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  1. Violence and other harms that result from conflict in forensic inpatient mental health settings are an international problem. De-escalation approaches for reducing conflict are recommended, yet the evidence-ba...

    Authors: Isobel Johnston, Owen Price, Peter McPherson, Christopher J. Armitage, Helen Brooks, Penny Bee, Karina Lovell and Cat Papastavrou Brooks
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:30
  2. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a serious public health problem worldwide. Patients with STIs have a high rate of psychosocial problems and may perceive unmet interpersonal needs, which is considere...

    Authors: Ruijie Gong, Suping Wang, Yucheng Ji, Zhile Li, Ruijie Chang, Shuxian Zhang, Xiaoyue Yu, Chen Xu, Yong Cai and Yang Ni
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:29
  3. Medicine is an incredibly demanding career that appears to leave many medical students at risk of fatigue, anxiety, depression and burnout. Since adaptation and lifestyle changes are important, quality of life...

    Authors: Elise Maalouf, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:28
  4. The implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) is of crucial importance in health care institutions and requires effective management from leaders. However, there is a lack of assessment tools sufficien...

    Authors: Nora Braathu, Erlend Høen Laukvik, Karina M. Egeland and Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:25
  5. The school is a key setting for the provision of mental health services to children, particularly those underserved through traditional service delivery systems. School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions a...

    Authors: Ricardo Eiraldi, Barry L. McCurdy, Muniya S. Khanna, Courtney Benjamin Wolk, Henry A. Glick, Quinn A. Rabenau-McDonnell, Rachel Comly, Laura E. Rutherford, Jayme Banks, Steven A. Rufe, Kristina M. Popkin, Tara Wilson, Kathryn Henson, Abraham Wandersman and Abbas F. Jawad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:24
  6. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for Aboriginal Australians. There is an urgent need to actively engage with Aboriginal communities to better understand these issues and to develop solutions toget...

    Authors: Todd R. Heard, Katherine McGill, Jaelea Skehan and Bronwyn Rose
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:23
  7. Social distancing presents a significant obstacle for relationships and threatens mental health. Identifying maladaptive, voluntary coping strategies may inform how to maintain interpersonal relationships and ...

    Authors: Lindsey B. Stone and Alice E. Veksler
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:22
  8. The value of using comprehensive but cumbersome coding instruments to assess therapeutic competency is unclear. Shorter, more general instruments may enable more research in this important area. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Sven Alfonsson, Georgios Karvelas, Johanna Linde and Maria Beckman
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:21
  9. There is increasing evidence suggesting that open-label placebo (OLP) is an effective treatment for several medical conditions defined by self-report. However, little is known about patients’ experiences with ...

    Authors: Julia W. Haas, Giulio Ongaro, Eric Jacobson, Lisa A. Conboy, Judy Nee, Johanna Iturrino, Vikram Rangan, Anthony Lembo, Ted J. Kaptchuk and Sarah Ballou
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:20
  10. Although there are many benefits associated with working in academia, this career path often involves structural and organisational stressors that can be detrimental to wellbeing and increase susceptibility to...

    Authors: Nicole T. M. Hill, Eleanor Bailey, Ruth Benson, Grace Cully, Olivia J. Kirtley, Rosemary Purcell, Simon Rice, Jo Robinson and Courtney C. Walton
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:19
  11. In the DSM-5, gambling disorder is recognized as the only behavioral addiction. The number of people with mental health disorders is increasing in Lebanon, especially since the economic crisis and the COVID-19...

    Authors: Patrick Haddad, Roger Roukoz, Marwan Akel and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:18
  12. HIV is a complex disease which affects different facets (social, economic, physical, emotional and spiral) of an individual’s life, making the goals of retention in care and adherence to treatment difficult to...

    Authors: Cathrine Chinyandura, Anele Jiyane, Xolani Tsalong, Helen E. Struthers, James A. McIntyre and Kate Rees
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:17
  13. Research has demonstrated that cognitive heterogeneity occurs with aging both within and between individuals. The purpose of this study was to explore whether the cognitive heterogeneity in aging was related t...

    Authors: Ingunn Bosnes, Ole Bosnes, Eystein Stordal, Hans M. Nordahl, Tor Å. Myklebust and Ove Almkvist
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:16
  14. The previous decades have shown increased symptoms of depression and anxiety among adolescents. To promote mental health and reduce mental illness, the government of Norway has, as in other countries, pledged ...

