Abeer Ammar

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The psychological consequences of electrical injury (EI) are many. Depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and somatic preoccupation are often concomitant with this type of injury (Kelley, Pliskin, Meyer, & Lee, 1994). The present study utilized the MMPI-2 as a tool for characterizing profiles of psychological distress in EI. We examined MMPI-2(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to first compare the performance of the PAMG-1 biomarker test to that of standard clinical assessment (SCA) for the risk assessment of spontaneous preterm delivery (sPTD) among women with symptoms of preterm labor (PTL) and then calculate the potential impact on unnecessary admission reduction. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
This study represents the first of its kind in Kuwait. Two preparations of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) have been compared as agents for induction of labor. In a randomized controlled study of 200 women of low parity and unfavorable cervical induction features induction of labor by means of a single vaginal tablets of PGE2 was compared with locally prepared PGE2(More)
Twenty-nine drug addicted patients in a VA substance abuse program with a history of childhood physical abuse were compared to 29 drug addicted patients without a history of childhood abuse, using the MMPI-2 as a measure of personality traits and functioning. Drug addicted patients with an abuse history showed psychological maladjustment on almost all(More)
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