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  1. The use of social media significantly impacts mental health. It can enhance connection, increase self-esteem, and improve a sense of belonging. But it can also lead to tremendous stress, pressure to compare on...

    Authors: Ágnes Zsila and Marc Eric S. Reyes
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:201
  2. The RU_SATED scale is a multidimensional instrument measuring sleep health, consisting of Regularity, Satisfaction, Alertness, Timing, Efficiency, Duration dimensions. We adapted and validated the Chinese RU_S...

    Authors: Runtang Meng, Lu Dong, Joseph M. Dzierzewski, Stefanos Mastrotheodoros, Menglu Cao, Bilin Yu, Jue Wang, Boxiong Gong, Jingjing Li and Karen Spruyt
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:200
  3. Anxiety and depression are two of the most debilitating psychological disorders worldwide today. Fortunately, effective treatments exist. However, a large proportion of patients do not recover from treatment, ...

    Authors: Silje Elisabeth Hasmo Eilertsen and Thomas Hasmo Eilertsen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:198
  4. Globally, major emphasis has been placed on understanding the physiological consequences of losing a pregnancy. However, its mental health impact on socially disadvantaged women remains unexplored. To further ...

    Authors: Kamrun Nahar Koly, Jobaida Saba, Md Arif Billah, Alba McGirr, Tithi Sarker, Mahbubul Haque, Elvina Mustary, S. M. Manzoor Ahmed Hanifi and Farzana Begum
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:197
  5. Although most retirees are satisfied, some do not feel well in retirement. The resource-based dynamic perspective explains retirement dissatisfaction as the lack of resources. This study focused on psychologic...

    Authors: Viera Bačová, Peter Halama and Jana Kordačová
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:195
  6. Stress-related disorders are a growing public health concern. While stress is a natural and adaptive process, chronic exposure to stressors can lead to dysregulation and take a cumulative toll on physical and ...

    Authors: Nikos Kogias, Dirk E. M. Geurts, Florian Krause, Anne E. M. Speckens and Erno J. Hermans
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:194
  7. The Mental Health Support Scale for Adolescents (MHSSA) is a criterion-referenced measure of adolescents’ supportive intentions towards peers with mental health problems, which was developed for use in evaluation...

    Authors: Shurong Lu, Laura M. Hart, Anthony F. Jorm, Karen Gregg, Maxine Gross, Andrew J. Mackinnon and Amy J. Morgan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:193
  8. Tobacco use is recognized as one of the most important causes of preventable death due to non-communicable diseases and disability worldwide. The present study was conducted with the aim of comparing social su...

    Authors: Atefeh Homayuni and Zahra Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:192
  9. Violent media is the most consumed type of media in Lebanon. Many studies have linked exposure to media violence to increased aggression and psychological distress. As Lebanon is going through socio-political ...

    Authors: Alfred Chabbouh, Souheil Hallit, Nour Farah, Christina Youssef, Abdo Hankache, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Zeinab Bitar and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:191
  10. Depression is a mental health condition that can have far-reaching consequences for the entire family, not just for the affected individual. Siblings are particularly vulnerable in that the unremitting stress ...

    Authors: Inbar Levkovich and Michal Labes
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:190
  11. With the popularity of mobile socialization, people have become more closely connected with their phones. While people enjoy the convenience that phones bring (e.g., accessing information and socializing), the...

    Authors: Bin Gao, Quanwei Shen, Gui Luo and Yiwen Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:189
  12. As of March 2020, the UK public were instructed to work from home where possible and as a result, nearly half of those in employment did so during the following month. Pre-pandemic, around 5% of workers chose ...

    Authors: Charlotte E. Hall, Louise Davidson, Samantha K. Brooks, Neil Greenberg and Dale Weston
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:188
  13. The present study aimed to develop a model for predicting the safety performance of nurses based on psychosocial safety climate (PSC) and the role of job demands and resources, job satisfaction, and emotional ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Abdi, Mehdi Jahangiri, Mojtaba Kamalinia, Rosanna Cousins and Hamidreza Mokarami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:187
  14. Depression remains a global health problem, with its prevalence rising worldwide. Digital biomarkers are increasingly investigated to initiate and tailor scalable interventions targeting depression. Due to the...

