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  1. Therapy expectations and attitudes towards psychotherapy contribute substantially to the outcome, process and duration of psychotherapy. The a priori use of role model videos seems to be promising for changing...

    Authors: Kristina Braun-Koch, Winfried Rief and Sarah Teige-Mocigemba
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:286
  2. The prolonged transitions to adulthood strengthen interest in parenting characteristics that can shape emerging adults’ development and progression to full-fledged adulthood. It also strengthens interest in in...

    Authors: Rimantas Vosylis and Rasa Erentaitė
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:285
  3. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the physical and mental health of the general population worldwide, with healthcare workers at particular risk. The pandemic's effect on healthcare work...

    Authors: Freddy Wathum Drinkwater Oyat, Johnson Nyeko Oloya, Pamela Atim, Eric Nzirakaindi Ikoona, Judith Aloyo and David Lagoro Kitara
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:284
  4. One of the most challenging issues faced by families of people living with bipolar disorder is stigma. This study was conducted to explain the process of stigma experience in the families of people living with...

    Authors: Maryam Latifian, Ghoncheh Raheb, Riaz Uddin, Kianoush Abdi and Rosa Alikhani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:282
  5. Depression has a point prevalence of 25% and lifetime prevalence of 50% in people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS). Due to accessibility and brevity, the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) may be a usef...

    Authors: Emily Beswick, Suzanne Quigley, Pamela Macdonald, Sarah Patrick, Shuna Colville, Siddharthan Chandran and Peter Connick
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:281
  6. Fear is one of the basic emotions generated during periods of infectious diseases. Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop and validate a scale that assesses monkeypox fear, the Monkeypox Fear Scale (M...

    Authors: Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez, Lindsey W. Vilca, Carlos Carbajal-León, Miguel Gallegos, Mario Reyes-Bossio, Martin Noe-Grijalva, Mariel Delgado-Campusano and Águeda Muñoz-del-Carpio-Toia
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:280
  7. Research on the relationship between Facebook use intensity and depressive symptoms has resulted in mixed findings. In contrast, problematic Facebook use has been found to be a robust predictor of depressive s...

    Authors: Nino Gugushvili, Karin Täht, Robert A. C. Ruiter and Philippe Verduyn
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:279
  8. Patients diagnosed with cancer are at higher risk of anxiety, depression, and overall distress. These mood disturbances are risk factors for non-adherence to cancer treatment, increased length of stay during h...

    Authors: Bohdan Baralo, Mahati Paravathaneni, Akhil Jain, Bhanusowmya Buragamadagu, Aliza Khanam, Sabah Iqbal, Samia Hossain, Sana Mulla, Eugene Choi and Rajesh Thirumaran
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:278
  9. Throughout the psychotherapeutic and coaching literature, the client-therapist or coach-coachee working alliance has been highlighted as key force driving positive outcome. The Working Alliance Inventory Short...

    Authors: Marjolein Stefens, Eefje Rondeel, Jonathan Templin, David Brode, Eddy de Waart, Rendel de Jong, Jacobien ten Hoeve-Rozema, Alexander Waringa, Jennifer Reijnders, Nele Jacobs and Johan Lataster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:277
  10. Eating behavior represents individual appetitive traits which are related to the individual’s regulation of food intake. Eating behavior develops at an early age. There is some evidence that parenting styles m...

    Authors: Anaëlle L. Leuba, Andrea H. Meyer, Tanja H. Kakebeeke, Kerstin Stülb, Amar Arhab, Annina E. Zysset, Claudia S. Leeger-Aschmann, Einat A. Schmutz, Susi Kriemler, Oskar G. Jenni, Jardena J. Puder, Simone Munsch and Nadine Messerli-Bürgy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:275
  11. Irritability is common in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and with anxiety/depressive disorders. Although youth irritability i...

    Authors: E. Fongaro, M. C. Picot, A. Stringaris, C. Belloc, A. S. Verissimo, N. Franc and D. Purper-Ouakil
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:273
  12. Many employees had to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Literature suggests there are both challenges and benefits to remote working and that remote working can have detrimental effects on mental hea...

