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  1. 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
  2. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:63

  3. 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
  4. With the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic and the recent political divide in the United States (US), there is an urgent need to address the soaring mental well-being problems and promote positive well-being. T...

    Authors: Wei Deng, Sydney Carpentier, Jena Blackwood and Ann Van de Winckel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:48
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic has put heavy pressure on nurses. Psychiatric nurses are also exposed to moral distress due to the special conditions of psychiatric patients and patient’s lack of cooperation in observin...

    Authors: Nahid Tavakol, Zahra Molazem, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Omid Asemani and Shahpar Bagheri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:47
  6. Depression is inadequately recognized and managed, and physicians’ attitudes toward this condition and its treatment may play a part in this. This study aimed to assess Ecuadorian physicians' attitudes toward ...

    Authors: José Alejandro Valdevilla Figueira, Hans Mautong, Genesis Camacho L, Michelle Cherrez, Carlos Orellana Román, Geovanny Efraín Alvarado-Villa, Zouina Sarfraz, Azza Sarfraz, Arjola Agolli, María José Farfán Bajaña, Emanuel Vanegas, Miguel Felix, Jack Michel, Fernando Espinoza-Fuentes, Jaime Rosero Maquilón and Ivan Cherrez Ojeda
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:46
  7. Stress resistance resources, such as social support and resilience, have been found to be important in promoting psychological well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, most prior research studies have...

    Authors: Anita Padmanabhanunni, Tyrone B Pretorius and Natasha Khamisa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:45
  8. This study examines the role of illness perceptions and fear of progression (FoP) in paediatric cancer patients and their parents for patient’s health-related quality of life (HRQoL), controlling for sociodemo...

    Authors: Kristina Herzog, Florian Schepper, Thomas Pletschko, Jessy Herrmann, Mihaela Budich, Holger Christiansen, Meinolf Suttorp and Julia Martini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:44
  9. Authors: Nasim Badaghi, Mette van Kruijsbergen, Judith Prins, Saskia Kelders, Linda Cillessen, Félix Compen, Rogier Donders, Linda Kwakkenbos and Anne Speckens
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:43

    The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:21

  10. Employees working at psychiatric wards are at risk for work-related threats and violence that may impact their physical and mental health. Studies have found that crisis social support may mitigate these adver...

    Authors: Lars Peter Andersen, Ask Elklit and Jesper Pihl-Thingvad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:42
  11. Cancer has great implications for psychological, social, economic, and emotional dimensions. Psychological distress is overwhelming among cancer patients following a confirmed diagnosis. However, little is kno...

    Authors: Frehiwot Negussie, Berhanu Wordofa Giru, Nete Tewfik Yusuf and Debela Gela
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:41
  12. Empirical support for the notion that music listening is beneficial for stress recovery is inconclusive, potentially due to the methodological diversity with which the effects of music on stress recovery have ...

    Authors: Krisna Adiasto, Madelon L. M. van Hooff, Debby G. J. Beckers and Sabine A. E. Geurts
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:40
  13. Due to its potential to address low achievement, high dropout rates, and misbehavior among students, school engagement has become an important topic in contemporary developmental psychology and educational res...

    Authors: Dong Yang, Zhenyu Cai, Chaoyi Wang, Chen Zhang, Peng Chen and Ronghuai Huang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:38
  14. Mother’s childbirth-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms have a negative impact on mother and infant’s behaviors during dyadic interactions which may increase mother–infant neurophysiological ...

    Authors: Tiago Miguel Pinto, Inês Jongenelen, Diogo Lamela, Rita Pasion, Ana Morais and Raquel Costa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:37
  15. Few studies have investigated factors associated with anxiety and depression among patients with erectile dysfunction (ED). This study aimed to investigate associated factors and the prevalence of anxiety and ...

    Authors: Yang Xiao, Tongjin Xie, Jingxuan Peng, Xun Zhou, Jinsong Long, Mohan Yang, Haiyan Zhu and Jianfu Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:36
  16. The psychological strategies of self-talk (S.T.) and mental imagery (MI) have an essential role in training and sports performance, but their implementation, particularly in combination, is still limited. This...

