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Post-traumatic stress disorder among school age Palestinian children.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • 2005
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to assess the prevalence of PTSD among Palestinian school-age children. Variables that distinguish PTSD and non-PTSD children were examined, including childExpand
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Psychological distress among parents of children with mental retardation in the United Arab Emirates.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 February 2007
This study was designed to identify predictors of parental stress and psychological distress among parents of children with mental retardation in the United Arab Emirates. It examined the relativeExpand
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Bullying among school-age children in the greater Beirut area: risk and protective factors.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • 2015
This study investigated the prevalence of bullying at schools in the Greater Beirut Area and the extent to which differences in children's sociodemographics, family and school environment, and copingExpand
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The impact of structured activities among Palestinian children in a time of conflict.
BACKGROUND There is growing evidence of the impact on children's well-being of exposure to political conflict in such settings as the Palestinian territories. This study examined the impact ofExpand
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Post-traumatic stress and psychiatric disorders in Palestinian adolescents following intifada-related injuries.
  • V. Khamis
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 October 2008
This study was designed to assess the occurrence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychiatric disorders (i.e., anxiety and depression) in Palestinian adolescents followingExpand
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Psychological distress and well-being among traumatized Palestinian women during the intifada.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 15 April 1998
Little is known about the ways in which Palestinian women who were subjected to political violence during the intifada coped with stress. This study investigated the extent to which differences inExpand
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Child psychological maltreatment in Palestinian families.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • 1 August 2000
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to identify predictors of child psychological maltreatment (CPM) in Palestinian families. It examined the relative contributions of child characteristics, parents'Expand
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Family Environment and Parenting as Predictors of Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Among Palestinian Children
Abstract The prevalence of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among 1,000 Palestinian school-age children was studied. Variables that distinguish ADHD and non-ADHD children includingExpand
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Coping with war trauma and psychological distress among school-age Palestinian children.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of orthopsychiatry
  • 2015
This study investigated the long-term effects of the 2012 war on children's psychological distress in Gaza Strip. It was hypothesized that a) greater levels of exposure to war trauma would beExpand
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Impact of war, religiosity and ideology on PTSD and psychiatric disorders in adolescents from Gaza Strip and South Lebanon.
  • V. Khamis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 June 2012
This study investigated the extent to which differences in the types of war trauma, economic pressure, religiosity and ideology accounted for variation in PTSD and psychiatric disorders amongExpand
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