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  1. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is an interplay between biological, social and environmental factors that impact the development of individuals. However, core characteristics are social, communication and behav...

    Authors: Mohammed F. Safi, Mariam Alshamsi and Maxwell Peprah Opoku
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:229
  2. Melodic expectations were manipulated to investigate the nature of tonally incongruent melodic final notes that may elicit humor in listeners. To our knowledge, this is the first experiment aiming at studying ...

    Authors: Sándor Imre Nagy, György Révész, László Séra, Szabolcs Ajtony Bandi and László Stachó
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:228
  3. The mental health of students is affected by COVID-19. We aim to evaluate the anxiety and depression symptoms among college students during COVID-19 pandemic, analyze the influence factors that contribute to c...

    Authors: Dingwei Gao, Qingzhi Xiang, Ganghua Lu, Junyu Tong, Wen Jiang, Xiaqing Yu, Ru Wang, Zhongwei Lv and Dan Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:227
  4. Despite the numerous tools built ad hoc to investigate the effects of the CoViD-19 pandemic on people, to date there are no known questionnaires that investigate the emotional experiences of cancer patients. T...

    Authors: Laura Gangeri, Sara Alfieri, Margherita Greco, Marco Bosisio, Rossella Petrigliano, Luciana Murru and Claudia Borreani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:226
  5. The promotion of multiple healthy lifestyles has been implemented as part of public health efforts to prevent and reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases. However, these interventions have shown a heter...

    Authors: Sara Kassas, Catherine Culot, Geert Crombez, Annique Smeding, Christophe Leys, Debbe Thompson and Ann DeSmet
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:225
  6. Young mothers are more likely to provide a suboptimal early language environment for their children who in turn show impairments in their language development, yet few studies have used observational methods t...

    Authors: Cerith S. Waters, Rebecca Cannings-John, Susan Channon, Fiona Lugg-Widger, Mike Robling and Amy L. Paine
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:224
  7. Infant mental health represents a significant public health issue. The transition to parenthood provides optimal opportunities for supporting parenting competence. Especially parental mentalization, i.e. the c...

    Authors: Mette Skovgaard Væver, Marianne Thode Krogh, Anne Christine Stuart, Eva Back Madsen, Tina Wahl Haase and Ida Egmose
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:223
  8. Studies on person perception showed that stereotypes can be activated by presenting either characteristic traits of group members, or labels associated to these groups. However, it is not clear whether these p...

    Authors: Ferenc Kocsor, Tas Ferencz, Zsolt Kisander, Gitta Tizedes, Blanka Schaadt, Rita Kertész, Luca Kozma, Orsolya Vincze and András Láng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:222
  9. In these times of pandemic, the acceptance or rejection of vaccines has become increasingly clear, with a considerable rise in the anti-vaccine movement in Spain. It is important to understand the attitudes th...

    Authors: Begoña Espejo, Irene Checa and Marta Martín-Carbonell
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:221
  10. Religion is an important ingroup characteristic for many people. For different reasons, people with different religious affiliations might prefer members of their religious outgroup. Previous studies have inve...

    Authors: Nathalie Hallin, Daniel Västfjäll and Gerhard Andersson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:220
  11. Work design questionnaire (WDQ), as a comprehensive and integrative tool, is one of the most important instruments frequently used to assess work characteristics. The aim of this study was to measure the psych...

    Authors: Zeinab Rasouli Kahaki, Vahid Gharibi, Mojtaba Keshavarz, Rosanna Cousins and Hamidreza Mokarami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:219
  12. Depression, anxiety, and stress are common mental problems. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the association between two indexes that measure postprandial insulin response to different ...

    Authors: Mina Darand, Ali Amirinejad, Amin Salehi-Abargouei, Ian G. Davies, Masoud Mirzaei, Mohsen Mazidi and Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:218
  13. The global COVID-19 pandemic is still not under effective control, and strong workplace supports with comprehensive mental health interventions are urgently needed to help medical staff effectively respond to ...

    Authors: Dandan Zhang, Yitong Jia, Yongjun Chen, Ge Meng, Xinqi Zhuang, Li Chen, Dongmei Wang and Yin-Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:217
  14. The work environment and the fatiguing nature of nursing are risk factors that cause psychological disorders. This study was conducted with the aim of investigating the relationship between role conflict, core...

