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  1. The present study evaluated the psychometrics properties of a sensitive video-based test used in the evaluation of mentalizing skills, that is, the Movie for the Assessment of Social Cognition-Taiwanese versio...

    Authors: Yu-Lien Huang, Tzu-Ting Chen, Isabel Dziobek and Huai-Hsuan Tseng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:287
  2. Over the past 10 years, gamer profiles have been developed to understand the reason underlying players’ intrinsic motivation. While the research undertaken has led to the creation of distinct models (e.g., Bra...

    Authors: Germano Vera Cruz, Anne-Marie Barrault-Méthy, Marion Del Bove and Michael Nauge
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:285
  3. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic placed immense stress on healthcare professionals worldwide. This strain often resulted in imbalances in their physical and mental well-being, necessitating effective coping...

    Authors: Remya Lathabhavan, Teena Bharti and Zohreh Hosseini Marznaki
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:284
  4. Prison suicide is a complex phenomenon that may be influenced by individual, clinical, social and environmental factors. In Spain, few studies have explored the relationship with institutional, prison-related ...

    Authors: Ellen Vorstenbosch, Ariadna Rodríguez-Liron, Enric Vicens-Pons, Mireia Félez-Nóbrega and Gemma Escuder-Romeva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:282
  5. The aims of this study were to explore the possible relation between metacognition, mindfulness, and experiential avoidance, as well as their association with symptoms of anxiety and depression.

    Authors: Torstein Ådnøy, Stian Solem, Roger Hagen and Audun Havnen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:281
  6. Grandparents play a crucial role in providing their families with love, support, and wisdom, often also supporting them in practical and financial ways. The psychosocial effects experienced by grandparents whe...

    Authors: Gisela Michel, Peter Francis Raguindin, Cristina Priboi, Anica Ilic, Pauline Holmer and Katrin Scheinemann
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:280
  7. Several meta-analysis studies have been reported in the literature on the incidence of psychopathological conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This investigation aims to compile and analyze the fin...

    Authors: Massoud Sokouti, Ali Reza Shafiee-Kandjani, Mohsen Sokouti and Babak Sokouti
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:279
  8. Previous studies have frequently reported a high prevalence of co-occurring anxiety and depression among people who experienced stressful events in childhood. However, few have noted the symptomatic relationsh...

    Authors: Jiaqi Li, Yu Jin, Shicun Xu, Xianyu Luo, Amanda Wilson, Hui Li, Xiaofeng Wang, Xi Sun and Yuanyuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:278
  9. Online communication is one of the most significant factors that affect the growth and development of contemporary college students. The purpose of this study was to examine the mechanisms of online social sup...

    Authors: Ying Jiang, Jingming Chi, Li Wang and Xiaomin Geng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:277
  10. What is our immediate reaction when we witness someone experiencing pain? The empathy-altruism hypothesis predicts that observers would display empathy and a tendency to approach the person in pain. Alternativ...

    Authors: Juan Song, Zijing Zhao, Zhibin Jiao, Yao Peng and Mingyuan Chu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:276
  11. Prior studies on beneficial effects of dance have primarily focused on traditional and expressionistic dance forms, neglecting newer dance styles like pole dance, which employ distinct techniques. The present ...

    Authors: Jalda Lena Pfeiffer, Setia Kati Sowitzki, Thomas Schäfer and Frank Euteneuer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:274
  12. Academic procrastination is widespread among college students. Procrastination is strongly negatively correlated with psychological well-being, thus early interventions are needed. Internet- and mobile-based c...

    Authors: Agnes Mutter, A.-M. Küchler, A. R. Idrees, F. Kählke, Y. Terhorst and H. Baumeister
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:273
  13. Previous research found that college students have exhibited a group of concern, and aggressive behavior occurs from time to time in daily life. In order to investigate the effect of relative deprivation on ag...

    Authors: Mengyao Wang, Ming Chen and Zhiyan Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:272
  14. This study aims to provide researchers and practitioners with a more elaborate instrument to measure turnover intentions based on the planned behaviour theory model. The questionnaire assesses 5 distinct aspec...

    Authors: Obinna Osita Ike, Lawrence Ejike Ugwu, Ibeawuchi K. Enwereuzor, Ifeanyichukwu Chukwudi Eze, Obiageli Omeje and Ejike Okonkwo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:271
  15. Although there is a robust relationship among social trauma, optimism, and depression, the inner mechanism of this correlation remains unclear and need to be further explored. The mainly purpose of the current...

