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  1. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has posed multiple challenges to healthcare systems. Evidence suggests that mental well-being is badly affected due to compliance with preventative meas...

    Authors: Qaisar Khalid Mahmood, Malik Muhammad Sohail, Waheed Ahmad Qureshi, Rubeena Zakar, Kamil J. Wrona and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:163
  2. Fathers are often perceived to be mainly responsible for the provision of the family's economic needs. However, past studies have demonstrated that fathers’ involvement in parenting has great significance for ...

    Authors: Kenneth Okelo, Silas Onyango, Dawn Murdock, Kaylie Cordingley, Kelvin Munsongo, George Nyamor and Patricia Kitsao-Wekulo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:162
  3. Newly-qualified doctors in the United Kingdom experience a great deal of stress and have poor wellbeing when compared to more senior counterparts. A number of interventions have been put in place to boost heal...

    Authors: Aditya Krishnan, Opeyemi Odejimi, Ian Bertram, Priyamvada Sneha Chukowry and George Tadros
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:161
  4. The Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire-Short Form (Q-LES-Q-SF) is the most frequently used generic quality of life (QOL) measure in many countries and cultures worldwide. However, no sing...

    Authors: Zahra Bagheri, Parisa Chamanpara, Peyman Jafari, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Sidharth Arya, Ramdas Ransing, Ana Đorić, Rajna Knez, Tuong-Vi Vu Thi, Truong Ngoc Huong, Helin Yilmaz Kafali, Gamze Erzin, Zahir Vally, Mita Rani Roy Chowdhury, Pawan Sharma, Rabi Shakya…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:160
  5. Coping strategies play a vital role in cancer management and has been an integral part in the recovery process of cancer patients worldwide. Coping refers to specific efforts; both behavioral and psychological...

    Authors: Eranthi Weeratunga, Chandanie Senadheera, Manjula Hettiarachchi and Bilesha Perera
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:157
  6. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the physical and mental health of people worldwide including those living with genetic conditions. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a hematologic chronic disease that causes mult...

    Authors: Ashley J. Buscetta, Khadijah E. Abdallah, K. Jameson Floyd, Faeben S. Wossenseged, Corinne A. Conn, Hasmin C. Ramirez and Vence L. Bonham
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:156
  7. In online environments, fear of missing out (FoMO) is where individuals become constantly preoccupied with what others are doing online and feel unable to log off in case they miss something. FoMO is a concept...

    Authors: Fuad Bakioğlu, Metin Deniz, Mark D. Griffiths and Amir H. Pakpour
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:154
  8. In countries where the majority of young children are enrolled in professional childcare, the childcare setting constitutes an important part of children’s caregiving environment. Research consistently shows t...

    Authors: Johanne Smith-Nielsen, Katrine Isabella Wendelboe, Julie Elisabeth Warberg Mohr, Mette Skovgaard Væver, Maiken Pontoppidan, Katrien Helmerhorst and Ida Egmose
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:153
  9. Poor parental bonding in childhood has been associated with loneliness in younger populations. Whether these associations persists into middle and older adulthood is unclear. Additionally, given the overlappin...

    Authors: Annette Burns, Gerard Leavey and Roger O’Sullivan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:152
  10. Many people suffered from emotional distress especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to alleviate emotional distress, more accessible psychological intervention programs, such as online intervention ...

    Authors: Ruilin Ju, Wingsze Chiu, Yinyin Zang, Stefan G. Hofmann and Xinghua Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:149
  11. Sensory differences are related to the autistic traits, and previous studies have shown a positive correlation between sensory differences and internalizing problems. In this study, we hypothesized that sensor...

    Authors: Yurika Tsuji, Satoko Matsumoto, Aya Saito, Shu Imaizumi, Yoko Yamazaki, Tetsuyuki Kobayashi, Yoko Fujiwara, Mika Omori and Masumi Sugawara
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:148
  12. Women in Ethiopia prefer sedentary behavior and are physically inactive during pregnancy; this increases the risks of pregnancy-related complications. Therefore, this study aimed to assess physical exercise an...

    Authors: Abebaw Addis, Wallelign Alemnew, Ayenew Kassie and Simegnew Handebo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:146
  13. Disclosing traumatic events experienced by parents to their children is a central issue in the intergenerational trauma transmission. However, little is known about this question among migrant population. The ...

    Authors: Elodie Gaëlle Ngameni, Mayssa’ El Husseini, Elisabetta Dozio, Cyrille Kossigan Kokou-Kpolou, Gisèle Apter and Marie Rose Moro
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:144
  14. The sport presents an opportunity for young people to experience the joys of success and cope with setbacks to develop resilient behaviors. However, there is a lack of clarity about how sport can cultivate res...

    Authors: Roghieh Nooripour, Simin Hoseinian, Yaghoob Vakili, Nikzad Ghanbari, Joshua J. Matacotta, Nazir Mozaffari, Hossein Ilanloo and Carl Lavie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:142
  15. Whilst children and young people have not often been at forefront of the immediate Covid-19 pandemic health response there has been concern about the indirect consequences of Covid-19 on children’s physical an...

    Authors: Bridget Lockyer, Charlotte Endacott, Josie Dickerson and Laura Sheard
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:140
  16. Considering the weakening of the economy and the shrinkage of jobs under the current global epidemic crisis, the employment of college graduates is facing unprecedented and cruel competition. However, many col...

