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  1. The issues of religious practice, healthy lifestyle behavior and academic achievement are global agendas. Most previous research has focused on either one or two of the variables, not three of them (e.g. just ...

    Authors: Kelemu Zelalem Berhanu and Abraham Abeje Shiferaw
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:416
  2. The situation concerning adolescent mental health is a global public health concern, and the concept includes the ability to cope with problems of everyday life. A person’s approach and attitude towards themse...

    Authors: Kristina Carlén, Sakari Suominen and Lilly Augustine
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:413
  3. In the sports context, coaches must be able to improve their players physically, psychologically, and socially. Hence, a fundamental part of this process is the athlete’s individual resilience (IR).

    Authors: Rubén Llanos-Muñoz, Juan J. Pulido, Hadi Nobari, Javier Raya-González and Miguel A. López-Gajardo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:412
  4. Academic performance is an important issue for Korean students. Various psychological factors contribute to academic performance. We aimed to evaluate the psychological factors that affect academic performance...

    Authors: Jiyoon Shin, Hyung Jun Lee, Hyungyou Park, Yoontae Hong, Yong Keun Song, Dong Uk Yoon and Sanghoon Oh
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:410
  5. To perform the first psychometric analysis of the Norwegian version of the eHLQ using confirmative factor analysis (CFA) procedures in a population of patients admitted to hospital using a cross-sectional desi...

    Authors: Å. Hermansen, M. H. Andersen, C. R. Borge, K. G. Dahl, M. H. Larsen, K. Lønning, K. B. Meyer, T. K. Vidnes and A. K. Wahl
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:409
  6. Existential loneliness is a feeling which stems from a sense of fundamental separation from others and the world. Although commonly mentioned in the loneliness literature, there is relatively little empirical ...

    Authors: Phoebe E. McKenna-Plumley, Rhiannon N. Turner, Keming Yang and Jenny M. Groarke
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:408
  7. Compulsivity is the hallmark of addiction progression and, as a construct, has played an important role in unveiling the etiological pathways from learning mechanisms underlying addictive behavior to harms res...

    Authors: Ismael Muela, Juan F. Navas, Juan R. Barrada, José López-Guerrero, Francisco J. Rivero, Damien Brevers and José C. Perales
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:407
  8. Internet addiction, defined as uncontrolled behaviour resulting from the use of the Internet without the influence of addictive substances, which can seriously impair academic, occupational and social function...

    Authors: Xushu Chen, Qin Ma, Xueping Peng, Haijun Yang, Zixiang Ye, Cui Yang and Changjiu He
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:406
  9. Smoking prevalence is still high, which requires effective interventions that help many people who smoke at once in addition to time-consuming individual interventions. ‘I Quit’ is a large-scale smoking cessat...

    Authors: E. G. Meeuwsen, M. J. J. de Kleijn, E. M. de Boer, A. F. Koçak, N. H. Chavannes and E. Meijer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:405
  10. The study aimed to investigate the association between the start age of non-parental Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and psycho-social problems in adolescence. The similarities and differences betwee...

    Authors: Ying Zhou, Annelene Wengler and Gabriele Doblhammer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:403
  11. The objective of this research was to investigate the effect of person-job fit on occupational commitment among Chinese kindergarten teachers, and to identify strategies for improving the occupational commitme...

    Authors: Weiwei Huang, Shuyue Zhang and Hui Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:402
  12. Some of the women experience low self-esteem and negative body image in pregnancy and postpartum. These two factors along with other factors can reduce the rate of exclusive breastfeeding among women. Cognitiv...

    Authors: Nasrin Zamiri-Miandoab, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Fatemeh Nemati and Mahin Kamalifard
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:401
  13. There is a dearth of research on religiosity in Arabic-speaking populations, partly due to a lack of universal, standardized and valid instruments to assess this construct. We sought through this study to esta...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Nathalie El Tawil, Christian-Joseph El Zouki, Karolina Jaalouk, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:400
  14. The main aim of this study was to assess the validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) and the short version of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (SWEMWBS) and to evaluate ...