    Authors: Zahra Hosseini and Atefeh Homayuni
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:215
  15. Patients with esophageal cancer often feel depressed and are fearful of metastasis and death. Esophagectomy is an invasive procedure with a high incidence of complications. The objective of this study was to e...

    Authors: Yu Ohkura, Kanako Ichikura, Junichi Shindoh, Masaki Ueno, Harushi Udagawa and Eisuke Matsushima
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:214
  16. Although community psychiatric rehabilitation plays an important role in returning persons with schizophrenia to the society, many patients in China stay in rehabilitation centers for longer periods of time an...

    Authors: Shan-Shan Zheng, Hui Zhang, Man-Hua Zhang, Xue Li, Kuo Chang and Feng-Chi Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:213
  17. Parents’ cognition about the type and nature of consequences a disaster may pose on the children’s psychosocial health, could be a major protective factor against the long-term overwhelming complications. Give...

    Authors: Najibeh Atazadeh, Hassan Mahmoodi, Parvin Sarbakhsh and Abdolreza Shaghaghi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:212
  18. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread fast throughout China and the rest of the world, prompting the World Health Organization to declare a worldwide pandemic on March 11, 2020. Many countries have i...

    Authors: Shandana Iftikhar, Garon Perceval, Yining Fu, Chuan Zhou and Yongguo Cao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:211
  19. The incidence of the COVID-19 pandemic heightened the levels of stress of not only students but for teachers, particularly physical education (PE) teachers. The reference to PE teachers is due to their role in...

    Authors: Frank Quansah, John Elvis Hagan Jr., James Boadu Frimpong, Medina Srem-Sai, Edmond Kwesi Agormedah and Francis Ankomah
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:209
  20. COVID-19 and its associated social restrictive measures and lockdowns exacerbated the use of social media and other technological facilities for communication. This study, therefore, examined Ghanaian students...

    Authors: Esther K. Malm, Mabel Oti-Boadi, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey, Abigail Esinam Adade and Godwin Ocansey
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:208
  21. Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) typically experience poorer attentional control. According to the attention network theory, attentional control relies on three interacting networks ...

    Authors: Daniel A. Jensen, Astri J. Lundervold, Jan Stubberud, Anne Halmøy, Jan Haavik and Lin Sørensen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:207
  22. The study of the meaning of life is essential since it plays a protective role in the mental health of university students. However, no studies have shown the adequate psychometric functioning of the MLQ in La...

    Authors: Aaron Travezaño-Cabrera, Lindsey W. Vilca, Julisa Quiroz-Becerra, Samy L. Huerta, Rosali Delgado-Vallejos and Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:206
  23. Nurses are at the frontline of care provision to patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The high communicability of COVID-19, high levels of stress associated with the disease, and challenges of ca...

    Authors: Azam Sharifi, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, Shamaneh Mohammadi, Mashaallah Zeraati, Zahra Jamshidi, Mohsen Aghabeygi-Arani, Nilofar Mirzaei, Negin Fallahi-Khoshknab and Parisa Rasooli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:205
  24. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is one of the most serious types of physical trauma and has become a major life-threatening condition in the recent decade. It is essential that the life perception and experiences of ...

    Authors: Fateme Mohammadi, Khodayar Oshvandi, Mostafa Bijani, Seyed Reza Borzou, Masoud khodaveisi and Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:202
  25. This study examines associations between psychological distress, intentions to use e-cigarettes, and cigarette smoking, e-cigarette use, and cannabis consumption through e-cigarette use among a diverse sample ...

    Authors: Patricia Cabral
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:201
  26. Materialism indicates the extent to which an individual’s life is focused on consumerism, or the acquisition of money and possessions. The Material Values Scale (MVS), comprising the factors “success,” “centralit...

    Authors: Hiroshi Ohno, Kyung-Tae Lee and Takashi Maeno
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:200
  27. Depression and other forms of psychological distress are common among Vietnamese adolescents and increase the risk of mental health problems in adulthood. As anger coping is a robust predictor of adolescent me...

