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  1. Patients with cancer are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 with poor prognosis. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate anxiety, spiritual well-being, and resilience levels in patients w...

    Authors: Zahra Khiyali, Zeinab Naderi, Mohammadkazem Vakil, Hajar Ghasemi, Azizallah Dehghan and Mostafa Bijani
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:75
  2. Work-related stress (WRS) is a highly prevalent and pervasive problem that can result in loss of productivity and deterioration of a lecturer’s health. Lecturing work requires coping with some of the stressful...

    Authors: Uchechukwu Martha Chukwuemeka, Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Chibuike Jefferen Njoku, Sylvester Emeka Igwe, Taiwo Joseph Oyewumi and Daniel Chimmuanya Ugwuanyi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:73
  3. The current study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of an Arabic translation of the short form of the Difficulty in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-16) in an Arabic-speaking population-based adult sa...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Gaelle Kanj, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:72
  4. The mother-infant relationship is complex and dynamic, informing the psychological development of the infant through bonding and attachment. Positive early interactions influence the quality of this relationsh...

    Authors: Cathy Stoodley, Lois McKellar, Tahereh Ziaian, Mary Steen, Jennifer Fereday and Ian Gwilt
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:71
  5. COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing, which not only impact physical health but psychological health. This research aims to analyze the psychological impact of residents with a fever (> 37 °C) during the COVID-1...

    Authors: Yuewei Chen, Qian Ma, Xiaoshuai Xie, Kekui Cao, Zhencai Hou and Peiyi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:69
  6. Young people with a sibling or parent who experiences mental health challenges have their own support needs. Most programs designed for this population lack a strong evidence base, and the involvement of young...

    Authors: Andrea Reupert, Nerelie Freeman, Rochelle Hine, Sophie Lea, Nivedita Nandakumar, Charlotte O’Grady, Lefteris Patlamazoglou, Laura Pettenuzzo and Kim Foster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:67
  7. Children in foster care are psychologically vulnerable and show more social, developmental, and behavioral problems than those living with their family of origin. Many foster parents struggle to care for these...

    Authors: Nina Thorup Dalgaard, Anne Marie Anker Villumsen, Kresta Munkholt Sørensen, Nick Midgley, Mette Skovgaard Væver, Mathilde Almlund and Maiken Pontoppidan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:62
  8. Coping involves attempts to mitigate the negative repercussions of stressful situations including psychological distress. The aim of this study was to assess factors affecting coping and examine the role of so...

    Authors: Daniella Mahfoud, Mirna Fawaz, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:61
  9. Loneliness is increasingly acknowledged as a serious public health issue. This longitudinal study aimed to assess the extent to which psychological distress and alexithymia can predict loneliness among Italian...

    Authors: Chiara Conti, Roberta Lanzara, Ilenia Rosa, Markus M. Müller and Piero Porcelli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:60
  10. The workplace has been identified as a key determinant of health status. There is evidence of innumerable health problems among employees, particularly healthcare workers. Against this background, a holistic-s...

    Authors: Maryam Akbari, Mohammad Hossein Kaveh, Rosanna Cousins, Hamidreza Mokarami, Changiz Rahimi Taghanaki and Mehdi Jahangiri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:59
  11. The childbirth experience is a personal life event that is influenced by physiologic and mental-psychological processes. Due to the prevalence of psychiatric problems after childbirth, it is important to recog...

    Authors: Parivash Ahmadpour, Farnaz Faroughi and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:58
  12. Positive relationships are one of the most important components within the PERMA model since they facilitate the development of the other components. However, in the scientific literature, few instruments have...

    Authors: Lindsey W. Vilca, Jannia M. Aquino-Hidalgo, Jhaleri Esteban-Brañes and Tomás Caycho-Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:56
  13. Previous research has indicated that university students experienced substantial mental health issues during the global COVID-19 pandemic, but few studies have considered changes relative to pre-pandemic level...

