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  1. 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

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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  36. 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

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. Despite the well-established link between childhood adversity and mental health problems, there is a dearth of evidence to inform decision making about the most acceptable and feasible interventions for preven...

    Authors: Teresa Hall, Suzy Honisett, Kate Paton, Hayley Loftus, Leanne Constable and Harriet Hiscock

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:165

    Content type: Research

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  44. Stigma develops during outbreaks such as the COVID-19 pandemic due to the human fear that arises from the anxiety about a disease of an unknown etiology, with the associated detrimental consequences on both th...

    Authors: Chadia Haddad, Sandrella Bou Malhab, Diana Malaeb, Hala Sacre, Danielle Saadeh, Vanessa Mourtada and Pascale Salameh

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:164

    Content type: Research

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