    Authors: Gry Anette Sælid, Nikolai Olavi Czajkowski, Leif Edvard Aarø, John Roger Andersen, Thormod Idsøe, Miguel Delgado Helleseter and Arne Holte
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:14
  15. Lebanon is passing through an economic crisis leading to a decreased monthly income within a couple and more couple’s dissatisfaction. Furthermore, many studies postulate that the different types of attachment...

    Authors: Yara El Frenn, Marwan Akel, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:13
  16. Inappropriate medication use among individuals with depressive disorders (DD) is a rising public health challenge. We aimed to investigate the polypharmacy and its determinants among individuals with DD in a l...

    Authors: Mehrnoosh Ghaed-Sharaf, Sanam Hariri, Hossein Poustchi, Maryam Nourollahi, Sara Khani, Erfan Taherifard, Zahra Mohammadi, Maryam Hadipour, Rasoul Sabaei, Abdullah Gandomkar, Fatemeh Malekzadeh and Hossein Molavi Vardanjani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:12
  17. In the general population, 10.6% of people favor their left hand over the right for motor tasks. Previous research suggests higher prevalence of atypical (left-, mixed-, or non-right-) handedness in (i) twins ...

    Authors: Lena Sophie Pfeifer, Judith Schmitz, Marietta Papadatou-Pastou, Jutta Peterburs, Silvia Paracchini and Sebastian Ocklenburg
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:11
  18. Regular home practice is considered a core component of mindfulness groups and may be associated with better treatment outcomes. This study aimed to (1) review the existing evidence on how much home practice p...

    Authors: Pamela Jacobsen, Twinkle Choksi, Katherine Sawyer, Cassia Maximen, Emma Harding and Matthew Richardson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:9
  19. Medical students are vulnerable to test anxiety (TA), which impacts their professional lives and jeopardizes the optimal health care of their patients. The qualitative exploration of TA among medical students ...

    Authors: Majed Wadi, Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff, Ahmad Fuad Abdul Rahim and Nik Ahmad Zuky Nik Lah
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:8
  20. Test anxiety has a detrimental effect on test performance but current interventions for test anxiety have limited efficacy. Therefore, examination of newer psychological models of test anxiety is now required....

    Authors: Christopher Huntley, Bridget Young, Catrin Tudur Smith, Vikram Jha and Peter Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:6
  21. The current situation in Afghanistan makes it likely that we are facing a new wave of Afghan refugees, warranting more knowledge about how to deal with mental health problems among them. This study aims to gai...

    Authors: Dixie Brea Larios, Gro Mjeldheim Sandal, Eugene Guribye, Valeria Markova and David Lackland Sam
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:5
  22. Recent studies suggest that higher Body Mass Index (BMI) is associated with reduced inhibitory control in contexts of palatable food. However, due to limitations of previous studies, it remained the question w...

    Authors: Afework Tsegaye, Cuiling Guo, Gijsbert Stoet, Renata Cserjési, Gyöngyi Kökönyei and H. N. Alexander Logemann
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:4
  23. An increasing amount of research is now highlighting the importance of approaching issues of happiness through eudaimonic well-being. However, the literature does not conclusively show a full understanding of ...

    Authors: Yu Ishii, Ryota Sakakibara, Aiko Komoto Kubota and Kazuhiro Yamaguchi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:3
  24. Psycho-oncology literature pointed out that individual health outcomes may depend on patients’ propensity to adopt approach or, conversely, avoidant coping strategies. Nevertheless, coping factors associated with...

    Authors: Paolo Taurisano, Chiara Abbatantuono, Veronica Verri, Ilaria Pepe, Luigia S. Stucci, Alessandro Taurino, Marco Moschetta, Maria F. De Caro and Linda A. Antonucci
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:2
  25. The purpose of the present study was to comprehensively examine the measurement aspects, the prevalence, and the psychological correlates of problem shopping among a large-scale national sample of Turkish adults.

    Authors: Başak Ünübol, Barış Önen Ünsalver, Hüseyin Ünübol and Gökben Hızlı Sayar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:1
  26. Although the context of parenting has been incorporated into psychosocial pain research, very little attention has been paid to how parenting styles influence chronic pain in adolescents. The present study aim...

    Authors: Maryam Shaygan, Pardis Bostanian, Mina Zarmehr, Hamidreza Hassanipour and Maryam Mollaie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:201
  27. Psychological distress in the workplace is usually attributed to work-related variables as well as non-work-related variables. Individuals working in the same organization can differ in terms of their appraisa...