    Authors: Kashef Zayed, Ehab Omara, Ali Al-Shamli, Nasser Al-Rawahi, Ahmed Al Haramlah, Asma A. Al-Attiyah, Badriya Al-Haddabi, Ali Al-Yarobi, Majid Al-Busafi and Khalifa Al-Jadidi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:399
  15. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between the mother’s attachment style and parenting style and mother-infant bonding in the first pregnancy considering the mediating role of mentalization and shame.

    Authors: Reza Yazdanimehr, Abdolaziz Aflakseir, Mehdireza Sarafraz and Mohammadreza Taghavi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:396
  16. The Problematic Online Gaming Questionnaire (POGQ) instrument consists of 18 items with a six-factor structure. This questionnaire is widely utilized to measure the degree of problematic online gaming, but the...

    Authors: Samira Abbouyi, Samira Bouazza, Jaouad El Hilaly, Mohammed El Amine Ragala, Karima El Rhazi and Btissame Zarrouq
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:395
  17. The prevalence of caregiving in the United States has increased from 16.6% to 19.2% during the period between 2015 and 2020. Caregivers play a critical public health role post-pandemic and as the population ag...

    Authors: Song Harris Ao, Luxi Zhang, Piper Liping Liu and Xinshu Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:394
  18. The original Family Resilience Scale (FRS) is a reliable tool to assess family resilience. However, the FRS is based on the United States and parental context. Thus, the usefulness of the FRS for the adolescen...

    Authors: Hazalizah Hamzah, Chee-Seng Tan, Fatanah Ramlee and Syara Shazanna Zulkifli
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:392
  19. As social networking sites (SNSs) with diverse functions gradually become an important social place for modern people, openness, as a personality trait that represents the willingness to consider diverse thing...

    Authors: Jian Gong, Ye Li, Bingyu Niu, Xiaofei Liu, Yuyan Wang, Bingping Zhou and Man Hai
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:391
  20. Chinese/Mandarin language instruction to undergraduate students from non-Chinese speaking countries has become a topic of increasing interest, driven by China’s influential role in global political and economi...

    Authors: Lei Pan, Dan Sun, Yumei Zou, Yi Cao, Jingxian Zhang and Fangfang Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:390
  21. mHealth is a public health practice that exploits the use of mobile devices, including smartphone applications. We will describe an uncontrolled pre-test post-test open pilot study concerning the feasibility e...

    Authors: Pasquale Caponnetto, Mirko Casu, David Crane, Louise Ross, Maria Catena Quattropani and Riccardo Polosa
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:387
  22. Better abilities in emotional intelligence (EI) have been linked to a decreased tendency to engage in health-related risk behaviour. However, the processes underlying this relationship are still unclear. The a...

    Authors: Alberto Megías-Robles, María T. Sánchez-López, Raquel Gómez-Leal, Rosario Cabello, María José Gutiérrez-Cobo and Pablo Fernández-Berrocal
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:386
  23. The study explores the associations among Relationship Maintenance, Satisfaction, Jealousy, and Violence in young Peruvian couples, particularly in a post-pandemic context, using a network analysis.

    Authors: José Ventura-León, Cristopher Lino-Cruz, Tomas Caycho-Rodríguez and Christian Córdova-Robles
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:385
  24. The Weinstein Noise Sensitivity Scale (NSS) is widely recognized as a prominent unidimensional self-reported questionnaire to measure noise sensitivity, which is regarded as the foremost subjective factor mode...

    Authors: Noad Maria Azzi, Vanessa Azzi, Rabih Hallit, Diana Malaeb, Mariam Dabbous, Fouad Sakr, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:384
  25. The use of social media became a daily activity for many individuals, with recreational, informational, and social purposes, to name a few. However, for some subjects, the use of these platforms may become pro...

    Authors: Eleonora Topino, Alessio Gori, María Verónica Jimeno, Beatriz Ortega and Marco Cacioppo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:383
  26. Adolescent aggression has long been of interest to researchers. However, few studies have examined the influencing factors and mechanisms of aggression among violent juvenile offenders. This study tests a mode...

    Authors: Yuandong Gong, Qingtian Li, Jiazheng Li, Xinning Wang, Wenning Jiang and Weiguo Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:382
  27. Globally 1 in 7 people experience some type of disability. In Latin America, as in other regions, there are programs focused on the protection of sexual and reproductive rights of this population group. Howeve...

