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  1. Students pursuing higher education and health professional (HP) programs (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, social work, medicine) experience stressors including academic pressures, workload, developing professional co...

    Authors: Pamela Button, Laura Fallon and Ken Fowler
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:175
  2. Under the background that the concept of a community with shared future for mankind has been advocated, the doctor-patient relationship has rapidly sublimated into a community with shared future for doctor-pat...

    Authors: Renjie Lu, Shenyu Zhao, Jing Zhou, Weiyan Ou, Juan Wen and Lingmin Hu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:174
  3. The experience of uncertainty is ubiquitous and universal across the globe. Many available tools measuring uncertainty are focused on one aspect of uncertainty, e.g., patients with life-threatening illnesses, ...

    Authors: Ileana Schmalbach, Christina Diane Bastianon, Walid A. Afifi, Gabriele Helga Franke, Andreas Hinz and Katja Petrowski
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:173
  4. Higher vocational college students face more life stress, which can easily result in depression and hinder their healthy growth. This study aimed to explore the roles of survival situation and personality temp...

    Authors: Dong-Hui Cao and Lin-Ke Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:172
  5. People with Major Depression Disorders (MDD) often complain about sleep problems and experience emotion dysregulation. Prior research suggests physical activity can improve both sleep quality and emotional con...

    Authors: Leeba Rezaie, Ebrahim Norouzi, Alexandra J. Bratty and Habibolah Khazaie
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:171
  6. Voice technology has grown exponentially, offering an opportunity to different fields, such as the health area. Considering that language can be a sign of cognitive impairment and most screening tools are base...

    Authors: Carmen Moret-Tatay, Isabel Iborra-Marmolejo, María José Jorques-Infante, Gloria Bernabé-Valero, María José Beneyto-Arrojo and Tatiana Quarti Irigaray
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:170
  7. More lung cancer cases are becoming diagnosed earlier in recent years. The diagnosis is often accompanied by fear of progression (FoP). There is a clear research gap in the existing literature on FoP and the m...

    Authors: Ruiyun Chen, Hui Yang, Hongmei Zhang, Jingru Chen, Saisai Liu and Li Wei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:168
  8. Health care in prison is a challenging task. The conditions of imprisonment create distinct difficulties for those providing health care in this setting. These particular circumstances have led to a shortage o...

    Authors: Benjamin Jeker, David Shaw, Nicolas Lagnaux, Tenzin Wangmo and Bernice S. Elger
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:167
  9. Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects 25% of children under the age of five worldwide, yet the impact of perinatal IPV and its underlying mechanisms on infant development remains poorly understood. IPV indir...

    Authors: Inês Jongenelen, Tiago Miguel Pinto, Raquel Costa, Rita Pasion, Ana Morais, Sandra Henriques and Diogo Lamela
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:166
  10. Difficulty in regulating emotions increases during adolescence and can be associated with psychopathology. It is thus crucial to develop tools to identify adolescents at risk of having emotional difficulties. ...

    Authors: Dilara Demirpence Secinti and Ezgi Sen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:165
  11. The COVID-19 pandemic has had major and potentially long-lasting effects on mental health and wellbeing across populations worldwide. However, these impacts were not felt equally, leading to an exacerbation of...

    Authors: Claudia Lotito, Giulia Turrini, Marianna Purgato, Richard A. Bryant, Mireia Felez-Nobrega, Josep Maria Haro, Vincent Lorant, David McDaid, Roberto Mediavilla, Maria Melchior, Pablo Nicaise, Michela Nosè, A-La Park, Kerry R. McGreevy, Rinske Roos, Andrea Tortelli…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:164
  12. Based on relational leadership theory and self-determination theory, this study aims to investigate the relationship between leader-member exchange (LMX), job crafting, and flow at work among medical workers i...

    Authors: Huazhen Ji, Xiaoyun Zhao and Junhua Dang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:162
  13. Embarrassment is a self-conscious emotion with important social functions, but it is not well understood. The perception of bystanders is considered a precondition for embarrassment, which makes it unique from...

    Authors: Hongjuan Tang, Lin Li, Li Zheng, Xiuyan Guo and Haoyue Qian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:161
  14. Based on the family system theory, there is an interactive relationship in the family, especially the cognitive style and emotional changes of the husband and wife will affect the behavior, cognition and emoti...