    Authors: Gisbert W. Teepe, Yanick X. Lukic, Birgit Kleim, Nicholas C. Jacobson, Fabian Schneider, Prabhakaran Santhanam, Elgar Fleisch and Tobias Kowatsch
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:186
  15. Social exclusion is often measured with the Cyberball paradigm, a computerized ball-tossing game. Most Cyberball studies, however, used self-report questionnaires, leaving the data vulnerable to reporter bias,...

    Authors: Rosa H. Mulder, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Johan Veenstra, Henning Tiemeier and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:185
  16. Many patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) suffer from psychological distress, fatigue and sleep disturbances, which are associated with reduced quality of life (QoL) and increased societal costs. On...

    Authors: Milou M ter Avest, Annelieke S M van Velthoven, Anne E M Speckens, Gerard Dijkstra, Martin Dresler, Carmen S Horjus, Tessa E H Römkens, Ellen M Witteman, Willemijn A van Dop, Quirine M Bredero, Loes H C Nissen and Marloes J Huijbers
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:183
  17. The transition period after psychiatric hospitalization back to school is accompanied by various challenges, including a substantial risk for rehospitalization. Self-efficacy and self-control, as transdiagnost...

    Authors: Marlene Finkbeiner, Lena-Marie Wahl, Jan Kühnhausen, Johanna Schmid, Leona Hellwig, Vera Brenner, Ute Dürrwächter, Annette Conzelmann, Augustin Kelava, Tobias J. Renner and Caterina Gawrilow
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:182
  18. In this editorial to the special collection “Mental Health, Discourse and Stigma” we outline the concepts of mental, health, discourse and stigma as they are examined through sociolinguistic lenses. We examine...

    Authors: Olga Zayts-Spence, David Edmonds and Zoe Fortune
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:180
  19. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted parental and child mental health and wellbeing in the UK. This study aimed to explore the experiences of parents of children with rare neurological...

    Authors: Jessica A. Martin, Kathryn Robertson, Caroline Richards, Gaia Scerif, Kate Baker and Charlotte Tye
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:179
  20. Dissociation is a ubiquitous clinical phenomenon. Dissociative disorders (DD) are primarily characterized by dissociation, and dissociative states are also a criterion for borderline personality disorder (BPD)...

    Authors: Johannes B. Heekerens, James J. Gross, Sylvia D. Kreibig, Katja Wingenfeld and Stefan Roepke
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:178
  21. Mental health issues are common among university students, but the latter are unlikely to seek professional help even when mental health services are available. Coping strategies, stigma and psychological dist...

    Authors: Jessica Dagani, Chiara Buizza, Clarissa Ferrari and Alberto Ghilardi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:177
  22. Students pursuing higher education and health professional (HP) programs (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, social work, medicine) experience stressors including academic pressures, workload, developing professional co...

    Authors: Pamela Button, Laura Fallon and Ken Fowler
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:175
  23. Under the background that the concept of a community with shared future for mankind has been advocated, the doctor-patient relationship has rapidly sublimated into a community with shared future for doctor-pat...

    Authors: Renjie Lu, Shenyu Zhao, Jing Zhou, Weiyan Ou, Juan Wen and Lingmin Hu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:174
  24. The experience of uncertainty is ubiquitous and universal across the globe. Many available tools measuring uncertainty are focused on one aspect of uncertainty, e.g., patients with life-threatening illnesses, ...

    Authors: Ileana Schmalbach, Christina Diane Bastianon, Walid A. Afifi, Gabriele Helga Franke, Andreas Hinz and Katja Petrowski
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:173
  25. Higher vocational college students face more life stress, which can easily result in depression and hinder their healthy growth. This study aimed to explore the roles of survival situation and personality temp...

    Authors: Dong-Hui Cao and Lin-Ke Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:172
  26. People with Major Depression Disorders (MDD) often complain about sleep problems and experience emotion dysregulation. Prior research suggests physical activity can improve both sleep quality and emotional con...

    Authors: Leeba Rezaie, Ebrahim Norouzi, Alexandra J. Bratty and Habibolah Khazaie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:171
  27. Voice technology has grown exponentially, offering an opportunity to different fields, such as the health area. Considering that language can be a sign of cognitive impairment and most screening tools are base...

    Authors: Carmen Moret-Tatay, Isabel Iborra-Marmolejo, María José Jorques-Infante, Gloria Bernabé-Valero, María José Beneyto-Arrojo and Tatiana Quarti Irigaray
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:170
  28. More lung cancer cases are becoming diagnosed earlier in recent years. The diagnosis is often accompanied by fear of progression (FoP). There is a clear research gap in the existing literature on FoP and the m...

