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  1. The Absorption-addiction model suggests that people worship celebrities to compensate for some personal or social defects, so poor mental state is related to celebrity worship. The current study aimed to explo...

    Authors: Rong Jia, Qing Yang, Bo Liu, Han Song and Zhengjun Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:364
  2. The physical demands of caring for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer, over a lengthy period, exert significant strain on the health and well-being of family caregivers. The capacity of family care...

    Authors: Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Humaima Nunoo, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Joshua Okyere, Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Felix Apiribu, Comfort Asoogo and Joe-Nat Clegg-Lamptey
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:361
  3. When a couple experiences emotional divorce, it can lead to boredom, a decrease in their connection, feelings of sadness and despair, and reduced reliance on one another. These consequences can have a lasting ...

    Authors: Zahra Sadeghzadeh, Robabeh Ghodssi-ghassemabad, Mostafa Hamdieh, Samirasadat Shariatpanahi, Faeze Babazadeh, Mitra Abdoli and Keshvar Samadaee Gelehkolaee
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:360
  4. This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between parental attachment, resilience, postpartum traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and maternal-infant bonding at 1 to 3 months postpartum. The mediation effect ...

    Authors: Rong Nie, Mengxia Pan and Xinwen Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:359
  5. Much research has been conducted on the association between social networks use disorder tendencies (SNUD; i.e. problematic social media use) and well-being. In more detail, a meta-analysis and further researc...

    Authors: Christian Montag, Marko Müller, Halley M. Pontes and Jon D. Elhai
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:358

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:381

  6. Breadcrumbing, defined as the act of sending out flirtatious, but non-committal text messages to lure a sexual/romantic partner without expending much effort, has gained attention in popular culture and the me...

    Authors: Vivek Khattar, Nuria Huete and Raúl Navarro
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:356
  7. The study investigated ethnicity as a risk factor for gambling disorder (GD), controlling for demographics, citizenship, and years of residency in Norway.

    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 11:355

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:372

  8. With the emergence of the gig economy as a new economic form, the influence of algorithmic technology control on gig workers’ perceptions and engagement has become a topic of academic concern. This study explo...

    Authors: Jiao Jiao Lang, Li Feng Yang, Chen Cheng, Xiang Yang Cheng and Fei Yu Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:354
  9. The 5th revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) construes PTSD symptoms into 4 clusters (intrusion, avoidance, negative alterations in cognitions and mood, alterations in ...

    Authors: Imelu G. Mordeno and Jelli Grace C. Luzano
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:353
  10. Based on the control-value theory of achievement emotion and self-determination motivation theory, this study attempted to examine the multi-chain mediating relationships among online class-related enjoyment, ...

    Authors: Youlai Zeng, Wenting Zhang, Jiaxin Wei and Wen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:349
  11. Information on understanding the mediating role of resilience in the relationship between posttraumatic growth (PTG) and positive and negative stress among students is limited. The objective of this research w...

    Authors: Antonio Serpa-Barrientos, María Luisa Matalinares Calvet, Ana Gloria Díaz Acosta, Ana Cecilia Pareja Fernández, Luisa Hortensia Rivas Díaz, Flor María Ayala Albites and Jacksaint Saintila
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:348
  12. Online learning presents unique challenges for students, such as reduced social support and increased distractions. Understanding the psychological factors that contribute to educational attainment in online c...

    Authors: Yun Sun and Long Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:347
  13. With the slowdown of economic growth and the increasing pressure of employment competition worldwide during the normalized epidemic prevention and control, the job-hunting intention and behavior of college gra...

    Authors: Jianchao Ni, Jiawen Zhang, Yumei Wang, Dongchen Li and Chunmei Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:246
  14. Caregivers play a vital role in the recovery of scoliosis patients, but limited studies evaluate the caregivers’ HRQoL and burden in health care. This study aimed to explore the health-related quality of life ...

    Authors: Zhao Shi, Zhuxin Mao, Shiwen Xue, Gang Chen and Shunping Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:346
  15. The 10-item Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) is a widely used tool for individuals to self-report their self-esteem; however, the factorial structures of translated versions of the RSES vary across different...

    Authors: Chen Jiang, Yihong Zhu, Yi Luo, Chee-Seng Tan, Stefanos Mastrotheodoros, Patrício Costa, Li Chen, Lina Guo, Haiyan Ma and Runtang Meng
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:345
  16. The importance of psychological detachment during nonwork time has been emphasized, and its effect on depressive symptoms has been identified. However, the mechanism underlying this association remains to be e...

    Authors: Qinglu Wu, Tengfei Qi, Jun Wei and Amy Shaw
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:344
  17. Employees’ withdrawal behavior concerns organization leaders and policymakers in many countries. However, the specific mechanism which emotional labor affects withdrawal behavior has yet to be thoroughly discu...

    Authors: Peng Peng and Xintian Li
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:342
  18. The spread of the COVID-19 increased anxiety and stress among patients undergoing hemodialysis. Unpleasant experiences in the lives of these patients reduced their quality of life. Self-efficacy is an effectiv...

    Authors: Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki, Leyla Ahmadi lari, Parniya Abolghaseminejad, Mahlagha Dehghan, Emad Gholamrezaei and Somayeh Zeidabadinejad
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:341
  19. Academic adjustment is a significant predictor of the academic success of students. The aim of this study is to examine how academic adjustment plays an important role as a moderator in perceived social suppor...