    Authors: Huaruo Chen, Liman Pang, Fei Liu, Tingting Fang and Ya Wen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:137
  17. Panic attacks and panic disorder can have a major impact on the mental health and wellbeing of those who experience them. People with recurrent panic attacks have increased odds of developing a mental disorder...

    Authors: Kathryn J. Chalmers, Alyssia Rossetto, Nicola J. Reavley, Anthony F. Jorm, Betty A. Kitchener, Claire M. Kelly, Amy J. Morgan, Kathy S. Bond and Fairlie A. Cottrill
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:136
  18. Depressive symptoms are associated with working memory impairments. Yet, comparative studies examining working memory across the developmental spectrum in depressed and non depressed cohorts are lacking. This ...

    Authors: Estíbaliz Royuela-Colomer, Laura Wante, Izaskun Orue, Caroline Braet and Sven C. Mueller
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:134
  19. Although midwives are expected to play a key role for psychological support throughout perinatal periods, their educational chances are limited. Versatile teaching strategies such as e-learning may be promisin...

    Authors: Eriko Shinohara, Yukiko Ohashi, Ayako Hada and Yuriko Usui
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:133
  20. We believe that major steps can be taken towards Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention through identifying the relevant factors that are apt to predict risky behavior. The main purpose of the pr...

    Authors: Ali Zakiei, Ebrahim Norouzi‬, Seyed Ramin Ghasemi, Saeid Komasi, Masoumeh Rostampour and Habibolah Khazaie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:132
  21. Healthy sex can be affected by cognitive schemas activated in the sexual context (CSASCs) and early maladaptive schemas (EMSs). Cognitive schemas are the nuclear structure of the cognitive system which facilit...

    Authors: Zainab Alimoradi, Simin Zarabadipour, Nicole A. Arrato, Mark D. Griffiths, Barbara L. Andersen and Nasim Bahrami
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:131
  22. Individual differences in one’s perceived vulnerability to infectious diseases are implicated in psychological distress, social and behavioral disease avoidance phenomena. The Perceived Vulnerability to Diseas...

    Authors: Jacqueline Ferreira, Ana C. Magalhães, Pedro Bem-Haja, Laura Alho, Carlos F. Silva and Sandra C. Soares
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:130

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  23. With the accumulation of negative emotions brought by COVID-19-related dysfunctional beliefs, individuals adopted obsessive–compulsive (OC) symptoms (e.g., over-checking the wearing of masks) and formed diffic...

    Authors: Danping Hong, Yawen Zhu, Runting Chen, Bihong Xiao, Yueyi Huang and Meng Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:129
  24. Empathy is one of the core medical professionalisms that distress, burnout, and lack of personal well-being is also recognized as an important influencer on lower empathy levels. Therefore, this study aimed to...

    Authors: Katti Sathaporn and Jarurin Pitanupong
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:128
  25. Smokers or never smokers exposed to environmental tobacco use are usually associated with various diseases and cancers. In order to better help college students prevent the tobacco use and thus lower the incid...

    Authors: Xiong Li, Yuhua Tan, Shanqing Li and Xiaoxin Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:125
  26. Midwives' stress can have negative consequences on their emotional state, burnout, and poor quality of midwifery care. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of an adapted mindfulness-based stress man...

    Authors: Fatemeh Aghamohammadi, Omid Saed, Reza Ahmadi and Roghieh Kharaghani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:123
  27. The transtheoretical model of intentional health behavior change categorizes people into experiencing five stages in understanding the process of initiating and maintaining effective stress management (i.e., e...

    Authors: Ke Deng, Akira Tsuda, Satoshi Horiuchi and Shuntaro Aoki
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:122
  28. Studies have found that caregivers can influence stroke survivors’ outcomes, such as mortality. It is thus pertinent to identify significant factors associated with caregivers’ outcomes. The study objective wa...

    Authors: Yen Sin Koh, Mythily Subramaniam, David Bruce Matchar, Song-Iee Hong and Gerald Choon-Huat Koh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:121
  29. Racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity in Australia is rapidly increasing. Although Indigenous Australians account for only approximately 3.5% of the country’s population, over 50% of Australians we...

    Authors: Tinashe Dune, Ritesh Chimoriya, Peter Caputi, Catherine MacPhail, Katarzyna Olcon and Anita Ogbeide
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:119
  30. The population's mental and physical health worldwide are currently at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic. We evaluated the mental health status of the adolescents trapped indoors because of the precautionar...

    Authors: Sadia Afrin, Sarker Mohammad Nasrullah, Koustuv Dalal, Zarrin Tasnim, Md. Shadly Benzadid, Farhin Humayra, K. M. Saif-Ur-Rahman and Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:116
  31. The sense of coherence is as focused on one’s awareness of the level of pervasive, enduring, and dynamic feelings. Stronger sense of coherence leads to better physical and mental health and promotes recovery f...

    Authors: Fatimah Sayer Alharbi, Abdulaziz I. Aljemaiah and Mugtaba Osman
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:115
  32. Being a victim support worker (VSW) involves exposure to victims' suffering, pain, and traumatic events, which may trigger the risk of VSWs developing mental health problems. Psychosocial risks (PSR) and work-...

    Authors: Sónia Caridade, Ana Oliveira, Rosa Saavedra, Rita Ribeiro, Manuela Santos, Iris Almeida and Cristina Soeiro
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:114

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