    Authors: Gema Sologuren-García, Carmen L. Linares, Jackeline R. Flores, Katty Mendoza-Mamani, Rinna M. Pilco, Gloria Escobar-Bermejo, Soledad Sotelo-Gonzales and Guicela Palza-Portugal
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:380
  28. Sympathy-seeking negative online self-disclosure, or “sadfishing,” has proliferated in social media. This study investigates sadfishing by developing and validating a brief self-report questionnaire of the con...

    Authors: Reza Shabahang, Hyejin Shim, Mara S. Aruguete and Ágnes Zsila
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:378
  29. Social Axioms are generalized beliefs and broad assumptions about the world, guiding behaviors across various social situations. Social Axioms are usually assessed by Social Axioms Survey II (SAS II). Neverthe...

    Authors: Kwok Kit Tong, Juliet Honglei Chen and Mu He
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:377

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:429

  30. Retirement from elite sport represents a major life transition for athletes and requires them to redefine their central life projects, identities, and perhaps even sources of meaning in life. Although an exten...

    Authors: Noora J. Ronkainen, Michael J. Schmid, Helena Hlasová, Merlin Örencik, Jürg Schmid and Achim Conzelmann
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:376
  31. This study investigates the intricate relationship between exposure to information sources, trust in these sources, conspiracy and misinformation beliefs, and COVID-19 anxiety among 509 Omani citizens aged 11 ...

    Authors: Mustafa Ali Khalaf and Ahmed Maher Shehata
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:375
  32. Authors: Sarah Helene Aarestad, Eilin Kristine Erevik, Otto Robert Frans Smith, Mark D. Griffiths, Tony Mathias Leino, Rune Aune Mentzoni and Ståle Pallesen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:372

    The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:355

  33. Water pipe smoking by women threatens their health. Therefore, it is necessary to take measures to reduce this unhealthy behavior. This study aimed to determine the effect of happiness-based education on women...

    Authors: Samira Dehkami, Khatereh Rostami and Zahra Khademian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:371
  34. Mental health is highly correlated with a person’s social and economic circumstances, and the recent COVID-19 pandemic made this connection uniquely visible. Yet a discourse of personal responsibility for ment...

    Authors: Grace Horwood, Martha Augoustinos and Clemence Due
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:370
  35. The benefits of physical activity are well-known to prevent multiple long-term health conditions. Physical appearance and weight-related stigma may influence individuals’ decision to engage in physical activit...

    Authors: Chia-Wei Fan, Yen-Ling Chang, Po-Ching Huang, Xavier C. C. Fung, Ji-Kang Chen, Nadia Bevan, Kerry S. O’Brien, Ya-Chin Yeh, Hsin-Pao Chen, I-Hua Chen, I-Ching Lin, Mark D. Griffiths and Chung-Ying Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:369

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:419

  36. Around one in ten women will have a miscarriage in their lifetime. Miscarriage is often considered a trivial event by caregivers, but it is associated with a high burden of psychological morbidity, especially ...

    Authors: Coralie Barbe, Marie Boiteux-Chabrier, Emilie Charillon, Leïla Bouazzi, Chloe Maheas, Fadela Merabet, Olivier Graesslin, Julie Auer, Sabrina Hammami, Anne-Catherine Rolland and Aline Hurtaud
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:368
  37. To evaluate the presence of psychological distress (PD) and its association with the mental health and coping styles of pregnant women living with HIV (PWLWH).

    Authors: María del Pilar Meza-Rodríguez, Blanca Farfan-Labonne, Miroslava Avila-García, Ricardo Figueroa-Damian, Noemí Plazola-Camacho, Gabriela Pellón-Díaz, Braulio Alfonso Ríos-Flores, Efraín Olivas-Peña, Phillipe Leff-Gelman and Ignacio Camacho-Arroyo
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:366
  38. Weight stigma is an issue often studied in Western countries; however, such information is scarce in Asian studies.

    Authors: Yi-Ching Lin, Chung-Ying Lin, Mohsen Saffari, Meng-Che Tsai, Yun-Hsuan Chang, Carol Strong, Ji-Kang Chen, Yi-Ping Hsieh, Yung-Ning Yang and Janet D. Latner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:365

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