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  1. Depressive symptoms are associated with working memory impairments. Yet, comparative studies examining working memory across the developmental spectrum in depressed and non depressed cohorts are lacking. This ...

    Authors: Estíbaliz Royuela-Colomer, Laura Wante, Izaskun Orue, Caroline Braet and Sven C. Mueller
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:134
  2. Although midwives are expected to play a key role for psychological support throughout perinatal periods, their educational chances are limited. Versatile teaching strategies such as e-learning may be promisin...

    Authors: Eriko Shinohara, Yukiko Ohashi, Ayako Hada and Yuriko Usui
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:133
  3. We believe that major steps can be taken towards Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention through identifying the relevant factors that are apt to predict risky behavior. The main purpose of the pr...

    Authors: Ali Zakiei, Ebrahim Norouzi‬, Seyed Ramin Ghasemi, Saeid Komasi, Masoumeh Rostampour and Habibolah Khazaie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:132
  4. Healthy sex can be affected by cognitive schemas activated in the sexual context (CSASCs) and early maladaptive schemas (EMSs). Cognitive schemas are the nuclear structure of the cognitive system which facilit...

    Authors: Zainab Alimoradi, Simin Zarabadipour, Nicole A. Arrato, Mark D. Griffiths, Barbara L. Andersen and Nasim Bahrami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:131
  5. Individual differences in one’s perceived vulnerability to infectious diseases are implicated in psychological distress, social and behavioral disease avoidance phenomena. The Perceived Vulnerability to Diseas...

    Authors: Jacqueline Ferreira, Ana C. Magalhães, Pedro Bem-Haja, Laura Alho, Carlos F. Silva and Sandra C. Soares
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:130
  6. With the accumulation of negative emotions brought by COVID-19-related dysfunctional beliefs, individuals adopted obsessive–compulsive (OC) symptoms (e.g., over-checking the wearing of masks) and formed diffic...

    Authors: Danping Hong, Yawen Zhu, Runting Chen, Bihong Xiao, Yueyi Huang and Meng Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:129
  7. Empathy is one of the core medical professionalisms that distress, burnout, and lack of personal well-being is also recognized as an important influencer on lower empathy levels. Therefore, this study aimed to...

    Authors: Katti Sathaporn and Jarurin Pitanupong
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:128
  8. Smokers or never smokers exposed to environmental tobacco use are usually associated with various diseases and cancers. In order to better help college students prevent the tobacco use and thus lower the incid...

    Authors: Xiong Li, Yuhua Tan, Shanqing Li and Xiaoxin Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:125
  9. Midwives' stress can have negative consequences on their emotional state, burnout, and poor quality of midwifery care. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of an adapted mindfulness-based stress man...

    Authors: Fatemeh Aghamohammadi, Omid Saed, Reza Ahmadi and Roghieh Kharaghani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:123
  10. The transtheoretical model of intentional health behavior change categorizes people into experiencing five stages in understanding the process of initiating and maintaining effective stress management (i.e., e...

    Authors: Ke Deng, Akira Tsuda, Satoshi Horiuchi and Shuntaro Aoki
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:122
  11. Studies have found that caregivers can influence stroke survivors’ outcomes, such as mortality. It is thus pertinent to identify significant factors associated with caregivers’ outcomes. The study objective wa...

    Authors: Yen Sin Koh, Mythily Subramaniam, David Bruce Matchar, Song-Iee Hong and Gerald Choon-Huat Koh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:121
  12. Racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity in Australia is rapidly increasing. Although Indigenous Australians account for only approximately 3.5% of the country’s population, over 50% of Australians we...

    Authors: Tinashe Dune, Ritesh Chimoriya, Peter Caputi, Catherine MacPhail, Katarzyna Olcon and Anita Ogbeide
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:119
  13. The population's mental and physical health worldwide are currently at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic. We evaluated the mental health status of the adolescents trapped indoors because of the precautionar...

    Authors: Sadia Afrin, Sarker Mohammad Nasrullah, Koustuv Dalal, Zarrin Tasnim, Md. Shadly Benzadid, Farhin Humayra, K. M. Saif-Ur-Rahman and Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:116
  14. The sense of coherence is as focused on one’s awareness of the level of pervasive, enduring, and dynamic feelings. Stronger sense of coherence leads to better physical and mental health and promotes recovery f...

    Authors: Fatimah Sayer Alharbi, Abdulaziz I. Aljemaiah and Mugtaba Osman
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:115
  15. Being a victim support worker (VSW) involves exposure to victims' suffering, pain, and traumatic events, which may trigger the risk of VSWs developing mental health problems. Psychosocial risks (PSR) and work-...

    Authors: Sónia Caridade, Ana Oliveira, Rosa Saavedra, Rita Ribeiro, Manuela Santos, Iris Almeida and Cristina Soeiro
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:114
  16. Empathy is an important key driver of any therapeutic relationship. It is beneficial for both physicians and patients. Enhancing physician’s empathy should be an important goal of medical education. As there w...

    Authors: Polychronis Voultsos, Fotios Chatzinikolaou, Angeliki Papana and Aspasia Deliligka
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:113
  17. In infancy and in the early years of life, emotion regulation and attachment relationships with parents are tightly intertwined. However, whether this link persists into adolescence has not yet been establishe...

    Authors: Marie Schneider, Ingrid Obsuth, Monika Szymanska, Julie Mathieu, Sylvie Nezelof, Karlen Lyons-Ruth and Lauriane Vulliez-Coady
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:112
  18. There is growing evidence in the literature on the use of positive mental health (PMH) interventions among clinical samples. This qualitative study aims to explore the definitions of PMH from psychotherapists’...

