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  1. More attention has recently targeted families of children with chronic kidney diseases displaying depressive symptoms and major psychosocial burden due to the long-standing nature of the illness and its alarmi...

    Authors: Dalia Abdel Moneim Mahmoud, Ahmed Saad, Yasmine Hassan Abdelhamid and Yomna El Hawary

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:12

    Content type: Research

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  2. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neuropsychological disorders that affects children, adolescents, and adults. Dysfunction of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HP...

    Authors: Esraa Yahia Kholif, Salwa Mohamed Awad, Nasr Mohamed Attia, Ziyad Essam Tawhid and Mahmoud Elwasify

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:11

    Content type: Research

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  3. Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting 2.1 million women each year. The aim of the study is to determine prevalence of sleep disorders among patients with breast cancer, its correlati...

    Authors: Romany H. Gabra and Doaa F. Hashem

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:10

    Content type: Research

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  4. Suicidal ideations were reported in many studies among patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); this study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and factors associated with current suicidal ideations among...

    Authors: Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Usama Mahmoud Youssef and Hayam Mohammed El-Gohari

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental disorder affecting millions of people. Its onset and peak are during late teens making university students a priority target. Medical student perhaps is a...

    Authors: Taqi Mohammed Jwad Taher, Shaymaa Abdul Lateef Al-fadhul, Ali A. Abutiheen, Hasanain Faisal Ghazi and Naeem Shami Abood

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. The control measures during COVID-19 such as curfew, lockdown, and social distancing had observed differences in controlling the spread of the disease around the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; however, they might co...

    Authors: Ghada Moh Samir Elhessewi, Fatmah Almoayad, Samira Mahboub, Anwar Mohammed Alhashem and Lamiaa Fiala

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is influencing all segments of society, including youth. Although the physical complaints in the time of COVID-19 are broadly-studied, a paucity of research targeted psy...

    Authors: Roa Gamal Alamrawy, Noha Fadl and Asmaa Khaled

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. Musculoskeletal pain syndrome (MPS) is one of the modern diseases. Musculoskeletal pain (MP) may develop at any age and impact physical and mental health. This study aimed to evaluate the association between a...

    Authors: Elham Zarean, Asma Azadeh, Habib Pirali, Behzad Doroushi, Atieh Edrisi, Ali Ahmadi, Alireza Baharizadeh and Samaneh Torkian

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. Coronavirus disease 2019 is an emerging respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus effect on 10-20% of total healthcare workers and was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. This study was de...

    Authors: Mohammed Goda Elbqry, Fatma Mohmed Elmansy, Abeer Ezzat Elsayed, Bassam Mansour, Ashraf Tantawy, Maged Bahi Eldin and Haydy Hassan Sayed

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. In DSM-IV, the diagnostic criteria of autism consisted of three domains: impairment in social interaction, communication d...

    Authors: Mona Reda, Nagwa A. Meguid, Ola M. Eid, Fatma Hussein and Dina Y. Elalfy

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe psychiatric disorder with multiple psychopathological domains; so studying the correlation of clinical or behavioral data with underlying structural and functi...

    Authors: Aref A. Khoweiled, Yasmin Gaafar, Shirin M. El Makawi, Reham M. Kamel and Doaa R. Ayoub

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. The impact of COVID-19 towards psychology and mental health is anticipated to be significant and may affect the population disproportionately, especially adolescent as the vulnerable category. We aimed to anal...

    Authors: Gilbert Sterling Octavius, Felicia Rusdi Silviani, Alicya Lesmandjaja, Angelina and Andry Juliansen

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:72

    Content type: Review

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  13. People’s perceptions of pandemic-associated risk are key factors contributing to increased public participation in disease preventive measures. The aim of the study was to investigate risk perceptions regardin...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdel Hameed Shahin and Rasha Mohammed Hussien

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:71

    Content type: Research

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  14. Physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic are working under relentless stress. This study aimed to identify the impact of the perceived fears of COVID-19 virus infection on the quality of life and the emergence ...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelghani, Hayam M. El-Gohary, Eman Fouad and Mervat S. Hassan

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:70

    Content type: Research

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  15. With the increasing efforts to a better understanding of psychiatric diseases, detection of brain morphological alterations is necessary. This study compared two methods—voxel-based morphometry (VBM) and regio...

    Authors: Somayyeh Seyedi, Raheleh Jafari, Ali Talaei, Shahrokh Naseri, Mahdi Momennezhad, Maliheh Dadgar Moghaddam and Hossein Akbari-Lalimi

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:69

    Content type: Research

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  16. Female sexual pain is a complex multifactorial condition. Most of researches have focused on underlying biomedical factors. Although psychological, psychiatric, and relational factors have been studied as poss...

    Authors: M. R. Soltan, T. A. Abdel Raheem, S. S. Soliman, N. M. Saleh and B. H. Khatery

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:51

    Content type: Research

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  17. Adolescence is associated with rapid changes in behavioral patterns which affect the functioning of the person in adulthood. The purpose of this research was to study the emotional and behavioral problems of 9...

