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  1. Drawing on Eccles’ expectancy-value model, we investigated the associations between parents’ sports-related socialization behaviors in the family context, youth’s sports’ values, and youth’s involvement in org...

    Authors: Darun Jaf, Metin Özdemir and Therése Skoog

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:12

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent psychiatric condition associated with significant disability, mortality and economic burden. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy (P...

    Authors: J. I. Røssberg, J. Evensen, T. Dammen, T. Wilberg, O. Klungsøyr, M. Jones, E. Bøen, R. Egeland, R. Breivik, A. Løvgren and R. Ulberg

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:11

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Individuals tend to avoid effortful tasks, regardless of whether they are physical or mental in nature. Recent experimental evidence is suggestive of individual differences in the dispositional willingness to ...

    Authors: Corinna Kührt, Sebastian Pannasch, Stefan J. Kiebel and Alexander Strobel

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:10

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  4. Social media can play a detrimental role during a global health emergency. In this study, we aimed at assessing the impact social media has on the anxiety level of dental healthcare workers (DHCWs) whilst livi...

    Authors: Suhail H. Al-Amad and Amal Hussein

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:9

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Quality of life and self-esteem are functional domains that may suffer when having mental problems. In this study, we examined the change in quality of life and self-esteem when targeting anxious and depressiv...

    Authors: Kristin D. Martinsen, Lene-Mari P. Rasmussen, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Solveig Holen, Anne Mari Sund, Marit Løtveit Pedersen, Mona Elisabeth S. Løvaas, Joshua Patras, Frode Adolfsen and Simon-Peter Neumer

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:8

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Harms of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening include psychosocial consequences. We have not identified studies using a participant-relevant questionnaire with adequate measurement properties to investigate these...

    Authors: Jessica Malmqvist, Volkert Siersma, Christine Winther Bang and John Brodersen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:7

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Social support is a well-known protective factor against depressive symptoms and substance use problems, but very few studies have examined its protective effects among residents of permanent supportive housin...

    Authors: Zhengqi Tan, Eun-Young Mun, Uyen-Sa D. T. Nguyen and Scott T. Walters

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:6

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Workplace stress carries considerable costs for the employees’ wellbeing and for the organization’s performance. Recent studies demonstrate that perceptions of psychological contract breach are a source of str...

    Authors: Safâa Achnak, Arjen Schippers and Tim Vantilborgh

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:5

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Internet addiction is a common problem in university students and negatively affects cognitive functioning, leads to poor academic performance and engagement in hazardous activities, and may lead to anxiety an...

    Authors: Yosef Zenebe, Kunuya Kunno, Meseret Mekonnen, Ajebush Bewuket, Mengesha Birkie, Mogesie Necho, Muhammed Seid, Million Tsegaw and Baye Akele

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:4

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Severe asthma affects a small population but carries a high psychopathological risk. Therefore, the psychodemographic profile of these patients is of interest. A substantial prevalence of anxiety, depression, ...

    Authors: Lucía Dafauce, David Romero, Carlos Carpio, Paula Barga, Santiago Quirce, Carlos Villasante, María Fe Bravo and Rodolfo Álvarez-Sala

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:3

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  11. Development of the maternal antenatal attachment (MAA) constitutes an important aspect of the transition into motherhood. Early identification of women at risk of developing a poor MAA provides possibilities f...

    Authors: Ruth K. Ertmann, Christine W. Bang, Margit Kriegbaum, Mette S. Væver, Jakob Kragstrup, Volkert Siersma, Philip Wilson, Melissa C. Lutterodt and Johanne Smith-Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:2

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  12. Adapting and translating already developed tools to different cultures is a complex process, but once done, it increases the validity of the construct to be measured. This study aimed to assess the 12 items WH...

    Authors: Zewditu Abdissa Denu, Mensur Osman Yassin, Telake Azale Bisetegn, Gashaw Andargie Biks and Kassahun Alemu Gelaye

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:1

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  13. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-020-00487-1.

    Authors: Paúl Arias-Medina

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:135

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2019 7:51

  14. Rapid increases in the number of COVID-19 cases have led to the closure of academic institutions including elementary and high schools. The absence from the educational environment can affect the students’ emo...

    Authors: Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Keivan Ranjbar, Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Haleh Ghaem, Khoubyar Jafari and Tayebeh Rahimi

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:134

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  15. Emotion regulation alters the trajectories of emotional responses and, when effective, transforms the emotional responses to help individuals adapt to their environment. Previous research has mainly focused on...

    Authors: Simon Thuillard and Elise S. Dan-Glauser

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:133

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  16. Alopecia Areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease that is characterised by hair loss. Individuals diagnosed with it often describe feelings of trauma and social rejection due to cosmetic repercussions and are at h...

    Authors: Yamuna Rajoo, J. Wong, I. S. Raj and G. A. Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:132

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  17. Research on the relationship between resilience and loneliness is sparse. The construct of resilience has been conceptualized in multiple ways, including the measurement of resilience. The Resilience Scale for...