    Authors: Annick Parent-Lamarche, Alain Marchand and Sabine Saade
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:200
  28. We examine the role of learning-family conflicts for the relation between commuting strain and health in a sample of medical university students. The first goal of the study was to investigate the mediating ro...

    Authors: Mathias Diebig, Jian Li, Boris Forthmann, Jan Schmidtke, Thomas Muth and Peter Angerer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:199
  29. Disorder-specific forms of Repetitive Negative Thinking (RNT) are associated with multiple diagnostic categories, indicating a transdiagnostic nature. Few studies examined content-independent RNT processes acr...

    Authors: Katrin V. Hummel, Sebastian Trautmann, John Venz, Sarah Thomas and Judith Schäfer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:198
  30. Although existing research supports the correlation of hereditary and psychological factors with an adolescent’s deliberate self-harm, there is a dearth of research that focus on their socio-economic character...

    Authors: Debashree Sinha, Shobhit Srivastava, Prem Shankar Mishra and Pradeep Kumar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:197
  31. The study aimed to explore the perception of the leader as a security provider as a potential mediator of the relationship between work engagement and perceived general and citizenship work performance. Five h...

    Authors: Elena Lisá, Katarína Greškovičová and Katarina Krizova
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:196
  32. Safeguarding the psychological well-being of healthcare workers (HCWs) is crucial to ensuring sustainability and quality of healthcare services. During the COVID-19 pandemic, HCWs may be subject to excessive m...

    Authors: Richard Migisha, Alex Riolexus Ario, Benon Kwesiga, Lilian Bulage, Daniel Kadobera, Steven N. Kabwama, Elizabeth Katana, Alex Ndyabakira, Ignatius Wadunde, Aggrey Byaruhanga, Geofrey Amanya, Julie R. Harris and Arthur G. Fitzmaurice
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:195
  33. Parents have faced unique challenges during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, including mobility constraints, isolation measures, working from home, and the closure of schools and childcare fac...

    Authors: Jo Dawes, Tom May, Alison McKinlay, Daisy Fancourt and Alexandra Burton
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:194
  34. Binge Eating Disorder (BED) represents a common eating disorder associated with marked health impairments. A subclinical variant, loss of control eating (LOC) is prevalent in youth. LOC is associated with simi...

    Authors: Simone Munsch, Felicitas Forrer, Adrian Naas, Verena Mueller, Marius Rubo, Fouad Hannoun and Elena Mugellini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:193
  35. Following the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, many numbers of Ethiopian migrant workers from the Middle East repatriated to their home country. Returnees who came back to Ethiopia during the earl...

    Authors: Yekoyealem Desie, Kassahun Habtamu, Mulat Asnake, Endirias Gina and Temesgen Mequanint
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:192
  36. Although systematic research on narcissism has been conducted for over 100 years, researchers have only recently started to distinguish between grandiose and vulnerable narcissism in relation to criminal behav...

    Authors: S. Bogaerts, C. Garofalo, E. De Caluwé and M. Janković
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:191
  37. The primary objective of this study was to assess a change in the psychological states (stress, self-esteem, anxiety and depression), anthropometric measurements and physical/mental quality of life before and ...

    Authors: Chadia Haddad, Maha Zakhour, Hala Sacre, Nicole Eid, Georgie Wehbé, Joelle Farha, Jocelyne Azar, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:189
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic considers a threat to students’ well-being and mental health. The current descriptive cross-sectional study aims to identify psychological distress among school students during the lockdo...

    Authors: Eqbal Radwan, Afnan Radwan, Walaa Radwan and Digvijay Pandey
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:187
  39. Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are remitting and relapsing diseases that mainly interest the gastrointestinal tract. IBD is associated with a condition of psycho-social discomfort that deeply compromises th...

    Authors: Guendalina Graffigna, Caterina Bosio, Francesco Pagnini, Eleonora Volpato, Enrica Previtali, Salvatore Leone, Ferdinando D’Amico, Alessandro Armuzzi and Silvio Danese
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:186
  40. Prevention is essential to reduce the development of symptomology among children and adolescents into disorders, thereby improving public health and reducing costs. Therefore, easily administered screening and...

    Authors: Marit Løtveit Pedersen, Thomas Jozefiak, Anne Mari Sund, Solveig Holen, Simon-Peter Neumer, Kristin D. Martinsen, Lene Mari P. Rasmussen, Joshua Patras and Stian Lydersen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:185
  41. Dental anxiety is of public health importance because it leads to postponed dental treatment, which comes with health complications. The present study investigated whether there is a correlation between the de...

    Authors: Juan Valdes-Stauber and Kevin Hummel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:184

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