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Evaluating the impact of spirituality on the quality of life, anxiety, and depression among patients with cancer: an observational transversal study
- Emile Abou Chaar, S. Hallit, L. Khabbaz
- Medicine, PsychologySupportive Care in Cancer
- 16 February 2018
Spiritual well-being was found to have some protective effect against end-of life despair in cancer patients and the need to incorporate spiritual care in healthcare systems is highlighted.
Knowledge, attitude and behaviors towards patients with mental illness: Results from a national Lebanese study
Assessment of knowledge, attitude and behaviors towards public stigma of mental health diseases, among a sample of the Lebanese population, suggests a mass media awareness campaigns are warranted to fight stigma toward mental illness.
Assessing knowledge, attitude, practice, and preparedness of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon towards COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study
- R. Zeenny, E. Ramia, Youssef Akiki, S. Hallit, P. Salameh
- MedicineJournal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice
- 18 September 2020
An appropriate level of knowledge and good practice towards COVID-19, among the respondents from Lebanese hospitals is revealed, and national organizations may benefit in utilizing the expertise of the hospital pharmacists to be able to minimize/avoid future waves of CO VID-19 if it emerges.
Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries: a scattered picture
- K. Iskandar, L. Molinier, C. Roques
- Medicine, Political ScienceAntimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
- 31 March 2021
The barriers and limitations of conducting effective antimicrobial resistance surveillance are reviewed, and multiple incremental approaches that may offer opportunities to strengthen population-based surveillance if tailored to the context of each country are highlighted.
Violence Against Women During COVID-19 Pandemic
- M. Akel, Jana Berro, C. Rahme, C. Haddad, S. Obeid, S. Hallit
- PsychologyJournal of Interpersonal Violence
- 8 March 2021
The results of this study showed that a higher total abuse score was found in 39 females (45.3%; CI: 0.34 - 0.56), and being a Muslim female (Beta =24.80) and females having higher anxiety (Beta=0.97) were significantly associated with higher total Abuse scores, whereas higher stress score in female ( Beta=-0.61) was significant associated with lower total abuse scores.
Internet Addiction Among Lebanese Adolescents: The Role of Self-Esteem, Anger, Depression, Anxiety, Social Anxiety and Fear, Impulsivity, and Aggression-A Cross-Sectional Study.
Evaluating the association between depression, anxiety, social anxiety and fear, impulsivity, and aggression and Internet addiction among Lebanese adolescents found that uncontrolled use of the Internet can be associated with addiction and other psychological comorbidities.
Attitudes of Lebanese adults regarding COVID-19 vaccination
A high percentage of people (40%) who strongly disagreed with receiving the vaccine were revealed, mainly females, married participants, and those who have a general vaccine hesitancy, and no significant association was found with knowledge, attitude, or prevention practice regarding COVID-19.
Knowledge and practice of patients with diabetes mellitus in Lebanon: a cross-sectional study
The knowledge and practice scores of patients with diabetes mellitus were not satisfactory, and well-targeted interventions are needed, such as improving the communication between the pharmacist and people living with diabetes.
Nomophobia in Lebanon: Scale validation and association with psychological aspects
A positive correlation between nomophobia and psychological conditions is suggested and there is a need for longitudinal and prospective studies that furnish information with regards of the impact of time on the variables measured, in order to better understand the nature, causes, and attributes of nomophobia.
Diet and asthma in Lebanese schoolchildren: A cross‐sectional study
- Diana Malaeb, S. Hallit, H. Sacre, Bassem Malaeb, R. Hallit, P. Salameh
- MedicinePediatric pulmonology
- 1 June 2019
The objective was to evaluate the association between diet and current asthma among Lebanese children and found that diet may play a role in the pathogenesis of the disease.