    Authors: Samantha K. Brooks, Charlotte E. Hall, Dipti Patel and Neil Greenberg
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:272
  13. The coach-coachee working alliance and coachee motivation seem important factors for achieving positive coaching results. Self-determination theory, specifically basic psychological need theory, has been propo...

    Authors: Margriet Vermeiden, Jennifer Reijnders, Eva van Duin, Marianne Simons, Mayke Janssens, Sanne Peeters, Nele Jacobs and Johan Lataster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:269
  14. Mindful eating (ME), defined as a “non-judgmental awareness of bodily and emotional sensations regarding food consumption”, may be a promising strategy to promote healthy eating behaviors. However, little is k...

    Authors: Christian Erik Preissner, Anke Oenema and Hein de Vries
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:268
  15. Complex constellations of socio-emotional and behavioural problems (i.e., mental health problems) in childhood and adolescence are common and heighten the risk for subsequent personality, anxiety and mood diso...

    Authors: Kristin Göbel, Niklas Ortelbach, Caroline Cohrdes, Franz Baumgarten, Ann-Katrin Meyrose, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer and Herbert Scheithauer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:267
  16. The impact of COVID-induced stress on mental health and alcohol use has been demonstrated in recent research. However, there is a lack of longitudinal data since most studies reported on cross-sectional data. ...

    Authors: Henrike Schecke, Annette Bohn, Norbert Scherbaum and Christian Mette
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:266
  17. The COVID-19 remains a public health burden that has caused global economic crises, jeopardizing health, jobs, and livelihoods of millions of people around the globe. Several efforts have been made by several ...

    Authors: Naznin Sultana, Md. Asaduzzaman, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Hafeza Khatun, Farzana Sultana Bari, Md. Nazrul Islam, Arifa Tabassum, Abdus Salam Mondol, Md. Abu Sayem, Abu Yousuf Md Abdullah, M. Pear Hossain and Emmanuel Biracyaza
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:265
  18. Theory of Mind (ToM) refers to the ability to represent one's own and others' mental states, and emotion understanding involves appropriately comprehending and responding to others' emotional cues in social in...

    Authors: Melissa Pearl Caldwell, Him Cheung, Sum-Kwing Cheung, Jian-Bin Li and Tik-Sze Carrey Siu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:264
  19. Currently, laypeople can earn profit by producing content; therefore, it should be noted that the unauthorized use of intellectual creations or possessions can cause legal issues and undermine the producers’ d...

    Authors: Yulee Choi and Kyung Hyun Suh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:263
  20. Insurgents of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant created a crisis that has had immediate and long-term consequences for the population in Iraq. Yazidis are among the most affected ethnoreligious groups i...

    Authors: Omar S. Rasheed, Lucía López-Rodríguez and Marisol Navas
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:262
  21. Bullying victimization is a repetitive exposure to negative actions from one or more students over time. Bullying victim adolescents have higher levels of mental health problems, worse mental health outcomes, ...

    Authors: Hunde Tarafa, Yadeta Alemayehu, Tilahun Bete and Debela Tarecha
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:260
  22. Several studies have examined the relationship between celebrity worship and cosmetic surgery; however, few have discussed the mediating role of self-concept. To fill this research gap, the present study aims ...

    Authors: Jia Cui and Yong Fang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:259
  23. Job satisfaction is the persons’ feeling about their job and if personnel have not good feel to his work, can destroy all plans, intentionally or unintentionally. The present research aims to investigate and c...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Heydari, Marjan Faghih, Yasaman Karimzadeh, Hassan Joulaei, Fariba Qhiasi, Negin Dadmanesh, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Farzane Hosseini, Soloman Yeilaghi, Mohammad Reza Miri, Farzane Pirmadah, Wali Amini, Marjan Meshkati, Parvin Afsar Kazerooni, Nasim Nasiri Moghadam, Zahra Heydari…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:258
  24. Although the Multidimensional Interaction Model of Stress, Anxiety and Coping (MIMSAC) has been known for years, there is a lack of research examining this theory longitudinally in stressful events. This study...

