Health promotion

Consequences of Lockdown and the COVID-19 Pandemic for a Selected Sport – Comparative Study

Bejtkovský, J., & Snopek, P. (2021). Consequences of lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic for a selected sport – Comparative study. Adiktologie, 21 (3), 151–159.
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In December 2019, severe viral pneumonia caused by the new beta coronavirus appeared in China. It spread rapidly around the world and affected it greatly. In order to stop the global COVID-19 pandemic, the world was forced to adopt extensive social distancing and isolating policies, including lockdown. The measures also affected the sports and fitness sectors.


Validation of the Czech Modified Yale Food Addiction Scale in a Representative Sample of Adolescents: Connections with Body Mass Index and Impulsivity

Pipová, H., Dostál, D., Dolejš, M., Kafetsios, K. & Suchá, J. (2021). Validation of the Czech modified Yale Food Addiction Scale in a representative sample of adolescents: Connections with body mass index and impulsivity. Adiktologie, Advance online publication.
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The Czech Republic records one of the highest prevalence levels of obesity in comparison to other European and world countries. The present study aims to fill a gap in the use of tools in research of food addiction (FA), which is believed to be one factor in the high prevalence of obesity.


Parenting Skills Program

Online, United Arab Emirates,

#NRC organizes, during October, a series of awareness sessions targeting all segments of society, focusing on families in the #UAE, under the title "Parenting Skills Program", which highlights the role of family in treating addiction and raising awareness.

Family Communication

4 October 2021 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (UAE time)

Parental control 

Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020

Monshi, S.S., Ibrahim, J. Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 16, 57 (2021).
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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist nations in reducing the demand and supply of tobacco. In 2020, 182 nations joined the FCTC, approving to implement the recommended tobacco control measures.

Webinar:Evidence-Based Community Interventions

Created by
Diana Crossan
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ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on evidence-based community interventions.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina time).

August 19, 2021, 18:00 - 19:00 hrs (Argentina time)

The webinar provides a conceptual framework, evaluations and experiences of the community-based approach to evidence-based interventions in Colombia.