    Authors: Sherilyn Chang, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Esmond Seow, Mythily Subramaniam, Hanita Ashok Assudani, Geoffrey Chern-Yee Tan, Sharon Huixian Lu and Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:111
  19. The main goal of the study was to investigate the effects of a short loving-kindness meditation (LKM) on explicit and implicit evaluations of oneself and disliked public persons. We expected a more positive ex...

    Authors: Franziska Anna Schroter and Petra Jansen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:110
  20. The current study aimed to assess and compare the level of knowledge and attitude towards mental illness between secondary school students and their teachers in Oman.

    Authors: Omar Al Omari, Atika Khalaf, Iman Al Hashmi, Mohammad Al Qadire, Yousef Abu Shindi, Sulaiman Al Sabei, Nasir Matani and Devanprabudoss Jesudoss
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:109
  21. Occupational stress has huge financial as well as human costs. Application of crowdsourcing might be a way to strengthen the investigation of occupational mental health. Therefore, the aim of the study was to ...

    Authors: Johanne Lundager Axelsen, Jacob Stig Jarnot Meline, Walter Staiano and Ulrich Kirk
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:108
  22. Tattoos and piercings are becoming increasingly popular in many countries around the world. Individuals seeking such body modifications have reported diverse psychological motives. Besides purely superficial c...

    Authors: Mareike Ernst, Ada Borkenhagen, Jörg M. Fegert, Elmar Brähler and Paul L. Plener
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:105
  23. The idea that attachment styles can affect the level of anger in an individual educes a reason why people develop anger issues and behavioral problems in adolescence that escalate into adulthood. Lebanon suffe...

    Authors: Elise Maalouf, Pascale Salameh, Chadia Haddad, Hala Sacre, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:104
  24. Authors: Jonas Linkas, Luai Awad Ahmed, Gabor Csifcsak, Nina Emaus, Anne-Sofe Furberg, Guri Grimnes, Gunn Pettersen, Kamilla Rognmo and Tore Christofersen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:102

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  25. The purpose of this study is to examine three-factor eating questionnaire (TFEQ) scores at baseline and post-intervention (6 months) on successful weight loss and weight maintenance in an 18-month behavioral w...

    Authors: Natalie M. Papini, Rachel N. S. Foster, Nanette V. Lopez, Lauren T. Ptomey, Stephen D. Herrmann and Joseph E. Donnelly
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:101
  26. Adverse childhood experiences increase the risk for psychological disorders and lower psychosocial functioning across the lifespan. However, less is known about the processes through which ACE are linked to mu...

    Authors: Jeannette Brodbeck, Salome I. R. Bötschi, Neela Vetsch, Thomas Berger, Stefanie J. Schmidt and Simon Marmet
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:99
  27. Research evidence suggests that physiological state of hunger might affect preference for female body weight, such that hungrier, compared to satiate, men prefer heavier body weight and rate as more attractive...

    Authors: Valentina Cazzato, Carmelo M. Vicario and Cosimo Urgesi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:98
  28. Socioeconomic disadvantages in the childhood environment might strongly influence beliefs and behavior characterizing the adult years. When children experience unpredictable and adverse situations, they develo...

    Authors: Eszter Simon, András N. Zsidó, Béla Birkás and Árpád Csathó
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:97
  29. Decades of research has investigated the relationship between memory and future thinking. Although some of this work has shown that memory forms the basis of making predictions about the future, less work has ...

    Authors: Onyinye J. Udeogu, Andrea N. Frankenstein, Allison M. Sklenar, Pauline Urban Levy and Eric D. Leshikar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:96
  30. Dentists are prone to professional burnout due to the nature of their work but this phenomenon could be prevented. Professional burnout has a great impact on different aspects of human life. No study has been ...

    Authors: Fereshteh Noori, Seyed-Kazem Kazemeini and Fatemeh Owlia
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:94
  31. While diagnosis with a high-grade intracranial tumor is known to be associated with increased psychosocial burden, the burdens associated with meningioma are less well described. This study aimed to investigat...

    Authors: Graham Kasper, Shannon Hart, Nardin Samuel, Colleen Fox and Sunit Das
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:93
  32. This study aimed to assess the factorial validity and reliability of the Pandemic Stressor Scale (PaSS), a new measure to assess the severity of distress for different stressors relevant during a pandemic or e...

    Authors: Annett Lotzin, Ronja Ketelsen, Irina Zrnic, Brigitte Lueger-Schuster, Maria Böttche and Ingo Schäfer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:92
  33. Psychological stress is commonly found among infertile women. Untreated stress can affect negatively the success of infertility treatment. Most of the available knowledge is generated from developed countries ...

    Authors: Ashebir Getachew Teklemicheal, Eyasu Mesfin Kassa and Eskinder Kebede Weldetensaye
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:91
  34. Literature data about emotion perception in patients with borderline personality disorders (BPD) revealed some discrepancies between some patients that are vigilant and accurate to detect their emotional envir...

    Authors: Marion Robin, Jean Belbèze, Alexandra Pham-Scottez, Mario Speranza, Gérard Shadili, Jerôme Silva and Maurice Corcos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:89
  35. As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic is prolonged, psychological responses to the pandemic have changed, and a new scale to reflect these changes needs to be developed. In this study, we attempt...

    Authors: Haewon Min, Jinwon Kim, Kibum Moon, Seungjin Lee, Jin-young Kim and Young-gun Ko
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:88
  36. The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 had a great impact on the physical and mental health of people all over the world, especially for students whose physical and mental development was not yet mature. In order to ...

    Authors: Jiayi Xiao, Ruotong Wang, Yan Hu, Tingxin He, Zhongqiang Ruan, Qi Chen and Ziwen Peng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:87

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