    Authors: Ida Skytte Jakobsen, Lykke Mie Riis Madsen, Martin Mau, Odin Hjemdal and Oddgeir Friborg

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:131

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  18. Prenatal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a significant complication of pregnancy linked to increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes. Although 1 in 5 pregnant trauma-exposed individuals have PTSD, m...

    Authors: Natalie R. Stevens, Michelle L. Miller, Christina Soibatian, Caitlin Otwell, Anne K. Rufa, Danie J. Meyer and Madeleine U. Shalowitz

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:130

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  19. Evidence of the relationship between serious physical injury and poor mental health among university students from low- and middle-income countries is limited. The aim of the study is to assess the association...

    Authors: Supa Pengpid and Karl Peltzer

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:129

    Content type: Research article

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  20. After the new definition of adjustment disorder (AjD) by the International Classification of Diseases-11(ICD-11), AjD has attracted more and more attention. Adjustment disorder new module-20 (ADNM-20), which i...

    Authors: Haiyan Tang, Huihua Xiong, Lingchao Deng, Andreas Maercker, Jun Zhang and Heng Meng

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:128

    Content type: Research article

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  21. A lower respiratory tract infection caused by novel coronavirus termed as Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) was first identified in China and subsequently took the form of pandemic. Studies on disease outbreak i...

    Authors: Kamal Gautam, Ramesh P. Adhikari, Aman Sen Gupta, Rajan Kumar Shrestha, Pitambar Koirala and Suraj Koirala

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:127

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  22. Maternal sub-threshold and non-clinical depression and its possible outcomes on offspring internalizing/externalizing symptoms has received growing attention in recent years because of its significant worldwid...

    Authors: L. Cerniglia, F. Dentale, R. Tambelli, L. Murray, P. Cooper and S. Cimino

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:126

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  23. Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) admissions have an incidence of 385 per 100,000 of the population in the UK, and as brain injury often involves the frontal networks, cognitive domains affected are likely to be exe...

    Authors: Sara Assecondi, Rong Hu, Gail Eskes, Michelle Read, Chris Griffiths and Kim Shapiro

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:125

    Content type: Study protocol

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2021 9:17

  24. Marital separation is associated with mental health problems, but little is known about how this translates into healthcare use. In this study, we examine the relationship between marital separation and primar...

    Authors: Anne Reneflot, Carine Øien-Ødegaard and Lars Johan Hauge

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:124

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  25. Little is known about the impact of sex on lung cancer patients from the psychological, economic and social perspectives. This study was designed to explore the psychosocial and economic impact according to se...

    Authors: N. Nuria Viñolas, Rosario Garcia-Campelo, Margarita Majem, Enric Carcereny, Dolores Isla, José Luis Gonzalez-Larriba, Juan Coves, Javier De-Castro, Manuel Domine, Piar Lianes, Angel Artal, Jordi Remon, Enriqueta Felip and Pilar Garrido

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:123

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  26. Being bullied in adolescence is linked to mental health problems like anxiety, depressive- and somatic symptoms and can have negative consequences on both an individual and a societal level. However, evidence ...

    Authors: Trine Nøhr Winding, Lisbeth Astrid Skouenborg, Vibeke Lie Mortensen and Johan Hviid Andersen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:122

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  27. Adolescents who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) are often described as a heterogeneous population, but different offender-, offense-, or victim-based typologies have been proposed. Two common typ...

    Authors: Monica Jensen, Sanne C. Smid and Tormod Bøe

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:121

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  28. Decisions made by individuals with disordered gambling are markedly inflexible. However, whether anomalies in learning from feedback are gambling-specific, or extend beyond gambling contexts, remains an open q...

    Authors: María F. Jara-Rizzo, Juan F. Navas, Jose A. Rodas and José C. Perales

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:120

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  29. The perception of the affective quality of stimuli with regard to valence and arousal has mostly been studied in laboratory experiments. Population-based research may complement such studies by accessing large...

    Authors: Henning Teismann, Johanna Kissler and Klaus Berger

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:118

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  30. Adolescents’ self-defined concerns about their mental health are understudied. Yet gaining insight into the individual concerns of this group could be helpful in providing better services to the adolescent pop...

    Authors: Thomas Kristian Tollefsen, Sabrina Michelle Darrow, Simon-Peter Neumer and Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:117

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  31. Choosing the most useful and versatile way to solve one's personal and social problems is one of the most important choices in individual life. The aim of this study was to compare the coping styles of people ...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Heydari, Yasaman Karimzadeh, Marjan Faghih, Zahra Heydari, Elhamsadat Hosseini and Morteza Mehraeen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:116

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  32. The current study examined the predictors of the onset of alcohol use as well as predictors of remission and relapse, both from heavy drinking and from alcohol dependence. Similarities and differences in both ...

    Authors: Laura B. Koenig, Jon Randolph Haber and Theodore Jacob

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:115

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  33. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system. MS is significantly associated with a high rate of psychological, behavioral, and emotional consequences. Despite the frequ...