    Authors: Jie Luo, Wei Cao, Jianhua Zhao, Xiaojin Zeng and Yun Pan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:270
  16. This study evaluated the role of overlapping traits and characteristics related to autism spectrum disorder (autism) and anorexia nervosa (AN) in the general population, and the impact of these traits on menta...

    Authors: Kate Fithall, Indigo E Gray, Jake Linardon, Andrea Phillipou, Peter H Donaldson, Natalia Albein-Urios, Peter G Enticott, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz and Melissa Kirkovski
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:269
  17. Youth with ADHD are at risk of academic impairments, dropping out of high school, and dysfunction in young adulthood. Interventions delivered early in high school could prevent these harmful outcomes, yet few ...

    Authors: Fiona L. Macphee, Stephanie K. Brewer, Margaret H. Sibley, Paulo Graziano, Joseph S. Raiker, Stefany J. Coxe, Pablo Martin, Shauntal J. Van Dreel, Mercedes Ortiz Rodriguez, Aaron R. Lyon and Timothy F. Page
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:268
  18. Pregnancy and the transition to parenthood are accompanied by multiple changes and stress exposure. Resilience has the potential to counteract the negative impact of stress and can be a protective factor again...

    Authors: Sarah Van Haeken, Marijke A.K.A. Braeken, Antje Horsch, Mirjam Oosterman and Annick Bogaerts
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:267
  19. The disease course of head and neck (H&N) cancer can severely impair patients’ quality of life (QoL). In Pakistan, a South Asian lower-middle-income country (LMIC), psychosocial factors may impact QoL. We aime...

    Authors: Nida Zahid, Russell Seth Martins, Zaiba Shafik Dawood, Wajeeha Zahid, Iqbal Azam, Mubasher Ikram, Aneesa Hassan, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Nargis Asad, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Shabbir Akhtar, Moghira Iqbaluddin Siddiqui, Mohammad Sohail Awan and Khabir Ahmad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:265
  20. This paper expands the understanding of the relationship between spiritual leadership (SPL) and the creative service performance of employees. The research model, based on cognitive evaluation theory, examines...

    Authors: Yu-Wen Chiu, Muhammad Waqas Amin, Sheng Tun Li and Muhammad Ali
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:262
  21. Achieving good death is among the objectives of palliative care in patients with cancer. There should be an instrument for evaluating the quality of palliative care provided by family members at the end of lif...

    Authors: Hosein Mohammadi Roshan, Abbas Ebadi, Leila Karimi and Salman Barasteh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:261
  22. The current study adopted a person-centered approach to identify distinctive university students’ profiles based on three variables (i.e., three academic motivations, grit, and self-control), regress multiple ...

    Authors: Amal Alhadabi, Ibrahim Al-Harthy, Said Aldhafri and Hussain Alkharusi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:260
  23. Quality of life (QoL) is an important measure in health assessment. It is impacted by unclear factors in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) patients. The study aimed to investigate the factors related to QoL i...

    Authors: Sakineh Hashemi, Sahar Farahbakhsh, Zahra Aghakhani, Ali MomayezanMarnani, Nazi Hemati and Somayeh Hashemi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:259
  24. Patients with pulmonary nodules (PNs) often suffer from the psychological burden of their disease and trap in sleep problems. This is insufficiently identified and addressed in clinical practice. The aim of th...

    Authors: Junhan Wu, Weitao Zhuang, Haijie Xu, Yong Tang, Shaopeng Li, Wei Xu, Xuefeng Sun, Xianglin Li and Guibin Qiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:258
  25. Early life stress and adversity conveys risk for emotional, behavioral, and developmental disorders. To address this risk in the preschool population, Mother–Child Emotional Preparation (MCEP) was tested as an...

    Authors: Elizabeth S. Markowitz, Malia C. Maier, Robert J. Ludwig, Judy Austin, Anna M. Maybach, Marc E. Jaffe and Martha G. Welch
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:257
  26. Spirituality and psychological resilience can be considered as a protective factor for coping with anxiety in geriatric populations. The aim of the study was to investigate the structural model related to the ...

    Authors: Mohammadamin Shabani, Zahra Taheri-Kharameh, Abedin Saghafipour, Hoda Ahmari-Tehran, Sadegh Yoosefee and Mohammadali Amini-Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:256
  27. Social factors and networks of friends can influence an adolescent’s behavior, including academic performance (AP) in school. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between AP and adolescents’ social net...

