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  1. Adolescents have extensive use of screens and, they have common complains related to mental health. Here a systematic review was done to understand the association between screen time and adolescent’s mental h...

    Authors: Renata Maria Silva Santos, Camila Guimarães Mendes, Guilherme Yanq Sen Bressani, Samara de Alcantara Ventura, Yago Jean de Almeida Nogueira, Débora Marques de Miranda and Marco Aurélio Romano-Silva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:127
  2. Although prosocial behavior plays an important role in the development of individuals, there are few prosocial measurements for college students. This study examines the applicability of the Prosocialness Scal...

    Authors: Qisheng Zhan, Su Wang, Chengze Li, Mengri Li, Dan Liu, Wei Peng, Fanglin Song, Tongxiao Shi and Yonghui Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:124
  3. Ageism is considered as one of the consequences of the industrialization of societies, which appears in various forms in different cultures. This study aimed to explain the process of formation of ageism among...

    Authors: Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh, Parvaneh Asgari, Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Jila Mirlashari and Elham Navab
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:123
  4. With the growing concern and interest in the mental health and well-being of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) including those in schools, many studies have explored the bivariate relationship between subjec...

    Authors: Frank Quansah, Edmond Kwesi Agormedah, John Elvis Hagan Jr., James Boadu Frimpong, Francis Ankomah, Medina Srem-Sai, Kevin Dadaczynski, Orkan Okan and Thomas Schack
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:122
  5. Research indicates that homelessness is associated with an increased risk of suicide. While street homelessness is a global problem, it is a disproportionately serious concern in low- and middle-income countri...

    Authors: Kalkidan Yohannes, Melkamu Gezahegn, Mekonnen Birhanie, Yilkal Simachew, Awoke Moges, Getinet Ayano, Kusse Koirita Toitole, Hirbaye Mokona and Lulu Abebe
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:121
  6. Lebanese adults face daily obstacles due to their numerous responsibilities and non-ending external pressures to the extent that Lebanon has been ranked second among highest negative experiences countries worl...

    Authors: Joya-Maria Karam, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Mirna Fawaz, Diana Malaeb, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:120
  7. Lung cancer survivors often suffer from physical, emotional and social long-term effects of disease and treatment. Caregivers are also affected by the cancer diagnosis throughout the course of the disease and ...

    Authors: Katharina Seibel, Barbara Sauer, Bernd Wagner and Gerhild Becker
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:119
  8. Job flexibilisation has increased interest in job insecurity and its consequences. Job insecurity, understood as a fear of losing employment, is linked to a deterioration of mental health, social relations or ...

    Authors: José Antonio Llosa, Esteban Agulló-Tomás, Sara Menéndez-Espina, Camila Teixeira Heleno and Livia de Olivera Borges
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:117
  9. Depression, anxiety, and stress symptoms have been found to be associated with overweight or obesity, but the gender differences in the associations have not been well-examined. Based on a national sample of e...

    Authors: Fei Xie, Licong Jiang, Yuanli Liu, Mingxiao Wang, Huanzhong Liu, Feng Jiang, Yinuo Wu and Yi-Lang Tang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:116
  10. The global spread of COVID-19 forced schools at all educational levels to close, which was repeated in more than 60 countries. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of dental students

    Authors: Marco Felipe Salas Orozco, Wendy Yesenia Escobar de González, Nuria Patiño Marín, Jesús Ramón Castillo Hernández, Juan Carlos Hernandez-Cabanillas, Ivan Olivares Acosta, Ricardo Martinez Rider and Miguel Angel Casillas Santana
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:115
  11. University students are a high-risk population for developing mental health issues. Mindfulness, the non-judgmental awareness of the present moment, has an effective role in numerous psychological contexts amo...

    Authors: Zeinab Bitar, Radosław Rogoza, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:114
  12. Many patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) do not receive cognitive behavioral therapy with exposure and response prevention (first line treatment for OCD), for example, due to patients’ fear of th...

    Authors: Luzie Lohse, Lena Jelinek, Steffen Moritz, Jannik Blömer, Lara Bücker and Franziska Miegel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:113
  13. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a highly stigmatised disease that can cause or exacerbate mental health disorders. Despite increased awareness of the importance of reducing TB stigma, validated tools to measure TB s...