    Authors: Nabi Nazari, Masood Sadeghi, Ezatolah Ghadampour and Davod Mirzaeefar

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:114

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  34. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between executive function (EF), stuttering, and comorbidity by examining children who stutter (CWS) and children who do not stutter (CWNS) with and wi...

    Authors: Ai Leen Choo, Sara Ashley Smith and Hongli Li

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:113

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  35. Being bullied and socially excluded interferes with the fundamental need for humans to belong to a social group, which is necessary for well-being. This might underpin pain and the use of non-prescription anal...

    Authors: Siv Skarstein, Sølvi Helseth and Lisbeth Gravdal Kvarme

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:112

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  36. Pierce’s (The Black seventies: an extending horizon book, 1970) conception of “subtle and stunning” daily racial offenses, or microaggressions, remains salient even 50 years after it was introduced. Microaggre...

    Authors: Monnica T. Williams, Matthew D. Skinta, Jonathan W. Kanter, Renée Martin-Willett, Judy Mier-Chairez, Marlena Debreaux and Daniel C. Rosen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:111

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  37. The aim of this metasynthesis was to explore adult anorexia nervosa (AN) treatment experiences, including facilitators and barriers to treatment engagement and ways that questions of identity and personal agen...

    Authors: Janet E. Conti, Caroline Joyce, Phillipa Hay and Tanya Meade

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:110

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  38. This study explored the psychometric properties and dimensionality of the Stress of Conscience Questionnaire (SCQ) in a sample of health professionals from a tertiary-level Australian hospital. The SCQ, a meas...

    Authors: Yangama Jokwiro, Elizabeth Pascoe, Kristina Edvardsson, Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Ewan McDonald, Qarin Lood and David Edvardsson

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:109

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  39. Self-efficacy is an important determinant of adjustment following spinal cord injury. Self-efficacy is defined as the belief that one can successfully execute behavior required to produce the desired outcomes....

    Authors: Tijn van Diemen, Ashley Craig, Ilse J. W. van Nes, Janneke M. Stolwijk-Swuste, Jan H. B. Geertzen, James Middleton and Marcel W. M. Post

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:108

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  40. Professional support to enhance the early parent-infant relationship in the first months after birth is recommended, but little is known about the effect of universal interventions. The objective was to invest...

    Authors: Ingeborg Hedegaard Kristensen, Svend Juul and Hanne Kronborg

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:107

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  41. Depression, stress, and anxiety are common psychological conditions among dental students in many countries around the world. A number of researchers have found life coaching to be effective at reducing psycho...

    Authors: Khalid Aboalshamat, Duha Al-Zaidi, Duha Jawa, Hanouf Al-Harbi, Raghad Alharbi and Shahad Al-Otaibi

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:106

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  42. Trauma has a major impact on the mental health and wellbeing of people globally. Friends, family and members of the public are often well positioned to provide initial assistance if someone is experiencing ext...

    Authors: Kathryn J. Chalmers, Anthony F. Jorm, Claire M. Kelly, Nicola J. Reavley, Kathy S. Bond, Fairlie A. Cottrill and Judith Wright

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:105

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  43. Forgiveness is a concept of growing interest within psychology and of potential relevance to public health. While there has been increasing evidence suggesting positive associations between forgiveness of othe...

    Authors: Katelyn N. G. Long, Everett L. Worthington Jr, Tyler J. VanderWeele and Ying Chen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:104

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  44. The age of onset for most mental disorders is typically young adulthood, and the university setting is an important one for addressing mental health. The University Personality Inventory (UPI), which was devel...

    Authors: Norio Sugawara, Norio Yasui-Furukori, Masayuki Sayama and Kazutaka Shimoda

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:103

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  45. Psychological well-being (PWB) refers to inter- and intra-individual levels of positive functioning that include one’s relatedness with others and self-referent attitudes that include one’s sense of mastery an...

    Authors: Emmanuel Biracyaza and Samuel Habimana

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:102

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  46. ‘Diabulimia’ is the term given to the deliberate administration of insufficient insulin for the purpose of weight loss. Although Diabulimia can be life-threatening and prevalence rates in diabetes are high, th...

    Authors: Sophie Elizabeth Coleman and Noreen Caswell

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:101

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  47. Being parents of children who display disruptive behavior problems (DBP) can pose several challenges. Interventions for children with DBP are primarily outpatient group parent training (PT) programs. The purpo...

    Authors: Britt-Marie Ljungström, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm and Ulf Axberg

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:100

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  48. Pregnancy as a sensitive period of a woman’s life can be affected by various psychological factors that can have adverse effects on the woman, her fetus and future baby. Since COVID-19 is a new phenomenon with...

    Authors: Fatemeh Effati-Daryani, Somayeh Zarei, Azam Mohammadi, Elnaz Hemmati, Sakineh Ghasemi Yngyknd and Mojgan Mirghafourvand

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:99

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  49. Bonding disorders happen as parents cannot build an affective relationship with children and are associated with their psychological and social conditions. Personal values impact well-being and psychological o...

    Authors: Erika Obikane, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Daisuke Nishi and Norito Kawakami

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:98

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