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  1. People diagnosed with EUPD also known as borderline personality disorder (BPD) experience different challenges in their lives. These challenges include compulsive behavior, irritability, depression, sadness, g...

    Authors: Mubashir Gull, Navneet Kaur and Deoshree Akhouri
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:104
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic has irreversibly altered the medical landscape. Compromised mental health among medical staff and the general population has called for new patient approaches, therapies, and medical serv...

    Authors: Tarek Okasha, Menan Rabie, Nermine Mahmoud Shaker, Nesreen Mohsen, Mahmoud EL-Habiby, Dina Aly El-Gabry, Eman Gaber, Nemat Ali, Mohamad Ali and Maha Sayed
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:102
  3. There is a fundamental need for health systems, health managers, and policymakers to identify effective components of suicide prevention strategies (SPS) and programs in primary healthcare (PHC) settings. Acco...

    Authors: Hosein Azizi, Elham Davtalab Esmaeili, Farzad Khodamoradi and Ehsan Sarbazi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:101
  4. Cystinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disease. Children with nephropathic cystinosis (NCTN) have evidence of intellectual dysfunction and behavioural abnormalities which are attributed to renal dysfunction,...

    Authors: Fatma M. Atia, Weam Ryad Alfaleet, Somaya H. Shaheen and Neveen A. Soliman
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:100
  5. The prevalence of mental health problems among medical students has been steadily rising. It is greater than the prevalence of mental health problems among other students, negatively impacting students, and th...

    Authors: Doaa Abdel-Hady, Mohamed Baklola, Mohamed Terra and Abdel-Hady El-Gilany
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:98
  6. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prominent psychiatric disorder that significantly reduces living quality and increases the risk of suicide. Ghrelin influences the central nervous system (CNS) and impacts ...

    Authors: Tarek A. Okasha, Dina Aly El-Gabry, Marim H. Ali and Fiby F. Gabrielle
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:99
  7. Cognitive dysfunction is common among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS); however, the determinants of cognitive dysfunction are still unknown. This study aimed to investigate the determinants of cognitive ...

    Authors: Alireza Haji Seyed Javadi, Ali Akbar Shafikhani and Neda Beizapour
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:97
  8. Clinical perfectionism has been implicated among risks for developing depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. This study aimed to translate the widely used Clinical Perfectionism Questionnaire (CPQ) into Ar...

    Authors: Mohsen Alyami, Christian U. Krägeloh, Lma Al-Amri, Marcus A. Henning, Hussain Alyami, Dalal Alghamdi, Reuoof Almutari and Oleg N. Medvedev
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:93
  9. Trends of type 1 diabetes have increased among Egyptian children in the past two decades. Managing a child with type 1 diabetes is a great challenge for parents especially when the child is not developmentally...

    Authors: Nabila Mohammed Raouf Khallaf, Ayat Farouk Manzour, Aya Mostafa and Fatma Abdel Salam Meky
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:92
  10. Anxiety disorders (ADs) are associated with numerous psychiatric disorders; despite the efforts in psychotherapy models targeting their etiology, novel treatment strategies are still developing. We aimed to as...

    Authors: Orkun Aydın, Faruk Obuća, Elif Çakıroğlu, Pınar Ünal-Aydın and Ayşen Esen-Danacı
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:95
  11. Mental health issues are still stigmatized in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), possibly due to cultural reasons. This implies that some mental health conditions (most notably depression and anxiety) are not pro...

    Authors: Gabriel Andrade, Dalia Bedewy, Ahmed Banibella Abdelmagid Elamin, Khadiga Yasser Abdelraouf Abdelmonem, Hajar Jamal Teir and Nour Alqaderi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:88
  12. The COVID-19 global pandemic has spread throughout the world, posing an extremely dangerous health risk for almost everyone. While dealing with such a large-scale viral disease, the healthcare infrastructure i...

    Authors: Ulfat Amin Amin and Asmat Parveen Parveen
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:94
  13. The selfie phenomenon is an emanating one, specifically affecting adolescents and young adults. It emerges as a reflection of a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders. Based on this, the current study aim...

    Authors: Reem El Sayed Mohamed Hashem, Ghada A. M. Hassan, Mona Mahmoud El-Sheikh, Hadeer Hassan and Lobna Abu-Bakr Ismail Azzam
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:103
  14. Infertility is a huge global problem with a significant mental health burden. Infertility could become a source of continuous stress leading to psychosocial issues including stress, anxiety, depression, and lo...

