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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) has uniquely stigmatizing aspects because children with ASD have no physical markers of their condition. Parents are usually blamed and judgment from others is often internalized...

    Authors: Aminat Y. Oduyemi, Ifeoma P. Okafor, Ugochukwu T. Eze, Babatunde A. Akodu and Alero A. Roberts
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:182
  29. Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of diseases and deaths; reducing tobacco intake is, therefore, an urgent public health goal. In recent years, e-cigarettes have been marketed as a 'healthier' alter...

    Authors: Sabine Vollstädt-Klein, Nadja Grundinger, Tatiana Görig, Daria Szafran, Astrid Althaus, Ute Mons and Sven Schneider
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:181
  30. Multiple psychological consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak and quarantine have been described. However, there is a lack of global conceptualization. We argue that the stressful aspects of the situation, the ...

    Authors: A. Vancappel, E. Jansen, R. Bachem, A. Bray, L. Egreteau, C. Réveillère, A. Maercker and W. El-Hage
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:180
  31. Given the absence of a brief scale that reconciles and encompasses different conceptual definitions of well-being (physical, psychological, social and spiritual), the present research aimed at developing and v...

    Authors: Will W. L. Sham, Gladys T. Y. Yeung, Winnie W. S. Mak and Candice L. Y. M. Powell
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:179
  32. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only increased mortality but has also negatively affected mental health among populations across the world. Furthermore, individuals are experiencing uncertainty about their curre...

    Authors: Hacı Arif Doğanülkü, Ozan Korkmaz, Mark D. Griffiths and Amir H. Pakpour
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:178
  33. Dialysis causes many psychological and social problems, such as stress and inefficiency in patients, which should be considered in health promotion interventions. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the i...

    Authors: Zohreh Ghasemi Bahraseman, Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki and Esmat Nouhi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:177
  34. Globally, promoting mental health and well-being among adolescents has become a public health priority, especially for adolescents living with a physical chronic condition (CC), as research suggests they may b...

    Authors: Zaida Orth and Brian van Wyk
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:176
  35. The parent-adolescent relationship plays a key role in adolescent development, including behaviour, physical health, and mental health outcomes. Studies on the parental factors that contribute to an adolescent...

    Authors: Tehniyat Baig, Gowrii S. Ganesan, Hania Ibrahim, Wajiha Yousuf and Ziyad R. Mahfoud
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:175
  36. Almost two decades of research produced mixed findings on the relationship between celebrity worship and cognitive skills. Several studies demonstrated that cognitive performance slightly decreases with higher...

    Authors: Lynn E. McCutcheon, Ágnes Zsila and Zsolt Demetrovics
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:174
  37. Subjective well-being (SWB) is a contributing factor for building resilience and a resource for positive outcomes, e.g. study achievement and work performance. Earlier studies have examined associations betwee...

    Authors: Regina Winzer, Marjan Vaez, Lene Lindberg and Kimmo Sorjonen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:173
  38. Self-efficacy, individuals’ beliefs regarding their capacities to perform actions or control (potentially stressful or novel) events, is thought to be important for various life domains. Little however is know...

    Authors: Marike H. F. Deutz, Willemijn M. van Eldik, Vera T. Over de Vest, Ank Ringoot, Amaranta D. de Haan and Peter Prinzie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:172
  39. Preoperative assessment of mental health rarely occurs within routine surgery. Any screening tool selected to form part of this process must be deemed practical, acceptable and valid by clinicians and consumer...

    Authors: Kate E. McBride, Daniel Steffens, Tim Lambert, Nick Glozier, Rachael Roberts and Michael J. Solomon
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:171
  40. Health care workers are often affected by burnout, resulting in reduced personal well-being and professional functioning. Although emotional exhaustion is considered a core component of burnout, little is know...

    Authors: Tobias R. Spiller, Sonja Weilenmann, Krithika Prakash, Ulrich Schnyder, Roland von Känel and Monique C. Pfaltz
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:170
  41. This study highlights the significant association between cyberchondria and quality of life among the Lebanese population in the time of COVID-19. The aim was to assess the association between cyberchondria an...

    Authors: Clara Rahme, Marwan Akel, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:169
  42. There is a knowledge gap in whether psychopathology aspects can shape and mark the social representations about health and lifestyle. In this work, we investigated the association of psychopathology and shame ...

    Authors: Evangelia Briseniou, Nikolaos Skenteris, Chryssi Hatzoglou, George Tsitsas, Epaminondas Diamantopoulos, Elena Dragioti and Mary Gouva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:168
  43. The psychological and social issues experienced by family members of missing persons are different from normal grief following the death of a loved one. The term “Ambiguous loss” describes this psychological p...

    Authors: Amila Isuru, Padmakumara Bandumithra and S. S. Williams
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:167
  44. Test anxiety is a crucial factor in determining academic outcomes, and it may lead to poor cognitive performance, academic underachievement, and psychological distress, interfering specifically with their abil...

    Authors: Daniela S. M. Pereira, Ana Mónica Pereira, Teresa Costa Castanho, Gabriela A. Silva, Filipe Falcão, Patrício Costa and José Miguel Pêgo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:166

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