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    Investigating the Cognitive Control of Social Media-Anxious Users Using a Psychological Experimental Approach

    Baoqiang Zhang1,2, Ling Xiang3,4,*

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.7, pp. 863-871, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.027303

    Abstract Social media has become increasingly popular and is now a significant tool for daily communication for many people. The use of social media can cause anxiety and have detrimental impacts on mental health. Cognitive impairment is more likely to affect individuals with anxiety. Investigating the cognitive abilities and mental health of social media users requires the development of new methodologies. This study employed the AX-Continuous Performance Test (AX-CPT) paradigm and the Stroop paradigm to study the cognitive control characteristics of trait anxiety, drawing on psychological experimental methods. Previous studies on whether trait anxiety impairs cognitive control remain controversial, possibly because… More >

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    Study on the Relationship between Mental Health Literacy and Psychological Symptoms of University Students: Mediating Effect of Grit

    Yeo-Won Jeong1, Jung-Ha Kim2,*, Hyun-Kyeong Park3

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.7, pp. 813-821, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.027383

    Abstract Background: The occurrence of mental health symptoms is higher in individuals aged between 18 and 24 years than in other age groups. Mental health literacy is derived from health literacy, and focuses on the knowledge, attitudes, and competencies that individuals need to acquire to manage their own health effectively. Low mental health literacy is associated with poorer mental health. Grit is also a known protective factor against mental disorders. Despite a heightened focus on mental health literacy and grit as important factors for decreasing mental health symptoms, knowledge of the effect of mental health literacy and grit on mental health… More >

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    Prevalence of Anxiety and Associated Factors among University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in Japan

    Yoshikiyo Kanada1,#, Shota Suzumura1,2,#, Soichiro Koyama1, Kazuya Takeda1, Kenta Fujimura1, Takuma Ii1, Shigeo Tanabe1, Hiroaki Sakurai1,*

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.7, pp. 855-861, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.028956

    Abstract Mental health difficulties can impact students’ motivation, focus, and ability to communicate with others. Students attending medical universities are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, and other mood changes for the first time. However, no study has examined their prevalence among Japanese rehabilitation students. This study investigated the prevalence of anxiety among Japanese rehabilitation students and aimed to identify its predictors. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 148 first-year physical and occupational therapy students at a private medical university in Japan in June 2022. Data on sociodemographic and personal characteristics, such as gender, age, subject major, regular exercise, place of… More >

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    Mindfulness Meditation for Oncology Patients: Adapting Practice in Times of Pandemic

    Méditation de pleine conscience pour les patients en oncologie : adapter la pratique en temps de pandémie

    A. Couillet, B. Mastroianni, J. Hailloud, M.-P. Le Bris, G. Chvetzoff

    Psycho-Oncologie, Vol.16, No.1, pp. 182-191, 2022, DOI:10.3166/pson-2022-0183

    Abstract Meditation workshops were offered to patients, and we observed their feasibility during their oncology care. They were adapted to Covid-19: one session face-to-face, the second by videoconference. Data were analyzed retrospectively. A mixed analysis was carried out: the quantitative part evaluated the participation in the workshops, the characteristics of the patients, and the impact of the workshops. The qualitative part focused on the appropriation of this tool by the patients. Concerning feasibility, 66.7% of patients completed the program without differences between face-to-face and videoconference groups. We find an improvement in mindfulness skills, a decrease in anxiety and physical pain, and… More >

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    Adhesion and Implementation of a Cardiac Coherence Program to Reduce Anxiety in Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis before Surgery: a Randomized Pilot Study

    Adhésion et implémentation d’un programme de cohérence cardiaque visant à réduire l’anxiété de patients opérés pour une carcinose péritonéale : étude pilote randomisée

    E. Guerdoux, L. Coutant, M. Del Rio, S. Gourgou, F. Quenet, G. Ninot

    Psycho-Oncologie, Vol.16, No.1, pp. 192-198, 2022, DOI:10.3166/pson-2022-0177

    Abstract Objective: To evaluate the implementation of a daily practice using cardiac coherence in patients with peritoneal carcinosis who underwent surgery.
    Materials and methods: Open, single-centre, controlled, randomized, and non-comparative phase II study, including 20 control patients versus 40 patients trained with biofeedback to use a breathing guide that will record their autonomous practice at home.
    Expected results: Successful adhesion of this nonpharmacological intervention before and after surgery, which may characterize parameters in favor of its implementation and evaluation of its impact on anxiety.
    Perspectives: Efficacy should then be assessed to transfer this supportive care to other patients.

