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  1. Compassionate love is beneficial in a variety of domains, including in education, health, and law, as well as in people’s personal lives. The topic of compassionate love has therefore attracted growing interes...

    Authors: Zahra Hajiheydari, Abbas Abdollahi, Saade Abdalkareem Jasim, Tawfeeq Abdulameer Hashim Alghazali, Supat Chupradit, Caomhán McGlinchey and Kelly A. Allen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:61
  2. The present study investigated the psychometric properties of the newly developed English version of the Giessen Subjective Complaint List-8 (GBB-8), a questionnaire assessing psychosomatic symptoms with regar...

    Authors: Katja Petrowski, Markus Zenger, Bjarne Schmalbach, Christina Diane Bastianon and Bernhard Strauss
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:60
  3. The construct of meaningful work (MW) has become the subject of various studies. Workers who experience MW have higher career and organizational commitment, report fewer days absent, and are characterized by a...

    Authors: Georgina Csordás, Balázs Matuszka, Viola Sallay and Tamás Martos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:56
  4. In line with the significance of organizational commitment, the question arises "Do spiritual health and psychological well-being optimize teachers' organizational commitment?" The purpose of this study was to...

    Authors: Morteza Heidari, Mohammad Ali HoseinPour, Maryam Ardebili and Sadegh Yoosefee
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:55
  5. There is evidence that experiencing childhood trauma and life stressors across the lifespan together with lower resilience is associated with chronic pain-related conditions. The aim of this study was to explo...

    Authors: Natalia Kascakova, Jana Furstova, Radek Trnka, Jozef Hasto, Andrea Madarasova Geckova and Peter Tavel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:54
  6. Despite successful functional neurosurgery, patients suffering from epilepsy or Parkinson’s disease may experience postoperative psychological distress and social maladjustments. Difficulties in coping with po...

    Authors: Michalina Radomska, João Flores Alves dos Santos, Kerstin Weber, Marc Baertschi, Pierre R. Burkhard, François Herrmann, Sanaâ Belayachi, Nicolas Favez and Alessandra Canuto
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:53
  7. The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the reliability and validity of self-efficacy and intentions measures for time spent in nature (TSN). TSN is related to improvement in psychological well-b...

    Authors: Jay E. Maddock, Courtney Suess, Gregory N. Bratman, Carissa Smock, Debra Kellstedt, Jeanette Gustat, Cynthia K. Perry and Andrew T. Kaczynski
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:51
  8. Unpleasant experiences of dysmenorrhea can lead to increased anxiety. The anxiety associated with dysmenorrhea is a pain-related anxiety which might reduce the efficacy of medication as well as enhance the per...

    Authors: Sahar Valedi, Mohammad MoradiBaglooei, Mehdi Ranjbaran, Venus Chegini, Mark D. Griffiths and Zainab Alimoradi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:50
  9. Medical schools throughout the world were forced to modify their programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Malaysia, virtual learning plans were implemented for non-clinical programming, while clinical post...

    Authors: Jessica Grace Cockburn, Chee Yang Tan, Dawn Celine Siaw Chern Poh, Ding Jun Tan, Chan Choong Foong and Wei-Han Hong
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:49
  10. Achievement motivation research has established that motivational factors predict academic affect, cognition, and behavior. Recent studies have shown that trait mindfulness might also predict these academic ou...

    Authors: Yuji Kuroda, Osamu Yamakawa and Masayuki Ito
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:48
  11. The rapid shift to online education due to COVID-19 quarantine challenged students’ ability to accept pure online learning without negative consequences for their physical, emotional and mental health. Some ed...

    Authors: Sultan M. Mosleh, Raed M. Shudifat, Heyam F. Dalky, Mona M. Almalik and Malek K. Alnajar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:47
  12. An understudied psychological response to HIV-related stressors among people living with HIV is hopelessness. Hopelessness is the expectation that things will not improve and feeling helpless to change one’s c...

    Authors: Lena Nilsson Schönnesson, Michael W. Ross, Diego Garcia-Huidobro, Lars E. Eriksson, Galit Andersson, Mark L. Williams and Anna-Mia Ekström
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:46
  13. The aim of the study was to investigate how general family relations, reported changes in family interaction and involvement with peers during the Covid-19 pandemic, and following rules and recommendations dur...

