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    • Illness behaviour in mental ill-health in Kuwait

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa (SAGE Publications, 1990)
      Two hundred and eight individuals were interviewed in order to study the behaviour they adopt in relation to the most common somatic and emotional symptoms of mental ill-health. Illness behaviour included ignoring, brooding, ...
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      Inter-generational conflict and psychiatric symptoms

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa; Malasi, Taha H; Moussa, Mohamed AA (Cambridge University Press, 1986)
      Secondary school pupils and their parents were investigated using the scaled version of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ–28) and by a questionnaire designed to study attitudes involved in inter-generational conflict ...
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      Interparental differences in attitudes to cultural changes in Kuwait

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Malasi, Taha H; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa (Springer-Verlag, 1988)
      Interparental conflict is an example of interpersonal disagreements that arise between those who adhere to the traditions of the indigenous Arab culture and those who accept the more liberal attitudes conveyed by the ...
    • Lay explanations of symptoms of mental ill health in Kuwait

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa (Sage Publications, 1992)
      The cognitive schemas of 208 subjects were elicited in relation to 12 hypothetical symptoms which are most commonly presented by patients suffering from psychiatric disorder. Three types of explaining schemas were recognised ...
    • Marriage and Fertility Rates of Schizophrenic Patients in Kuwait

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa (Karger Publishers, 1990)
      Forty-nine schizophrenic inpatients and outpatients were compared to 53 patients with affective disorders and to the general population for marriage and fertility rates. Schizophrenic patients showed significantly lower ...
    • Oral contraceptives, sociocultural beliefs and psychiatric symptoms

      El-Islam, M Fakhr; Malasi, Taha H; Abou-Dagga, Sanaa (Pergamon, 1988)
      The occurence of psychiatric symptoms as detected by the General Health Questionnaire was examined in three groups of Moslem women. Those who used oral contraceptives were compared to those who used local contraceptives ...