    Authors: Mehdi Hassan, Shuanghu Fang, Aamir Abbas Malik, Tauqeer Ahmad Lak and Muhammad Rizwan
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:340
  20. The study assessed the moderation modelling of digital health literacy and sense of coherence across subjective social class and age among university students in Ghana during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Authors: Isaac Amoako, Medina Srem-Sai, Frank Quansah, Stephen Anin, Edmond Kwesi Agormedah and John Elvis Hagan Jnr
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:337
  21. This study aims to present and discuss the psychometric properties of executive functions, which were measured using the TDI-FE instrument. The analysis encompasses its internal structure, potential sensitivit...

    Authors: Sérgio Kakuta Kato, Flávia Amaral Machado, Machline Paim Paganella, Leia Gonçalves Gurgel, Vanessa Kaiser, Gabriela Bertoletti Diaz, Adriana Jung Serafini, Nelson Hauck Filho and Caroline Tozzi Reppold
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:336
  22. Young people have to cope with many negative life events and stress factors to maintain their happiness. Although there are studies on how they benefit from different coping strategies and their results, there...

    Authors: Sema Polatcı, Ömer Lütfi Antalyalı, Ali Murat Alparslan and Seher Yastıoğlu
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:335
  23. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about far more stressful conditions for people worldwide. As a vulnerable group, older adults have suffered various psychological problems, such as stress, because of this pan...

    Authors: Amir Ahmadi, Hamid Allahverdipour, Sina Valiee, Fariba Pashazadeh, Nafiseh Ghassab-Abdollahi, Faranak Abdoli and Hossein Matlabi
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:333
  24. At university level, reading comprehension is one of the most important linguistic competences in the professional training of students because it is an instrument that enables the acquisition and production o...

    Authors: Claudia Milagros Arispe Alburqueque, Oriana Rivera-Lozada, Judith Soledad Yangali Vicente, Melba Rita Vásquez Tomás, Lindsey W. Vilca, Ramiro Alcides Enciso Soto and María Ysabel Alvarez Huari
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:331
  25. An individual’s capacity to successfully control their emotional experiences and react to them requires them to engage in a number of processes, including those that are physiological, behavioral, and cognitiv...

    Authors: Yue Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:330
  26. Previous researches have confirmed that perceived social support has a profound effect on individuals’ mental health. However, the effects and potential mechanisms of perceived social support on mental health ...

    Authors: Zongyu Liu, Xiuhan Zhao, Liangyu Zhao and Liguo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:329
  27. Various devastating infection outbreaks including COVID-19, threat both mother and fetus health. These life-threating outbreaks as potential harms are highly associated with relevant perceived risk. Social sup...

    Authors: Zahra Sharifi-Heris, Leila Amiri-Farahani, Zahra Shahabadi and Mohaddeseh Sanaei
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:328
  28. This longitudinal, multicenter web-based study explored the trajectories of depressive and anxiety symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic among physicians over two years.

    Authors: Eva Morawa, Werner Adler, Caterina Schug, Franziska Geiser, Petra Beschoner, Lucia Jerg-Bretzke, Christian Albus, Kerstin Weidner, Andreas M. Baranowski and Yesim Erim
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:327
  29. Gaming Disorder (GD) was recently included by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a psychiatric condition in the eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) and is a concern w...

    Authors: Chung-Ying Lin, Marc N. Potenza, Halley M. Pontes and Amir H. Pakpour
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:326
  30. An increasing number of studies reveal that more meaning in life is positively related to mental well-being. Meaning in life can be derived from different sources, including the workplace. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Raphael M. Herr, Luisa Brokmeier, Bertil N. Baron, Daniel Mauss and Joachim E. Fischer
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:325

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2023 11:374

  31. Psychometric validation of the Multidimensional Chronic Asthenia Scale (MCAS) was conducted in order to provide an effective tool for assessing the health-related quality of life of French-speaking patients wi...

    Authors: Ingrid Banovic, Fabrizio Scrima, Isabelle Fornasieri, Laurent Beaugerie, Jérémy Coquart, Chloé Fourgon, Pierpaolo Iodice, Isabelle Nion-Larmurier, Guillaume Savoye, Anne-Laure Sorin, Claire Tourny and Maria Augustinova
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:324
  32. The aim of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Escapism Scale among Iranian adolescents aged 14–18. Between January 2021 and August 2021, cross-sectional study wa...

    Authors: Roghieh Nooripour, Nikzad Ghanbari, Simin Hosseinian, Carl J. Lavie, Nazir Mozaffari, Sverker Sikström and Seyed Ruhollah Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:323
  33. Numerous studies have demonstrated that low, unstable, or contingent self-esteem negatively affects youth development and is linked to adolescent psychopathology. However, most previous studies have applied va...

    Authors: Malin Brueckmann, Ziwen Teuber, Jelena Hollmann and Elke Wild
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:322
  34. Psychopathy in managers is often measured on global scales and associated with detrimental outcomes for subordinates, such as bullying and reduced well-being. Yet some features of psychopathy, like boldness, a...

    Authors: Anna Sutton and Madeleine Stapleton
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:321
  35. This study explores the potential of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in encouraging attitudinal change and long-term learning and how digital technology might influence this process. Th...

    Authors: Fu Chen, Yanhong Gao and Xin Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:320
  36. The main aim of our study was to investigate the role of depression, stigmatization, body shame and self-compassion in the adherence of young Hungarian breast cancer patients aged between 18 and 45 years.

    Authors: Gabriella Vizin, Tamás Szekeres, Anita Juhász, Lilla Márton, Magdolna Dank, Dóra Perczel-Forintos and Róbert Urbán
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:319
  37. The first COVID-19 lockdown decreed in Spain by the government resulted in a significant disruption in the daily lives of youth that may have affected their mental health. The aim of this study was to identify...

    Authors: Isabel Vicario-Molina, Eva González Ortega, Ruth Pinedo González and Andrés Palacios Picos
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2023 11:317

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