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  1. University students use caffeine to cope with stress in spite of its adverse effects. The purpose of this study is to explore caffeine consumption among university students in Saudi Arabia, as well as its corr...

    Authors: Deemah A. AlAteeq, Razan Alotaibi, Raneem Al Saqer, Njoud Alharbi, Maram Alotaibi, Reema Musllet and Rana Alraqibah

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:30

    Content type: Research

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  2. Burnout is defined as a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterised by feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion, increased mental distance fro...

    Authors: Sumayah AlJhani, Hatim AlHarbi, Shahad AlJameli, Lama Hameed, Khozama AlAql and Mohammed Alsulaimi

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:29

    Content type: Research

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  3. The aim of the present study was to compare the presence of psychiatric disorders in people with hyperthyroidism and euthyroid patients attending the Endocrinology Outpatient Department at the Shri Maharaja Ha...

    Authors: Sheikh Shoib, Javid Ahmad, Manzoor Ahmed Wani, Irfan Ullah, Shah Faisal Ahmad Tarfarosh, Shariq Rashid Masoodi and Rodrigo Ramalho

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:26

    Content type: Research

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  4. Epilepsy has significant effects on the behavior of most people who suffer it. In some cases, the seizure activity itself is manifested as a brief change in behavior that might appear unusual to the casual obs...

    Authors: Khaled A. M. Elbeh, Yasser M. Elserogy, Menna F. Hamid and Romany H. Gabra

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:27

    Content type: Research

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  5. Psychological disorders are common among individuals who experienced COVID-19. Previous studies have shown that females report higher depression and anxiety than males. The present study aims to test the diffe...

    Authors: Eman Hurissi, Ethar Abu-jabir, Amnah Mohammed, Mashael Mahnashi, Sana Alharbi, Ahmad Alharbi, Ahmed Alnaami, Essam Alameer, Anwar Alahmar and Abdulaziz Alhazmi

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:33

    Content type: Research

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  6. Study of cortisol levels in patients with ADHD in correlation with aggressive behaviors associated with ADHD has received limited research attention. This factor is essential for comprehending the psychopathop...

    Authors: Reem H. El Ghamry, Mona M. Mohamed, Hanan M. Azzam, Mahmoud M. Elhabiby, Haytham M. Hasan, Adel F. Hashish, Mohammed M. Elhamshary and Doaa M. H. Barakat

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:25

    Content type: Research

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  7. Autism is not a discreet condition and those families members with autistic propend are more likely to display autistic symptoms with a wide range of severity, even below the threshold for diagnosis of autism ...

    Authors: Shimaa Ibrahim Amin and Ghada Mohamed Salah EL-Deen

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:24

    Content type: Research

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  8. To date, researchers do not fully understand what the aetiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is. As a neurotrophin, the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) contributes to the growth ...

    Authors: Reem El Ghamry, Mona El-Sheikh, Marwa Abdel Meguid, Safi Nagib and Dina Aly El Gabry

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:22

    Content type: Research

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  9. Coronavirus has affected more than 100 million people. Most of these patients are hospitalized in isolation wards or self-quarantined at home. A significant percentage of COVID-19 patients may experience psych...

    Authors: Amany Elshabrawy Mohamed and Amira Mohamed Yousef

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:28

    Content type: Research

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  10. Externalizing behaviors are common in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study was aiming to investigate the perceived parenting attitudes in children with ADHD and their corre...

    Authors: Hanan Azzam, Haytham Hasan, Mahmoud Elhabiby, Reem El Ghamry, Mona Mansour and Mohammed Elhamshary

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:18

    Content type: Research

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  11. Schizophrenia is a disorder that affects about 1% of the US population, with an extensive impact on patients’ health and their risk of later developing comorbidities from treatment. While literature on the sid...

    Authors: Ashish Sarangi, Sabiha Armin, Aurelio Vargas, Victoria M. Chu, Kristen Fain and Jessica Nelson

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:17

    Content type: Review

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  12. The coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic has wreaked havoc on healthcare staff and caused serious psychological distress. We aimed to determine the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health o...

    Authors: Saifur Rahman Chowdhury, Tachlima Chowdhury Sunna, Dipak Chandra Das, Humayun Kabir, Ahmed Hossain, Sabbir Mahmud and Shakil Ahmed

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:23

    Content type: Research

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  13. The COVID-19 Life Events-Anxiety Inventory (C-19LAI) is a newly developed tool and the only Arabic tool for assessing and measuring anxiety related to different life events during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ai...

    Authors: Omaima Refat Elsayed Madkor, Khalid E. Elsorady, Dina H. Abdelhady, Passant AbdulJawad and Dina Aly El Gabry

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:21

    Content type: Research

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  14. Given its global spread, the COVID-19 virus infection itself may be experienced as a traumatic and stressful event among survivors. The post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) among those surviving the disease w...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelghani, Mervat S. Hassan, Maha E. Alsadik, Ahmed A. Abdelmoaty, Amira Said and Samar A. Atwa

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:20

    Content type: Research

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  15. Risperidone has been reported to be effective in treating both the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, aggression, and behavioral disorders. While the metabolic side effect profile of this medicat...

    Authors: Ashish Sarangi, Zachary Mkhantar and Preston Weaver

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:13

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Mental health sufferings due to the COVID-19 pandemic were reported in many countries worldwide. However, there is a lack of a validated Arabic tool to measure stress related to this pandemic in the Arab count...

    Authors: Adel S. Abbady, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Fathy A. El-Dabee, Adel M. Elsadek, Mahmoud ElWasify and Mohamed Elwasify

    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2021 28:14

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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