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  1. Substance use is an important public health concern in many countries across the globe. Among the general public, institutions of higher learning have developed a reputation for inducing new substance use amon...

    Authors: Stacey Blows and Serena Isaacs
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:309
  2. Occupational health physicians are increasingly confronted with mental health issues at their workplace. Facing them, most of them feel insecure and not sufficiently trained. Employee’s mental well-being depen...

    Authors: Tim Pößnecker, Maximilian Baxendale, Simone Braun, Elena Schwarz, Michael Hölzer, Peter Angerer, Harald Gündel, Elisabeth Balint and Eva Rothermund
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:306
  3. Cancer-related cognitive impairment is a common and potentially debilitating symptom experienced by patients with non-central nervous system (CNS) cancers, with negative impact on their quality of life. The Fu...

    Authors: Ana F. Oliveira, Isabel M. Santos, Sofia Fernandes, Pedro Bem-Haja and Ana Torres
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:305
  4. Promoting mental health and wellness is crucial for healthy communities. This study aims to assess the vulnerability of experiencing psychological reactions such as depression, anxiety, and stress within the g...

    Authors: Bandar Alsaif, Fahad D. Algahtani, Mohamed Ali Alzain, Rafat Zrieq, Badr K. Aldhmadi, Badr Alnasser and Sehar-un-Nisa Hassan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:304
  5. The high prevalence of female breast cancer is a global health concern. Breast cancer and its treatments have been associated with impairments in general cognition, as well as structural and functional brain c...

    Authors: Nicole Palacio, Daniela Nicole Romero, Andrés Mateo Bernal, Daniela González-Rodríguez, Daniel Solarte-Bothe, María del Pilar García, Raúl Murillo, Hernando Santamaría-García and Sandra Báez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:303
  6. Home visitation services within German Early Childhood Interventions (ECI) for families with a child aged 0–3 are mainly provided by frontline pediatric nurses and family midwifes. Home visitors are often chal...

    Authors: Anna K. Georg, Sophie Hauschild, Paul Schröder-Pfeifer, Lea A. Kasper and Svenja Taubner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:302
  7. The aim of the present study is to explore whether (experienced and witnessed) workplace incivility is a risk factor for (experienced and witnessed) workplace bullying. An additional aim is to explore whether ...

    Authors: Kristoffer Holm, Eva Torkelson and Martin Bäckström
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:299
  8. Previous research has examined the role of support provided by the workplace in promoting employee engagement. This study aimed to extend this research to the academic environment by testing a proposed model o...

    Authors: Zhongyi Xin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:298
  9. Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is significantly affected, regardless of the stage of the disease, as regards the physical, psychological and social functio...

    Authors: Daniele Pugi, Fabio Ferretti, Maddalena Galeazzi, Giacomo Gualtieri, Lore Lorenzi, Niccolò Pappalardo, Pasquale Giuseppe Macrì, Guido Garosi, Anna Coluccia and Andrea Pozza
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:297
  10. To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Coping Strategies Inventory–Short Form and investigate the relationship between coping strategies and resilience, taking into consideration the moderating role of...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Awad, Mirna Fawaz, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:296
  11. Public safety personnel (PSP; e.g., border services personnel, correctional workers, firefighters, paramedics, police, public safety communicators) are frequently exposed to potentially psychologically traumat...

    Authors: R. Nicholas Carleton, Michelle McCarron, Gregory P. Krätzig, Shannon Sauer-Zavala, J. Patrick Neary, Lisa M. Lix, Amber J. Fletcher, Ronald D. Camp II, Robyn E. Shields, Laleh Jamshidi, Jolan Nisbet, Kirby Q. Maguire, Renée S. MacPhee, Tracie O. Afifi, Nicholas A. Jones, Ronald R. Martin…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:295
  12. In the face of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, families with young children are bombarded with new challenges and stressors. This study examined the additive and interactive effects of parent...

    Authors: Rebecca Y. M. Cheung, Wing Yee Cheng, Jian-Bin Li, Eva Yi Hung Lau and Kevin Kien Hoa Chung
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:294
  13. Psychometrically sound measures of chronic disease self-management tasks are needed to improve identification of patient needs and to tailor self-management programs. This study aimed to develop and conduct a ...