    Authors: Yusuf Hidayat, Yunyun Yudiana, Burhan Hambali, Kuston Sultoni, Umit Dogan Ustun and Chatkamon Singnoy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:35
  17. SuperAging is one of the current concepts related to elite, resilient or high-functioning cognitive aging. The main aim of our study was to find possible predictors of SuperAgers (SA).

    Authors: Zuzana Ticha, Hana Georgi, Ben Schmand, Radek Heissler and Miloslav Kopecek
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:34
  18. Exploring sociodemographic and disease characteristics that contribute to patient-reported outcomes can inform targeting of strategies to support recovery and adaptation to stroke. This study aimed to examine ...

    Authors: Amy Waller, Kristy Fakes, Mariko Carey, Joshua Dizon, Kim Parrey, Michelle Coad and Rob Sanson-Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:32
  19. Posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSSs) is known to be a typical problem for school bullying victims. However, the underlying mechanism between school bullying victimization and PTSSs remains unknown. This study...

    Authors: Yongyong Xu, Yingying Ye, Yichang Zha, Rui Zhen and Xiao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:31
  20. Children and adolescents in residential care often face multiple traumatic experiences. However, some individuals show resilient adaptation. To depict this heterogeneity, the person-centered examination of dif...

    Authors: Katharina Sölva, Alexander Haselgruber and Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:30
  21. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 280 million individuals worldwide suffer from depression. One occupational group that is more prone to mental health issues is healthcare workers (HCWs...

    Authors: Abdul Qadim Mohammadi, Ahmad Neyazi, Vanya Rangelova, Bijaya Kumar Padhi, Goodness Ogeyi Odey, Molly Unoh Ogbodum and Mark D. Griffiths
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:29
  22. To our knowledge, no brief version of the Temperament Evaluation in Memphis Pisa and San Diego (TEMPS-M) is available so far in the Arabic language, which might have resulted in limited research in this field ...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Ecem Yakın, Zeinab Bitar, Diana Malaeb, Toni Sawma, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:28
  23. A new element for job stress called Illegitimate Tasks has been investigated in recent years, along with stress as an offense to self-theory. Illegitimate tasks are those that are either needless or unrelated ...

    Authors: Paula C. Neves, Cláudia Andrade, Rui Paixão and José Tomás da Silva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:27
  24. The junction between moral psychology, humor, and some specific personality variables (i.e., uncertainty intolerance and compassion toward others) has been a neglected field of study. The present research expl...

    Authors: Alexandra Maftei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:26
  25. Several evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment strategies exist, though significant barriers to cessation remain which must be addressed to improve abstinence rates for sub-populations of those smoking cig...

    Authors: Kyle J. Walters, Nathaniel L. Baker, Rachel L. Tomko, Kevin M. Gray, Matthew J. Carpenter and Erin A. McClure
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:25
  26. Although the vast majority of smokers are aware of the enormous preventable health hazards caused by smoking, only a small percentage of smokers manage to remain abstinent in the long term. One possible explan...

    Authors: Damian Karl, Alfred Wieland, Yury Shevchenko, Nadja Grundinger, Noah Machunze, Sarah Gerhardt, Herta Flor and Sabine Vollstädt-Klein
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:24
  27. Evidence suggests that dental anxiety and phobia are frequently the result of direct associative fear conditioning but that pre-exposure to dental stimuli prior to conditioning results in latent inhibition of ...

    Authors: Laura D. Seligman, Andrew L. Geers, Lauren Kramer, Kelly S. Clemens, Keenan A. Pituch, Ben Colagiuri, Hilary A. Marusak, Christine A. Rabinak, Natalie Turner and Michael Nedley
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:23
  28. One third of cancer patients and survivors experience psychological distress. Previous studies have shown that online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (eMBCT) supports cancer patients and survivors in manag...

    Authors: Nasim Badaghi, Mette van Kruijsbergen, Judith Prins, Saskia Kelders, Linda Cillessen, Félix Compen, Rogier Donders, Linda Kwakkenbos and Anne Speckens
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:43

  29. The Home and Community Social Behavior Scales (HCSBS) is a rating scale that assesses social competence and antisocial behavior among children and youths between ages 5–18. The present study aimed to investiga...

    Authors: Silje Sommer Hukkelberg and Björn Andersson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:19
  30. Migraine is a neurological disease that has several physical and psychological complications, which is characterized by disability and impaired quality of life.

