“Problematic Internet use among young adults”

The current project aims to explore the pathological internet use among young adults aged between 18-25 years and to assess correlation of psycho-social variables and pathological internet use.

Principal investigators:

 Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, New Delhi, India, email: ypsbalhara@gmail.com  

 Dejan Stevanovic, Belgrade, Serbia, email: dejanstevanovic@eunet.rs 

 Rajna Knez, Skovde, Sweden, email: rajna.knez@vgregion.se 

 Olayinka Atilola, Lagos Nigeria, email: draromedics@yahoo.com   

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Past projects 

“Recent trauma and life stress events as related to major psychological problems among adolescents: the ICMH study-group initiative”

This project aims to assess possible relationships between life stressful events and traumatic events with emotional problems in adolescents sampled from undeveloped and developing countries, but also developed ones. 

 Project Coordinator: Dr. Olayinka Atilola (Nigeria) and Dr. Dejan Stevanovic (Serbia)

 Project Adviser: Prof Panos Vostanis (UK)

 Countries and participants

 Nigeria

 Olayinka Atilola, MD, Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria (email draromedics@yahoo.com)

 Olanrewaju Oladimeji, MD, Zankli Medical Center/Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Nigeria (email droladfb@gmail.com)

 Serbia

 Dejan Stevanovic, MD, PhD, Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Youth, Belgrade, Serbia (email stevanovic.dejan79@gmail.com)

 Dusko Stupar, MD, Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Youth, Belgrade, Serbia (email dusko.stupar.npk@gmail.com)

 India

 Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, MD, PhD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (email ypsbalhara@gmail.com)

 Vidhi Pandey, PhD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

 Indonesia

 Mohamad Avicenna, Mpsyh ,Faculty of Psychology, State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia (email ghastalho@gmail.com)

 Isa Multazam Noor, MD, MSc, Dr Soeharto Heerdjan Mental Hospital Jakarta  Indonesia (email kebocha@yahoo.com)

 Croatia

 Rajna Knez, MD, PhD, Medical school, University of Rijeka, Croatia (email rajna.knez@gmail.com)

 Ana Nikšić, Department of psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, Croatia (email niksic.annie@gmail.com

 Tomislav Franic,Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia (email tomislav.franic@mefst.hr)

 Nikolina Davidovic, Psy, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia (email nikolina.davidovic87@gmail.com )

 Katarina Dodig-Ćurković, MD, PhD, Medical faculty Osijek, University Health Center Osijek, Croatia (email katarina5dodig@gmail.com )

 Ivana Groznica Hržić, MD Medical faculty Osijek, University Health Center Osijek, Croatia

 Bulgaria

 Peter Petrov, MD, PhD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital St. Marina, Varna, Bulgaria (email pmdown@me.com)

 Palestine/Gaza

 Abdel Aziz Thabet, MD, PhD, Al Quds University, Gaza (email abdelazizt@hotmail.com)

 Montenegro

 Azra Deljkovic, MD, MSc, Mental Health Center Pljevlja, Montenegro (email azradeljkovic@yahoo.com)

 Romania

 Laura Nussbaum, MD, PhD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes”, Timisoara, Romania  (email nussbaumlaura@yahoo.com)

 Portugal

 Paulo Moreira, PhD, University Lusiada, Lisboa, Portugal (email paulomoreira@por.ulusiada.pt)

 Brazil

 Luis Antonio Monteiro, PhD, Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (UCP) and Universidade Estacio de Sá in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (email luis.monteiro@estacio.br)

 Adriana Ribas, PhD, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Brazil (email aribas@globo.com)

 Rodolfo Ribas, PhD, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (email rodolforibas@globo.com)

 Sergio Augusto Cabral (email sergio.cabral@estacio.br)

 Ronaldo Mota (email ronaldo.mota@estacio.br)

 Philippines

 Dino Ubalde, Dept  of  Psychology, St. Dominic College of Asia. City of Bacoor, Philippines (email dinot127@yahoo.com

 Mary Adrian A. Bautista, Dept  of  Psychology, St. Dominic College of Asia. City of Bacoor, Philippines

 UK

 Panos Vostanis, PhD, School of Psychology, Leicester University, Leicester, UK (email pv11@leicester.ac.uk)

“Quality of life (QOL) and substance use (SUD) among adolescents in undeveloped and developing countries”

This project aimed to analyze relationship between quality of life (QOL) and substance use among adolescents in the general population in across undeveloped and developing countries as countries mediated by mental health and socio-demographic variables.