    Authors: Naeimeh Tayebi, Shahrzad Yektatalab and Marzieh Akbarzadeh

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:67

    Content type: Research

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  18. There is limited data related to how psychiatrists actually choose amongst different medications, especially in Egypt. Our aim was to survey a sample of psychiatrists regarding common patterns of antipsychotic...

    Authors: Samir Abolmagd, Dina Aly El-Gabry, Hussien Elkholy and Karim Abdel Aziz

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:52

    Content type: Research

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  19. Eating disorders are common in adolescents. Data on occurrence rates, sociodemographic correlates, and risk factors in Egyptian population are needed along with better screening tools to inform future research...

    Authors: Walaa Sabry, Naglaa ElMahlawy, Heba Essawy, Gamalat Al-Saleet, Mohamed Saad and Mahmoud Morsy

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:66

    Content type: Research

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  20. The incidence of cognitive impairment (CI) is higher in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). The association between DM and CI and the risk factors for CI need to be addressed to estimate the prevalence of co...

    Authors: Rania Naguib, Eman S. Soliman, Fatima Mohammed Neimatallah, Najd Sulaiman AlKhudhairy, Amjad Muashaq ALGhamdi, Reema Saad Almosa, Kholud Abdullaziz Aldashash, Bashayer Yaqoub Alkhalifah and Hala Elmorshedy

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:49

    Content type: Research

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  21. There is a growing interest in studying the area of drugs and college students due to the negative effects that drugs have on a student’s social life, academics, psychology, finances, and health. So, this stud...

    Authors: Fahmi Hassan Fadhel

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:65

    Content type: Research

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  22. The number of children diagnosed with psychiatric disorders has significantly increased over the past two decades. This study examined the pattern of psychiatric interventions prescribed for a sample of childr...

    Authors: Ahmed Sami Ghaly, Salwa Mohamed Salah Tobar, Mohamed Adel El-Hadidy and Mahmoud Elwasify

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:53

    Content type: Research

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  23. Mental and neurocognitive disorders are the leading cause of disabilities amongst the older adult populace worldwide. The population of the older adult in Egypt is fast growing. The national census in 2017 rev...

    Authors: Opeyemi Odejimi, George Tadros and Noha Sabry

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:47

    Content type: Research

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  24. Both ADHD and learning disorders have been found to be associated with executive dysfunctions; the executive functions’ (EFs) construct generally involves a series of components—planning, cognitive flexibility...

    Authors: Heba Essam Abou El Wafa, Soha Abd El Latif Ghobashy and Aya Maged Hamza

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:64

    Content type: Research

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  25. Mental health is a global concern due to its hasty escalation. The shifting social dynamics in rural India intensify care-seeking behaviors, which means immediate action is required. Mental illness, however, i...

    Authors: Sunita Jena, Krushna Chandra Sahoo, Mousumi Samal, P. Kripalini, Chandni Shrivastava, Henanee Anand, Pranab Mahapatra and Sanghamitra Pati

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:48

    Content type: Research

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  26. The rate of occurrence of psychiatric morbidities like anxiety, depression, perceived stress, and the overall quality of life are very high among female patients with obesity; therefore, our study investigates...

    Authors: Amr Said Shalaby, Sadik Abdel Maseeh Sadik and Dalia Abdel Moneim Mahmoud

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:62

    Content type: Research

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  27. With uncertainty surrounding the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic, there is no knowledge of the psychological impact of this pandemic on the general public from Kashmir. We aimed to understand the psychologic...

    Authors: Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Rouf Ahmad Mir, Arshad Hussain and Iqra Rasheed Shah

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:61

    Content type: Research

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  28. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with epilepsy proves to be very common. Both epilepsy and ADHD impair quality of life. We...

    Authors: Gellan K. Ahmed, Alaa M. Darwish, Hossam Khalifa and Mohamed A. Khashbah

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:45

    Content type: Research

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  29. It has been noted that there is high prevalence of depression among medical personnel whether it is a student or an on-duty doctor. However, no study has been done to highlight these two vulnerable groups. Acc...

    Authors: Muhammad Fazal Hussain Qureshi, Danish Mohammad, Sara Sadiq, Zain Jawed Abubaker, Ujalla Kumari, Joti Devnani, Nakeeta Dawani, Fahad Khalid Soleja and Ayesha Haroon

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:59

    Content type: Research

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  30. Cognitive impairment is an established feature of schizophrenia and is a strong predictor of eventual social and functional outcome. Few studies have investigated cognitive impairment in hospital long-stay pat...

    Authors: Tarek Ahmed Okasha, Hanan Hussein, Eman Shorub, Hamed Nagi, Ahmed A. Moustafa and Doha El-Serafi

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:58

    Content type: Research

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  31. The diagnostic infant and preschool assessment (DIPA) was one of the fewest available instruments which have been developed to assess young children up to 6 years old. The present study translated, validated, ...