    Authors: Mansoor Ahmad Dar, Seema Batool Shah, Syed Nawaz Ahmad, Tajali Nazir Shora, Pinki Kumari and Junaid Ahmad Tailie
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:89
  15. Cognitive impairment is one of the most common, often untreated, comorbidities affecting patients with chronic kidney disease treated with hemodialysis. Increased mortality, poor compliance, depression, and po...

    Authors: Mahmoud Mohamed Abdelsalam Abdelwahab, Youmna Sabri, Ibrahim Hamdey Rashed Elkalla, Mohammed Kamal Nassar, Sara M. Abdel-Gawad and Zinab Abo Elfotouh Gomaa
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:91
  16. Suicidal behaviors are major public health concerns that affect large numbers of youth, leaving not only the youth but also their parents, family, friends, and peers in constant wailing. This study aimed to in...

    Authors: Mai Mohammed ElSayed Abozaid, Mona Mostafa Aboserea, Safaa Mohammed Metwally and Hanem Ahmed AbElkhalek
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:86
  17. In the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, health service providers (HCPs) suffered from mental health consequences such as depression, anxiety, fear, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The stu...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Somi, Ali Fakhari, Hosein Azizi, Habibeh Barzegar, Sanaz Norouzi, Vahab Aslrahimi and Mostafa Farahbakhsh
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:90
  18. To determine the prevalence of workplace violence and related factors in the emergency department staff of Kosar Hospital of Semnan City (Iran) during 2020–2021. This cross sectional study was performed on 202...

    Authors: Shayan Noorullahi, Nilufar Safaie, Mojtaba Soltani-Kermanshahi and Kamyar Mansori
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:82
  19. Rehabilitation programs targeted to patients with substance use disorder (SUD) following successful detoxification constitute a global public health concern. This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a ...

    Authors: Nahla El Sayed Nagy, Eman Ibrahim Abo Ella, Eman Mohamed Shorab, Mohamed Hossam El-Din Abdel Moneam and Arwa Ahmed Tohamy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:80
  20. The COVID-19 outbreak has infected people all over the world where many clinics are being constructed to diagnose and treat lingering symptoms or long COVID. Neurological and long-term cognitive consequences a...

    Authors: Ahmed Khaled Abd-Elrazzak Omar, Salwa M. A. Dahesh, Doha El-Sayed Ellakwa, Mohamed Kamal Gomaa, Basma Abdulsamad, Rana Hanafy, Hanan G. Al Metwally, Ruqia Nour Edin Mohammad Mohammad, Samar Saleh Badawy, Rabab M. El Saleh, Mohammed E. Abdelhafiz, Abdalla Mohamed Gouda, Showikar Adel Saleh Seada, Marwa M. Amr, Yomna Asar and Roa Gamal Alamrawy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:79
  21. Perinatal depression impacts maternal and fetal health, and exhibits a high rate of continuity postpartum. Not only does it impair the maternal quality of life, it also increases the risk of adverse birth and ...

    Authors: Ola Ali Nassr, Mohammed Mahmood Mohammed and Hind Abdulkhaliq Showman
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:78
  22. Tobacco smoking is considered currently a global public health concern among youth especially school students. There is a scarcity of data about the impact of this global phenomenon in Middle Eastern countries...

    Authors: Heba Hamed ElShahawi, Ghada Refaat Amin, Sherien Ahmed Khalil, Mahmoud Hassan Morsy, Mohamed Gamal Farwiez and Mayar Medhat Nawara
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:87
  23. The COVID-19 pandemic and its social restrictions have affected mental health globally. This systematic review aims to analyze the psychological responses of the general population and its related sociodemogra...

    Authors: Francesca Biondi, Marianna Liparoti, Angelica Lacetera, Pierpaolo Sorrentino and Roberta Minino
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:85
  24. Children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy report a higher rate of cognitive and psychiatric disorders relative to general population. This study will describe and compare the psychiatric and cognitive problems...

    Authors: Maha Mohamed Sayed, Nagia Aly Fahmy, Mahmoud Mamdouh Mohamed El Habiby, Nermine Salah Eldin Elsayed, Sara Mohamed Kamal Mohamed El Bukhari and Rehab Mohamed Naguib
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:76
  25. The conditions related to the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine have endangered the mental health of people in the community, especially psychiatric patients. This study aims to determine the mental health serv...

