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  1. Sexual assault occurring within healthcare settings represents a significant breach of public trust. This scoping review aimed to highlight the profile of people raped, those who committed the rape within the ...

    Authors: Adaobi Margaret Okonji, Adeyinka G. Ishola, Love Bukola Ayamolowo, Omowumi M. Femi-Akinlosotu, Boladale Mapayi and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:210
  2. The current war in Ukraine has affected the well-being of people worldwide. In order to understand how difficult the situation is, specific stressors associated with war need to be measured. In response, an in...

    Authors: Lenka Vargová, Bibiána Jozefiaková, Martin Lačný and Matúš Adamkovič
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:208
  3. Promoting college students’ mental health remains a significant concern, necessitating a clear understanding of what constitutes good mental health. Variations in the conceptualizations of mental health across...

    Authors: Mingjia Guo, Xiaoming Jia and Wenqian Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:207
  4. ‘Not in My Back Yard (NIMBY)’ facilities are psychologically sensitive to urban and regional development. Multi-criteria evaluation (MCE) method has been widely used for the decision-making of optimum siting of u...

    Authors: Kang Cao, Xing Gao, Wei Zheng, Keyu Zhai and Jiacheng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:206
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the mental health burden in the general population, enhancing the demands placed on mental healthcare professionals.

    Authors: Andrea Jesser, Agnes Steinböck, Barbara Pammer, Tiam Ghorab, Magdalena Weber, Yvonne Schaffler, Thomas Probst, Anna Felnhofer, Oswald D. Kothgassner, Christoph Pieh and Elke Humer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:205
  6. Adolescence is a strategic developmental stage in terms of preventing later difficulties and ensuring good mental health. Prophylactic interventions, which are conducted before the onset, prolongation, or wors...

    Authors: Eugénie Vaillant-Coindard, Gaëtan Briet, Florence Lespiau, Béatrice Gisclard and Elodie Charbonnier
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:204
  7. In today’s business environment, where sustainability has emerged as a strategic axis of business practices, the study of the link between human resources management and environmental management becomes increa...

    Authors: Javier Martínez-Falcó, Eduardo Sánchez-García, Bartolomé Marco-Lajara, Full Professor and Luis A. Millán-Tudela
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:203
  8. Authors: Roni Chaaya, Rabih Hallit, Alvaro Postigo, Diana Malaeb, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Amthal Alhuwailah, Hanaa Ahmed Mohamed Shuwiekh, Sahar Obeid, Feten Fekih-Romdhane and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:202

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  9. Global climate change is recognized as a major and irreversible challenge for humanity, requiring people’s responsible and sustainable behaviors toward the environment. So far, the literature has widely invest...

    Authors: Vanessa Marchetti, Angelo Panno, Massimiliano Scopelliti, Luciano Romano, Giacomo Angelini, Elena Rinallo, Daniela Barni and Caterina Fiorilli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:201
  10. In intimate relationships, which are characterized by emotional interdependence, partners act as attachment figures which serve emotion regulation functions. The experience of emotions as well as the strategie...

    Authors: Georgia Kouri, Nathalie Meuwly, Marianne Richter and Dominik Schoebi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:200
  11. Artificial intelligence-powered interventions have emerged as promising tools to support autistic individuals. However, more research must examine how teachers and educators perceive and experience these AI sy...

    Authors: Guang Li, Mohammad Amin Zarei, Goudarz Alibakhshi and Akram Labbafi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:199
  12. The increasing costs of nurses’ occupational-stress, conflicts, and violence within healthcare services have raised international interest. Yet, research/interventions should consider that perceived stress and...

    Authors: Federica Vallone and Maria Clelia Zurlo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:197
  13. Work environment is rapidly evolving, unfortunately, it is also becoming increasingly hostile for workers due mostly to common psychosocial hazards. This situation is posing significant challenges for organisa...

    Authors: Mustapha Amoadu, Edward Wilson Ansah and Jacob Owusu Sarfo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:195
  14. Disasters have affected the physical and mental health of people around the world. Since nurses are frontlines in disasters, it seems necessary to prepare for this responsibility. This study investigates the e...

