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  1. People with an intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental health problems, but experience significant barriers to receiving professional help. Increasing the knowledge and skills of those who suppo...

    Authors: Kathy S. Bond, Fairlie A. Cottrill, Louise Kelly, Joan Broughan, Kimberley Davies, Anna M. Ross and Claire M. Kelly

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:28

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Psychotic illnesses can have a major impact on those who experience them. Timely treatment for psychosis is important and friends, family members and the public can be a facilitating factor in social support and ...

    Authors: Fairlie A. Cottrill, Kathy S. Bond, Fiona L. Blee, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener, Anthony F. Jorm and Nicola J. Reavley

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:29

    Content type: Research article

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  3. This study has resulted in a more comprehensive set of guidelines than the original version, with the endorsement of 103 helping actions, compared to 65 previously. The updated guidelines better represent the com...

    Authors: Kathryn J. Chalmers, Anthony F. Jorm, Claire M. Kelly, Nicola J. Reavley, Kathy S. Bond, Fairlie A. Cottrill and Judith Wright

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:105

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Listen Protect Connect (LPC), a school-based program of Psychological First Aid delivered by non-mental health professionals, is...

    Authors: Marizen Ramirez, Karisa Harland, Maisha Frederick, Rhoda Shepherd, Marleen Wong and Joseph E Cavanaugh

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:26

    Content type: Research article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2014 2:45

  5. Depressive disorder is ranked as the largest contributor to non-fatal health burden. However, with prompt treatment, outcomes can improve. Family and friends are well placed to recognise the signs of depression a...

    Authors: Kathy S. Bond, Fairlie A. Cottrill, Fiona L. Blee, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener and Anthony F. Jorm

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2019 7:37

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The role and demands of studying nursing and medicine involve specific stressors that may contribute to an increased risk for mental health problems. Stigma is a barrier to help-seeking for mental health problems...

    Authors: Kathy S Bond, Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener and Nicola J Reavley

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2015 3:11

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Mental health problems are common in the workplace, but workers affected by such problems are not always well supported by managers and co-workers. Guidelines exist for the public on how to provide mental health

    Authors: Nataly Bovopoulos, Anthony F. Jorm, Kathy S. Bond, Anthony D. LaMontagne, Nicola J. Reavley, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener and Angela Martin

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2016 4:41

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Gambling problems appear to be more prevalent in the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population than in the non-Indigenous population. Although gambling harms can be significant, treatment-see...

    Authors: Kathy S Bond, Katrina M. Dart, Anthony F. Jorm, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener and Nicola J. Reavley

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2017 5:27

    Content type: Research article

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  9. People with HIV have always faced stigma and discrimination. Given the numerous papers that have addressed the psychological and social risk factors in spreading HIV, a pressing question is whether individuals...

    Authors: Morteza Mehraeen, Mohammadreza Heydari, Kamran B. Lankarani, Hassan Joulaei and Marjan Faghih

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:13

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Recently, extensive research has been reported the higher rate of depression and anxiety among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) as compared to the general population. However, no single study has been carr...

    Authors: Zahra Bagheri, Pegah Noorshargh, Zahra Shahsavar and Peyman Jafari

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:42

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantining on children and young people (CYP) living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) has yet to be fully comprehended. CYP in LMICs are at ut...

    Authors: Darren Sharpe, Mohsen Rajabi, Clement Chileshe, Sitali Mayamba Joseph, Ibrahim Sesay, James Williams and Siraj Sait

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:79

    Content type: Research

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  12. Gambling is an enjoyable recreational pursuit for many people. However, for some it can lead to significant harms. The Delphi expert consensus method was used to develop guidelines for how a concerned family m...

    Authors: Kathy S. Bond, Anthony F. Jorm, Helen E. Miller, Simone N. Rodda, Nicola J. Reavley, Claire M. Kelly and Betty A. Kitchener

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2016 4:6

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Contextual cues play an important role in facilitating behaviour change. They not only support memory but may also help to make the new behaviour automatic through the formation of new routines. However, previ...

    Authors: Katarzyna Stawarz, Benjamin Gardner, Anna Cox and Ann Blandford

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:29

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Several studies have assessed the Quality of Life (QoL) in Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children and adolescents. The findings from these studies, however, vary from DHH children reporting lower QoL than the...

    Authors: Chris Margaret Aanondsen, Thomas Jozefiak, Kerstin Heiling, Stian Lydersen and Tormod Rimehaug

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:89

    Content type: Research article

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  15. This study tested the efficacy of AFFIRM, a brief affirmative cognitive-behavioural group intervention tailored to reduce psychosocial distress and improve coping among sexual and gender minority adolescents a...

    Authors: Shelley L. Craig, Andrew D. Eaton, Vivian W. Y. Leung, Gio Iacono, Nelson Pang, Frank Dillon, Ashley Austin, Rachael Pascoe and Cheryl Dobinson

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:94

    Content type: Research

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  16. Hikikomori is a phenomenon describing people who exhibit behaviors of self-secluding themselves at home for long durations of time and usually only having face-to-face social interactions with none other than ...