    Authors: Le Yang, Ziqi Yang and Jingjing Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:163
  15. The current study focuses on the mediator role of abusive behaviour in romantic relationships (ABRR) in the relationship between subordination, retreat, and relationship satisfaction and the moderation role of...

    Authors: Ahu Aricioglu, Sefa Kaya, Orcid Number of and Orcid Number
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:160
  16. The HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome) remains a global threat to health. Suicidal ideation has been a serious public health problem among people living with HIV (PLWH)...

    Authors: Yong Yu, Bangan Luo, Lulu Qin, Hongjie Gong and Yijia Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:159
  17. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between care burden and motivation of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among caregivers of patients who have experienced a stroke and to explore the ...

    Authors: Shikha Kukreti, Carol Strong, Jung-Sheng Chen, Yi-Jung Chen, Mark D. Griffiths, Meng-Tsang Hsieh and Chung-Ying Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:157
  18. Bullying is a serious problem that significantly affect adolescent well-being and health, needing the attention of teachers, school administrators, parents and public health professionals. In this study, we ai...

    Authors: Manel Ben Fredj, Cyrine Bennasrallah, Ines Amor, Faouzia Trimech, Hela Abroug, Imen Zemni, Wafa Dhouib, Meriem Kacem, Ines Bouanene and Asma Belguith Sriha
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:154
  19. Breaking bad news (BBN; e.g., delivering a cancer diagnosis) is perceived as one of the most demanding communication tasks in the medical field and associated with high levels of stress. Physicians’ increased ...

    Authors: Michel Bosshard, Felix Michael Schmitz, Sissel Guttormsen, Urs Markus Nater, Patrick Gomez and Christoph Berendonk
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:153
  20. Problematic use of social networks is a widespread problem that may exert deleterious impacts on cognitive functions. Moreover, studies have added an important link between loneliness and its harmful effect on...

    Authors: Rami Tarabay, Sarah Gerges, Abir Sarray El Dine, Diana Malaeb, Sahar Obeid, Souheil Hallit and Michel Soufia
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:152
  21. Mental health and quality of life are under-appreciated clinical targets which affect patient and modality survival. Lack of dialysis availability in the resource-constrained public health sector in South Afri...

    Authors: Neelu Mathew, Malcolm Davies, Feroza Kaldine and Zaheera Cassimjee
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:151
  22. Covid-19 related studies report psychological impacts during home isolation and social distancing. Despite that, children and adolescents were able to adopt coping strategies that assisted in lowering severe l...

    Authors: Abduljaleel Abdullatif Zainel, Suhad Daher-Nashif, Alyaa Nasser Al-Maadeed, Hamda Abdulla Qotba, Hanan Al Mujalli and Sadriya Mohd Al-Kohji
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:150
  23. The first aim of this study is to test the effectiveness of school-based psychosocial interventions for improving mental health in rural Chinese children with traumatic experiences. The second aim is to examin...

    Authors: Jing Guo, Xiaohan Liu, Ning Huang, Fan Yang, Yashuang Bai, Bo Zhang and Paul Lodder
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:148
  24. The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally impacted the way that mental health services were provided. In order to prevent the spread of infection, many new public health precautions, including mandated use of masks,...

    Authors: Katherine Bright, Emma Cullen, Olivia Conlon, Rosslynn T. Zulla, David B. Nicholas and Gina Dimitropoulos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:147
  25. Tibial plateau fractures (TPF) are uncommon and challenging for orthopedic surgeons with controversial reported outcomes. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) o...

    Authors: Abolfazl Bagherifard, Seyed Farzam Mirkamali, Heeva Rashidi, Nima Naderi, Mohammad Hassanzadeh and Mehdi Mohammadpour
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:146
  26. The daily working life of many employees requires the use of modern information and communication technology (ICT) devices such as computers, tablets, and smartphones. The double-edged nature of digital work e...

    Authors: Raphaël Semaan, Urs M. Nater, Raphaël Heinzer, José Haba-Rubio, Peter Vlerick, Ruben Cambier and Patrick Gomez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:145
  27. Few studies have investigated the effects of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 on health professionals, especially nurses, from the point of view of the protective factors of mental health. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Irhomis Mendoza Bernal, David Sánchez-Teruel, María Auxiliadora Robles-Bello, Aziz Sarhani-Robles and Mariam Sarhani-Robles
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:143
  28. Infertility is a stressful life event that increases the risk of developing mental disorders, particularly adjustment disorder (AD). Given the paucity of data on the prevalence of AD symptoms in infertility, t...

