving, medicine.symptom, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business
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