    Authors: Melissa A. Russell, Nicola Reavley, Ian Williams, Wenjing Li, Laura Tarzia, Patty Chondros and Lena Sanci
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:55
  14. As cyberbullying is a new area of investigation, results worldwide point to the prevalence of cyberbullying perpetration. This study aimed to assess the association between cyberbullying perpetration, anxiety,...

    Authors: Zeinab Bitar, Marie-Belle Elias, Diana Malaeb, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:53
  15. To better understand the initial phases of sickness absence due to common mental disorders (CMD), the aim of the present video vignette study was to test the following three hypotheses: (1) Managers who have n...

    Authors: Jenny Hultqvist, Gunnel Hensing, Stephen Stansfeld and Monica Bertilsson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:52
  16. Physical and cognitive function are both indicators of aging, characterized by a loss of adaptive response to life challenges and functional limitations, subsequently affecting their quality of life. This stud...

    Authors: Rhayun Song, Xing Fan and Jisu Seo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:63

  17. In the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide, thwarted belongingness is presented as a main predictor for suicidal ideation. Studies only partially support this prediction. The aim of this study was to examine wheth...

    Authors: Franziska Dienst, Thomas Forkmann, Dajana Schreiber and Inken Höller
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:50
  18. With the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic and the recent political divide in the United States (US), there is an urgent need to address the soaring mental well-being problems and promote positive well-being. T...

    Authors: Wei Deng, Sydney Carpentier, Jena Blackwood and Ann Van de Winckel
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:48
  19. The COVID-19 pandemic has put heavy pressure on nurses. Psychiatric nurses are also exposed to moral distress due to the special conditions of psychiatric patients and patient’s lack of cooperation in observin...

    Authors: Nahid Tavakol, Zahra Molazem, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Omid Asemani and Shahpar Bagheri
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:47
  20. Depression is inadequately recognized and managed, and physicians’ attitudes toward this condition and its treatment may play a part in this. This study aimed to assess Ecuadorian physicians' attitudes toward ...

    Authors: José Alejandro Valdevilla Figueira, Hans Mautong, Genesis Camacho L, Michelle Cherrez, Carlos Orellana Román, Geovanny Efraín Alvarado-Villa, Zouina Sarfraz, Azza Sarfraz, Arjola Agolli, María José Farfán Bajaña, Emanuel Vanegas, Miguel Felix, Jack Michel, Fernando Espinoza-Fuentes, Jaime Rosero Maquilón and Ivan Cherrez Ojeda
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:46
  21. Stress resistance resources, such as social support and resilience, have been found to be important in promoting psychological well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, most prior research studies have...

    Authors: Anita Padmanabhanunni, Tyrone B Pretorius and Natasha Khamisa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:45
  22. This study examines the role of illness perceptions and fear of progression (FoP) in paediatric cancer patients and their parents for patient’s health-related quality of life (HRQoL), controlling for sociodemo...

    Authors: Kristina Herzog, Florian Schepper, Thomas Pletschko, Jessy Herrmann, Mihaela Budich, Holger Christiansen, Meinolf Suttorp and Julia Martini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:44
  23. Authors: Nasim Badaghi, Mette van Kruijsbergen, Judith Prins, Saskia Kelders, Linda Cillessen, Félix Compen, Rogier Donders, Linda Kwakkenbos and Anne Speckens
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:43

    The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:21

  24. Employees working at psychiatric wards are at risk for work-related threats and violence that may impact their physical and mental health. Studies have found that crisis social support may mitigate these adver...

    Authors: Lars Peter Andersen, Ask Elklit and Jesper Pihl-Thingvad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:42
  25. Cancer has great implications for psychological, social, economic, and emotional dimensions. Psychological distress is overwhelming among cancer patients following a confirmed diagnosis. However, little is kno...

    Authors: Frehiwot Negussie, Berhanu Wordofa Giru, Nete Tewfik Yusuf and Debela Gela
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:41
  26. Empirical support for the notion that music listening is beneficial for stress recovery is inconclusive, potentially due to the methodological diversity with which the effects of music on stress recovery have ...