    Authors: Jolene Y. K. Yung, Victor Wong, Grace W. K. Ho and Alex Molassiotis

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:104

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Alopecia Areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease that is characterised by hair loss. Individuals diagnosed with it often describe feelings of trauma and social rejection due to cosmetic repercussions and are at h...

    Authors: Yamuna Rajoo, J. Wong, I. S. Raj and G. A. Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:132

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The objective of this study was to examine the cross-cultural differences of the PANSS across six geo-cultural regions. The specific aims are (1) to examine measurement properties of the PANSS; and (2) to exam...

    Authors: Anzalee Khan, Christian Yavorsky, Stacy Liechti, Mark Opler, Brian Rothman, Guillermo DiClemente, Luka Lucic, Sofija Jovic, Toshiya Inada and Lawrence Yang

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:5

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Workplace stress carries considerable costs for the employees’ wellbeing and for the organization’s performance. Recent studies demonstrate that perceptions of psychological contract breach are a source of str...

    Authors: Safâa Achnak, Arjen Schippers and Tim Vantilborgh

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:5

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The childhood phenotype of myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) involves impaired cognitive functioning starting in infancy, which may compromise later on their ability to carry out instrumental activities of daily...

    Authors: Marjolaine Tremblay, Samar Muslemani, Isabelle Côté, Cynthia Gagnon, Julie Fortin and Benjamin Gallais

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:56

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Stress-related exhaustion is associated with cognitive impairment as measured by both subjective cognitive complaints (SCCs) and objective cognitive test performance. This study aimed to examine how patients d...

    Authors: Andreas Nelson, Hanna Malmberg Gavelin, Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, Therese Eskilsson, Maria Josefsson, Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm and Anna Stigsdotter Neely

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:84

    Content type: Research

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  22. Some individuals are no longer entering romantic relationships, others move through relationships too quickly searching for “the one” and making quick assessments of their romantic partners, while others stay ...

    Authors: Raquel Peel and Nerina Caltabiano

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:146

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2021 9:153

  23. Evidence-based interventions are needed to reduce depression among adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). One approach could be cultural adaptation of psychological therapies developed in hig...

    Authors: Kelly Rose-Clarke, Indira Pradhan, Pragya Shrestha, Prakash B.K., Jananee Magar, Nagendra P. Luitel, Delan Devakumar, Alexandra Klein Rafaeli, Kathleen Clougherty, Brandon A. Kohrt, Mark J. D. Jordans and Helen Verdeli

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:83

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The quality of maternal-infant bonding is related to important child outcomes. The literature has assumed that the ability to form relationships is a relatively stable trait, and research studies have suggeste...

    Authors: Dag Nordahl, Kamilla Rognmo, Agnes Bohne, Inger Pauline Landsem, Vibeke Moe, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang and Ragnhild Sørensen Høifødt

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:58

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The ‘self-bias’—i.e., the human proneness to preferentially process self-relevant stimuli—is thought to be important for both self-related and social processing. Previous research operationalized the self-bias...

    Authors: Letizia Amodeo, Jan R. Wiersema, Marcel Brass and Annabel D. Nijhof

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:132

    Content type: Research

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  26. When disasters occur, there are many different occupational groups involved in rescue, recovery and support efforts. This study aimed to conduct a systematic literature review to identify social and occupation...

    Authors: Samantha K. Brooks, Rebecca Dunn, Richard Amlôt, Neil Greenberg and G. James Rubin

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2016 4:18

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Facial emotion recognition depends on cortical and subcortical networks. HIV infection of the central nervous system can damage these networks, leading to impaired facial emotion recognition.

    Authors: Eleonora Baldonero, Nicoletta Ciccarelli, Massimiliano Fabbiani, Manuela Colafigli, Erika Improta, Alessandro D’Avino, Annalisa Mondi, Roberto Cauda, Simona Di Giambenedetto and Maria Caterina Silveri

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2013 1:3

    Content type: Research article

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  28. A 2017 terrorist attack in Manchester, UK, affected large numbers of adults and young people. During the response phase (first seven weeks), a multi-sector collaborative co-ordinated a decentralised response. ...

    Authors: Daniel Hind, Kate Allsopp, Prathiba Chitsabesan and Paul French

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:22

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Numerous studies have reported that the repeated presentation of a stimulus leads to an increase in positive affect towards the stimulus itself (the so-called mere exposure effect). Here, we evaluate whether chan...

    Authors: Rocco Palumbo, Alberto Di Domenico, Beth Fairfield and Nicola Mammarella

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:25

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The practice of mindfulness at home is a core component of standard eight-week mindfulness-based programmes (MBP). Teachers of mindfulness courses require an understanding of the factors that need to be addres...

    Authors: Jiva Masheder, Lone Fjorback and Christine E. Parsons

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:91

    Content type: Review

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  31. Youth mental health problems are a major public health concern. Anxiety and depression are among the most common psychological difficulties. The aim of this study is to evaluate an optimized version of a promi...