    Authors: Sayed Mohammad Sadegh Madani, Ali Bahramnejad, Zahra Farsi, Azizeh Alizadeh and Maryam Azizi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:194
  15. We assessed the association of hedonic hunger, self-control (impulsivity and restraint), cognitive distortion (CD), and well-being with adiposity measures such as waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (...

    Authors: Yee-How Say, Mimi Shamirah Nordin and Alvin Lai Oon Ng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:193
  16. While adverse impacts of climate change on physical health are well-known, research on its effects on mental health is still scarce. Thus, it is unclear whether potential impacts have already reached treatment...

    Authors: Katharina Trost, Verena Ertl, Julia König, Rita Rosner and Hannah Comtesse
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:192
  17. Social anxiety has been shown to affect college students’ academic performance. However, the role of social media addiction and academic engagement in this association is unclear.

    Authors: Qiaoxing Mou, Jie Zhuang, Qunhong Wu, Yaqin Zhong, Qianqian Dai, Xin Cao, Yuexia Gao, Qingyun Lu and Miaomiao Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:190
  18. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) can have emotional and behavioral symptoms affecting not only the child, but the whole family. Since family members have a strong impact on each other, studies ...

    Authors: Diana Cavonius-Rintahaka, Mervi Roos and Anna Liisa Aho
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:189
  19. Previous research on cool-hot executive function (EF) interactions has examined the effects of motivation and emotional distraction on cool EF separately, focusing on one EF component at a time. Although both ...

    Authors: Michael K. Yeung, Jaden Cheuk-Hei Wan, Michelle Mei-Ka Chan, Sam Ho-Yu Cheung, Steven Chun-Yui Sze and Winnie Wing-Yi Siu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:188
  20. The need for long-term treatment and frequent visits to treatment centers for hemodialysis can lead to psychological problems such as Uncertainty about Disease and Treatment (UC about D&T) in patients with chr...

    Authors: Sobhan Rahimi Esbo, Fatemeh Ghaffari, Zahra Fotokian, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht and Kiana Saadati
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:187
  21. During the COVID-19 pandemic, depression and suicide rates increased worldwide, and in Japan. Presumably, an increase of neuroticism-related personality traits mediates the relation linking the COVID-19 pandem...

    Authors: Haruka Muraosa, Toshinori Shirata, Yusuke Saito, Keisuke Noto and Akihito Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:185
  22. Family and school environment play a crucial role across the different developmental stages of adolescence. This paper investigates the potential mediating role of family and school environments in the relatio...

    Authors: Maryam Aziz, Khansa Chemnad, Sanaa Al-Harahsheh, Azza O. Abdelmoneium, Ahmed Baghdady and Raian Ali
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:184
  23. Anxiety disorders are among the main mental health problems worldwide and are considered one of the most disabling conditions. Therefore, it is essential to have measurement tools that can be used to screen fo...

    Authors: David Villarreal-Zegarra, Rubi Paredes-Angeles, Nikol Mayo-Puchoc, Enoc Arenas-Minaya, Jeff Huarcaya-Victoria and Anthony Copez-Lonzoy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:183
  24. As the threat of climate change looms large, and we experience first-hand the impacts of rapid global warming, researchers and clinicians emphasize the need to better understand the impact of these changes on ...

    Authors: Stylianos Syropoulos, Kyle Fiore Law, Andrea Mah and Liane Young
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:182
  25. Medical students face challenges to their mental wellbeing and have a high prevalence of mental health problems. During training, they are expected to develop strategies for dealing with stress. This study inv...

    Authors: Helen M West, Luke Flain, Rowan M Davies, Benjamin Shelley and Oscar T Edginton
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:179
  26. The study aims to investigate the precise processes by which the advancement of physical education and technological progress leads to ecological conservation efforts within China’s distinctive socio-cultural ...

    Authors: Wenhao Liu, Ruilin Xu and Songpu Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:176
  27. Humble leadership has gained attention in recent years due to its potential impact on employee performance. This study explores the association between humble leadership and follower innovative behavior by inv...

