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  1. Emotional intelligence and life satisfaction are essential components for good psychological well-being. Studies examining the elements contributing to emotional intelligence and its relationships with differe...

    Authors: Aslı Kartol, Servet Üztemur, Mark D. Griffiths and Derya Şahin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:362
  2. Dementia is an important public health and geriatric concern for sub-Saharan African countries, including Ghana. Evidence shows that persons living with dementia are often supported and cared for by family car...

    Authors: Precious Adade Duodu, Joshua Okyere, Bibha Simkhada, Ransford Akrong, Caroline Barker, Warren Gillibrand and Padam Simkhada
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:361
  3. This research delves into the nuances, origins, and societal effects of irrational religious orientations within China’s Generation Z, employing grounded theory methodology for a comprehensive analysis. The fo...

    Authors: Ziang Wang, Yinglin Luo, Xuan Cao and Jindong Jiang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:360
  4. This study aimed to analyze the moderating role of emotional exhaustion in the relationships between longitudinal associations of depression, anxiety, and stress among healthcare workers assisting end-of-life ...

    Authors: Alberto Sardella, Alessandro Musetti, Christian Franceschini, Maria C. Quattropani and Vittorio Lenzo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:359
  5. The mental health of university students during the COVID-19 pandemic has attracted the attention of researchers. For the present study researchers constructed a mediation model to explore the relationship bet...

    Authors: Yanhua Xu, Yonghui Ni, Jiayan Yang, Jiamin Wu, Yating Lin, Jialu Li, Wei Zeng, Yuqing Zeng, Dongtao Huang, Xingrou Wu, Jinlian Shao, Qian Li and Ziqi Zhu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:357
  6. The relationship between monetary loss and pain has been a recent research focus. Prior studies found similarities in the network representation patterns of monetary loss and pain, particularly social pain. Ho...

    Authors: Yue Zhang, Huixin Tan and Siyang Luo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:356
  7. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that has manifestations of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It affects every facet of a child’s life, including one’...

    Authors: Wongelawit Mesfin and Kassahun Habtamu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:354
  8. The Pandemic Anxiety Inventory (PAI) was developed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its content allows it to assess anxiety in connection to any pandemic. Previous research has demonstrated the instrum...

    Authors: Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Tasmyn Prytherch, Mark Cropley, Jay Verkuilen and Renzo Bianchi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:353
  9. Social media (SM), with its addictive nature and the accompanying psychosocial challenges such as stress, anxiety, and depression, is the primary factor exacerbating mental health problems and adversely impact...

    Authors: Vaishnavi Jahagirdar, Lenisha Ashlyn Sequeira, Nabeel Kinattingal, Tamsheel Fatima Roohi, Sultan Alshehri, Faiyaz Shakeel and Seema Mehdi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:352
  10. The literature for assessing online and offline shopping behaviours that are linked to intelligent robotic goods and services is inadequate. In this study, we applied the Theory of Planned Behaviour model for ...

    Authors: Yu-Hung Tai, Precious Toby T. Nwachukwu, Ben A. LePage and Wei-Ta Fang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:351
  11. Unique interpersonal synchrony occurs during every social interaction, and is shaped by characteristics of participating individuals in these social contexts. Additionally, depending on context demands, interp...

    Authors: Mengyu Lim, Alessandro Carollo, Andrea Bizzego, Annabel SH Chen and Gianluca Esposito
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:350
  12. During the COVID-19 pandemic, young people have experienced numerous personal losses across various aspects, impacting their quality of life. This study aimed to explore and analyze the losses experienced by p...

    Authors: Marta Terrón-Pérez, Sara Cortes-Amador and Juan Bautista Portolés-Simeó
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:349
  13. Although postgraduate studies have been shown to be associated with stressful experiences, students reading programmes through the distance and e-learning mode experience greater levels of stress due to severa...

    Authors: Eugene Adu Henaku, Francis Sambah, Frank Quansah, Edmond Kwesi Agormedah, Medina Srem-Sai, John Elvis Hagan Jr., Francis Ankomah, Vera Rosemary Ankomah-Sey and Thomas Schack
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:348
  14. Students report various motives for attending university (MAU) grouped under five categories, namely, personal–intellectual development (PER), humanitarian (HUM), careerist–materialist (CAR), expectation-drive...

    Authors: Yongmin Shin, Jaehee Rho, Minhae Cho, Minjung Lee, Ye Ji Kang and Jungjoon Ihm
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:347
  15. This prospective study explored the impact of aligners on the oral health-related quality of life and anxiety of patients during the first month of orthodontic treatment and the first month of the retention ph...