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    Distraction for Procedural Pain and Anxiety, Thought by the Parents of Children Treated in Oncology

    La distraction pendant les soins, pensée par les parents d’enfants pris en charge en oncologie

    S. Rivollet, S. Dauchy, P. Bonnefont, C. Simonds, C. Dufour, D. Valteau-Couanet, J.-B. Le-Provost, L. Fasse

    Psycho-Oncologie, Vol.16, No.4, pp. 359-364, 2022, DOI:10.3166/pson-2022-0217

    Abstract Children treated in oncology experience recurrent procedural pain and anxiety. To overcome this difficulty, an original intervention was implemented in a pediatric oncology department. This article describes this group dedicated to the parents, coanimated by a clown-actor and a professional caregiver of the actor. The theme of this group is the distraction of the child especially at the moment of nursing care or medical examinations. The authors highlight the strengths of this group: emphasize parental skills, pleasure to play, cocreation of a space of distraction.

    Les enfants en cours de traitements oncologiques sont amenés à supporter des soins récurrents… More >

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    Associated Factors with Anxiety and Depression Symptoms in Tunisian Women Affected by Breast Cancer

    Facteurs associés à la symptomatologie anxiodépressive chez des femmes tunisiennes atteintes d’un cancer du sein

    M. Karoui, R. Kamoun, H. Nefzi, N. Marrakchi, H. Raies, A. Mezlini, K. Meddeb, F. Ellouze

    Psycho-Oncologie, Vol.17, No.1, pp. 31-37, 2023, DOI:10.3166/pson-2022-0211

    Abstract Aim: The objective of this study is to investigate the prevalence of depression and anxiety in women Tunisian population followed for breast cancer and to identify the socio-demographic, clinical, and of couple relationship factors associated with them.
    Procedure: Cross-sectional study on 100 patients followed for confirmed breast cancer. A questionnaire on the sociodemographic, clinical, therapeutic, conjugal, and sexual characteristics of the couple was completed. The HADS (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) was used for the detection of anxiety and depressive symptoms.
    Results: A clinical score was found in 48% of cases for anxiety and 37% of cases for depression. Patients… More >

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    The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Double Threat to Chinese Americans’ Mental Health

    Aoli Li1,#, Yan You1,2,#, Kunli Wu3, Huibin Shan4, Younglee Kim5, Qilian He1,*

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.6, pp. 783-797, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.026956

    Abstract Objective: To explore the double psychosocial threats of the COVID-19 pandemic, targeted behavior toward Chinese Americans, and the correlates to their mental health. Methods: A quantitative, cross-sectional, and descriptive design was utilized by using a purposive convenience sample of 301 Chinese Americans over the age of 18 residing in the United States. Online data collection was conducted through the social media platform WeChat from April 8–21, 2021. Descriptive statistical analysis was used for the participants’ demographic characteristics, Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS), Double Threat Situations, COVID-19 Racial Discrimination, and General Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7). Stepwise logistic regression was conducted… More > Graphic Abstract

    The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Double Threat to Chinese Americans’ Mental Health

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    Exercise, Depression, and Anxiety in Young People: A Cross-Sectional Survey

    Meilin Huo1,*, Zhen Yang2

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.4, pp. 551-562, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.023406

    Abstract Background: Depression and anxiety are highly prevalent among adolescents and have multiple negative effects on their physical and mental health. While exercise can reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety, the relationship between mental disorders among American university students has been rarely reported. Accordingly, this study aimed to explore the association between exercise, depression and anxiety among American university students in the 2018–2019 academic year. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, the association between exercise, depression and anxiety was investigated in a large representative sample of American university students. In the 2018–2019 academic year, university students aged 18+ years old from… More >

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    Short-Term Mindfulness Intervention on Adolescents’ Negative Emotion under Global Pandemic

    Yue Yuan1,*, Aibao Zhou1,*, Tinghao Tang1, Manying Kang2, Haiyan Zhao1, Zhi Wang3

    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.25, No.4, pp. 563-577, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ijmhp.2023.022161

    Abstract Objective: In this research, we tried to explore how short-term mindfulness (STM) intervention affects adolescents’ anxiety, depression, and negative and positive emotion during the COVID-19 pandemic. Design: 10 classes were divided into experiment groups (5 classes; n = 238) and control (5 classes; n = 244) randomly. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) were used to measure participants’ dependent variables. In the experiment group, we conducted STM practice interventions every morning in their first class from March to November 2020. No interventions were conducted in the control group. Methods: Paired-sample t-tests were used to identify if a… More >

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