    Authors: Krisna Adiasto, Madelon L. M. van Hooff, Debby G. J. Beckers and Sabine A. E. Geurts
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:40
  27. Due to its potential to address low achievement, high dropout rates, and misbehavior among students, school engagement has become an important topic in contemporary developmental psychology and educational res...

    Authors: Dong Yang, Zhenyu Cai, Chaoyi Wang, Chen Zhang, Peng Chen and Ronghuai Huang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:38
  28. Mother’s childbirth-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms have a negative impact on mother and infant’s behaviors during dyadic interactions which may increase mother–infant neurophysiological ...

    Authors: Tiago Miguel Pinto, Inês Jongenelen, Diogo Lamela, Rita Pasion, Ana Morais and Raquel Costa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:37
  29. Few studies have investigated factors associated with anxiety and depression among patients with erectile dysfunction (ED). This study aimed to investigate associated factors and the prevalence of anxiety and ...

    Authors: Yang Xiao, Tongjin Xie, Jingxuan Peng, Xun Zhou, Jinsong Long, Mohan Yang, Haiyan Zhu and Jianfu Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:36
  30. The psychological strategies of self-talk (S.T.) and mental imagery (MI) have an essential role in training and sports performance, but their implementation, particularly in combination, is still limited. This...

    Authors: Yusuf Hidayat, Yunyun Yudiana, Burhan Hambali, Kuston Sultoni, Umit Dogan Ustun and Chatkamon Singnoy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:35
  31. SuperAging is one of the current concepts related to elite, resilient or high-functioning cognitive aging. The main aim of our study was to find possible predictors of SuperAgers (SA).

    Authors: Zuzana Ticha, Hana Georgi, Ben Schmand, Radek Heissler and Miloslav Kopecek
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:34
  32. Exploring sociodemographic and disease characteristics that contribute to patient-reported outcomes can inform targeting of strategies to support recovery and adaptation to stroke. This study aimed to examine ...

    Authors: Amy Waller, Kristy Fakes, Mariko Carey, Joshua Dizon, Kim Parrey, Michelle Coad and Rob Sanson-Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:32
  33. Posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSSs) is known to be a typical problem for school bullying victims. However, the underlying mechanism between school bullying victimization and PTSSs remains unknown. This study...

    Authors: Yongyong Xu, Yingying Ye, Yichang Zha, Rui Zhen and Xiao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:31
  34. Children and adolescents in residential care often face multiple traumatic experiences. However, some individuals show resilient adaptation. To depict this heterogeneity, the person-centered examination of dif...

    Authors: Katharina Sölva, Alexander Haselgruber and Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:30
  35. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 280 million individuals worldwide suffer from depression. One occupational group that is more prone to mental health issues is healthcare workers (HCWs...

    Authors: Abdul Qadim Mohammadi, Ahmad Neyazi, Vanya Rangelova, Bijaya Kumar Padhi, Goodness Ogeyi Odey, Molly Unoh Ogbodum and Mark D. Griffiths
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:29
  36. To our knowledge, no brief version of the Temperament Evaluation in Memphis Pisa and San Diego (TEMPS-M) is available so far in the Arabic language, which might have resulted in limited research in this field ...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Ecem Yakın, Zeinab Bitar, Diana Malaeb, Toni Sawma, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:28
  37. A new element for job stress called Illegitimate Tasks has been investigated in recent years, along with stress as an offense to self-theory. Illegitimate tasks are those that are either needless or unrelated ...

    Authors: Paula C. Neves, Cláudia Andrade, Rui Paixão and José Tomás da Silva
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:27
  38. The junction between moral psychology, humor, and some specific personality variables (i.e., uncertainty intolerance and compassion toward others) has been a neglected field of study. The present research expl...

    Authors: Alexandra Maftei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:26

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