    Authors: Panagiotis Roulias, Georgios Vasoglou, Gerassimos Angelopoulos, Nikolaos Pandis and Iosif Sifakakis
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:346
  16. Unintended pregnancies and intimate partner violence can adversely affect women, infants, and their psychological well-being. The study aimed to compare depression, anxiety, maternal-fetal attachment, and the ...

    Authors: Mahsa Maghalian, Roghayeh Nikanfar, Mahsan Nabighadim and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:345
  17. Mentalizing refers to the ability to understand one’s own and others’ mental states. Mentalizing is considered a key component of social cognition and healthy personality development. A multinational assessmen...

    Authors: Germano Vera Cruz, Lucien Rochat, Magdalena Liberacka-Dwojak, Monika Wiłkość-Dębczyńska, Riaz Khan and Yasser Khazaal
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:344
  18. Does social media alleviate or exacerbate loneliness? Past research has shown mixed results regarding the relationship between social media usage and loneliness among younger and older adults. Unlike younger i...

    Authors: Ya-Ling Wang, Yi-Jia Chen and Chih-Chi Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:343
  19. An important factor that has not been directly addressed very often in caregiver (CG) counseling to date is the quality of the relationship between the CG and the care recipient (CR). One reason is the lack of...

    Authors: Linda Becker, Elmar Graessel and Anna Pendergrass
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:342
  20. Social media addiction (SMA) is an increasing problem, especially among young adults. Little is known about university students’ SMA and family functioning. This study aimed to explore the mediating effect of ...

    Authors: Yating Qi, Miaomiao Zhao, Tingting Geng, Ziqi Tu, Qingyun Lu, Ruyu Li, Luyao Niu, Wenjie Qu, Yaqin Zhong and Yuexia Gao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:341
  21. Sleep is vital for maintaining individuals’ physical and mental health and is particularly challenged during pregnancy. More than 70% of women during the gestational period report insomnia symptoms. Sleep dysf...

    Authors: Debora Meneo, Elisabetta Baldi, Silvia Cerolini, Sara Curati, Stefano Bastianini, Chiara Berteotti, Giuliana Simonazzi, Mauro Manconi, Giovanna Zoccoli, Paola De Bartolo, Francesca Gelfo, Viviana Lo Martire and Chiara Baglioni
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:340
  22. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the severity of autism, emotional and behavioral problems of autistic children, internalized stigma, depressive symptoms, and primary caregiver parental...

    Authors: Dilara Demirpençe Seçinti, Dilan Diş, Zeynep Seda Albayrak and Ezgi Şen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:339
  23. As future physicians, medical students have experienced tremendous pressure during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is associated with a high risk of depression and anxiety. We aimed to investigate an over...

    Authors: Yen-Ko Lin, Ita Daryanti Saragih, Chia-Ju Lin, Hsin-Liang Liu, Chao-Wen Chen and Yung-Sung Yeh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:338
  24. Cognitive flexibility is an important construct that contributes to one’s own thoughts, behaviors, and feelings to achieve his or her goals. Thus, it could play an essential role in students’ educational achie...

    Authors: Mohammad Nakhostin-Khayyat, Mahmoud Borjali, Maryam Zeinali, Deniz Fardi and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:337
  25. To explore the associations between anxiety and depression symptoms and academic burnout among children and adolescents in China, and to examine the role of resilience and self-efficacy in addressing academic ...

    Authors: Wanqing Liu, Ruiyun Zhang, Huan Wang, Andrew Rule, Min Wang, Cody Abbey, Manpreet K. Singh, Scott Rozelle, Xinshu She and Lian Tong
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:335
  26. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) describes an aging profile characterized by a cognitive decline that is worse than expected in normal aging but less pervasive and critical than full-blown dementia. In the abse...

    Authors: Giulia Marselli, Francesca Favieri, Giuseppe Forte, Ilaria Corbo, Francesca Agostini, Angela Guarino and Maria Casagrande
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:334
  27. According to previous studies, unpredictability in childhood could significantly increase the risk of depression in adulthood. Only a few studies have explored the relationship between these two variables in C...

    Authors: Chengxiu Ye, Baojuan Ye and Zheng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:333
  28. Much research has focused on how emotional and spiritual intelligences promote well-being and help combat mental health issues. This comparative study, which was conducted in Israel and India with emerging adu...

    Authors: Ofra Walter, Jonathan Kasler and Surekha Routray
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:332
  29. Coaching has been demonstrated to be an effective physician wellness intervention. However, this evidence-based intervention has not yet been widely adopted in the physician community. Documentation and implem...

