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  1. With this study, we aimed to explore the emotional experiences of sick-listed employees facing imminent job loss, as this emotional distress may hinder successful job search outcomes. The study had two objecti...

    Authors: Janske H. W. van Eersel, Inge L. Hulshof, Miriam I. Wickham, Geert E. Smid and Paul A. Boelen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:118
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with increased body dissatisfaction and disordered eating behaviors in adolescents. To better understand these associations, this study tested an explanatory model in ...

    Authors: Christopher Rodrigue, Rachel F. Rodgers, Noémie Carbonneau, Catherine Bégin and Jacinthe Dion
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:117
  3. To analyze factors influencing the service experience of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination and psychological status of patients admitted to a hospital and propose targeted solutions, and optimize th...

    Authors: Shu-ping Zhou, Xin-cui Wan, Xiao-dan Wang, Xiao-man Zhang, Yun-han Yu and Wen-jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:115
  4. Identifying moral behavior in complex situations is the key ability for children to develop prosocial behavior. The theory of mind (ToM) and empathy provide the cognition and emotional motivation required for ...

    Authors: Jun Du, Yuan Liang, Di Guo and Ying Xiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:112
  5. Experiential avoidance (EA) is a psychological mechanism associated with several mental health disorders and is regarded as a relevant target by third-generation cognitive behavioral therapies. It has been mai...

    Authors: Álvaro I. Langer, Fernando P. Ponce, Jorge L. Ordóñez-Carrasco, Reiner Fuentes-Ferrada, Scarlett Mac-Ginty, Jorge Gaete and Daniel Núñez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:111
  6. Humans are typically inept at evaluating their abilities and predispositions. People dismiss such a lack of metacognitive insight into their capacities while even enhancing (albeit illusorily) self-evaluation ...

    Authors: Daisuke Matsuyoshi, Ayako Isato and Makiko Yamada
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:108
  7. This study delves into the correlation between Corona Virus Anxiety (CVA) and the engagement as well as academic resilience of Chinese students. The context is set against the backdrop of the global pandemic, ...

    Authors: Xiaoling Yang and Yanmeng Geng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:107
  8. Geolocation apps have radically transformed dating practices around the world, with profound sociocultural implications. Few studies, however, have explored their addictive potential or factors that are associ...

    Authors: Germano Vera Cruz, Elias Aboujaoude, Lucien Rochat, Francesco Bianchi-Demicheli and Yasser Khazaal
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:106
  9. There has been an increasing number of papers which explore the representation of mental health on social media using various social media platforms and methodologies. It is timely to review methodologies empl...

    Authors: Lucy Tudehope, Neil Harris, Lieke Vorage and Ernesta Sofija
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:105
  10. As an emerging business model, merchants are selling surplus food in blind boxes, which provides new opportunities for reducing waste and promoting sustainable development. Surplus food blind boxes, however, h...

    Authors: Jie Sun, Yanan Wang, Chun Yang, Jiangjie Chen, Wei Wei, Wei Miao, Hanchu Sun and Chao Gu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:103
  11. The WHO-5 Wellbeing Index is a widely used tool for assessing psychological well-being. Despite its global application, its adaptation and validation for the Azerbaijani population had not been previously expl...

    Authors: Bakhtiyar Aliyev, Elnur Rustamov, Seydi Ahmet Satici and Ulkar Zalova Nuriyeva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:100
  12. This study explores the relationship between physical health beliefs and physical exercise behavior intention of college students and constructs a mediation model through the mediation role of exercise imagery.

    Authors: Li Zhang, Donghuan Bai, Pengwei Song and Jia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:99
  13. Previous research has found only a small, inconsistent association between hedonic consumption and subjective well-being, often attributed to individuals adapting to the happiness gains from their purchases. G...

    Authors: Joe J. Gladstone, Peter M. Ruberton, Seth Margolis and Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:98
  14. The development of children’s gender roles in single-parent families is worthy of attention. It may be affected by family members’ gender roles and parental child-rearing gender-role attitudes (PCGA). PCGA wil...

    Authors: I-Jun Chen, Xiaoxiao Wang, Zhiyin Sun, Panlin Tang and Peiyi Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:96
  15. Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that is often comorbid with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Due to the close association between these two conditions, and recognizing that The...

    Authors: Ane Perosanz, Oscar Martínez, Patricia Espinosa-Blanco, Irune García, Mohammad Al-Rashaida and Juan Francisco López-Paz
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:94
  16. The prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents has a considerable impact on daily life, restricting tasks and diminishing overall quality of life while potentially leading to stigmatization. This study aims...

    Authors: Gislene Meilsmeidth, Maria João Trigueiro, Vítor Simões-Silva, Raquel Simões de Almeida, Paula Portugal, Paulo Veloso Gomes, Sara de Sousa, Filipa Campos, Pedro Monteiro, Ana Paula Soutelo and António Marques
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:93
  17. Late-life internal migration is frequently associated with a higher risk of depression in older parents. This research delves into the impact of intergenerational emotional cohesion (IEC) on depression in olde...

