Health psychology

  1. Research article

    Relationships between pathologic subjective halitosis, olfactory reference syndrome, and social anxiety in young Japanese women

    Pathologic subjective halitosis is known as a halitosis complaint without objective confirmation of halitosis by others or by halitometer measurements; it has been reported to be associated with social anxiety...

    Miho Tsuruta, Toru Takahashi, Miki Tokunaga, Masanori Iwasaki, Shota Kataoka, Satoko Kakuta, Inho Soh, Shuji Awano, Hiromi Hirata, Masaharu Kagawa and Toshihiro Ansai

    BMC Psychology 2017 5:7

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  2. Research article

    Kidney dysfunction, systemic inflammation and mental well-being in elderly post-myocardial infarction patients

    The aim was to investigate whether mild kidney dysfunction and low-grade inflammation in post-myocardial infarction patients are independently associated with markers of mental well-being (i.e. depressive and ...

    Rick H. M. Heeres, Ellen K. Hoogeveen, Johanna M. Geleijnse, Janette de Goede, Daan Kromhout and Erik J. Giltay

    BMC Psychology 2017 5:1

    Published on: 12 January 2017

  3. Research article

    Attentional and affective consequences of technology supported mindfulness training: a randomised, active control, efficacy trial

    Mindfulness training (MT) programs represent an approach to attention training with well-validated mental health benefits. However, research supporting MT efficacy is based predominantly on weekly-meeting, fac...

    Sheffy Bhayee, Patricia Tomaszewski, Daniel H. Lee, Graeme Moffat, Lou Pino, Sylvain Moreno and Norman A. S. Farb

    BMC Psychology 2016 4:60

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  4. Study protocol

    Simulated Partners and Collaborative Exercise (SPACE) to boost motivation for astronauts: study protocol

    Astronauts may have difficulty adhering to exercise regimens at vigorous intensity levels during long space missions. Vigorous exercise is important for aerobic and musculoskeletal health during space missions...

    Deborah L. Feltz, Lori Ploutz-Snyder, Brian Winn, Norbert L. Kerr, James M. Pivarnik, Alison Ede, Christopher Hill, Stephen Samendinger and William Jeffery

    BMC Psychology 2016 4:54

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  5. Study protocol

    Diabetes MILES Youth–Australia: methods and sample characteristics of a national survey of the psychological aspects of living with type 1 diabetes in Australian youth and their parents

    Type 1 diabetes is a complex and demanding condition, which places a substantial behavioural and psychological burden on young people and their families. Around one-third of adolescents with type 1 diabetes ne...

    Virginia Hagger, Steven Trawley, Christel Hendrieckx, Jessica L. Browne, Fergus Cameron, Frans Pouwer, Timothy Skinner and Jane Speight

    BMC Psychology 2016 4:42

    Published on: 12 August 2016

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