    Authors: Sunny Smith, Nicole Goldhaber, Kathryn Maysent, Ursula Lang, Michelle Daniel and Christopher Longhurst
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:331
  30. Sustaining multiple concussions over one’s lifetime may be associated with behavioral and mood changes beyond the acute phase of injury. The present cross-sectional study examined the relationship between conc...

    Authors: Mitchell J. Andersson, Sabina Kapetanovic, Anders Håkansson and Emma Claesdotter-Knutsson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:329
  31. Depression affects 20–30% of individuals with heart failure (HF), and it is associated with worse health outcomes independent of disease severity. One potential explanation is the adverse impact of depression ...

    Authors: Alba Carrillo, Bea Herbeck Belnap, Scott D. Rothenberger, Robert Feldman, Bruce L. Rollman and Christopher M. Celano
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:328
  32. This study seeks to analyze the psychological construction of Unconventional Religious Orientations and their association with individual income level satisfaction within Generation Z. Generation Z, individual...

    Authors: Wang Ziang, Jiang Jindong, Cao Xuan and Luo Yinglin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:326
  33. Cognitive functions, such as learning and memory processes, depend on effective communication between brain regions which is facilitated by white matter tracts (WMT). We investigated the microstructural proper...

    Authors: Alina Nostadt, Lara Schlaffke, Christian J. Merz, Oliver T. Wolf, Michael A. Nitsche, Martin Tegenthoff and Silke Lissek
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:324
  34. Medical and health sector employees are always exposed to physical and psychological risk factors, which affects their personal, social and professional performance. It’s important to explores the intricate in...

    Authors: Mandana Abdolkarimi, Mohsen Sadeghi-Yarandi and Parisa Sakari
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:323
  35. COVID-19-related stigmatization refers to COVID-19-related judgements by others that devalue the individual. Such stigmatization towards healthcare workers may cause psychological burden and negative consequen...

    Authors: Po-Ching Huang, Chung-Ying Lin, Ru-Yi Huang, Jung-Sheng Chen, Mark D. Griffiths, Carol Strong, Hsiao-Wen Wang, Chiung-Yu Chen, Nai-Ying Ko and Shyh-Jou Shieh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:322
  36. Social context and time are two dimensions within which our entire existence is embedded. Therefore, prompting a positive set of attitudes and beliefs towards these elements is fundamental for individuals’ psy...

    Authors: Luigi Micillo, Natale Canale, Davide Naddeo, Nicola Cellini and Giovanna Mioni
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:321
  37. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated already high rates of poor psychological wellbeing in doctors. Many doctors perceive a stigma associated with acknowledging psychological wellbeing concerns, resulting in ...

    Authors: Tricia R. Tooman, Judy Wakeling, Kathryn B. Cunningham, Kathrine Gibson Smith, Kim A. Walker, Joanne E. Cecil and Anita Laidlaw
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:320
  38. The therapeutic alliance is considered to play an important role in youth treatment. The commonly used versions of the Working Alliance Inventory (WAI) are based on Bordin’s three-dimensional alliance model. H...

    Authors: Patty van Benthem, R. M. van der Lans, A. Lamers, P. Blanken, R. Spijkerman, R. R.J.M. Vermeiren and V. M. Hendriks
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:319
  39. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a preclinical condition between healthy and pathological aging, which is characterized by impairments in executive functions (EFs), including cognitive flexibility. According...

    Authors: Ilaria Corbo, Giovanna Troisi, Giulia Marselli and Maria Casagrande
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:317
  40. Previous research has suggested that the core features of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may contribute to offending behaviours and increased vulnerability within the Criminal Justice System. To date, there i...

    Authors: Jody Salter and Sarah Blainey
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:316
  41. As the global trend of population aging intensifies, the health and well-being of the older population has gradually become a focus of attention for the global community. This study assessed the status of thri...

    Authors: Shu-e Zhang, Jiang-heng Liu, Yan-ping Wang, Qun-hong Wu, Zhong Zhang, Tao Sun and De-pin Cao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:315
  42. Examining children’s abilities to recognize and regulate their emotions in the context of parental neglect is of significant importance in order to comprehend the dynamics of and to support the development of ...

    Authors: Utku Beyazit, Yeşim Yurdakul and Aynur Bütün Ayhan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:314
  43. The relationship between psychological factors and treatment outcomes with assisted reproductive technology has sparked considerable debate. This study aims to investigate the emotional risk factors in couples...

    Authors: Sommayeh Taghaddosi Kargar, Fatemeh Vakili, Sepideh Peivandi, Shayesteh Jahanfar, Forouzan Elyasi and Zeinab Hamzehgardeshi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:309

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