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  1. The prevalence of morbid obesity is an increasing health problem in most parts of the world and is related to lower quality of life. Sense of coherence, or the perception that the world is meaningful and predi...

    Authors: Anners Lerdal, May Solveig Fagermoen, Tore Bonsaksen, Caryl L Gay and Anders Kottorp
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2014 2:1
  2. Previous studies have demonstrated the utility and sensitivity of the CogState Brief Battery (CBB) in detecting cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and in asses...

    Authors: Paul Maruff, Yen Ying Lim, David Darby, Kathryn A Ellis, Robert H Pietrzak, Peter J Snyder, Ashley I Bush, Cassandra Szoeke, Adrian Schembri, David Ames and Colin L Masters
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:30
  3. Physical activity is a key component of exploration and development. Poor motor proficiency, by limiting participation in physical and social activities, can therefore contribute to poor psychological and soci...

    Authors: Patricia K Kitsao-Wekulo, Penny A Holding, Hudson Gerry Taylor, Jane D Kvalsvig and Kevin J Connolly
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:29
  4. Perceived stress, immature defense style, depression and anxiety and negative life events all are known to be associated with eating disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the relationships between ...

    Authors: Phillipa Hay and Sarah Elizabeth Williams
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:27
  5. Listen Protect Connect (LPC), a school-based program of Psychological First Aid delivered by non-mental health professionals, is intended to support trauma-exposed children. Our objective was to implement LPC ...

    Authors: Marizen Ramirez, Karisa Harland, Maisha Frederick, Rhoda Shepherd, Marleen Wong and Joseph E Cavanaugh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:26

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2014 2:45

  6. The aim of this study was to assess reliability and validity of the Resilience Scale 11 (RS-11) and develop a shorter scale in a population-based study.

    Authors: Alexander von Eisenhart Rothe, Markus Zenger, Maria Elena Lacruz, Rebecca Emeny, Jens Baumert, Sibylle Haefner and Karl-Heinz Ladwig
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:25
  7. Alcohol use disorder is a widespread problem in Denmark and has severe impacts on health and quality of life of each individual. The clinical treatment of alcohol use disorder involves evidence-based knowledge...

    Authors: Sengül Sari, Randi Bilberg, Kurt Jensen, Anette Søgaard-Nielsen, Bent Nielsen and Kirsten K Roessler
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:23
  8. The size and emotion effect is the tendency for children to draw people and other objects with a positive emotional charge larger than those with a negative or neutral charge. Here we explored the novel idea t...

    Authors: Andrew K Dunn, Nicola Taylor and Thom Baguley
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:21
  9. There is increased focus on early diagnosis of dementia, and subjective awareness of memory impairment is often assumed to be an early symptom of dementia. Subjective memory impairment (SMI) is used to describ...

    Authors: Jostein Holmen, Ellen Melbye Langballe, Kristian Midthjell, Turid Lingaas Holmen, Arvid Fikseaunet, Ingvild Saltvedt and Kristian Tambs
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:19
  10. There seems to be a common belief that women are better in multi-tasking than men, but there is practically no scientific research on this topic. Here, we tested whether women have better multi-tasking skills ...

    Authors: Gijsbert Stoet, Daryl B O’Connor, Mark Conner and Keith R Laws
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:18
  11. Depressive symptoms are a common problem in patients with diabetes, laying an additional burden on both the patients and the health care system. Patients suffering from these symptoms rarely receive adequate e...

    Authors: K Annika Tovote, Joke Fleer, Evelien Snippe, Irina V Bas, Thera P Links, Paul MG Emmelkamp, Robbert Sanderman and Maya J Schroevers
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:17
  12. Previous studies have shown that adverse conditions during fetal and early life are associated with lower performance on neurocognitive tests in childhood, adolescence and adult life. There is, however, a pauc...

    Authors: Jens Christoffer Skogen, Simon Øverland, A David Smith, Arnstein Mykletun and Robert Stewart
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:16
  13. African American smokers experience disproportionately higher rates of tobacco-related illnesses compared to Caucasians. It has been suggested that interventions targeted to specific racial/ethnic groups (i.e....

    Authors: Monica Webb Hooper, Ramona Larry, Kolawole Okuyemi, Ken Resnicow, Noella A Dietz, Robert G Robinson and Michael H Antoni
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:15
  14. Detection of feigned neurocognitive deficits is a challenge for neuropsychological assessment. We conducted two studies to examine whether memory malingering is characterized by an elevated proportion of false...

    Authors: Sebastian Schindler, Johanna Kissler, Klaus-Peter Kühl, Rainer Hellweg and Thomas Bengner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:12
  15. There is a need for further investigation of sense of coherence (SOC), the central concept of salutogenesis, and its relationship with long-term illnesses such as psoriasis. The aim of this study is to investi...

    Authors: Eva Langeland, Hilde S Robinson, Torbjørn Moum, Marie H Larsen, Anne-Lene Krogstad and Astrid K Wahl
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:11
  16. Almost every interpersonal interaction is mediated by the sex of the individuals involved. Visual, auditory, and olfactory cues provide individuals with the opportunity to discriminate the sex of others from a...

    Authors: Graeme Hacker, Anna Brooks and Rick van der Zwan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:10
  17. Clinical staging of mental disorders proposes that individuals can be assessed at various sub-syndromal and later developed phases of illness. As an adjunctive rating, it may complement traditional diagnostic ...

    Authors: Daniel F Hermens, Sharon L Naismith, Jim Lagopoulos, Rico S C Lee, Adam J Guastella, Elizabeth M Scott and Ian B Hickie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:8
  18. The presence of Lynch syndrome (LS) can bring a lifetime of uncertainty to an entire family as members adjust to living with a high lifetime cancer risk. The research base on how individuals and families adjus...

    Authors: Kathy E Watkins, Christine Y Way, Deborah M Gregory, Holly M LeDrew, Valerie C Ludlow, Mary Jane Esplen, Jeffrey J Dowden, Janet E Cox, G William N Fitzgerald and Patrick S Parfrey
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:7
  19. The incidence of suicide is high among patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and psychosis. A systematic review was performed to investigate the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in reducing...

    Authors: Tara Donker, Alison Calear, Janie Busby Grant, Bregje van Spijker, Katherine Fenton, Kanupriya Kalia Hehir, Pim Cuijpers and Helen Christensen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:6
  20. The objective of this study was to examine the cross-cultural differences of the PANSS across six geo-cultural regions. The specific aims are (1) to examine measurement properties of the PANSS; and (2) to exam...

    Authors: Anzalee Khan, Christian Yavorsky, Stacy Liechti, Mark Opler, Brian Rothman, Guillermo DiClemente, Luka Lucic, Sofija Jovic, Toshiya Inada and Lawrence Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:5
  21. Facial emotion recognition depends on cortical and subcortical networks. HIV infection of the central nervous system can damage these networks, leading to impaired facial emotion recognition.

    Authors: Eleonora Baldonero, Nicoletta Ciccarelli, Massimiliano Fabbiani, Manuela Colafigli, Erika Improta, Alessandro D’Avino, Annalisa Mondi, Roberto Cauda, Simona Di Giambenedetto and Maria Caterina Silveri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:3
  22. Psychology has been historically plagued by the under-reporting of both replications and null findings. The avoidance of these core ingredients of scientific practice means that the psychology literature is un...

    Authors: Keith R Laws
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:2

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