    Authors: Sabina Kapetanovic, Birgitta Ander, Sevtap Gurdal and Emma Sorbring
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:44
  14. Young adults (18–25 years) with informal care responsibilities have received limited attention in the research literature, and little is known on how caring responsibilities are related to functioning across d...

    Authors: Bente Storm Mowatt Haugland, Mari Hysing and Børge Sivertsen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:43
  15. Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a chronic, multi-symptomatic disorder characterized by fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes, and gastrointestinal issues affecting an estimated 30% of the ~ 750,...

    Authors: Nandan Shastry, Esha Sultana, Mary Jeffrey, Fanny Collado, Jeffrey Kibler, Christian DeLucia, Mary Ann Fletcher, Nancy Klimas and Travis J. A. Craddock
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:42
  16. Medical students demonstrate higher levels of psychological distress compared with the general population and other student groups, especially at exam times. Mindfulness interventions show promise in stress re...

    Authors: Jasmine Heath Hearn and Claire J. Stocker
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:41
  17. Polygamy is commonly referred to as the union of a man with multiple women or the practice of having more than one wife at a time. In Ethiopia, polygamy has practiced in all regions. In particular, the stress ...

    Authors: Nebiyu Mengistu, Seid Shumye, Tinsae Shemelise Tesfaye, Sleshi Haile, Yesuneh Bayisa, Solomon Yimer, Moges Tadesse, Tesfalidet Markos, Derebe Madoro, Dawit Getachew Assefa, Wondwosen Molla, Lulu Abebe, Alemayehu Molla, Aregahegn Wudneh and Bereket Duko
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:40
  18. Previous studies indicated that about 20% of the individuals undergoing back surgery are unable to return to work 3 months to 1 year after surgery. The specific factors that predict individual trajectories in ...

    Authors: Rini Masuy, Lotte Bamelis, Katleen Bogaerts, Bart Depreitere, Kris De Smedt, Jeroen Ceuppens, Bert Lenaert, Sarah Lonneville, Dieter Peuskens, Johan Van Lerbeirghe, Patrick Van Schaeybroeck, Peter Vorlat, Steefka Zijlstra, Ann Meulders and Johan W. S. Vlaeyen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:39
  19. Adapting to child-rearing is affected by multiple factors, including environmental and individual factors. Previous studies have reported the effect of a single factor on childcare maladjustment; however, to p...

    Authors: Shoko Sugao, Kei Hirai and Masayuki Endo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:38
  20. Usually, substance abuse begins in adolescence in Iran. Young people who score high on the sensation-seeking trait tend to be more prone to substance abuse and an early experience in using. According to the CO...

    Authors: Seyed Saeed Mazloomy Mahmoodabad, Hassan Zareei Mahmoodabadi, Hssein Mazhari Majd and Mohammad Reza Miri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:37
  21. Depressive symptomatology is prevalent among female university students with adverse effects on their quality of life and academic performance. Previous research suggested associations between depressive sympt...

    Authors: L. Veiga, E. Carolino, I. Santos, C. Veríssimo, A. Almeida, A. Grilo, M. Brito and M. C. Santos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:36
  22. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased online counselling interventions, including those aimed at university students. The principal aim of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the online counselling int...

    Authors: Elena Ierardi, Marta Bottini and Cristina Riva Crugnola
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:35
  23. Interventions for people with chronic illness have increasingly got involvement and partnership with family members in China and worldwide. The patient-family interactions in chronic illness care can greatly i...

    Authors: Dejian Zeng, Chen Yang and Wai Tong Chien
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:34
  24. Suppressing intrusive thoughts can result in a post-suppression rebound effect where the same thoughts become hyperaccessible. The current study aimed to investigate if similar so-called rebound effects could ...

    Authors: Örn Kolbeinsson, Erkin Asutay, Manja Enström, Jonas Sand and Hugo Hesser
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:33
  25. Previous research revealed an absence of any previous studies reporting the impact that pandemics may have on psychotic symptomology, nor on the physical health of people with psychosis in response to the epid...

    Authors: Chadia Haddad, Joseph E. Dib, Nadine Akl, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:32
  26. The Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS) is a measure of subjective well-being and assesses eudemonic and hedonic aspects of well-being. However, differential scoring of the WEMWBS across gender ...

    Authors: Joshua Marmara, Daniel Zarate, Jeremy Vassallo, Rhiannon Patten and Vasileios Stavropoulos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:31
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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