    Authors: Milton López-Sánchez, Carlos Mario Arango-Paternina, Jose Petro-Petro, Lucía Lema-Gómez, Cleiber Eusse-López, Jorge Luis Petro, Willinton Watts-Fernández and Fabio Perea-Velásquez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:255
  28. Scientific developments have brought hope to infertile couples; however, the results are not always favorable. This makes women suffer psychological pressure. Therefore, previous studies have investigated the ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Yahyavi Koochaksaraei, Masoumeh Simbar, Mehrnoosh khoshnoodifar, Mahbobeh Faramarzi and Malihe Nasiri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:254
  29. The white cane is globally an important tool in orientation and mobility for blind and visually impaired people, but it is not often used. The goal of this study was to develop and validate the white cane use ...

    Authors: Zeinab Rasouli Kahaki, Masoud Karimi, Masoud Taherian and Roghayyeh Simi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:253
  30. Recent studies report that LGBTQ + people have experienced high levels of mental health problems during COVID-19-related social distancing. Given the well-established association between social isolation and m...

    Authors: Christine Firk, Nicola Großheinrich, Norbert Scherbaum and Daniel Deimel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:252
  31. This study aimed to determine whether individual differences in resilience interacted with those in alcohol consumption habits in situations involving exposure to psychosocial stressors (Trier Social Stress Te...

    Authors: Masaharu Ueno
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:250
  32. Compared to nonsocial information, the human brain is more highly sensitive to social information. As a kind of typical social semantic information, the words describing person traits differ from the nonsocial...

    Authors: Xinfang Fan, Qiang Xu, Juan Liu, Hongwei Xing, Liangyu Ning, Qingwei Chen and Yaping Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:249
  33. Attachment avoidance and anxiety have been linked to overweight and poor health behaviours, yet the mechanisms that underpin the relationship between attachment and health behaviours are not fully understood. ...

    Authors: Johanna Eveliina Pyykkö, Chris Hinnen, Ömrüm Aydin, Max Nieuwdorp, L. Maurits De Brauw, Sjoerd C. Bruin, Nienke van Olst, Victor E. A. Gerdes, Robbert Sanderman and Mariët Hagedoorn
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:248
  34. Stress-related disorders such as anxiety and depression are highly prevalent and cause a tremendous burden for affected individuals and society. In order to improve prevention strategies, knowledge regarding r...

    Authors: S. A. Bögemann, A. Riepenhausen, L. M. C. Puhlmann, S. Bar, E. J. C. Hermsen, J. Mituniewicz, Z. C. Reppmann, A. Uściƚko, J. M. C. van Leeuwen, C. Wackerhagen, K. S. L. Yuen, M. Zerban, J. Weermeijer, M. A. Marciniak, N. Mor, A. van Kraaij…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:245
  35. Depression is a prevalent mental health disorder with a complex etiology and substantial public health implications. Early identification of individuals at risk for depression is crucial for effective interven...

    Authors: Wei Tian, Yafeng Zhang, Xinhao Han, Yan LI, Junping Liu, Hongying Wang, Qiuju Zhang, Yujie Ma and Guangcan Yan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:244
  36. Attachment theory proposes that attachment security facilitates personal growth. However, attachment security origins in relationship history, and thus, how people treat their experiences may influence the out...

    Authors: Fan Yang and Takashi Oka
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:243

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  37. Diabetes may perceive or experience varying degrees of stigma and psychological distress. The association between diabetes-related stigma and psychological distress has been examined in many studies, but no re...

    Authors: Xiajun Guo, Sijia Wu, Haishan Tang, Yuanyuan Li, Wanglin Dong, Guangli Lu, Shuang Liang and Chaoran Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:242
  38. Online game addiction has become a prominent public concern, particularly among emerging adults, warranting in-depth investigation. Despite prior cross-sectional research indicating a negative correlation betw...

    Authors: Bin Gao, Yi Xu, Lu Bai, Gui Luo and Weiyi Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:241
  39. Previous research has shown the impact of pandemic communicable diseases on the mental health of healthcare providers. This study examined the relationship between general health, spiritual health, anxiety ass...

    Authors: Daem Roshani, Keivan Saboni and Mohiadin Amjadian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:240

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