    Authors: Majid Yousefi Afrashteh, Mahya Abbasi and Mahsa Abbasi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:17
  31. To investigate the relationship between early-life stress (ELS) and the trait mindfulness level in workers.

    Authors: Vinícius Santos de Moraes, Mariana Fernandes, Maria Neyrian de Fátima Fernandes, Larissa Bessani Hidalgo Gimenez, Elton Brás Camargo Júnior and Edilaine Cristina da Silva Gherardi-Donato
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:15
  32. The COVID-19 global pandemic initiated an unprecedented medico-psychological turmoil. Our study investigates the psychological impact of the viral spread and austere lockdown, and focuses mostly on potential p...

    Authors: Myriam El Khoury-Malhame, Rana Rizk, Esperance Joukayem, Alyssa Rechdan and Toni Sawma
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:14
  33. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many throughout the world to isolate themselves from their respective communities to stop the spread of disease. Although this form of distancing can prevent the contraction of...

    Authors: Ashlee Humphries, Noor Tasnim, Rachel Rugh, Morgan Patrick and Julia C. Basso
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:13
  34. Motor imagery (MI) has emerged as an individual factor that may modulate the effects of attentional focus on motor skill performance. In this study, we investigated whether global MI, as well as its components...

    Authors: Behzad Bazgir, Alireza Shamseddini, Jennifer A. Hogg, Farhad Ghadiri, Moslem Bahmani and Jed A. Diekfuss
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:12
  35. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among university students have been linked to a variety of factors and have been shown to have a dose–response relationship with adult health and behavior.

    Authors: Moses Muwanguzi, Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Sarah Maria Najjuka, Mohammed A. Mamun, Innocent Arinaitwe, Jonathan Kajjimu, Elicana Nduhuura and Scholastic Ashaba
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:11
  36. Several factors can contribute to the development of postpartum depression (PPD) and negatively affect mothers’ mental and physical well-being. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship bet...

    Authors: Baian A. Baattaiah, Mutasim D. Alharbi, Nouf M. Babteen, Haneen M. Al-Maqbool, Faten A. Babgi and Ashar A. Albatati
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:10
  37. Depressive symptoms are a significant psychological complication of stroke, impacting both survivors and informal caregivers of survivors. Randomized controlled trials are needed to determine optimal non-pharm...

    Authors: Jennifer E. S. Beauchamp, Anjail Sharrief, Alejandro Chaoul, Tahani Casameni Montiel, Mary F. Love, Stanley Cron, Alan Prossin, Sudhakar Selvaraj, Deniz Dishman and Sean I. Savitz
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:9
  38. The interest in the relationship between brain damage and social cognition has increased in recent years. The objectives of the present study were the following: (1) to evaluate and compare emotional facial re...

    Authors: Sonia Álvarez-Fernández, Nelson Andrade-González, Patricia Simal, Jordi A. Matias-Guiu, Carlos Gómez-Escalonilla, Roberto Rodriguez-Jimenez, Bryan J. Stiles and Guillermo Lahera
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:8
  39. The manuscript is based on the dispositional approach of employability, dispositional personality trait theories (dark triad, light triad, HEXACO honesty-humility), and reinforcement sensitivity theory. The fa...

    Authors: Elena Lisá and Michaela Valachová
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:7
  40. Patients undergoing hemodialysis are exposed to psychological problems, such as despair, which in turn can be a trigger for them to abandon the treatment process. This study aimed to determine the effect of po...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sabouri, Masoume Rambod and Zahra Khademian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:6
  41. Psychological distress among adolescents negatively affects their academic performance, relationships with family and friends, and ability to participate fully in the community. Stressful life events in low-in...

    Authors: Michael U. Anyanwu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:5
  42. The psychological mechanisms that underlie the relationship between self-esteem and life satisfaction remain unclear and not well-understood. We sought through the present study to test the hypothesis that per...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Toni Sawma, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:4
  43. In 2021, a once-in-a-century heavy rainstorm suddenly attacked Zhengzhou, an important inland city in northern China. However, there have been no studies on the psychological health of disaster-stricken reside...

    Authors: Zhifeng Wang, Bing Jiang, Xingtong Wang, Dongxu Wang and Haihong Xue
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:3

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