    Authors: Sylvie D. Lambert, Susan J. Bartlett, Jane McCusker, Mark Yaffe, Antonio Ciampi, Eric Belzile and Manon de Raad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:293
  14. Using an experimental study, we examined the link between state moral elevation and stigmatic beliefs surrounding male veterans with military sexual trauma (MST).

    Authors: Gracie Staley, Ana Clara Vieira Zaidan, Katrina Henley, Lucas G. Childers, Ray Daniel, Sean A. Lauderdale and Adam P. McGuire
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:292
  15. Perceived control of internal states is important for disease prevention, stress buffering and life adaptability. However, there is no psychometric scale to measure control beliefs over internal states in Chin...

    Authors: Yantao Chen, Zhuxi Yao, Naiyi Wang, Jianhui Wu and Yuanyuan Xin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:290
  16. Meaningful activity engagement is a critical element of ageing well. Interventions designed to increase activity engagement tend to be activity-specific and do not always meet the needs of older adults with di...

    Authors: Julia E. T. Scott, Trevor G. Mazzucchelli, Mary A. Luszcz, Ruth Walker and Tim D. Windsor
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:288
  17. Post-traumatic stress disorder is the commonly reported psychiatric morbidity among the survivors of natural disasters. However, its prevalence particularly in Bududa, Eastern Uganda is largely unknown.

    Authors: Amir Kabunga, Ponsiano Okalo, Viola Nalwoga and Brenda Apili
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:287
  18. Therapy expectations and attitudes towards psychotherapy contribute substantially to the outcome, process and duration of psychotherapy. The a priori use of role model videos seems to be promising for changing...

    Authors: Kristina Braun-Koch, Winfried Rief and Sarah Teige-Mocigemba
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:286
  19. The prolonged transitions to adulthood strengthen interest in parenting characteristics that can shape emerging adults’ development and progression to full-fledged adulthood. It also strengthens interest in in...

    Authors: Rimantas Vosylis and Rasa Erentaitė
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:285
  20. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the physical and mental health of the general population worldwide, with healthcare workers at particular risk. The pandemic's effect on healthcare work...

    Authors: Freddy Wathum Drinkwater Oyat, Johnson Nyeko Oloya, Pamela Atim, Eric Nzirakaindi Ikoona, Judith Aloyo and David Lagoro Kitara
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:284
  21. One of the most challenging issues faced by families of people living with bipolar disorder is stigma. This study was conducted to explain the process of stigma experience in the families of people living with...

    Authors: Maryam Latifian, Ghoncheh Raheb, Riaz Uddin, Kianoush Abdi and Rosa Alikhani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:282
  22. Depression has a point prevalence of 25% and lifetime prevalence of 50% in people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS). Due to accessibility and brevity, the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) may be a usef...

    Authors: Emily Beswick, Suzanne Quigley, Pamela Macdonald, Sarah Patrick, Shuna Colville, Siddharthan Chandran and Peter Connick
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:281
  23. Fear is one of the basic emotions generated during periods of infectious diseases. Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop and validate a scale that assesses monkeypox fear, the Monkeypox Fear Scale (M...

    Authors: Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez, Lindsey W. Vilca, Carlos Carbajal-León, Miguel Gallegos, Mario Reyes-Bossio, Martin Noe-Grijalva, Mariel Delgado-Campusano and Águeda Muñoz-del-Carpio-Toia
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:280
  24. Research on the relationship between Facebook use intensity and depressive symptoms has resulted in mixed findings. In contrast, problematic Facebook use has been found to be a robust predictor of depressive s...

    Authors: Nino Gugushvili, Karin Täht, Robert A. C. Ruiter and Philippe Verduyn
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:279
  25. Patients diagnosed with cancer are at higher risk of anxiety, depression, and overall distress. These mood disturbances are risk factors for non-adherence to cancer treatment, increased length of stay during h...

    Authors: Bohdan Baralo, Mahati Paravathaneni, Akhil Jain, Bhanusowmya Buragamadagu, Aliza Khanam, Sabah Iqbal, Samia Hossain, Sana Mulla, Eugene Choi and Rajesh Thirumaran
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:278
  26. Throughout the psychotherapeutic and coaching literature, the client-therapist or coach-coachee working alliance has been highlighted as key force driving positive outcome. The Working Alliance Inventory Short...

