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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. The concepts of Dark Triad and Psychological Capital (PsyCap) have been extensively researched separately, but until one recent study, their interrelation has not been investigated. Purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Birgit Stephan, Dominik Lechner, Mariella Stockkamp, Matthias F. C. Hudecek, Dieter Frey and Eva Lermer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:236
  12. Given the increasing number of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantations (HSCT) performed world-wide, the increasing likelihood of survival following HSCT, and the profound physical, psychosocial, and emotional...

    Authors: Gemma McErlean, Caley Tapp, Lisa Brice, Nicole Gilroy, Masura Kabir, Matt Greenwood, Stephen R Larsen, John Moore, David Gottlieb, Mark Hertzberg, Louisa Brown, Megan Hogg, Gillian Huang, Christopher Ward and Ian Kerridge
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:235
  13. The exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is undeniably proven significant in mothers’ health and infants’ growth and survival. Its persistence has many familial, social, and economical benefits. Social support is kno...

    Authors: Sepideh Mashayekh-Amiri, Mina Hosseinzadeh, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Sepideh Soltani and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:234
  14. Hoarding disorder is characterized by a persistent inability to part with possessions due to a perceived need to keep them, regardless of their actual value. Arabic-speaking populations currently lack a valida...

    Authors: Nour Mohammad Hussain, Dalal Hasan AlMansouri, Muneera AlGhareeb, Yaser Mansoor Almutawa, Omaima Khaled Bucheeri, Mai Helmy, Khaled Trabelsi, Zahra Saif and Haitham Jahrami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:233
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a broad influence on health and society across the globe, especially on the education sector as its educators have had to continue the provision of teaching and learning opportuni...

    Authors: Ittipaat Suwathanpornkul, Chawapon Sarnkhaowkhom, Manaathar Tulmethakaan, Panida Sakuntanak and Orn-uma Charoensuk
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:232
  16. Resilience is the ability to overcome adversity in response to a potentially traumatic event. It can relieve people’s discomfort and build personal capacity when facing a stressful situation such as beta thala...

    Authors: Masoume Rambod, Saeed Hamidizadeh, Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan and Ali Mohammad Parviniannasab
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:231
  17. Exposure to traumatic events in childhood, including bullying, can negatively affect physical and mental health in adulthood. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of bullying in differe...

    Authors: Júlia Švecová, Jana Furstova, Natália Kaščáková, Jozef Hašto and Peter Tavel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:230
  18. The incidence of depression is increasing, despite continued advances in psychological and pharmacological interventions. New treatment approaches are urgently needed. Here we assess the effects on depression ...

    Authors: Isabella M. Mader
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:229
  19. To explore the relationship between future self-continuity and problematic mobile video gaming among Chinese college students and to examine the serial mediation of consideration of future consequences and sta...

    Authors: Junxian Shen, Jiansong Zheng and Tao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:227
  20. The outbreak of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019) has resulted in a significant number of diagnosed patients requiring treatment in designated hospitals. However, limited evidence exists regarding the...

    Authors: Ying He, Lei Huang, Jian Chen, Ling Long, Ling Zhang, Xiao Hui, Qingling Zhang, Muzhen Guan, Yuanjun Xie and Jianguo Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:225
  21. Since March 2022, the COVID-19 epidemic has rebounded widely and frequently in China. Healthcare workers have faced grand challenges such as soaring COVID-19 patients, being busy with the nucleic acid screenin...

    Authors: Dongmei Zhang, Congzhi Wang, Ting Yuan, Xiaoping Li, Liu Yang, Anle Huang, Jing Li, Mingming Liu, Yunxiao Lei, Lu Sun, Jing Zhang and Lin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:224
  22. Successful aging is often linked to individual’s ability to demonstrate resilience: the maintenance or quick recovery of functional ability, well-being, and quality of life despite losses or adversity. A cruci...

    Authors: Lotte P. Brinkhof, K. Richard Ridderinkhof, Jaap M. J. Murre, Harm J. Krugers and Sanne de Wit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:223
  23. Substantial evidence indicates that maternal depression during pregnancy (i.e., antenatal depression) is associated not only with maternal wellbeing but also with child emotional and behavioural development. C...

    Authors: Jeannette Milgrom, Yafit Hirshler, Charlene Holt, Helen Skouteris, Megan Galbally, Christine East, Vivette Glover, John Reece, Kieran J. O’Donnell, Susan P. Walker, Shannon Malloy and Alan W. Gemmill
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:222
  24. Few studies have examined the psychometric properties of the Social Aptitudes Scale (SAS). The study aims of the current paper were to examine the internal consistency and the validity of the Norwegian SAS.

