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Association between Tobacco Consumption and Problematic Internet Use and the Practice of Physical Activity in Spanish Adolescents

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Villanueva-Blasco, V. J., García-Soidán, J. L., Isorna Folgar, M., & Arufe Giráldez, V. (2021). Association between Tobacco Consumption and Problematic Internet Use and the Practice of Physical Activity in Spanish Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(10), 5464.

Abstract

The practice of physical activity is a healthy habit that offers health benefits. In contrast, the lack thereof may be associated with an increase in diseases, even at an early age.

The objective of this study was to analyze the association between unhealthy behaviours, such as tobacco consumption and problematic internet use, and the practice of physical activity in adolescents.

Live com Especialistas – Dependência Digital em tempos de isolamento social – 27/04

Se por um lado as redes sociais e a internet em geral proporcionam maior liberdade de comunicação, por outro lado acabam afastando as pessoas do convívio mais íntimo. Pais e filhos, muitas vezes, vinham se comunicando por mensagens, estando os dois na mesma casa e separados por alguns poucos metros...

As redes sociais promovem constantes mudanças no comportamento da sociedade. Estamos todos conectados e buscando sempre atualizações de conteúdo a toda hora.

The Effectiveness of a Guided Internet-Based Tool for the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Pregnancy (MamaKits Online): Randomized Controlled Trial

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Heller HM, Hoogendoorn AW, Honig A, Broekman BF, van Straten A. The Effectiveness of a Guided Internet-Based Tool for the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Pregnancy (MamaKits Online): Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res 2020;22(3):e15172
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Conclusions: Our study did show a significant reduction in affective symptoms in both groups, but the differences in reduction of affective symptoms between the intervention and control groups were not significant. There were also no differences in perinatal child outcomes.

Sober Social Networks: The Role of Online Support Groups in Recovery from Alcohol Addiction

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Bliuc, Ana‐Maria, Tuyet‐Ngan Doan, and David Best. "Sober social networks: The role of online support groups in recovery from alcohol addiction." Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology 29, no. 2 (2019): 121-132.
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The internet allows us to connect and interact with people from around the world. Online networks have increasingly been used as a source of health information.

The Increased Trend of Non-drinking Alcohol Among Adolescents: What Role Do Internet Activities Have?

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Larm, Peter, Jonas Raninen, Cecilia Åslund, Johan Svensson, and Kent W. Nilsson. "The increased trend of non-drinking alcohol among adolescents: what role do internet activities have?." European journal of public health 29, no. 1 (2018): 27-32.
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Youth alcohol consumption is declining across many European counties, often alongside similar decreasing trends in drug use and smoking. One of the explanations as to why we are seeing these patterns is that adolescents do not drink alcohol because they spend more time indoors on the internet.

Internet-Delivered Drug and Alcohol Treatment

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Shulman, M., Campbell, A., Pavlicova, M., Hu, M. C., Aharonovich, E., & Nunes, E. V. (2018). Cognitive functioning and treatment outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of internet‐delivered drug and alcohol treatment. The American journal on addictions, 27(6), 509-515.
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Often individuals with substance use disorders show signs of impaired attention/ mental control, information processing or general cognitive functioning. Mental impairment can have an impact on the extent an individual can engage with intervention, and it has been found that cognitive impairment is associated with poorer outcomes in treatment.  

Intervenções via Internet para redução do consumo de álcool entre universitários: uma revisão sistemática

[RESUMO]. Objetivo. Identificar as principais modalidades de intervenções via Internet para limitar o uso de álcool por estudantes universitários e descrever os efeitos dessas intervenções sobre o consumo e as consequências do uso de álcool. Método. Esta é uma revisão sistemática com artigos disponíveis nas bases PubMed, PsycINFO e SciELO. Foram utilizados os termos de busca alcohol drinking AND Internet, sem restrição de data ou idioma. Foram critérios de inclusão: ser estudo randomizado controlado com

Alcohol Consumption Reduction among a Web-Based Supportive Community Using the Hello Sunday Morning Blog Platform: Observational Study

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Kirkman JJL, Leo B, Moore JC Alcohol Consumption Reduction Among a Web-Based Supportive Community Using the Hello Sunday Morning Blog Platform: Observational Study J Med Internet Res 2018;20(5):e196 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.9605
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Background: Alcohol misuse is a major social and public health issue in Australia, with an estimated cost to the community of Aus $30 billion per annum. Until recently, a major barrier in addressing this significant public health issue is the fact that the majority of individuals with alcohol use disorders and alcohol misuse are not receiving treatment.

Twelve Million Smokers Look Online for Smoking Cessation Help Annually

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Amanda L Graham, Michael S Amato; Twelve Million Smokers Look Online for Smoking Cessation Help Annually: Health Information National Trends Survey Data, 2005–2017, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, , nty043, https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/nty043
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Background

This study quantified the potential reach of Internet smoking cessation interventions to support calculations of potential population impact (reach × effectiveness). Using a nationally representative survey, we calculated the number and proportion of adult smokers that look for cessation assistance online each year.

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A Web-Based Toolkit to Provide Evidence-Based Resources about Crystal Methamphetamine for the Australian Community

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Champion KE, Chapman C, Newton NC, Brierley ME, Stapinski L, Kay-Lambkin F, Nagle J, Teesson M A Web-Based Toolkit to Provide Evidence-Based Resources About Crystal Methamphetamine for the Australian Community: Collaborative Development of Cracks in the Ice JMIR Ment Health 2018;5(1):e21 URL: http://mental.jmir.org/2018/1/e21 DOI: 10.2196/mental.8891
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Background: The use of crystal methamphetamine (ice) and the associated harms for individuals, families, and communities across Australia has been the subject of growing concern in recent years.