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  1. 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
  2. Several evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment strategies exist, though significant barriers to cessation remain which must be addressed to improve abstinence rates for sub-populations of those smoking cig...

    Authors: Kyle J. Walters, Nathaniel L. Baker, Rachel L. Tomko, Kevin M. Gray, Matthew J. Carpenter and Erin A. McClure
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:25
  3. Although the vast majority of smokers are aware of the enormous preventable health hazards caused by smoking, only a small percentage of smokers manage to remain abstinent in the long term. One possible explan...

    Authors: Damian Karl, Alfred Wieland, Yury Shevchenko, Nadja Grundinger, Noah Machunze, Sarah Gerhardt, Herta Flor and Sabine Vollstädt-Klein
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:24
  4. Evidence suggests that dental anxiety and phobia are frequently the result of direct associative fear conditioning but that pre-exposure to dental stimuli prior to conditioning results in latent inhibition of ...

    Authors: Laura D. Seligman, Andrew L. Geers, Lauren Kramer, Kelly S. Clemens, Keenan A. Pituch, Ben Colagiuri, Hilary A. Marusak, Christine A. Rabinak, Natalie Turner and Michael Nedley
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:23
  5. One third of cancer patients and survivors experience psychological distress. Previous studies have shown that online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (eMBCT) supports cancer patients and survivors in manag...

    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 11:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:43

  6. The Home and Community Social Behavior Scales (HCSBS) is a rating scale that assesses social competence and antisocial behavior among children and youths between ages 5–18. The present study aimed to investiga...

    Authors: Silje Sommer Hukkelberg and Björn Andersson
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:19
  7. Migraine is a neurological disease that has several physical and psychological complications, which is characterized by disability and impaired quality of life.

    Authors: Majid Yousefi Afrashteh, Mahya Abbasi and Mahsa Abbasi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:17
  8. To investigate the relationship between early-life stress (ELS) and the trait mindfulness level in workers.

    Authors: Vinícius Santos de Moraes, Mariana Fernandes, Maria Neyrian de Fátima Fernandes, Larissa Bessani Hidalgo Gimenez, Elton Brás Camargo Júnior and Edilaine Cristina da Silva Gherardi-Donato
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:15
  9. The COVID-19 global pandemic initiated an unprecedented medico-psychological turmoil. Our study investigates the psychological impact of the viral spread and austere lockdown, and focuses mostly on potential p...

    Authors: Myriam El Khoury-Malhame, Rana Rizk, Esperance Joukayem, Alyssa Rechdan and Toni Sawma
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:14
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many throughout the world to isolate themselves from their respective communities to stop the spread of disease. Although this form of distancing can prevent the contraction of...

    Authors: Ashlee Humphries, Noor Tasnim, Rachel Rugh, Morgan Patrick and Julia C. Basso
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:13
  11. Motor imagery (MI) has emerged as an individual factor that may modulate the effects of attentional focus on motor skill performance. In this study, we investigated whether global MI, as well as its components...

    Authors: Behzad Bazgir, Alireza Shamseddini, Jennifer A. Hogg, Farhad Ghadiri, Moslem Bahmani and Jed A. Diekfuss
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:12
  12. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among university students have been linked to a variety of factors and have been shown to have a dose–response relationship with adult health and behavior.

    Authors: Moses Muwanguzi, Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Sarah Maria Najjuka, Mohammed A. Mamun, Innocent Arinaitwe, Jonathan Kajjimu, Elicana Nduhuura and Scholastic Ashaba
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:11
  13. Several factors can contribute to the development of postpartum depression (PPD) and negatively affect mothers’ mental and physical well-being. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship bet...

    Authors: Baian A. Baattaiah, Mutasim D. Alharbi, Nouf M. Babteen, Haneen M. Al-Maqbool, Faten A. Babgi and Ashar A. Albatati
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:10
  14. Depressive symptoms are a significant psychological complication of stroke, impacting both survivors and informal caregivers of survivors. Randomized controlled trials are needed to determine optimal non-pharm...

    Authors: Jennifer E. S. Beauchamp, Anjail Sharrief, Alejandro Chaoul, Tahani Casameni Montiel, Mary F. Love, Stanley Cron, Alan Prossin, Sudhakar Selvaraj, Deniz Dishman and Sean I. Savitz
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:9
  15. The interest in the relationship between brain damage and social cognition has increased in recent years. The objectives of the present study were the following: (1) to evaluate and compare emotional facial re...

    Authors: Sonia Álvarez-Fernández, Nelson Andrade-González, Patricia Simal, Jordi A. Matias-Guiu, Carlos Gómez-Escalonilla, Roberto Rodriguez-Jimenez, Bryan J. Stiles and Guillermo Lahera
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:8
  16. The manuscript is based on the dispositional approach of employability, dispositional personality trait theories (dark triad, light triad, HEXACO honesty-humility), and reinforcement sensitivity theory. The fa...

    Authors: Elena Lisá and Michaela Valachová
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:7
  17. Patients undergoing hemodialysis are exposed to psychological problems, such as despair, which in turn can be a trigger for them to abandon the treatment process. This study aimed to determine the effect of po...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sabouri, Masoume Rambod and Zahra Khademian
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:6
  18. Psychological distress among adolescents negatively affects their academic performance, relationships with family and friends, and ability to participate fully in the community. Stressful life events in low-in...

    Authors: Michael U. Anyanwu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:5
  19. The psychological mechanisms that underlie the relationship between self-esteem and life satisfaction remain unclear and not well-understood. We sought through the present study to test the hypothesis that per...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Toni Sawma, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:4
  20. In 2021, a once-in-a-century heavy rainstorm suddenly attacked Zhengzhou, an important inland city in northern China. However, there have been no studies on the psychological health of disaster-stricken reside...