    Authors: Sabine Kaiser, Børge Mathiassen, Bjørn Helge Handegård, Yngvild Arnesen and Marianne Berg Halvorsen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:221
  25. Covid-19 related school closures radically disrupted children’s access to social and educational opportunities and changed daily life for millions of families across the world. Emerging evidence indicates that...

    Authors: Alison J. Lacey, Robin Banerjee, Lucie Dockalova and Kathryn J. Lester
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:220
  26. A previous study has shown that Japanese individuals generally exhibit behavior that suppresses the expression of positive emotions, which are strongly affected by affectivity traits. In the present study, to ...

    Authors: Toshiki Fukuzaki and Noboru Iwata
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:219
  27. To examine the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Clinically Useful Depression Outcome Scale (CUDOS) in the Chinese patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) using Rasch analysis.

    Authors: Jing Zhong, Hai-Yan Ma, Xue-Mei Wang, Xiao-Jie Huang and Ming-Zhi Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:218
  28. Prison sentences are a particular type of penalty that aim to reintegrate individuals into society. Nonetheless, research suggests that prison sentences have a null or a criminogenic effect on recidivism and a...

    Authors: Olga Cunha, Andreia de Castro Rodrigues, Sónia Caridade, Ana Rita Dias, Telma Catarina Almeida, Ana Rita Cruz and Maria Manuela Peixoto
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:215
  29. Work addiction (WA) threatens occupation-related health in many countries including China. This research aims to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of Bergen Work Addiction Scale (BWAS...

    Authors: Ruimei SUN, Long W. LAM and Anise M. S. WU
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:214
  30. Chronic patients are experiencing depression caused by themselves or the surrounding environment, how to cope with the change of mentality and adjust the psychological stress response, especially under the bac...

    Authors: Yujin Mei, Xue Yang, Changjun Liu, Yuqing Li, Jiaofeng Gui and Lin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:213
  31. Attachment theory represents a reference model for understanding better how pre-existing personality factors can influence the coping with some chronic conditions. The onset of a chronic disease can represent ...

    Authors: Concetta De Pasquale, Maria Luisa Pistorio, Massimiliano Veroux, Gabriella Sapienza, Alberto Florio, Zira Hichy, Burcin Ekser, Alessia Giaquinta and Pierfrancesco Veroux
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:210
  32. Teachers in high-stress roles face increasing psychological distress such as anxiety and depression, underscoring the need for validated assessment instruments. Given the current absence of a comprehensive, de...

    Authors: Cui-Hong Cao, Xiao-Ling Liao, Xing-Yong Jiang, Xu-Dong Li, I-Hua Chen and Chung-Ying Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:209
  33. Information processing speed is commonly impaired in people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS). However, depression and fatigue can affect the cognitive profile of patients: fatigue has a negative impact from the ...

    Authors: Madia M. Biasi, Alessia Manni, Ilaria Pepe, Chiara Abbatantuono, Daphne Gasparre, Pietro Iaffaldano, Marta Simone, Maria F. De Caro, Maria Trojano, Paolo Taurisano and Damiano Paolicelli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:208
  34. Acquired brain injuries (ABI) from stroke, head injury, or resected brain tumours are associated with poor emotional wellbeing and heightened risk of mood disorder. Common sequalae of ABI, such as poor attenti...

    Authors: Andrea Kusec, Abigail Methley, Fionnuala C. Murphy, Polly V. Peers, Estela Carmona and Tom Manly
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:207
  35. The postmenopausal period can represent an opportunity for women to improve their health and well-being. The Active and Healthy Ageing in Women during early postmenopause (AHAWOMEN) study aims to identify the ...

    Authors: Débora Godoy-Izquierdo, Raquel Lara-Moreno, Adelaida Ogallar-Blanco, Juan González, Carlos de Teresa and Nicolás Mendoza
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:204
  36. Understanding factors that influence information seeking, assessment of risk and mitigation behaviors is critical during a public health crises. This longitudinal study examined the influence of self-reported ...

    Authors: Courtney Welton-Mitchell, Miranda Dally, Katherine L. Dickinson, Lindsay Morris-Neuberger, Jennifer D. Roberts and Danielle Blanch-Hartigan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:203

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