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“BlindGame”: The online gambling activities of Portuguese young people

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“BlindGame”: The online gambling activities of Portuguese young people

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Ana Rita Farias, Universidade Lusófona, HEI-Lab: Laboratórios Digitais de Ambientes e Interações Humanas; Ana Cristina Antunes, Escola Superior de Comunicação Social (ESCS), Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa;
A study of 2,028 young people aged between 15 and 34 in Portugal revealed a significant prevalence of online gambling behaviour, with gender and age differences. The results indicate concerns for parents, educators and public authorities due to the growing uptake of this form of entertainment.
Why don’t we offer the same help to all victims of cyberbullying?

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Why don’t we offer the same help to all victims of cyberbullying?

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Raquel António, Rita Guerra e Carla Moleiro, Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Social, CIS-Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal;
This article highlights that both traditional bullying and cyberbullying have a large audience. Observant people can influence behaviour, either by encouraging or stopping aggression.
Challenges, competencies, and quality of life of professionals that provide support to victims of trauma and violence in Portugal

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Challenges, competencies, and quality of life of professionals that provide support to victims of trauma and violence in Portugal

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Mariana Gonçalves, PhD, Centro de Investigação em Psicologia, Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal; Marina Hintze, Mestrado, Centro de Investigação em Psicologia, Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal; Joana Matos, Mestrado, Centro de Investigação em Psicologia, Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal;
The study investigated the challenges and shortcomings faced by professionals who provide support to victims of trauma and violence in Portugal, highlighting the lack of resources and the professional difficulties associated with the diversity of the victims assisted.

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Portugal, Social Balance 2022

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Portugal, Social Balance 2022

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Bruno P. Carvalho, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid, Department of Economics, and ECARES (ULB); Miguel Fonseca, Nova School of Business and Economics; Susana Peralta, Nova School of Business and Economics;
The "Portugal Social Balance 2022" report analyses the economic and social state of Portugal, including the distribution of support during the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact of the cost of living on families of different incomes, as well as addressing food insecurity.
Understanding the rise in online hate speech in Portugal and Spain: a gap between occurrence and reporting

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Understanding the rise in online hate speech in Portugal and Spain: a gap between occurrence and reporting

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Isabel R. Pinto, CPUP Centre for Psychology at the University of Porto; University of Porto; Catarina L. Carvalho, CPUP Centre for Psychology at the University of Porto; University of Porto; Mariana Magalhães, University of Porto; Sara Alves, CPUP Centre for Psychology at the University of Porto; University of Porto; Márcia Bernardo, University of Porto; Paula Lopes, CPUP Centre for Psychology at the University of Porto; University of Porto; Cátia de Carvalho, University of Porto;
Online hate speech, which has serious consequences for individuals and society, is a growing threat to social cohesion and fundamental European values, with a tendency for its consequences to worsen. Combined with the difficulty in controlling and recording these crimes, it is expected that they will continue to increase.
Digitalisation, automation, and the Portuguese labour market

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Digitalisation, automation, and the Portuguese labour market

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Luis Manso e Rui Roberto Ramos, Collaborative Laboratory for Labour, Employment and Social Protection (CoLABOR); Tiago Santos Pereira, Collaborative Laboratory for Labour, Employment and Social Protection (CoLABOR) & Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES-UC);
This article builds on research that seeks to address the impact of digital transformation on jobs and employment, from an analysis focused on the labour market in Portugal. In order to explore the impact of digitalisation on the Portuguese workforce, the authors analysed the survey data, collected between April and July 2022, from a representative sample of 2,000 active workers in Portugal.

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