    Authors: Zhifeng Wang, Bing Jiang, Xingtong Wang, Dongxu Wang and Haihong Xue
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:3
  21. Although procrastination has been widely studied in adults, comparatively little work has focused on adolescent procrastination, especially in the Pacific region. As a contribution to knowledge and diversifica...

    Authors: Stéphane Frayon, Viren Swami, Guillaume Wattelez, Akila Nedjar-Guerre and Olivier Galy
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:1
  22. Leaders’ emotions and emotion regulation strategies influence subordinates’ attitudes and behaviors, while previous studies have mostly taken an emotional perspective. Leaders’ emotional competence also has an...

    Authors: Jin Wan, Wenjun Zhou, Mingyue Qin, Haiming Zhou and Pingping Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:323
  23. The present study aimed to describe anxiety and depression symptoms at two timepoints during the coronavirus pandemic and evaluate demographic predictors.

    Authors: Anne E. Bowen, Katherine L. Wesley, Emily H. Cooper, Maxene Meier, Jill L. Kaar and Stacey L. Simon
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:322
  24. The Perceived Vulnerability to Disease Questionnaire (PVDQ) measures beliefs associated with personal susceptibility to infectious diseases and behaviors or perceptions in the presence of potential risk of pat...

    Authors: Francesca Chiesi, Georgia Marunic, Carlotta Tagliaferro and Chloe Lau
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:321
  25. Following and posting sport-related content on social media is wide-spread among young people. To date, little is known about the interdependence between sport-related social media use and the thereby perceive...

    Authors: Kristina Klier, Tessa Rommerskirchen and Klara Brixius
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:320
  26. Most communities' mental health and perceptions of psychological well-being are known to be profoundly disrupted by large-scale pandemics. Despite the wide range of available screening measures, few reliable a...

    Authors: Eradah O. Hamad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:319
  27. Investing in children’s early years can have a lasting positive effect, such as better academic outcomes throughout their school careers. In Jordan, investments have been made in early childhood development an...

    Authors: Emad G. Ababneh, Eric K. Duku, Caroline Reid-Westoby, Ashley Gaskin and Magdalena Janus
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:316
  28. Short-term mindsets are associated with self-defeating behaviors, such as delinquency and alcohol use. In contrast, people who consider the longer-term consequences of their decisions tend to report positive o...

    Authors: Esther C. A. Mertens, Aniek M. Siezenga, Tiffany Tettero and Jean-Louis van Gelder
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:315
  29. The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the mental well-being of students worldwide. There is a scarcity of information on the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on university students in ...

    Authors: Anamika Vajpeyi Misra, Heba M. Mamdouh, Anita Dani, Vivienne Mitchell, Hamid Y. Hussain, Gamal M. Ibrahim and Wafa K. Alnakhi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:312
  30. Social safeness and pleasure refer to the extent to which people experience their world as safe, warm, and soothing. Difficulties in achieving social safeness have been identified as a transdiagnostic vulnerab...

    Authors: Martina Isaksson, Maria Holmbom Goh, Mia Ramklint and Martina Wolf-Arehult
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:311
  31. Although previous studies have identified that workplace bullying causes serious mental health problems to the victims, it is not yet fully investigated moderating factors on the association between workplace ...

    Authors: Kanami Tsuno
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:310
  32. Substance use is an important public health concern in many countries across the globe. Among the general public, institutions of higher learning have developed a reputation for inducing new substance use amon...

    Authors: Stacey Blows and Serena Isaacs
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:309
  33. Occupational health physicians are increasingly confronted with mental health issues at their workplace. Facing them, most of them feel insecure and not sufficiently trained. Employee’s mental well-being depen...

    Authors: Tim Pößnecker, Maximilian Baxendale, Simone Braun, Elena Schwarz, Michael Hölzer, Peter Angerer, Harald Gündel, Elisabeth Balint and Eva Rothermund
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:306
  34. Cancer-related cognitive impairment is a common and potentially debilitating symptom experienced by patients with non-central nervous system (CNS) cancers, with negative impact on their quality of life. The Fu...

    Authors: Ana F. Oliveira, Isabel M. Santos, Sofia Fernandes, Pedro Bem-Haja and Ana Torres
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:305
  35. Promoting mental health and wellness is crucial for healthy communities. This study aims to assess the vulnerability of experiencing psychological reactions such as depression, anxiety, and stress within the g...

    Authors: Bandar Alsaif, Fahad D. Algahtani, Mohamed Ali Alzain, Rafat Zrieq, Badr K. Aldhmadi, Badr Alnasser and Sehar-un-Nisa Hassan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:304
  36. The high prevalence of female breast cancer is a global health concern. Breast cancer and its treatments have been associated with impairments in general cognition, as well as structural and functional brain c...

    Authors: Nicole Palacio, Daniela Nicole Romero, Andrés Mateo Bernal, Daniela González-Rodríguez, Daniel Solarte-Bothe, María del Pilar García, Raúl Murillo, Hernando Santamaría-García and Sandra Báez
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:303
  37. Home visitation services within German Early Childhood Interventions (ECI) for families with a child aged 0–3 are mainly provided by frontline pediatric nurses and family midwifes. Home visitors are often chal...

    Authors: Anna K. Georg, Sophie Hauschild, Paul Schröder-Pfeifer, Lea A. Kasper and Svenja Taubner
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:302
  38. The aim of the present study is to explore whether (experienced and witnessed) workplace incivility is a risk factor for (experienced and witnessed) workplace bullying. An additional aim is to explore whether ...

    Authors: Kristoffer Holm, Eva Torkelson and Martin Bäckström
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2022 10:299

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