    Authors: Nermine Shaker, Mohamed Fekry, Asmaa Mostafa and Walaa Sabry

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:57

    Content type: Research

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  32. Few, if any, studies evaluated the effect of violent parenting discipline on children’s psychological well-being in the Nile Delta region. The current study aimed to explore the spectrum of violent versus non-...

    Authors: Mohammad A. Seleem and Reham A. Amer

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:56

    Content type: Research

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  33. The COVID-19 outbreak is an unprecedented global public health burden, which popped up in China in late 2019 to early 2020 and distributed worldwide rapidly. Indeed, this pandemic transmission has raised globa...

    Authors: Saad Kazim Karim, Perjan Hashim Taha, Nazar Mohammad Mohammad Amin, Habeeb Shuhaib Ahmed, Miami Kadhim Yousif and Ammar Mohmmed Hallumy

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:55

    Content type: Research

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  34. Patients with schizophrenia suffer from diffuse cognitive impairment and high prevalence of cardiovascular metabolic risks, associated with poor clinical outcomes. We aimed in this study to test the presence o...

    Authors: Dalia Hegazy Ali, Doha Mostafa Elserafi, Marwa Abdel Rahman Soltan, Mohamed Fikry Eissa, Hanan Ahmed Zein and Heba Hamed Elshahawi

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:46

    Content type: Research

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  35. Early symptoms of dementia may not be apparent and are sometimes even concealed during short office visits initiated for other complaints. The aim of the study is to find out if the combined use of VF/CDT, VF/...

    Authors: Reem Mohamed Sabry ELbedewy and Mohamed ELOKL

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:42

    Content type: Research

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  36. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly in the world, and on 11 March 2020, WHO announced the outbreak a global pandemic. Given the severity of this major outbreak and the importance of preven...

    Authors: Ayah M. Barakat and Zeinab A. Kasemy

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:43

    Content type: Research

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  37. Depression is a common mental health disease, especially in mid to late adolescence that, due to its particularities, is a challenge and requires an effective diagnosis. Primary care providers are often the fi...

    Authors: Diogo Beirão, Helena Monte, Marta Amaral, Alice Longras, Carla Matos and Francisca Villas-Boas

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:50

    Content type: Review

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  38. Re-auditing mortality of inpatient psychiatric service for a span of time extending to 14 years is scarce in low-resource countries. We are reporting a 5-year mortality study to complete an audit cycle with a ...

    Authors: Abdelgadir H. Osman, Khalid A. Abdalhai, Israa Hassan, Mohammed A. Elmubark and Lubaba A. Elawad

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:44

    Content type: Research

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  39. Self-efficacy and future anxiety affect students’ performance. A relation between both is suggested and needs to be investigated. The aim of this study is designed to assess self-efficacy, future anxiety among...

    Authors: Samah Rabei, Sorayia Ramadan and Nahla Abdallah

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:39

    Content type: Research

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  40. Adaptive behaviour among children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder determines wide range of self-independent and autonomous activities. Adaptive behaviour is a clearly defined measurable variable that c...

    Authors: Nashwa Ibrahim, Asmaa Maher Zein El-abdeen, Fiona Ng, Mohamed Zoromba and Aml Haikal

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:38

    Content type: Research

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  41. Cancer-care health professionals are at great risk of workplace stress and high burnout levels. Only a few studies were studying the prevalence of workplace stress and burnout in medical oncologists in Egypt. ...

    Authors: M. R. Soltan, S. S. Soliman, S. A. Al-Hassanin, W. A. ElSherief, M. S. Elnaggar and S. F. Gohar

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:40

    Content type: Research

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  42. Hospital settings are a highly challenging work environment because of the increased demands of most of the works assigned to do, changes in the everyday routine of work, unreasonable expectations of patients ...

    Authors: Rania A. Hamed, Shaimaa Y. Abd Elaziz and Amani S. Ahmed

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:36

    Content type: Research

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  43. High rates of depression and suicidality risk have been reported after renal transplantation. The study aims to estimate the prevalence of depressive disorders and suicidality risk among Egyptian renal transpl...

    Authors: Naglaa El-Mahalawy, Ahmed Saad, Samah Rabei, Hanan Elrassas, Ahmed Abdelgawad, Marwa Elmissiry and Rami Aly

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:41

    Content type: Research

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  44. Vitamin D is involved in many brain processes including neurological immune process, regulation of neurological factors, and neuroplasticity. Some studies have linked low serum vitamin D to major depressive di...

    Authors: Tarek A. Okasha, Walaa M. Sabry, Mostafa A. Hashim, Mai S. Abdeen and Abdelhamid M. Abdelhamid

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:34

    Content type: Research

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  45. Major depressive disorder is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses. It is counted as an important suicide-attempting factor. Beside common and known suicide methods such as pesticide poisoning and hangi...

    Authors: Nima Derakhshan, Shekoofeh Yaghamei and Nejla Mostafeenezhad

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2020 27:33

    Content type: Case Report

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