The project included nine researchers and seven countries.

The current project aims to explore the pathological internet use among young adults aged between 18-25 years and to assess correlation of psycho-social variables and pathological internet use.

Principal investigators:

 Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, New Delhi, India, email: ypsbalhara@gmail.com  

 Dejan Stevanovic, Belgrade, Serbia, email: dejanstevanovic@eunet.rs 

 Rajna Knez, Skovde, Sweden, email: rajna.knez@vgregion.se 

 Olayinka Atilola, Lagos Nigeria, email: draromedics@yahoo.com   

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Past projects 

“Recent trauma and life stress events as related to major psychological problems among adolescents: the ICMH study-group initiative”

This project aims to assess possible relationships between life stressful events and traumatic events with emotional problems in adolescents sampled from undeveloped and developing countries, but also developed ones. 

 Project Coordinator: Dr. Olayinka Atilola (Nigeria) and Dr. Dejan Stevanovic (Serbia)

 Project Adviser: Prof Panos Vostanis (UK)

 Countries and participants

 Nigeria

 Olayinka Atilola, MD, Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria (email draromedics@yahoo.com)

 Olanrewaju Oladimeji, MD, Zankli Medical Center/Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Nigeria (email droladfb@gmail.com)

 Serbia

 Dejan Stevanovic, MD, PhD, Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Youth, Belgrade, Serbia (email stevanovic.dejan79@gmail.com)

 Dusko Stupar, MD, Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Youth, Belgrade, Serbia (email dusko.stupar.npk@gmail.com)

 India

 Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, MD, PhD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (email ypsbalhara@gmail.com)

 Vidhi Pandey, PhD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

 Indonesia

 Mohamad Avicenna, Mpsyh ,Faculty of Psychology, State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia (email ghastalho@gmail.com)

 Isa Multazam Noor, MD, MSc, Dr Soeharto Heerdjan Mental Hospital Jakarta  Indonesia (email kebocha@yahoo.com)

 Croatia

 Rajna Knez, MD, PhD, Medical school, University of Rijeka, Croatia (email rajna.knez@gmail.com)

 Ana Nikšić, Department of psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, Croatia (email niksic.annie@gmail.com

 Tomislav Franic,Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia (email tomislav.franic@mefst.hr)

 Nikolina Davidovic, Psy, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia (email nikolina.davidovic87@gmail.com )

 Katarina Dodig-Ćurković, MD, PhD, Medical faculty Osijek, University Health Center Osijek, Croatia (email katarina5dodig@gmail.com )

 Ivana Groznica Hržić, MD Medical faculty Osijek, University Health Center Osijek, Croatia

 Bulgaria

 Peter Petrov, MD, PhD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital St. Marina, Varna, Bulgaria (email pmdown@me.com)

 Palestine/Gaza

 Abdel Aziz Thabet, MD, PhD, Al Quds University, Gaza (email abdelazizt@hotmail.com)

 Montenegro

 Azra Deljkovic, MD, MSc, Mental Health Center Pljevlja, Montenegro (email azradeljkovic@yahoo.com)

 Romania

 Laura Nussbaum, MD, PhD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes”, Timisoara, Romania  (email nussbaumlaura@yahoo.com)

 Portugal

 Paulo Moreira, PhD, University Lusiada, Lisboa, Portugal (email paulomoreira@por.ulusiada.pt)

 Brazil

 Luis Antonio Monteiro, PhD, Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (UCP) and Universidade Estacio de Sá in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (email luis.monteiro@estacio.br)

 Adriana Ribas, PhD, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Brazil (email aribas@globo.com)

 Rodolfo Ribas, PhD, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (email rodolforibas@globo.com)

 Sergio Augusto Cabral (email sergio.cabral@estacio.br)

 Ronaldo Mota (email ronaldo.mota@estacio.br)

 Philippines

 Dino Ubalde, Dept  of  Psychology, St. Dominic College of Asia. City of Bacoor, Philippines (email dinot127@yahoo.com

 Mary Adrian A. Bautista, Dept  of  Psychology, St. Dominic College of Asia. City of Bacoor, Philippines

 UK

 Panos Vostanis, PhD, School of Psychology, Leicester University, Leicester, UK (email pv11@leicester.ac.uk)

“Quality of life (QOL) and substance use (SUD) among adolescents in undeveloped and developing countries”

This project aimed to analyze relationship between quality of life (QOL) and substance use among adolescents in the general population in across undeveloped and developing countries as countries mediated by mental health and socio-demographic variables.

The project included nine researchers and seven countries.