    Authors: Ruiyun Chen, Hui Yang, Hongmei Zhang, Jingru Chen, Saisai Liu and Li Wei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:168
  29. Health care in prison is a challenging task. The conditions of imprisonment create distinct difficulties for those providing health care in this setting. These particular circumstances have led to a shortage o...

    Authors: Benjamin Jeker, David Shaw, Nicolas Lagnaux, Tenzin Wangmo and Bernice S. Elger
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:167
  30. Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects 25% of children under the age of five worldwide, yet the impact of perinatal IPV and its underlying mechanisms on infant development remains poorly understood. IPV indir...

    Authors: Inês Jongenelen, Tiago Miguel Pinto, Raquel Costa, Rita Pasion, Ana Morais, Sandra Henriques and Diogo Lamela
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:166
  31. Difficulty in regulating emotions increases during adolescence and can be associated with psychopathology. It is thus crucial to develop tools to identify adolescents at risk of having emotional difficulties. ...

    Authors: Dilara Demirpence Secinti and Ezgi Sen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:165
  32. The COVID-19 pandemic has had major and potentially long-lasting effects on mental health and wellbeing across populations worldwide. However, these impacts were not felt equally, leading to an exacerbation of...

    Authors: Claudia Lotito, Giulia Turrini, Marianna Purgato, Richard A. Bryant, Mireia Felez-Nobrega, Josep Maria Haro, Vincent Lorant, David McDaid, Roberto Mediavilla, Maria Melchior, Pablo Nicaise, Michela Nosè, A-La Park, Kerry R. McGreevy, Rinske Roos, Andrea Tortelli…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:164
  33. Based on relational leadership theory and self-determination theory, this study aims to investigate the relationship between leader-member exchange (LMX), job crafting, and flow at work among medical workers i...

    Authors: Huazhen Ji, Xiaoyun Zhao and Junhua Dang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:162
  34. Embarrassment is a self-conscious emotion with important social functions, but it is not well understood. The perception of bystanders is considered a precondition for embarrassment, which makes it unique from...

    Authors: Hongjuan Tang, Lin Li, Li Zheng, Xiuyan Guo and Haoyue Qian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:161
  35. Based on the family system theory, there is an interactive relationship in the family, especially the cognitive style and emotional changes of the husband and wife will affect the behavior, cognition and emoti...

    Authors: Le Yang, Ziqi Yang and Jingjing Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:163
  36. The current study focuses on the mediator role of abusive behaviour in romantic relationships (ABRR) in the relationship between subordination, retreat, and relationship satisfaction and the moderation role of...

    Authors: Ahu Aricioglu and Sefa Kaya
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:160

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  37. The HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome) remains a global threat to health. Suicidal ideation has been a serious public health problem among people living with HIV (PLWH)...

    Authors: Yong Yu, Bangan Luo, Lulu Qin, Hongjie Gong and Yijia Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:159
  38. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between care burden and motivation of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among caregivers of patients who have experienced a stroke and to explore the ...

    Authors: Shikha Kukreti, Carol Strong, Jung-Sheng Chen, Yi-Jung Chen, Mark D. Griffiths, Meng-Tsang Hsieh and Chung-Ying Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:157
  39. Bullying is a serious problem that significantly affect adolescent well-being and health, needing the attention of teachers, school administrators, parents and public health professionals. In this study, we ai...

    Authors: Manel Ben Fredj, Cyrine Bennasrallah, Ines Amor, Faouzia Trimech, Hela Abroug, Imen Zemni, Wafa Dhouib, Meriem Kacem, Ines Bouanene and Asma Belguith Sriha
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:154
  40. Breaking bad news (BBN; e.g., delivering a cancer diagnosis) is perceived as one of the most demanding communication tasks in the medical field and associated with high levels of stress. Physicians’ increased ...

    Authors: Michel Bosshard, Felix Michael Schmitz, Sissel Guttormsen, Urs Markus Nater, Patrick Gomez and Christoph Berendonk
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:153
  41. Mental health and quality of life are under-appreciated clinical targets which affect patient and modality survival. Lack of dialysis availability in the resource-constrained public health sector in South Afri...

    Authors: Neelu Mathew, Malcolm Davies, Feroza Kaldine and Zaheera Cassimjee
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:151

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