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  1. The aim of this study was to comparing the complications (depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and sexual dysfunction) of buprenorphine, methadone and opium tincture as an alternative drug treatment in patient...

    Authors: Zahra Bahadori, Nilufar Safaie and Majid Mirmohammadkhani
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:60
  2. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and the affecting factors in the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) group without iron deficiency. Drug-naive ADHD pat...

    Authors: Seda Kiraz, Arif Çipil and Nurbanu Ergün
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:59
  3. Epilepsy is a prevalent disease worldwide. Executive functions and social cognition are essential in daily living functioning, academic performance, and social adjustment. This study attempts to investigate th...

    Authors: Saber Hadad, Hazem Kamal Ibrahim, Tarek Desoky, Suleiman Muhammad Suleiman and Taher Abdelraheem Sayed
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:58
  4. Opioid use disorders are rising among females. So, there is a need for more recognition of the various factors contributing to this trend in women, to help us to plan effective interventions to this group of p...

    Authors: Amany Haroun El Rasheed, Doha Moustafa Elserafy, Mennatullah Ali Marey and Reem El Sayed Hashem
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:57
  5. Medical interns are at risk of burnout due to several organizational and individual factors. There is scarcity of studies exploring the role of chronic physical illness and job dissatisfaction on burnout exper...

    Authors: Tamadhir Al-Mahrouqi, Hamed Al-Sinawi, Abdullah Al-Ghailani, Naser Al-Balushi, Sachin Jose and Mohammed Al-Alawi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:56
  6. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation showed some evidence for improving symptoms of ADHD along with its relative safety, thus could serve as a treatment strategy or an alternative to stimulant medicati...

    Authors: Nahla Al Sayed Nagy, Ghada Refaat Amin, Sherine Ahmed Khalil, Dalia Abdel Moneim Mahmoud, Hussien Elkholy and Mostafa Shohdy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:55
  7. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disorders of the nervous system whose main manifestations are defects in social interactions, communication, repetitive behaviors, and limited interes...

    Authors: Zahra Khandan Khadem-Reza and Hoda Zare
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:54
  8. Conduct disorder (CD) is a serious and common psychiatric disorder affecting children and adolescents. “Callous-unemotional traits” is a new specifier added to the diagnosis of CD in the DSM-5. The new specifi...

    Authors: Aya Y. Azzam, Mohammad A. Seleem, Sameh A. Saada, Heba A. Mourad and Ahmed A. Mubarak
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:52
  9. Internet addiction is a global phenomenon that has been a topic of great interest to researchers, clinicians, teachers, parents, and community groups. The study aims in determination of the rate of problematic...

    Authors: Reem El Fiky, Mona Mansour, Mohamed Fekry, Mahmoud ElHabiby, Hussien Elkholy and Mahmoud Morsy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:53
  10. There is a greater incidence of mental health problems among children with hearing impairment compared to controls. A high proportion of children with hearing impairment experience delays in understanding, rec...

    Authors: A. Ghaly, E. Nada, S. Rabie, Y. Ragaey and H. Elkhatib
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:51
  11. Social media addiction has a negative effect on one’s daily lifestyle and impacts one’s physical and psychological health, such as in increased feelings of loneliness. This study examined the prevalence of soc...

    Authors: Huny Bakry, Asma Abdullah Almater, Dalia Mohammed Alslami, Heba Salim Ajaj, Raghad Adel Alsowayan, Asya Fahad Almutairi and Fatmah Almoayad
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:50
  12. Patients with breast cancer have more body image disorders than healthy individuals. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between perceived social support and body image in women with breast c...

    Authors: Zahra Doori, Khadijeh Hekmat, Parvaneh Mousavi, Seyed Mahmood Latifi and Hojatollah Shahbazian
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:49
  13. Emotional intelligence is usually a construct measured in healthy children, now it may be used for relatives of schizophrenia, and considered as trait marker for schizophrenia. Offspring of parents with schizo...

    Authors: Tarek M. K. ElSehrawy, Eman Abo Elela, Ghada A. M. Hassan, Marwa El Missiry, Sohayla Abdel Nabi and Mahmoud Farag Soliman
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:48
  14. Anxiety disorders are a significant factor associated with physician burnout and poor patient care, reported to have a significant frequency among the youth in the Middle East. However, to date, no study has e...

    Authors: Basim AlJahwari, Ahmed AlKamli, Salim Al-Huseini, Moon Fai Chan, Badria AlMahroqi, Muna Al Saadoon, Aamal Ambusaidi, Aishwarya Ganesh and Samir Al-Adawi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:47
  15. Major depression can negatively affect different domains in patients’ psychosexual life. Many females with depression have sexual dysfunction which goes under diagnosed leading to reduced sexual and overall he...

    Authors: Mohamed Fekry Eissa, Marwa Adel Missiry, Karim Farah Wasfy Kamel and Dalia Abdel Moneim Mahmoud
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:43
  16. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) had a tremendous effect on individual’s lives worldwide. The pandemic’s significant socioecological impact is one of the many burdens children confront in the current crises...