    Authors: Ruyue Deng, Shiyuan Yan, Lin Zhang, Yanjie Hou, Hao Wang, Wenjing Zhang and Jun Yao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:92
  18. Using the event-related potentials (ERPs) technique, this study successively presented names (in either a supra- or subthreshold manner) and emotional words to examine how self-relevant cue (self-name) affects...

    Authors: Ping Zhang, Yidan Song, Endale Tadesse, Sabika Khalid, Chunhai Gao and Weijun Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:90
  19. This research examines the nuanced challenges confronting Chinese university students within the dynamic milieu of Chinese education. The study comprehensively investigates factors encompassing educational pro...

    Authors: Qinglei Wang, Nor Eeza Zainal Abidin, Mohd Salleh Aman, Nina Wang, Luhong Ma and Pan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:89
  20. Adolescence is a stage of life characterised by vulnerability, which shapes young people’s trajectories and potentially influences their behaviour. In this crucial period, the promotion of prosocial behaviours...

    Authors: Alba González Moreno and María del Mar Molero Jurado
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:88
  21. Latent inhibition occurs when exposure to a stimulus prior its direct associative conditioning impairs learning. Results from naturalistic studies suggest that latent inhibition disrupts the learning of dental...

    Authors: Andrew L. Geers, Laura D. Seligman, Keenan A. Pituch, Ben Colagiuri, Hilary A. Marusak, Christine A. Rabinak, Sena L. Al-Ado, Natalie Turner and Michael Nedley
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:85
  22. Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are linked to an increased risk of psychological disorders and lower psychosocial functioning throughout life. This study aims to evaluate the FACE self-help app, designed t...

    Authors: Jeannette Brodbeck, Salome I.R. Bötschi, Neela Vetsch, Lina Stallmann, Johanna Löchner, Thomas Berger, Stefanie J. Schmidt and Simon Marmet
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:84
  23. Anxiety disorders in middle-aged and older adults are an important public health concern in China. Based on the data in the global disease burden (GDB) research database, this study evaluated and analyzed the ...

    Authors: Zeng Zhi, Shi Yan, He Yijuan, Zheng Jiahuan, Jiang Xiaohan and Chen Dandan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:83
  24. The following protocol pertains to a pioneer study, aiming to investigate how weather sensitivity and walking in different environments affects the psychophysiological responses to the stress of individuals wi...

    Authors: Dalia Martinaitienė, Francisco Sampaio, Zsolt Demetrovics, Biljana Gjoneska, Justina Portačenko, Austėja Damulevičiūtė, Toma Garbenytė-Apolinskienė, Julius Burkauskas and Nijolė Kažukauskienė
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:82
  25. We introduce a novel measure for assessing TikTok overuse, called the TikTok Use Disorder-Questionnaire (TTUD-Q). As part of ongoing investigations into the suitability of the World Health Organization’s (WHO)...

    Authors: Christian Montag and Sebastian Markett
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:81
  26. The study explores language acquisition in Chinese English as a Foreign Language (EFL) education, where English proficiency is crucial for global opportunities. As China gains prominence, the demand for Englis...

    Authors: Ye Tao and Jianbin Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:80
  27. Researchers have shown various variables’ role in forming personality disorders (PD). This study aimed to assess the role of early maladaptive schema (EMS), attachment style (AS), and parenting style (PS) in d...

    Authors: Maryam Emami, Maryam Moghadasin, Haniye Mastour and Afshin Tayebi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:78
  28. In addition to the fact that the concept of passion in sports plays a significant role in the formation of the identity concept of athletes, the dedication of athletes to the sports branches they are intereste...

    Authors: Sinan Uğraş, Barış Mergan, Talip Çelik, Yusuf Hidayat, Cemal Özman and Ümit Doğan Üstün
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:76
  29. Mental disorders are accountable for 16% of global disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Therefore, accessible, cost-effective interventions are needed to help provide preventive and therapeutic options. As ...

    Authors: Kiandokht Kamalinejad, Seved Vahid Shariat, Negin Eissazade and Mohammadreza Shalbafan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:73
  30. This article is a review that was inspired by recent studies investigating the effects of childhood trauma or early life stress (ELS) and mindfulness in adulthood. One recent study found that some forms of abu...

    Authors: Jonathan Gibson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:71
  31. Substance use problems have a major impact on the physical and mental health of individuals, families and communities. Early intervention may have a positive effect on recovery and treatment outcomes for those...

    Authors: Judith Wright, Kathryn J. Chalmers, Alyssia Rossetto, Nicola J. Reavley, Claire M. Kelly and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:70
  32. Previous studies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic indicated that wearing a medical-style mask affects whether a stranger’s face is judged as more trustworthy, socially desirable, or likely to be ill. Ho...

    Authors: Gordon P. D. Ingram, Erick G. Chuquichambi, William Jimenez-Leal and Antonio Olivera-La Rosa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:68

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