Gaming houses are now allowed to operate online games provided they obtain a licence. How does this affect the health and gaming behaviour of gamblers during the Covid-19 pandemic? How to protect gamblers from excessive gambling and the jeopardization of their financial situation? Is exclusion from gambling an effective measure in this respect?
Keywords: longitudinal study, addiction behaviours, gambling activities, gaming on the Internet, response rate, protecting gamblers, lockdown, exclusion of gamblers, quality of life, addiction treatments and prevention, data protection, anonymity, representative sample, early screening.
Keywords: addiction treatment and prevention, behavioural addictions, gaming, cyberaddiction, smartphones, alcohol use, smoking, cannabis use, cocaïne use, heroin use, equal access to treatment and prevention, general population, risk of addiction, health policy, quality of life, prevention, early screening, harm and risk reduction, age, sex, level of education, professional activity, experience of migration, civil status, rural vs. urban, statistics, measuring instruments.
What answers should be given to asylum seekers who wish to be baptised and thereby convert to Christianity? What is the link between their asylum application and their wish to be baptised? How to guide them through this process? What resources are needed?
Key words: principle of apostasy, asylum seekers, removal centre, candidates for baptism, asylum application procedure, guidance towards baptism, family circle, Bible reading group, prayer group, Sunday school, inculturation, refugee counselling centre, commission for cases of hardship, preparation course for baptism, coffee mornings.
Whose desire are we talking about here? The adult’s desire to have a child? The desire experienced by the unborn or born child? Do the normative model of parenthood and the patriarchal order of our Western societies play a role in the way we perceive natural or medically-assisted human reproduction? At what point can a being be considered autonomous? What place should be given to the dignity of the unborn child?
Keywords: medically assisted reproduction, Swiss law, best interests of the child, prenatal life, stigmatisation of unmarried couples, normative model of parenthood, principle of dignity and autonomy, objective biological life, subjective biographical life, life as Creation, predictability, birth rate, traditional patriarchal order, Creatures of God.
How can we help young people prepare for the confirmation of their Protestant faith? What resources need to be mobilised and what priorities should be considered? What are the needs of young people in this area and how can they be met? How should we think about the church of tomorrow? Asking these questions allows to take a fresh look at the preparation of young people for confirmation.
Keywords : religious orientation, Protestantism, sense of belonging to the community, religious socialisation, search for one’s identity, parishes, spiritual guidance, positive experiences, personal goals, the role of parents, thinking about the Church of the future.
Keywords : Pandemic crisis, the Fall of man, Exodus, desert, fears, vulnerability, dangers, the Bible, the Flood, wandering away from God, crisis, introspection, community, love of one’s neighbour, virus, contamination, desert, salvation, hostility, existential threat, absence of landmarks, absence of destination, openness, concentration of space, wandering, search for orientation, obsolescence of prognosis, labyrinth, over-determination, anarchy, closeness to God, spiritual path, Covenant, finitude, temptation, recollection, prayer, introspection, communion, Last Supper, civil obligations, Christian missions, coronavirus.
Key words: abundance, prosperity, insecurity, shortage, social resources, solidarity, competitive environment, uncertainties, distrust, human rights, asylum seekers, justice, law enforcement, the criminalisation of solidarity, brotherhood, God’s creatures, the commitment of the Church, making room, freeing up space.
What are the effects of artificial light on the behaviour of bats, moths, beetles, reptiles and birds: sleep, reproduction, habitat, life span, feeding? Which types of lighting are the least harmful to wildlife? These are some of the questions that the scientific literature tries to answer.
What is the link between our consumption patterns in Northern countries and the vulnerability of people in the South in the face of extreme weather events such as hurricanes, floods and drought? What is the responsibility of the countries that emit the highest amount of greenhouse gases towards countries whose natural resources are overexploited and human rights are violated? How can justice be done?
Key words: climate change, climate justice, agricultural seeds, ecological agricultural practices, global warming, excessive consumption of meat, new CO2 legislation, freeing investment portfolios from fossil fuels, responsibilities, solidarity, leeway, reducing plastic use, seasonal food, the power of restraint.
Keywords: take a step, take a stand, non-violent practice, political protest march, disobedience, landscape, the impact of human beings, footprints, marking a limit, political and cultural borders, masculine influence, collective walks, pace, no hierarchy.
For the sake of representativeness, it is paramount for clinical trials to ensure the highest possible participation rate to the study. It is therefore crucial to communicate clearly and concisely with study participants about the objectives and procedures of the study and to guide them through the different steps. Have you ever participated in a clinical research study in which you were satisfied with the quality of the information received, both in form and content?
Keywords: study medication, clinical research study, letter, Patient ID card, poster, brochure, study guide, thank you card, patient, caregiver, informed consent, placebo, control group, study team, investigator, study participation, safety, screening, treatment, follow-up, physical examination, blood tests, urine tests, electronic diary, study visits, questionnaire.
Key words: community-dwelling elderly people, health information and communication technologies, quality and cost of healthcare services, levels of reluctance vs. acceptance, confidentiality, vulnerability, ethical concerns, data accessibility, health profiles, quality of life and care, self-completed questionnaire, longitudinal study, study design, representative sample.