    Authors: Ian Shochet, Jayne Orr, Wendell Cockshaw, Thach Tran, Nga La, Huong Nguyen, Nga Nguyen, Astrid Wurfl, Hau Nguyen, Ruby Stocker and Jane Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:199
  28. COVID-19 has created significant and unprecedented psychological distress on nurses working with COVID-19 patients. Nurses dealing with such psychological distress are prone to burnout. This study examined the...

    Authors: Salman Zarei and Khadijeh Fooladvand
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:197
  29. Life-threatening illnesses in childhood are considered a crisis for the whole family, especially for the mother, which leads to experiencing different degrees of grief and emotional-behavioral problems.

    Authors: Kazem Najafi, Azam Shirinabadi Farahani, Maryam Rassouli, Hamid Alavi Majd and Maryam Karami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:196
  30. We translated and validated the Urdu version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life (QoL) Questionnaire’s Head and Neck (H&N) Cancer Module (EORTC QLQ-H&N35) and asse...

    Authors: Nida Zahid, Russell Seth Martins, Wajeeha Zahid, Iqbal Azam, Mubasher Ikram, Aneesa Hassan, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Nargis Asad, Shabbir Akhtar, Moghira Iqbaluddin Siddiqui, Mohammad Sohail Awan and Khabir Ahmad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:194
  31. Burnout is a serious problem in the training and professional development of medical students. However, there is no known data on the prevalence of burnout among medical students in Kazakhstan. This study aims...

    Authors: Aidos K. Bolatov, Telman Z. Seisembekov, Dariga S. Smailova and Hengameh Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:193
  32. Authors: Nebiyu Mengistu, Seid Shumye, Tinsae Shemelise Tesfaye, Sleshi Haile, Yesuneh Bayisa, Solomon Yimer, Moges Tadesse, Tesfalidet Markos, Derebe Madoro, Dawit Getachew Assefa, Wondwosen Molla, Lulu Abebe, Alemayehu Molla, Aregahegn Wudneh and Bereket Duko
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:191

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  33. Novel nicotine delivery devices (NNDDs) are a safer alternative to combustible tobacco smoking. Understanding what factors can facilitate people who smoke to use NNDDs can inform intervention design and public...

    Authors: Gill Kinchen, Sharon Cox, Dimitra Kale and Lion Shahab
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:190
  34. In Patients suffering from post-COVID syndrome, in addition to physical limitations, cognitive limitations, fatigue, dyspnea as well as depression and anxiety disorders may also be present. Up to now (as of Ma...

    Authors: Alexa Kupferschmitt, Thilo Hinterberger, Ida Montanari, Matthias Gasche, Christoph Hermann, Michael Jöbges, Stefan Kelm, Gerhard Sütfels, Andreas Wagner, Thomas H. Loew and Volker Köllner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:189
  35. Renal transplantation is considered the gold standard treatment for end-stage kidney disease. Adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients have the highest rate of graft loss amongst transplanted pa...

    Authors: Fina Wurm, Clare McKeaveney, Michael Corr, Anna Wilson and Helen Noble
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:186
  36. Incarcerated individuals have poor mental health compared to the general population. Social support has a beneficial effect on mental health. The buffering model proposes that social support facilitates coping...

    Authors: Line Elisabeth Solbakken and Rolf Wynn
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:185
  37. Societal development and a competitive corporate climate have resulted in increased emphasis on performance management (PM) but also sustainability and health challenges in working life. Opportunities for empl...

    Authors: Åsa Bringsén and Petra Nilsson Lindström
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:184
  38. Tracking clinical outcomes during therapy can be useful for improving both clinical practice and research. For repeated data collection, short, reliable, and valid measures of central aspects of psychopatholog...

    Authors: Kristian Rognstad, Siri Saugstad Helland, Simon-Peter Neumer, Silje Baardstu and John Kjøbli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:182
  39. Resilience refers to the process through which individuals deal with the adversity they experience. Previous research has shown there are multiple factors that contribute to individuals’ resilience, leading to...

    Authors: Lies Notebaert, Hannah Abdul Razak and Stijn Masschelein
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:181
  40. While interventions have been developed and tested to help youth who have become disconnected from work and school, there is a paucity of research on young people’s intervention preferences. This study aims to...

    Authors: Na Zhu, Lisa D. Hawke, Matthew Prebeg, Em Hayes, Karleigh Darnay, Srividya N. Iyer and Joanna Henderson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:180

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