International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2020

  • COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Population Mental Health

    Aymen Elsous, Amira Shaheen, Hedia Teraoui, Shahenaz Najjar, Suha Baloushah, Kahina Mekious, Mahmoud Radwan, Mohammad Abu Rayya

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 83-91
    Received: Nov. 18, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 30, 2020
    Published: Dec. 11, 2020
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    Abstract: The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was recognized as pandemic and posed a risk on populations' mental health status. This study aimed to examine anxiety experience, attitudes and perceived mental health care needs of Arabs populations under COVID-19 pandemic. Online cross-sectional study was employed to collect data from Palestinians and Tunisians us... Show More
  • Study of Relationship Between Humor Styles and Attitude Toward Suicide with Psychological Well- Being in Teenagers

    Narges Mirani Sargazi, Mohadeseh Ordoni, Mohammad Reza Dastamooz, Mohamadsadegh Besharatnia, Fatemeh Dehghan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 92-100
    Received: Aug. 08, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 26, 2020
    Published: Dec. 11, 2020
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    Abstract: The adolescence is considered a dangerous period for the suicide. In this period, the suicide commitment as a behavior sometimes is regarded as a solution for the mental and external conflicts. The suicide is of mental health problems. The researches done in the case of suicide study three crucial phenomena including suicidal thoughts, attempting s... Show More
  • Effects of Refractive Status and Axial Length of the Eye on Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer Thickness Measured by OCT

    Hanan Ibrahim, Yusuf Suleiman, Najwa Kordoghli

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 101-106
    Received: Sep. 27, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 12, 2020
    Published: Dec. 16, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) thickness is an important indicator in diagnosis and monitoring of optic disc diseases. RNFL thickness is affected by many factors such as race and age. Refractive errors are the most common ocular problem affecting all age groups, and affect ocular structures such as retina and optic nerve. Optical cohe... Show More