    Authors: Simon-Peter Neumer, Joshua Patras, Solveig Holen, Carina Lisøy, Anne Liv Askeland, Ida Mari Haug, Annette Jeneson, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Frode Adolfsen, Lene-Mari Potulski Rasmussen, Jo Magne Ingul, Kristin Ytreland, Elisabeth Valmyr Bania, Anne Mari Sund and Kristin Martinsen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:97

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. Mental health represents an important public health issue, and mental health problems have been linked to school dropout. This study aimed to identify mental health groups of high school students using both po...

    Authors: Susan Andersen, Michael Davidsen, Line Nielsen and Janne S. Tolstrup

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:122

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Self-efficacy, individuals’ beliefs regarding their capacities to perform actions or control (potentially stressful or novel) events, is thought to be important for various life domains. Little however is know...

    Authors: Marike H. F. Deutz, Willemijn M. van Eldik, Vera T. Over de Vest, Ank Ringoot, Amaranta D. de Haan and Peter Prinzie

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:172

    Content type: Research

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  34. College students in Generation Z are among the most stressed of our time. Previous research suggests that current interventions on university campuses are primarily for students in crises, but supportive servi...

    Authors: Theresa Van Lith, Andrea Cheshure, Scott M. Pickett, Gregg D. Stanwood and Megan Beerse

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:134

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. Clinical anxiety is common during the perinatal period, and anxiety symptoms often persist after childbirth. Ten to 30 % of perinatal women are diagnosed with panic disorder (PD)—far more than the 1.5–3% rate ...

    Authors: Kazuki Matsumoto, Koichi Sato, Sayo Hamatani, Yukihiko Shirayama and Eiji Shimizu

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2019 7:53

    Content type: Case report

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  36. During the preschool years, children develop abilities and skills in areas crucial for later success in life. These abilities include language, executive functions, attention, and socioemotional skills. The pe...

    Authors: Tove Gerholm, Thomas Hörberg, Signe Tonér, Petter Kallioinen, Sofia Frankenberg, Susanne Kjällander, Anna Palmer and Hillevi Lenz Taguchi

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2018 6:29

    Content type: Study protocol

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  37. The aim of this randomized wait-list controlled trial was to explore the effects of Mindfulness–Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) on risk and protective factors for depressive relapse within the domains of cognit...

    Authors: Elisabeth Schanche, Jon Vøllestad, Endre Visted, Julie Lillebostad Svendsen, Berge Osnes, Per Einar Binder, Petter Franer and Lin Sørensen

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:57

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Social support is a well-known protective factor against depressive symptoms and substance use problems, but very few studies have examined its protective effects among residents of permanent supportive housin...

    Authors: Zhengqi Tan, Eun-Young Mun, Uyen-Sa D. T. Nguyen and Scott T. Walters

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:6

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Mindfulness has demonstrated strong utility for enhancing self-management and health outcomes in chronic illness. However, sensation-focused mindfulness techniques may not be appropriate for clinical populatio...

    Authors: K. A. Finlay, J. H. Hearn and A. Chater

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:124

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The purpose of this study was to develop valid and reliable instruments to assess priority psychosocial problems and functioning among adult survivors of systematic violence from Burma living in Thailand.

    Authors: Emily E Haroz, Judith K Bass, Catherine Lee, Laura K Murray, Courtland Robinson and Paul Bolton

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2014 2:31

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Active ageing has been a rapidly developing field of study in light of the growing population of older people. Acknowledgement of the lack of a counselling program to promote active ageing for the older people...

    Authors: Jantana Juthavantana, Nanchatsan Sakunpong, Ujsara Prasertsin, Monthira Charupheng and Sheibon Hassakama Lau

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:14

    Content type: Research article

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  42. According to a narrative review of 13 meta-analyses (published up to 2010), repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has a moderate, short-term antidepressant effect in the treatment of major depres...

    Authors: Karina Karolina Kedzior and Sarah Kim Reitz

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2014 2:39

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Several studies indicate the role of psychosocial factors in the management and control of chronic diseases in adolescents. In this regard, the roles of attachment and alexithymia in the management of type 1 d...

    Authors: Zeinab Shayeghian, Mina Moeineslam, Elnaz Hajati, Mehrdad Karimi, Golshan Amirshekari and Parisa Amiri

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:30

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Motivational Interviewing (MI) has a robust evidence base in facilitating behavior change for several health conditions. MI focuses on the individual and assumes patient autonomy. Cross-cultural adaptation can...

    Authors: Pragya Rimal, Sonu Khadka, Bhawana Bogati, Jamuna Chaudhury, Laxmi Kumari Rawat, Kumari Chhaya Bhat, Pramita Manandhar, David Citrin, Duncan Maru, Maria L. Ekstrand, Sikhar Bahadur Swar, Anu Aryal, Brandon Kohrt, Srijana Shrestha and Bibhav Acharya

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2021 9:52

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Mindfulness programmes as a potential avenue of enhancing pupil wellbeing are beginning to show great promise. However, research concerning the effectiveness of mindfulness training for primary aged school chi...

    Authors: R. Amundsen, L. M. Riby, C. Hamilton, M. Hope and D. McGann

    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:71

    Content type: Research article

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