    Authors: Ahmad Fuady, Bustanul Arifin, Ferdiana Yunita, Saidah Rauf, Agus Fitriangga, Agus Sugiharto, Finny Fitry Yani, Helmi Suryani Nasution, IWayan Gede Artawan Eka Putra, Muchtaruddin Mansyur and Tom Wingfield
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:112
  14. The prevalence of burnout and anxiety is constantly increasing among health profession students worldwide. This study evaluates the prevalence of burnout and its relationship to anxiety and empathy during the ...

    Authors: Ruba Sulaiman, Sara Ismail, Mujahed Shraim, Maguy Saffouh El Hajj, Tanya Kane and Alla El-Awaisi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:111
  15. Quality of life (QOL) and mental health among marginalized populations, including people experiencing homelessness in Iran, are understudied. We assessed the QOL and mental health status as well as their assoc...

    Authors: Neda Malekmohammadi, Soheil Mehmandoost, Mehrdad Khezri, Hossein Mirzaei, Fatemeh Tavakoli, Ghazal Mousavian, Mansureh Safizadeh, Abedin Iranpour and Hamid Sharifi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:110
  16. Rumination, a transdiagnostic factor in different psychopathological conditions, is believed to be activated and sustained by dysfunctional metacognition. The Positive Beliefs about Rumination Scale (PBRS) and...

    Authors: Honggui Zhou, Hong Liu, Xiaohong Ma and Yunlong Deng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:107
  17. Children and adolescents are the assets of the society and their mental and physical health ensures the future health of next generations. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the effect of problem-sol...

    Authors: Parastoo Golshiri, Alireza Mostofi and Shiva Rouzbahani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:106
  18. The Traumatic Event Scale (TES) is one of the most often used instruments for the assessment of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptomatology during pregnancy which is linked with adverse effects. Th...

    Authors: Pinelopi Varela, Aikaterini Lykeridou, Ioannis Zervas and Anna Deltsidou
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:105
  19. More than one million Rwandans were killed over a span of one hundred days during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis. Many adult survivors were severely traumatized by the events, and young people, including...

    Authors: Marie Grace Kagoyire, Jeannette Kangabe and Marie Chantal Ingabire
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:104
  20. There is an urgent need to assess changes in well-being on a multinational scale during the COVID-19 pandemic, thus culturally valid scales must be available.

    Authors: Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez, Lindsey W. Vilca, Pablo D. Valencia, Carlos Carbajal-León, Mario Reyes-Bossio, Michel White, Claudio Rojas-Jara, Roberto Polanco-Carrasco, Miguel Gallegos, Mauricio Cervigni, Pablo Martino, Diego Alejandro Palacios, Rodrigo Moreta-Herrera, Antonio Samaniego-Pinho, Marlon Elías Lobos-Rivera, Andrés Buschiazzo Figares…
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:102
  21. There is growing evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic, and its associated social distancing measures, affect adolescents’ mental health. We wanted to examine whether and how the number and characteristics of ad...

    Authors: Pety So, André I. Wierdsma, Cornelis L. Mulder and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:101
  22. As photo editing behavior to enhance one?s appearance in photos becomes more and more prevalent on social network sites (SNSs), potential risks are increasingly discussed as well. The purpose of this study is ...

    Authors: Phillip Ozimek, Semina Lainas, Hans-Werner Bierhoff and Elke Rohmann
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:99
  23. In social contexts, people may view themselves as agents, who are in control of the environment, or recipients, who succumb to what others have decided. Here, we investigated how these perspectives determine j...

    Authors: Marta Roczniewska and Magdalena Marszałek
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:98
  24. Self-regulation (SR) as the ability to regulate one’s own physical state, emotions, cognitions, and behavior, is considered to play a pivotal role in the concurrent and subsequent mental and physical health of...

    Authors: P. Warschburger, M. S. Gmeiner, R. Bondü, A. M. Klein, R. Busching and B. Elsner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:97
  25. Many Western people enjoy sunshine, and through the sun’s stimulated increase in melanin, the skin tone or skin complexion will darken (and lighten again during winter). Although the initial salience of such a...

    Authors: Sandra Utz, Ronja Mueller, Tilo Strobach and Claus-Christian Carbon
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:96
  26. Workers in certain occupations may have elevated risks of psychological distress. However, research is limited. For example, researchers often measure distress that may have existed before occupational exposur...