    Authors: Aleksandra M. Rogowska, Dominika Ochnik and Cezary Kuśnierz
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:255
  25. Sleep habits are related to children's behavior, emotions, and cognitive functioning. A strong relationship exists between sleep habits and behavioral problems. However, precisely which sleep habits are associ...

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa, Riho Tomozawa, Megumi Fujimoto, Sumire Anzai, Mai Sato, Haruko Tazoe and Toshiki Katsura
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:254
  26. With improvements in medical technology, the doctor–patient relationship should be further improved. However, disputes between doctors and patients have increased, with the two groups frequently hurting each o...

    Authors: Zehan Ye, Jiaoyan Pang, Wei Ding and Wen He
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:253
  27. There is a growing body of research suggesting that psychological flexibility (PF) is an important psychological construct related to psychological health and human performance. The Psychological Flexibility i...

    Authors: Farzaneh Badinlou, Rokhsareh Badami, Gustaf Reinebo, Markus Jansson-Fröjmark, Fahimeh Sepehri, Shiva Molaviniya and Tobias Lundgren
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:250
  28. Social relationship coping efficacy (SRCE) represents the ability to maintain or enhance social relationships in the context of serious illness. The purpose of the current study was to confirm the factor struc...

    Authors: Samantha Serpentini, Giulia Silvestri, Antonio Catarinella, Grazia Cristaldi, Caterina Borgese, Giuseppe Deledda, Samuela Sommacal, Letizia Iannopollo, Vincenzo Calvo, Lucia Ronconi and Thomas V. Merluzzi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:248
  29. This study examined whether the effects of a sit-stand desk (SSD) intervention on employees’ musculoskeletal complaints (i.e., intensity and prevalence) and activation (i.e., vigilance and vitality) persist or...

    Authors: Udo Konradt, Alexander Nath, Sabrina Krys and Frank Heblich
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:246
  30. Although eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been shown to be effective in the treatment of PTSD for years, it remains controversial due to the lack of understanding of its mechanisms of a...

    Authors: Dany Laure Wadji, C. Martin-Soelch and V. Camos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:245
  31. Conspiracy theories can have particularly harmful effects by negatively shaping health-related behaviours. A significant number of COVID-19 specific conspiracy theories emerged in the immediate aftermath of th...

    Authors: Konstantinos Tsamakis, Dimitrios Tsiptsios, Brendon Stubbs, Ruimin Ma, Eugenia Romano, Christoph Mueller, Ayesha Ahmad, Andreas S. Triantafyllis, George Tsitsas and Elena Dragioti
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:244
  32. In early childhood sleep and regulatory problems, parental factors are often impaired but essential to overcoming them. This study aims to examine, in parents of young sleep-disturbed children, whether mothers...

    Authors: Marisa Schnatschmidt, Friederike Lollies and Angelika A. Schlarb
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:243
  33. English language anxiety (ELA) is a prevalent phenomenon in language education. It is one of the most commonly investigated non-linguistic variables in studies of language learning. Accordingly, numerous studi...

    Authors: Mustafa Ali Khalaf and Ehab Mohammed Naguib Omara
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:242
  34. This article is aimed at exploring the relationship between abusive use of the internet and social media and involvement in violent behavior in adolescence. This analysis used a sample of 2549 participants of ...

    Authors: Álvaro Moro, Marta Ruiz-Narezo and Janire Fonseca
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:241
  35. Alexithymic and psychopathic traits are closely associated, but distinct constructs. Both have been associated with facial emotion processing deficits reflecting empathy deficits, however the underlying mechan...

    Authors: Melina Nicole Kyranides, Demetris Christofides and Melis Çetin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:239
  36. A growing body of evidence indicates that the outbreak of COVID-19 has had a significant influence on individuals’ cognition, emotion, and psychological health. This study aims to explore the effect of the ass...

    Authors: Min Zong, Dan Dong, Zhizun Yang, Yi Feng and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:238

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