    Authors: Fateme Shirzad, Mohsen Shati, Seyede Salehe Mortazavi, Shakiba Gholamzad, Shahrzad Ahmadkaraji, Mahdie Pazhooyan, Narges Saeedi, Rana Hashemi, Saeedeh Shirdel and Mahdieh Salehi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:75
  26. The outbreak of coronavirus began in China in December 2019. It became a pandemic and a public health emergency. There have been numerous reports related to post-traumatic stress disorder outbreaks in the COVI...

    Authors: Zahra Karbasi and Parisa Eslami
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:74
  27. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune systemic condition that primarily affects all synovial joints, eventually leading to deformity and clinical disability. Much progress has been made in the evaluation ...

    Authors: Adel Ibrahim Azzam, Mohamed Lamlom and Ahmed Mohamed Khalifa
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:73
  28. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a childhood neurodevelopmental disorder that persists into adulthood. ADHD is a well-known risk factor for substance use disorder (SUD). However, the actual cont...

    Authors: Safeya Effat, Heba Elshahawi, Ghada Refaat, Menan Rabie, Ashraf Nasr and Hanan Elrassas
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:84
  29. Pediatric dentists in Egypt are exposed to chronic stress associated with pediatric dental care. After long years of specialization, training, and practice, they seem to be unsatisfied. An increased prevalence...

    Authors: Mohamed Zayed Radwan and Mahmoud Morsy
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:72
  30. Several studies have observed that painful diabetic peripheral polyneuropathy (PDPN) had an impact on the level of functioning domains and quality of sleep as well as cognitive functions. This study is aimed t...

    Authors: Noha M. Abo-Elfetoh, Andrew I. Farag and Romany H. Gabra
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:83
  31. Anxiety and depression are more common among university students than in the general population. It is reported internationally that the COVID-19 pandemic increased the prevalence of anxiety and depression amo...

    Authors: Mustafa Ghanim, Maha Rabayaa, Sameeha Atout, Nihad Al-Othman and Malik Alqub
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:71
  32. To explore the roots of DAMA in the Roozbeh Hospital, an academic mental hospital located in Tehran, Iran, the authors conducted a simple qualitative study. Twenty-four in-depth semi-structured interviews with...

    Authors: Fatemeh Alidoust and Seyyed Taha Yahyavi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:70
  33. Despite the high prevalence of communicational differences, anxiety, and sensory processing difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), little is known about the nature of their experiences. ...

    Authors: Hekmat Khaledi, Alireza Aghaz, Alireza Mohammadi, Hooshang Dadgar and Gholam Hossein Meftahi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:69
  34. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a major physical and psychological burden on nursing staff who provide patient care in difficult circumstances with persistent exposure to infected p...

    Authors: Marina Adel Gabra, Khaled Abd Elmoez Mohammed, Mohammed Nabil Hegazy and Ahmed Elarabi Hendi
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:67
  35. Medical students are at high risk of developing depressive symptoms rather than their age-matched group as medical education is stressful and medical students have psychological and academic stressors. The stu...

    Authors: Heba M. Mohammed, Sara M. Soliman, Ahmed A. Abdelrahman and Ahmed K. Ibrahim
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:66
  36. Late-onset depression is different from early-onset depression in its sociodemographic and clinical characteristics and risk factors. This study aimed to demonstrate the differences in sociodemographic charact...

    Authors: Taher Abdelraheem Sayed, Osama Abd Alreheem Mahmoud and Saber Hadad
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:63
  37. Exposure to violence is associated with psychological distress, mental disorders such as depression, and suicidal behaviour. Most of the studies are conducted in the West, with limited publications from Asia. ...

    Authors: Sheikh Shoib, Sonia Khan, Alaa Baiou, Miyuru Chandradasa, Sarya Swed, Serkan Turan and Aishatu Yusha’u Armiya’u
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:62
  38. Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit substance globally, in India particularly. In recent times, younger people started abusing cannabis, resulting in academic decline and psychological disorders. Resear...

    Authors: Sripathi Santhosh Goud, M. S. Radhika, Vishal Indla and Nagasaritha Kolli
    Citation: Middle East Current Psychiatry 2022 29:61
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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