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  1. There is an urgent need to assess changes in well-being on a multinational scale during the COVID-19 pandemic, thus culturally valid scales must be available.

    Authors: Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez, Lindsey W. Vilca, Pablo D. Valencia, Carlos Carbajal-León, Mario Reyes-Bossio, Michel White, Claudio Rojas-Jara, Roberto Polanco-Carrasco, Miguel Gallegos, Mauricio Cervigni, Pablo Martino, Diego Alejandro Palacios, Rodrigo Moreta-Herrera, Antonio Samaniego-Pinho, Marlon Elías Lobos-Rivera, Andrés Buschiazzo Figares…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:102
  2. In social contexts, people may view themselves as agents, who are in control of the environment, or recipients, who succumb to what others have decided. Here, we investigated how these perspectives determine j...

    Authors: Marta Roczniewska and Magdalena Marszałek
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:98
  3. Self-regulation (SR) as the ability to regulate one’s own physical state, emotions, cognitions, and behavior, is considered to play a pivotal role in the concurrent and subsequent mental and physical health of...

    Authors: P. Warschburger, M. S. Gmeiner, R. Bondü, A. M. Klein, R. Busching and B. Elsner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:97
  4. Many Western people enjoy sunshine, and through the sun’s stimulated increase in melanin, the skin tone or skin complexion will darken (and lighten again during winter). Although the initial salience of such a...

    Authors: Sandra Utz, Ronja Mueller, Tilo Strobach and Claus-Christian Carbon
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:96
  5. Workers in certain occupations may have elevated risks of psychological distress. However, research is limited. For example, researchers often measure distress that may have existed before occupational exposur...

    Authors: James N. Laditka, Sarah B. Laditka, Ahmed A. Arif and Oluwaseun J. Adeyemi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:95
  6. Recent developments in Europe and Portugal provide a fertile ground for the rise of populism. Despite the growing interest in the topic, there is no reliable tool to gauge Portuguese citizens’ populist attitud...

    Authors: Filipe Falcão, Carlos Jalali and Patrício Costa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:93
  7. Social media use has grown dramatically since its inception in the early 2000s and has further increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Problematic use of social media (PUSM) is a type of behavioural addiction ...

    Authors: Raphaël Dufort Rouleau, Carmen Beauregard and Vincent Beaudry
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:92
  8. The healthcare field, a well-known field associated with variety of stressors, leaves healthcare professionals at an increased risk of both physical and mental problems. COVID-19 pandemic has recently been add...

    Authors: Sara Moussa, Iris Achkouty, Diana Malaeb, Anthony Ghosn, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:90
  9. Job stress is a probable mediator of the relationship between safety climate and accident occurrence. To demonstrate this, this study investigates the relationship between safety climate, job stress, and accid...

    Authors: Amir Hossein Khoshakhlagh, Saleh Al Sulaie, Saeid Yazdanirad and JeeWoong Park
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:89
  10. Eating disorders (EDs) are serious disorders that significantly affect not only the lives of patients, but also those of their family members who often experience high levels of burden, suffering and helplessn...

    Authors: Verónica Guillén, Antonio Arnal, Sandra Pérez, Joaquín Garcia-Alandete, Isabel Fernandez-Felipe, Antoni Grau, Cristina Botella and José Heliodoro Marco
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:88
  11. From January to June 2020, 22 FUS kindergartens across Norway implemented Tuning in to Kids for Kindergarten Teachers (TIK-KT) as part of a randomized control trial (RCT). Between the evaluation of an interventio...

    Authors: Vilde Randen Skåland, Sophie Seychelle Havighurst, Egil Nygaard and Inger Lise Teig
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:87
  12. Body dissatisfaction is a public health issue, however, low awareness of its seriousness, and stigma, may inhibit treatment seeking. The current study evaluated engagement with videos promoting awareness of bo...

    Authors: Jo R Doley and Siân A McLean
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:86
  13. Social distancing rules have proven to be essential in reducing the spread of COVID-19. However, we can optimise these rules if we identify factors which predict compliance. Thus, in this study we investigated...

    Authors: Daniel B. Cohen, Lauren L. Saling, Eunro Lee and Anabella Zagura
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:85
  14. Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) is a commonly used renal replacement therapy for end-stage renal disease patients. MHD patients have undergone multiple physiological stressors, which may cause physical problems...

    Authors: Junjun Wen, Yuan Fang, Zhongyan Su, Jimin Cai and Zhiyan Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:84
  15. The study aimed to (i) compare the maladaptive domains and facets according to the Alternative Model of Personality Disorders (AMPD) Criterion B in patients with a type II bipolar disorder (BD-II) or major depres...

    Authors: Saeid Komasi, Minoo Jananeh, Sahar Mahdavi, Tahereh Shademan, Anis Vaysi, Mehrnoosh Shahlaee, Atefeh Mirani, Zahra Chamandoust and Mozhgan Saeidi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:83
  16. Research on racial bias in social and cognitive psychology has focused on automatic cognitive processes such as categorisation or stereotyping. Neuroimaging has revealed differences in the neural circuit when ...

    Authors: Mirella Manfredi, William E. Comfort, Lucas M. Marques, Gabriel G. Rego, Julia H. Egito, Ruth L. Romero and Paulo S. Boggio
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:81
  17. In recent years, the issue of suicide caused by the stress of a contradictory relationship between graduate students and academic supervisors has aroused heated discussion in society. Based on the interpersona...

    Authors: Yingying Yao, Fangbai Dong and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:80
  18. The short version of the smartphone addiction scale (SAS-SV) is widely used to measure problematic smartphone use (PSU). This study examined the validity and reliability of the SAS-SV among Japanese adults, as...

