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  1. There is a growing body of research suggesting that psychological flexibility (PF) is an important psychological construct related to psychological health and human performance. The Psychological Flexibility i...

    Authors: Farzaneh Badinlou, Rokhsareh Badami, Gustaf Reinebo, Markus Jansson-Fröjmark, Fahimeh Sepehri, Shiva Molaviniya and Tobias Lundgren
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:250
  2. Social relationship coping efficacy (SRCE) represents the ability to maintain or enhance social relationships in the context of serious illness. The purpose of the current study was to confirm the factor struc...

    Authors: Samantha Serpentini, Giulia Silvestri, Antonio Catarinella, Grazia Cristaldi, Caterina Borgese, Giuseppe Deledda, Samuela Sommacal, Letizia Iannopollo, Vincenzo Calvo, Lucia Ronconi and Thomas V. Merluzzi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:248
  3. This study examined whether the effects of a sit-stand desk (SSD) intervention on employees’ musculoskeletal complaints (i.e., intensity and prevalence) and activation (i.e., vigilance and vitality) persist or...

    Authors: Udo Konradt, Alexander Nath, Sabrina Krys and Frank Heblich
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:246
  4. Although eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been shown to be effective in the treatment of PTSD for years, it remains controversial due to the lack of understanding of its mechanisms of a...

    Authors: Dany Laure Wadji, C. Martin-Soelch and V. Camos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:245
  5. Conspiracy theories can have particularly harmful effects by negatively shaping health-related behaviours. A significant number of COVID-19 specific conspiracy theories emerged in the immediate aftermath of th...

    Authors: Konstantinos Tsamakis, Dimitrios Tsiptsios, Brendon Stubbs, Ruimin Ma, Eugenia Romano, Christoph Mueller, Ayesha Ahmad, Andreas S. Triantafyllis, George Tsitsas and Elena Dragioti
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:244
  6. In early childhood sleep and regulatory problems, parental factors are often impaired but essential to overcoming them. This study aims to examine, in parents of young sleep-disturbed children, whether mothers...

    Authors: Marisa Schnatschmidt, Friederike Lollies and Angelika A. Schlarb
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:243
  7. English language anxiety (ELA) is a prevalent phenomenon in language education. It is one of the most commonly investigated non-linguistic variables in studies of language learning. Accordingly, numerous studi...

    Authors: Mustafa Ali Khalaf and Ehab Mohammed Naguib Omara
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:242
  8. This article is aimed at exploring the relationship between abusive use of the internet and social media and involvement in violent behavior in adolescence. This analysis used a sample of 2549 participants of ...

    Authors: Álvaro Moro, Marta Ruiz-Narezo and Janire Fonseca
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:241
  9. Job satisfaction in health care has a great impact as it affects quality, productivity, effectiveness, and healthcare costs. In fact, it is an indicator of the well-being and quality of life of the organizatio...

    Authors: Dimitris Karaferis, Vassilis Aletras and Dimitris Niakas
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:240

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2022 10:318

  10. Alexithymic and psychopathic traits are closely associated, but distinct constructs. Both have been associated with facial emotion processing deficits reflecting empathy deficits, however the underlying mechan...

    Authors: Melina Nicole Kyranides, Demetris Christofides and Melis Çetin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:239
  11. A growing body of evidence indicates that the outbreak of COVID-19 has had a significant influence on individuals’ cognition, emotion, and psychological health. This study aims to explore the effect of the ass...

    Authors: Min Zong, Dan Dong, Zhizun Yang, Yi Feng and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:238
  12. The United Arab Emirates Healthy Future Study (UAEHFS) is one of the first large prospective cohort studies and one of the few studies in the region which examines causes and risk factors for chronic diseases ...

    Authors: Mitha Al Balushi, Sara Al Balushi, Syed Javaid, Andrea Leinberger-Jabari, Fatma Al-Maskari, Mohammed Al-Houqani, Ayesha Al Dhaheri, Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Abdullah Al Junaibi, Naima Oumeziane, Marina Kazim, Aisha Al Hamiz, Muna Haji, Ayesha Al Hosani, Leila Abdel Wareth, Wael AlMahmeed…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:235
  13. Physical exercises can improve individuals’ physical health and cognition, but the internal influence path is unclear. This study aims to examine the influence of pom cheerleading training on physical fitness ...

    Authors: Heng Wang, Wanying Ge, Chenyang Zhu, Yafang Sun and Shuguang Wei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:234
  14. Excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol use disorders (AUD) are among the leading preventable causes of premature morbidity and mortality and are considered a major public health concern. In order to reduce ...

    Authors: Charlotte Wittgens, Markus Muehlhan, Anja Kräplin, Max Wolff and Sebastian Trautmann
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:233
  15. Children experiencing educational neglect are likely to experience the harm associated with adverse life experiences and a range of emotional and psychological challenges. Using attachment theory and psychosoc...

    Authors: Nasir Warfa, Özden Bademci, Şahin Karasar and Robert White
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:232
  16. Identity, or ‘who I am’, is important for smoking behaviour. Identity constructs (parts of a person’s identity) are typically examined as separate entities, but emerging evidence suggests that the multifaceted...

    Authors: E. Meijer, W. A. Gebhardt, C. van Laar, N. H. Chavannes and B. van den Putte
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:231
  17. Nursing students face mental and emotional issues due to the nature of their profession. The role of protective factors such as psychological capital and spiritual well-being is vital in improving mental healt...

    Authors: Ali Mohammad Parviniannasab, Mostafa Bijani and Ali Dehghani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:230
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2022 10:236

  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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