    Authors: Gaofeng Wang, Laiba Saher, Tang Hao, Asad Ali and Muhammad Waqas Amin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:175
  28. The purposes of this research were (1) to study the indicators of moral intelligence for junior high school students, (2) to develop moral intelligence scales for junior high school students, and (3) to assess...

    Authors: Ujsara Prasertsin, Kamontip Srihaset and Pattama Roopsuwankun
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:174
  29. The broad implications of caring for a family member with a chronic medical condition, such as MS, can lead caregivers to experience a high burden of care. The aim of the study was to describe profile of MS ca...

    Authors: Michela Ponzio, Andrea Tacchino, Anna Verri, Mario Alberto Battaglia, Giampaolo Brichetto and Jessica Podda
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:173
  30. “Perceived Symptom Manageability (PSM)” is essential in symptom management among people living with HIV. As a standardized assessment instrument was lacking, we developed a PSM scale for people living with hum...

    Authors: Meilian Xie, Aiping Wang, Zhiyun Zhang, Kerong Wang, Yanping Yu, Xiaojing Ma, Zhaoxia Lin, Zhengli Yu and Jianxue Ke
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:172
  31. To describe the changes in the level of sleep quality during pregnancy among pregnant women in Urumqi; also to construct a structural equation model of the factors influencing the sleep quality of pregnant wom...

    Authors: Mailiman Bahani, Yuxia Zhang, Yufeng Guo, Salawati Haretebieke, Di Wu and Liping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:171
  32. This study purposed to analyze perceived attitudes toward LGBTQ + physicians and related factors among individuals with psychiatric illnesses in southern Thailand.

    Authors: Jarurin Pitanupong, Garn Wichitnark, Pakawat Wiwattanaworaset, Laddaporn Tepsuan, Naruttha Norphun and Puangsan Yakkaphan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:169
  33. Cyberbullying is a complex phenomenon with multiple factors involved, both contextual and individual factors, such as moral disengagement and empathy. This study investigated how moral disengagement and empath...

    Authors: Sofia Mateus Francisco, Paula Costa Ferreira, Ana Margarida Veiga Simão and Nádia Salgado Pereira
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:168
  34. Trans persons’ physical and mental health is easily affected by the attitude of those around them. However, China currently lacks a valid psychometric instrument to investigate people’s attitudes toward trans ...

    Authors: Zhanqiang Wang, Yang Liu, Hanwen Dong, Yueqian Zhang, Kebing Yang, Qingyan Yang, Xiaolan Di and Yajuan Niu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:167
  35. Teacher occupational wellness and effectiveness are crucial aspects of a teacher's capacity to contribute to the advancement of excellence in education. Nevertheless, there is a dearth of considerable studies ...

    Authors: Xiumin Yu and Tongxiu Ying
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:166
  36. Fear of childbirth is a frequent health issue for pregnant women. The Wijma Delivery Expectancy/Experience Questionnaire (W-DEQ) is a widely used instrument to measure the fear of childbirth during the antenat...

    Authors: Pinelopi Varela, Ioannis Zervas, Victoria Vivilaki, Aikaterini Lykeridou and Anna Deltsidou
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:165
  37. Empirical studies have demonstrated the role that attentional bias, the mutual excitatory relationship between attentional bias and craving, and mentalizing play in problem gambling. Although problem gambling ...

    Authors: Maria Ciccarelli, Barbara Pizzini, Mark D. Griffiths, Marina Cosenza, Giovanna Nigro and Francesca D’Olimpio
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:164
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant changes in the educational landscape, with a significant shift towards e-learning and remote teaching practices. As such, it has become increasingly importan...

    Authors: Jiuxiang Li and Rufeng Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:163
  39. The Network Episode Model (NEM) is a well utilised model conceptualising how social networks, valuable resources which can positively impact wellbeing and functional outcomes, are responsive to the needs of pe...

    Authors: Imogen Nevard, Helen Brooks, Judith Gellatly and Penny Bee
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:162
  40. This qualitative study investigated the impact of discussion panels on language education, focusing on willingness to communicate (WTC), growth mindfulness, and autonomy among Chinese learners at intermediate ...

    Authors: Jiaxue CAO and Xiaoshuang Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2024 12:159

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