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  • Doumit, Myrna; Mohsen, Raed; Abou Saad, Maya; Kobeissi, Loulou; Salem, Ziad; Tfayli, Arafat (2016-10-25)
    Background: Breast cancer affects over one million women annually and is the most common global malignancy among women. Extensive improvements have taken place in the management of breast cancer in recent years and a higher ...
  • Sukkarieh-Haraty, Ola; Howard, Elisabeth (2016-10-25)
    Translation of instruments needs to ensure equivalence between the source and the target language to establish the psychometric properties of the translated version. The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric ...
  • Doumit, Myrna; Silbermann, Michael; Fink, Regina M.; Mancuso, Mary P.; Brant, Jeannine; Hajjar, Ramzi; Al-Alfi, Nesreen; Baider, Lea (2016-11-10)
    Background: Cancer incidence in Middle Eastern countries, most categorized as low- and middle-income, is predicted to double in the next 10 years, greater than in any other part of the world. While progress has been made ...
  • Doumit, Myrna; Dimassi, Hani; Huijer, Huda Abu-Saad; Abboud, Sarah (2016-11-10)
    The number of cancer patients in Lebanon is increasing, and patients are living longer due to early detection and enhanced methods of treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality of life, symptom ...
  • Doumit, Rita; Zeeni, Nadine; Kazandjian, Chant; Gharbieh, Nathalie; Karam, Lina; Son, Huaxin; Boswekk, Carol; Long, JoAnn (2016-11-28)
    Background: The well-documented increases in obesity and unhealthy dietary practices substantiate the need for evidence-based tools that can help people improve their dietary habits. The current spread of mobile ...
  • Doumit, Rita; Afifi, Rema A.; Devon, Holli A,. (2016-11-28)
    College students are often faced with academic and personal stressors that threaten their well-being. Added to that may be political and environmental stressors such as acts of violence on the streets, interruptions in ...
  • Zeeni, Nadine; Dimassi, Hani; Faour, Wissam H.; Dagher-Hamalian, Carole (2017-02-28)
    Objective This study is aimed at evaluating the effects of a cafeteria diet (obesity) mouse model on early multi-organ functional, structural, endocrine and biochemical alterations. Materials and methods Multi-organ ...
  • Zeeni, Nadine; Doumit, Rita; Safieddine, Hiba (2017-02-28)
    Research in the field of eating disorders (ED) is limited in the Middle East. The aim of the present study was to profile Lebanese ED outpatients. A mixed-method design was used. Clinicians across Lebanon filled individual ...
  • Doumit, Rita; Veslor-Friedrich, Barbara; Militello, Lisa K.; Kouba, Joanne; Harrison, Patrick R.; Manion, Amy (2017-04-26)
    Widely researched as separate entities, our understanding of the comorbid effects of childhood obesity and asthma on quality of life is limited. This article discusses the effects of childhood obesity and asthma on ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; HAssouneh, Dena M. (2017-10-20)
    In recognition of the need to identify groups of women who may be at high risk for mental disorders and contribute to the knowledge base about ethnic and cultural minority mental health, this paper provides an overview of ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Arorian, Karen; Hough, Edythe S.; Ramaswamy, Vidya; Katz, Anne (2017-10-20)
    We examined the mother–child adjustment and child behavior problems in Arab Muslim immigrant families residing in the U.S.A. The sample of 635 mother–child dyads was comprised of mothers who emigrated from 1989 or later ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Smiley, Karen; Devine, Susan (2017-10-20)
    Objectives: To determine the smoking behavior in pregnant Arab American women who attended a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program at a local county public health clinic and compare the incidence of smoking behaviors ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Rice, Virginia Hill (2017-10-20)
    The purpose of this pilot study was to gather information on Arab American adolescent tobacco use behavior. This information was used to modify the Project Toward No Tobacco Use cessation program so that it would reflect ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Templin, Thomas; Rice, Virginia Hill (2017-10-20)
    Objectives Four pilot studies were conducted to determine the (1) current tobacco use patterns and predictors among 14- to 18-year-old Arab-American youths; (2) psychometric properties of study measures (English and ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Aswad, Barbara; Carmona, Talita; Ballout, Suha (2017-10-20)
    Ten focus group discussions were conducted with Arab American community leaders who had experience with victims of violence in the Arab American population and issues related to domestic violence. Community leaders were ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Petro-Nustas, Wasileh; Zumout, Arwa F. (2017-10-20)
    This exploratory, comparative study was conducted to assess and compare the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs toward AIDS between a group of Jordanian and a group of American students. A convenience sample consisting of ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Aroian, Karen J.; Kaskiri, Eleni A.; Templin, Thomas N. (2017-10-20)
    We estimated the psychometrics of the parent and a short form of the Arabic language version of the Profile of Mood States (POMS). A sample of 537 Arab immigrants completed the POMS and a battery of other measures. Data ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid; Hadidi, Mu'men; Jahshan, Hani (2017-10-20)
    The purpose of the study was to determine the causes of death as reported in court files of the female victims of honour crimes, the Jordanian penal codes regarding crimes of honour, the evidence used in the sentencing of ...
  • Kulwicki, A.; Boloink, B.J. (2017-10-20)
    The purpose of this study was to measure the level of comfort in providing transcultural nursing care to clients of diverse cultural backgrounds by graduating baccalaureate students. The sample consisted of 71 senior ...
  • Kulwicki, Anahid (2017-10-20)
    One of the major challenges facing the nursing profession is the globalization of nursing education, research, and practice. The word diversity is derived from the Latin word divertere meaning being different or having ...

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