    Authors: Marjolein Stefens, Eefje Rondeel, Jonathan Templin, David Brode, Eddy de Waart, Rendel de Jong, Jacobien ten Hoeve-Rozema, Alexander Waringa, Jennifer Reijnders, Nele Jacobs and Johan Lataster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:277
  27. Eating behavior represents individual appetitive traits which are related to the individual’s regulation of food intake. Eating behavior develops at an early age. There is some evidence that parenting styles m...

    Authors: Anaëlle L. Leuba, Andrea H. Meyer, Tanja H. Kakebeeke, Kerstin Stülb, Amar Arhab, Annina E. Zysset, Claudia S. Leeger-Aschmann, Einat A. Schmutz, Susi Kriemler, Oskar G. Jenni, Jardena J. Puder, Simone Munsch and Nadine Messerli-Bürgy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:275
  28. Irritability is common in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and with anxiety/depressive disorders. Although youth irritability i...

    Authors: E. Fongaro, M. C. Picot, A. Stringaris, C. Belloc, A. S. Verissimo, N. Franc and D. Purper-Ouakil
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:273
  29. Many employees had to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Literature suggests there are both challenges and benefits to remote working and that remote working can have detrimental effects on mental hea...

    Authors: Samantha K. Brooks, Charlotte E. Hall, Dipti Patel and Neil Greenberg
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:272
  30. The coach-coachee working alliance and coachee motivation seem important factors for achieving positive coaching results. Self-determination theory, specifically basic psychological need theory, has been propo...

    Authors: Margriet Vermeiden, Jennifer Reijnders, Eva van Duin, Marianne Simons, Mayke Janssens, Sanne Peeters, Nele Jacobs and Johan Lataster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:269
  31. Mindful eating (ME), defined as a “non-judgmental awareness of bodily and emotional sensations regarding food consumption”, may be a promising strategy to promote healthy eating behaviors. However, little is k...

    Authors: Christian Erik Preissner, Anke Oenema and Hein de Vries
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:268
  32. Complex constellations of socio-emotional and behavioural problems (i.e., mental health problems) in childhood and adolescence are common and heighten the risk for subsequent personality, anxiety and mood diso...

    Authors: Kristin Göbel, Niklas Ortelbach, Caroline Cohrdes, Franz Baumgarten, Ann-Katrin Meyrose, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer and Herbert Scheithauer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:267
  33. The impact of COVID-induced stress on mental health and alcohol use has been demonstrated in recent research. However, there is a lack of longitudinal data since most studies reported on cross-sectional data. ...

    Authors: Henrike Schecke, Annette Bohn, Norbert Scherbaum and Christian Mette
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:266
  34. The COVID-19 remains a public health burden that has caused global economic crises, jeopardizing health, jobs, and livelihoods of millions of people around the globe. Several efforts have been made by several ...

    Authors: Naznin Sultana, Md. Asaduzzaman, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Hafeza Khatun, Farzana Sultana Bari, Md. Nazrul Islam, Arifa Tabassum, Abdus Salam Mondol, Md. Abu Sayem, Abu Yousuf Md Abdullah, M. Pear Hossain and Emmanuel Biracyaza
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:265
  35. Theory of Mind (ToM) refers to the ability to represent one's own and others' mental states, and emotion understanding involves appropriately comprehending and responding to others' emotional cues in social in...

    Authors: Melissa Pearl Caldwell, Him Cheung, Sum-Kwing Cheung, Jian-Bin Li and Tik-Sze Carrey Siu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:264
  36. Currently, laypeople can earn profit by producing content; therefore, it should be noted that the unauthorized use of intellectual creations or possessions can cause legal issues and undermine the producers’ d...

    Authors: Yulee Choi and Kyung Hyun Suh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:263
  37. Insurgents of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant created a crisis that has had immediate and long-term consequences for the population in Iraq. Yazidis are among the most affected ethnoreligious groups i...

    Authors: Omar S. Rasheed, Lucía López-Rodríguez and Marisol Navas
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:262
  38. Bullying victimization is a repetitive exposure to negative actions from one or more students over time. Bullying victim adolescents have higher levels of mental health problems, worse mental health outcomes, ...

    Authors: Hunde Tarafa, Yadeta Alemayehu, Tilahun Bete and Debela Tarecha
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:260
  39. Several studies have examined the relationship between celebrity worship and cosmetic surgery; however, few have discussed the mediating role of self-concept. To fill this research gap, the present study aims ...

    Authors: Jia Cui and Yong Fang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:259

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