    Authors: James N. Laditka, Sarah B. Laditka, Ahmed A. Arif and Oluwaseun J. Adeyemi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:95
  27. Recent developments in Europe and Portugal provide a fertile ground for the rise of populism. Despite the growing interest in the topic, there is no reliable tool to gauge Portuguese citizens’ populist attitud...

    Authors: Filipe Falcão, Carlos Jalali and Patrício Costa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:93
  28. Social media use has grown dramatically since its inception in the early 2000s and has further increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Problematic use of social media (PUSM) is a type of behavioural addiction ...

    Authors: Raphaël Dufort Rouleau, Carmen Beauregard and Vincent Beaudry
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:92
  29. The healthcare field, a well-known field associated with variety of stressors, leaves healthcare professionals at an increased risk of both physical and mental problems. COVID-19 pandemic has recently been add...

    Authors: Sara Moussa, Iris Achkouty, Diana Malaeb, Anthony Ghosn, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:90
  30. Job stress is a probable mediator of the relationship between safety climate and accident occurrence. To demonstrate this, this study investigates the relationship between safety climate, job stress, and accid...

    Authors: Amir Hossein Khoshakhlagh, Saleh Al Sulaie, Saeid Yazdanirad and JeeWoong Park
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:89
  31. Eating disorders (EDs) are serious disorders that significantly affect not only the lives of patients, but also those of their family members who often experience high levels of burden, suffering and helplessn...

    Authors: Verónica Guillén, Antonio Arnal, Sandra Pérez, Joaquín Garcia-Alandete, Isabel Fernandez-Felipe, Antoni Grau, Cristina Botella and José Heliodoro Marco
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:88
  32. From January to June 2020, 22 FUS kindergartens across Norway implemented Tuning in to Kids for Kindergarten Teachers (TIK-KT) as part of a randomized control trial (RCT). Between the evaluation of an interventio...

    Authors: Vilde Randen Skåland, Sophie Seychelle Havighurst, Egil Nygaard and Inger Lise Teig
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:87
  33. Body dissatisfaction is a public health issue, however, low awareness of its seriousness, and stigma, may inhibit treatment seeking. The current study evaluated engagement with videos promoting awareness of bo...

    Authors: Jo R Doley and Siân A McLean
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:86
  34. Social distancing rules have proven to be essential in reducing the spread of COVID-19. However, we can optimise these rules if we identify factors which predict compliance. Thus, in this study we investigated...

    Authors: Daniel B. Cohen, Lauren L. Saling, Eunro Lee and Anabella Zagura
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:85
  35. Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) is a commonly used renal replacement therapy for end-stage renal disease patients. MHD patients have undergone multiple physiological stressors, which may cause physical problems...

    Authors: Junjun Wen, Yuan Fang, Zhongyan Su, Jimin Cai and Zhiyan Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:84
  36. The study aimed to (i) compare the maladaptive domains and facets according to the Alternative Model of Personality Disorders (AMPD) Criterion B in patients with a type II bipolar disorder (BD-II) or major depres...

    Authors: Saeid Komasi, Minoo Jananeh, Sahar Mahdavi, Tahereh Shademan, Anis Vaysi, Mehrnoosh Shahlaee, Atefeh Mirani, Zahra Chamandoust and Mozhgan Saeidi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:83
  37. Research on racial bias in social and cognitive psychology has focused on automatic cognitive processes such as categorisation or stereotyping. Neuroimaging has revealed differences in the neural circuit when ...

    Authors: Mirella Manfredi, William E. Comfort, Lucas M. Marques, Gabriel G. Rego, Julia H. Egito, Ruth L. Romero and Paulo S. Boggio
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:81
  38. In recent years, the issue of suicide caused by the stress of a contradictory relationship between graduate students and academic supervisors has aroused heated discussion in society. Based on the interpersona...

    Authors: Yingying Yao, Fangbai Dong and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:80
  39. The short version of the smartphone addiction scale (SAS-SV) is widely used to measure problematic smartphone use (PSU). This study examined the validity and reliability of the SAS-SV among Japanese adults, as...

    Authors: Toshitaka Hamamura, Nao Kobayashi, Taiki Oka, Issaku Kawashima, Yuki Sakai, Saori C. Tanaka and Masaru Honjo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:78
  40. The study burnout of medical students is more and more serious, which directly affects the study style of university and the learning quality of students. This has aroused the high attention of researchers and...

    Authors: Wanwan Yu, Wenjun Yao, Ming Chen, Hongqing Zhu and Jing Yan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:77

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