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  1. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2022 10:191

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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