    Authors: Gellan K. Ahmed, Sayed Mostafa, Khaled Elbeh, Hamdy M. Gomaa and Saeed Soliman
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:42
  17. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder affecting sleep quality and quality of life among women during the perinatal period. The aim of the study is to study the frequency of insomnia and sleep quality amon...

    Authors: Nagla El-Sherbeeny, Ashraf El Tantawy, Omneya Ibrahim, Mona Elsayed, Noha El-Okda and Haydy Hassan
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:41
  18. Clinical training stress may negatively affect nursing students’ academic achievement, clinical performance, learning outcomes, well-being, general health, and quality of life. This study aimed to evaluate the...

    Authors: Manal Mohamed ElKayal and Safaa Mohamed Metwaly
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:40
  19. Vaginismus is a female sexual dysfunction affecting the quality of women and the couple’s relationship. It is considered the main feminine cause of unconsummated marriage in Egypt. The study aims in assessment...

    Authors: Hanan Elrassas, Ahmed Saad, Mohamed Fekry, Hussein Elkholy, Omar Mansour and Lobna Azzam
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:39
  20. Pregabalin abuse is increasing worldwide and frequently comorbid with another psychiatric disorders including generalized anxiety, major depression, personality disorders, and suicide. Eighty-three patients me...

    Authors: Abdallah Saad Ibrahim, Reem Hassan Bayomy, Ramadan Abdelbr Hussein, Usama Mahmoud Yousef and Waleed Eleraky Elazab
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:38
  21. Although pregabalin abuse is increasing worldwide and may be associated with increased suicidal ideation and behavior, few studies were done in Egypt searching for the effect of pregabalin on suicide. Eighty-t...

    Authors: Abdallah Saad Ibrahim, Reem Hassan Bayomy, Ramadan Abdelbr Hussein, Usama Mahmoud Yousef and Waleed Eleraky Elazab
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:37
  22. Autism may be one of the pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, and several studies investigated the frequency of serum anti-ganglioside M1 autoantibodies in children with autism, as possible indicat...

    Authors: Reham Mohammad Raafat Hamed, Magda Ibrahim Ayoub, Mai Abdel Samie and Nancy Nabil Hamam
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:36
  23. Early detection of perinatal depression and its cultural determinants could reduce its sequalae on mothers and their babies. This study investigated the prevalence of perinatal depression in Egyptian mothers a...

    Authors: Hanan Elrassas, Ghada Refaat Taha, Alaa El-Din Muhammed Soliman, Sabreen Abd El Kareem Madbole and Dalia Abdel Moneim Mahmoud
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:35
  24. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental conditions in children, and with the coronavirus pandemic, ADHD children now pose obvious challenges. This retros...

    Authors: Nelly R. Abdel Fattah, Amira Mohamed Yousef, Amany Elshabrawy Mohamed and Shimaa Ibrahim Amin
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:34
  25. Some studies have shown that neurological and mental disorders in children with celiac disease are higher than in the general population. The aim of this study is to find frequency of ADHD in celiac patients.

    Authors: Naser Honar, Roya Radanfar, Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Maryam Barkhordarian and Hazhir Javaherizadeh
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:33
  26. Tramadol dependence is prevalent across Egypt. The allegation that it can improve sexual function is the main reason for its popularity among young men. This study aims to determine the serum level of testoste...

    Authors: Wafaa Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Mohammed Fawzy, Sarah Abdelsamee Mohammed and Nora Zeidan Abdellah
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:32
  27. Epidemiological studies are necessary to develop diagnostic standards for mental disorders. Therefore, this study investigated the prevalence of anxiety disorders, and its correlation with different substances...

    Authors: Shiva Soraya, Mehri Mahdavi, Mahdieh Saeidi, Ruohollah Seddigh, Sara Nooraeen, Mehrdad Sadri and Amir Jahanian Najafabadi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:30
  28. Psychological morbidities are high among undergraduate medical students. They experience the transition between pre/para-clinical and clinical training as a stressful period and cope differently. Research from...

    Authors: Sunny Garg, Alka Chauhan, Devesh Sharma, Anchal Sharma and Sanjeet Singh
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:29
  29. The growing worldwide refugee crisis highlights the needs for increased access to mental health services, including in the large urban cities in the Middle East to which refugees are frequently displaced and i...

    Authors: Kate Ellis and F. Jones
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:28
  30. Sleep disturbances among medical staff are common serious entities with devastating consequences. Numerous studies have analyzed the effects of residency on the quality of sleep of the medical trainees in vari...

    Authors: Heba Hendawy, Omar Abdelnaser, Elghonemy Sohair, Shorub Eman, Mayar Nawara and Elkhatib Hossam
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:26
  31. Medical students are prone to experience high levels of stress during their studies, which can lead to burnout and mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, that can affect their academic perform...