    Authors: Toshitaka Hamamura, Nao Kobayashi, Taiki Oka, Issaku Kawashima, Yuki Sakai, Saori C. Tanaka and Masaru Honjo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:78
  19. The study burnout of medical students is more and more serious, which directly affects the study style of university and the learning quality of students. This has aroused the high attention of researchers and...

    Authors: Wanwan Yu, Wenjun Yao, Ming Chen, Hongqing Zhu and Jing Yan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:77
  20. Currently, there are few empirical studies that demonstrate the effects of music on specific emotions, especially in the educational context. For this reason, this study was carried out to examine the impact o...

    Authors: José Salvador Blasco-Magraner, Gloria Bernabé-Valero, Pablo Marín-Liébana and Ana María Botella-Nicolás
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:76
  21. Patients with cancer are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 with poor prognosis. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate anxiety, spiritual well-being, and resilience levels in patients w...

    Authors: Zahra Khiyali, Zeinab Naderi, Mohammadkazem Vakil, Hajar Ghasemi, Azizallah Dehghan and Mostafa Bijani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:75
  22. Work-related stress (WRS) is a highly prevalent and pervasive problem that can result in loss of productivity and deterioration of a lecturer’s health. Lecturing work requires coping with some of the stressful...

    Authors: Uchechukwu Martha Chukwuemeka, Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Chibuike Jefferen Njoku, Sylvester Emeka Igwe, Taiwo Joseph Oyewumi and Daniel Chimmuanya Ugwuanyi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:73
  23. The current study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of an Arabic translation of the short form of the Difficulty in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-16) in an Arabic-speaking population-based adult sa...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Gaelle Kanj, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:72
  24. The mother-infant relationship is complex and dynamic, informing the psychological development of the infant through bonding and attachment. Positive early interactions influence the quality of this relationsh...

    Authors: Cathy Stoodley, Lois McKellar, Tahereh Ziaian, Mary Steen, Jennifer Fereday and Ian Gwilt
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:71
  25. COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing, which not only impact physical health but psychological health. This research aims to analyze the psychological impact of residents with a fever (> 37 °C) during the COVID-1...

    Authors: Yuewei Chen, Qian Ma, Xiaoshuai Xie, Kekui Cao, Zhencai Hou and Peiyi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:69
  26. Young people with a sibling or parent who experiences mental health challenges have their own support needs. Most programs designed for this population lack a strong evidence base, and the involvement of young...

    Authors: Andrea Reupert, Nerelie Freeman, Rochelle Hine, Sophie Lea, Nivedita Nandakumar, Charlotte O’Grady, Lefteris Patlamazoglou, Laura Pettenuzzo and Kim Foster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:67
  27. Children in foster care are psychologically vulnerable and show more social, developmental, and behavioral problems than those living with their family of origin. Many foster parents struggle to care for these...

    Authors: Nina Thorup Dalgaard, Anne Marie Anker Villumsen, Kresta Munkholt Sørensen, Nick Midgley, Mette Skovgaard Væver, Mathilde Almlund and Maiken Pontoppidan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:62
  28. Coping involves attempts to mitigate the negative repercussions of stressful situations including psychological distress. The aim of this study was to assess factors affecting coping and examine the role of so...

    Authors: Daniella Mahfoud, Mirna Fawaz, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:61
  29. Loneliness is increasingly acknowledged as a serious public health issue. This longitudinal study aimed to assess the extent to which psychological distress and alexithymia can predict loneliness among Italian...

    Authors: Chiara Conti, Roberta Lanzara, Ilenia Rosa, Markus M. Müller and Piero Porcelli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:60
  30. The workplace has been identified as a key determinant of health status. There is evidence of innumerable health problems among employees, particularly healthcare workers. Against this background, a holistic-s...

    Authors: Maryam Akbari, Mohammad Hossein Kaveh, Rosanna Cousins, Hamidreza Mokarami, Changiz Rahimi Taghanaki and Mehdi Jahangiri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:59
  31. The childbirth experience is a personal life event that is influenced by physiologic and mental-psychological processes. Due to the prevalence of psychiatric problems after childbirth, it is important to recog...

    Authors: Parivash Ahmadpour, Farnaz Faroughi and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:58
  32. Positive relationships are one of the most important components within the PERMA model since they facilitate the development of the other components. However, in the scientific literature, few instruments have...

    Authors: Lindsey W. Vilca, Jannia M. Aquino-Hidalgo, Jhaleri Esteban-Brañes and Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:56
  33. Previous research has indicated that university students experienced substantial mental health issues during the global COVID-19 pandemic, but few studies have considered changes relative to pre-pandemic level...

    Authors: Melissa A. Russell, Nicola Reavley, Ian Williams, Wenjing Li, Laura Tarzia, Patty Chondros and Lena Sanci
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:55
  34. As cyberbullying is a new area of investigation, results worldwide point to the prevalence of cyberbullying perpetration. This study aimed to assess the association between cyberbullying perpetration, anxiety,...

    Authors: Zeinab Bitar, Marie-Belle Elias, Diana Malaeb, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:53
  35. To better understand the initial phases of sickness absence due to common mental disorders (CMD), the aim of the present video vignette study was to test the following three hypotheses: (1) Managers who have n...

    Authors: Jenny Hultqvist, Gunnel Hensing, Stephen Stansfeld and Monica Bertilsson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:52
  36. Physical and cognitive function are both indicators of aging, characterized by a loss of adaptive response to life challenges and functional limitations, subsequently affecting their quality of life. This stud...

    Authors: Rhayun Song, Xing Fan and Jisu Seo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:51

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  37. In the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide, thwarted belongingness is presented as a main predictor for suicidal ideation. Studies only partially support this prediction. The aim of this study was to examine wheth...

    Authors: Franziska Dienst, Thomas Forkmann, Dajana Schreiber and Inken Höller
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:50

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