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Place your investments or place your bets? Relationship between gambling addiction and trading

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Place your investments or place your bets? Relationship between gambling addiction and trading


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Ainhoa Coloma-Carmona and José Luis Carballo, Center for Applied Psychology, Miguel Hernández University of Elche; Fernando Miró-Llinares and Jesús C. Aguerri, RÍMINA, Miguel Hernández University of Elche;
13% of Spanish people have invested in the last year, mostly in cryptocurrencies or the stock markets. What relationship exists between gaming/gambling addiction, bets in videogames, and investments in financial assets?
Do attitudes towards climate change vary with age in Spain?

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Do attitudes towards climate change vary with age in Spain?


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Toni Rodon, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Marc Guinjoan, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya;
The figures from this study show that young people tend to be more concerned about climate change and often place greater importance on climate change than on the economic situation.
Longevity with Irene Lebrusán

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Longevity with Irene Lebrusán


We are living increasingly longer. Promoting healthy and inclusive lifestyles works to the benefit of society as a whole.
How did calls to 112 related with the suicide of minors evolve before and after the pandemic?

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How did calls to 112 related with the suicide of minors evolve before and after the pandemic?


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Miriam Marco, Antonio López-Quílez, Marisol Lila, Enrique Gracia, Pablo Escobar-Hernández and María Montagud-Andrés, Universitat de València;
How did social isolation due to the pandemic affect young people? According to this Valencia-based study, there was a strong increase of suicide-related calls to 112. We analyse whether this impacted boys and girls equally.
What factors influence suicide-related calls to 112?

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What factors influence suicide-related calls to 112?


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Miriam Marco, Antonio López-Quílez, Marisol Lila, Enrique Gracia, Pablo Escobar-Hernández and María Montagud-Andrés, Universitat de València, Universitat de València;
According to a study conducted in Valencia, suicide-related calls to 112 increased during the period 2017-2022, especially in the case of women. What influence does social context have?
Mental health in Catalonia one year into the covid-19 pandemic

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Mental health in Catalonia one year into the covid-19 pandemic


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Ximena Goldberg, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals y Manolis Kogevinas, Barcelona Institute for Global Health; Rafael de Cid, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute;
What did the pandemic mean for mental health? This study, focusing on a sample of the Catalan population, reveals that in 2021 over 25% of participants presented symptoms of moderate or severe depression.

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Adversities related to well-being and personal finance in Spain during the pandemic: not the same for everyone

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Adversities related to well-being and personal finance in Spain during the pandemic: not the same for everyone


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Iris Lopes-Rafegas, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Ximena Goldberg, Manolis Kogevinas and Elisa Sicuri, Institute for Global Health; Rafael de Cid, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute;
Did the pandemic affect everyone equally? On a financial level, it had a greater impact on those with lower levels of education and income. However, people with higher levels of education and incomes coped worse with social restrictions.
Telework after the Pandemic

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Telework after the Pandemic


Social Inclusion
Marta Curull y Laia Maynou, Universitat de Barcelona; Lídia Farré, Universitat de Barcelona y IAE-CSIC;
Does men’s involvement in household chores increase when they work from home? This study reveals that it does, however only 30% of men working from home participate more than their partners in the household chores.
Household food shop and unconditional food assistance: can we talk of healthy eating?

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Household food shop and unconditional food assistance: can we talk of healthy eating?


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Toni Mora, IRAPP, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya; Blanca Raidó Quintana, Red Cross;
Are the food purchases made by users of Red Cross food aid healthy? According to this study, it is necessary to provide tools to favour better food choices.

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