    Authors: Dina Aly El-Gabry, Tarek Okasha, Nermin Shaker, Doha Elserafy, Mariam Yehia, Karim Abdel Aziz, Dinesh Bhugra, Andrew Molodynski and Hossam Elkhatib
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:25
  32. The presence of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) causes great impairment in social and professional activities as well as in the quality of life (QOL) and increases level of parental stress.

    Authors: Mona Gamal Abd Elnaser Ahmed, Ebaa Marwan Felemban and Marwa Abd El-fatah Ali El-slamoni
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:27
  33. There is an expanding use of new psychoactive substances containing synthetic cannabinoids in the last years. This study was conducted to identify the epidemiologic data of acute and chronic toxicity by synthe...

    Authors: Wafaa M. Abdelmoneim, Nagwa M. Ghandour, Mohamed Fawzy, Marwa Kh. Mohammed, Abdelrahman G. Ramadan and Nora Z. Abdellah
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:24
  34. Internet addiction (IA) is a growing issue with multiple impacts on psychological functions, including sleep. Consequently, the present study aimed to assess the correlation between IA as well as the quality o...

    Authors: Osama Abd Alreheem Mahmoud, Saber Hadad and Taher Abdelraheem Sayed
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:23
  35. Epilepsy is one of the commonest and most serious neurological conditions. It is frequently associated with one or more medical or psychiatric comorbidities. Depression is one of the most common comorbidities....

    Authors: Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Wafaa Samir Mohamed, Usama Mahmoud Youssef, Shrouk Esam Lotfi and Ghada Mohamed Salah El-deen
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:22
  36. Depression is a highly prevalent mental disorder with complex aetiology. An emerging body of evidence shows that depression tends to co-occur with abnormal blood glucose levels and dyslipidaemia. This study ai...

    Authors: Vineet Chaudhary, Imnameren Longkumer, Gurjinder Kaur and Kallur Nava Saraswathy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:21
  37. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has led to severe disruption in routine activities, significant mortality and morbidity. Adolescents are particularly prone to mental health issues. The present study aims...

    Authors: Asif Jeelani, Sabira Aalia Dkhar, Ruqia Quansar and S. M. Salim Khan
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:18
  38. Nursing has a reputation for being one of the most stressful occupations. As a result of their work, many nurses suffer from anxiety and depression. Nurses are also at risk of poor sleep owing to their work na...

    Authors: Bothina Elsayed Said Mohamed, Rehab Fathy Abdel Hady Ghaith and Hanem Ahmed AbdElkhalek Ahmed
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:19
  39. Infections with Toxoplasma gondii (Toxo), a protozoan that can infect the brain, have been reported to alter behavior in rodents and humans; several investigators have related Toxo infection to personality traits...

    Authors: Ibtihal Mohamed Aly Ibrahim, Salwa Tobar, Hala Salah, Hanan El-Sayed, Hader Mansour, Ahmed Eissa, Joel Wood, Warda Fathi, Faith Dickerson, Robert H. Yolken, Wafaa El-Bahaey and Vishwajit Nimgaonkar
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:17
  40. Data have been pouring on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with chronic diseases. This study aimed to address the relationship between the perceived fears of COVID-19 virus (FCV), psychological ...

    Authors: Mervat S. Hassan, Dalia I. Mostafa, Enas I. Abdelhady, Shymaa A. Sarhan, Mohamed Abdelghani and Dina A. Seleem
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:16
  41. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a complicated neuropsychiatric disorder, which its prevalence ranges from 2 to 4%. In 30–60% of patients due to intolerance of side effects or partial response to treat s...

    Authors: Adeleh Askari Diarjani and Seyed Alireza Haji Seyed Javadi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:15
  42. Problematic Internet gaming is an increasingly recognized global mental health problem. This multicultural cross-sectional study examined the association between Internet gaming disorder (IGD) symptoms and anx...

    Authors: Julius Burkauskas, Inga Griskova-Bulanova, Ana Đorić, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Arya Sidharth, Ramdas Ransing, Tuong –. Vi Vu Thi, Truong Ngoc Huong, Helin Yilmaz Kafali, Gamze Erzin, Zahir Vally, Mita Rani Roy Chowdhury, Pawan Sharma, Rabi Shakya, Paulo Moreira, Sara Faria…
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:14
  43. In addition to the biological plausibility widely described through a very large number of studies, the causal link between cannabis uses and schizophrenia disorders has become illicit internationally and give...

    Authors: El Hassan Ouanouche, Hicham Elmostafi, Naoufal Amarat, Ouahid Wafaa, Tamouza Ryad, Aboubaker El Hessni and Abdelhalem Mesfioui
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:12
  44. The objective of the present study was to translate and linguistically validate in Moroccan dialect the original English version of the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI). The translation and adaptation of this sca...

    Authors: Bouchra Oneib, Abdelilah El Filali and Naima Abda
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:11

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