    Authors: Shiva Shafierizi, Zahra Basirat, Fatemeh Nasiri-Amiri, Farzan Kheirkhah, Mohammad Chehrazi, Hajar Pasha and Mahbobeh Faramarzi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:142
  29. To explore relationship among perceived stress regarding loneliness, interpersonal trust and institutional trust of expatriates during the early COVID-19 period (from 30th March to 30th May 2020).

    Authors: Md Arif Billah, Sharmin Akhtar and Md. Nuruzzaman Khan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:140
  30. Individuals with diabetes experience a wide variety of psychosocial responses to their illness due, in part, to the nature of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Variation in patient weight may play a central role in ...

    Authors: Sydney H. Telaak, Kristi A. Costabile and Susan Persky
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:139
  31. The current COVID-19 situation has forced many tourism businesses to close. Tourism workers have suffered chronic stress, discouragement, despair, and failure to find solutions for their businesses, resulting ...

    Authors: Thanayot Sumalrot, Charin Suwanwong, Saran Pimthong, Amaraporn Surakarn, Araya Chiangkhong and Anon Khunakorncharatphong
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:138
  32. Students with special educational needs (SEN) often face dehumanization, which negatively impacts their mental health, daily functioning, and educational outcomes. This study seeks to address the research gap ...

    Authors: Kuen-Fung Sin, Lan Yang and Frank Tian-Fang Ye
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:137
  33. Feelings of loneliness and the burden of social isolation were among the most striking consequences of widespread containment measures, such as “social distancing”, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the...

    Authors: Anita Kottwitz, Bastian Mönkediek, Christoph H. Klatzka, Anke Hufer-Thamm and Jannis Hildebrandt
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:134
  34. The coronavirus pandemic and health measures related to it have led to an increase in mental health problems. The relatively high incidence of the disease and its mortality rate created anxiety in society. Thi...

    Authors: Maryam Dehghani, Hamideh Hakimi, Maryam Talebi, Hanie Rezaee, Noushin Mousazadeh, Hassan Ahmadinia and Saiedeh Almasi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:133
  35. While some research indicates that individuals can accurately judge smile authenticity of enjoyment and masking smile expressions, other research suggest modest judgment rates of masking smiles. The current st...

    Authors: Adèle Gallant, Annalie Pelot, Marie-Pier Mazerolle, René-Pierre Sonier and Annie Roy-Charland
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:132
  36. With the unprecedented pace of modernization, risky sexual behaviors have become more frequent in developing countries, such as Iran. We aimed to assess the prevalence of informal sexual relationship (ISR) and...

    Authors: Hassan Joulaei, Elahe Khaksar, Mohammad Ghorbani, Elham Rahmanipour, Nooshin Zarei and Zohre Foroozanfar
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:131
  37. This study aimed to explore the levels of hope in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (MHD), and whether anxiety and depression mediate the relationship between family function and hope.

    Authors: Xuefen Wang, Fuhai Xia and Guoqing Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:130
  38. Although much work has been carried out on stigma, anxiety and depression, and quality of life(QoL) in cancer patients, far less work has been done to examine their associations. This study explores the effect...

    Authors: Shucheng Pan, Lijuan Wang, Li Zheng, Jie Luo, Jinjiao Mao, Wenbo Qiao, Binbin Zhu and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:129
  39. Conservation of resources theory (COR) establishes a link between resource loss and the stress response. The aim of this study was to assess the contribution of resource loss in the form of home damage and the...

    Authors: Ajana Löw, Martina Lotar Rihtarić and Ivana Vrselja
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:128
  40. Addiction is a chronic and relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking and lasting changes in the brain. Low quality of life may influence the substance craving, which leads to relapsing. There...

    Authors: Mahlagha Dehghan, Alireza Malakoutikhah, Homayoon Kazemy, Mohammad Hossein Fattahi Toqroljerdi, Sima Mokhtarabadi and Mohammad Ali Zakeri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:126

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