Research

​​​​​Publication: ​

Meny, A. H., & Hayat, A. A. (Nov 2017): Knowledge About Occupational Therapy in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Where Do Health Care Professionals Stand? - The International Annals of Medicine, 1(11)./





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Publication: ​

Areej H. Meny, Aalia A. Hayat, Jon J. Wright. (Dec 2018). Mothers of Autistic Children: Is the Burden of Care, Extended Time Spend and Money Constraints, Effecting Their Social Participation? International Annals of Medicine, 2(12)./ https://doi.org/10.24087/IAM.2018.2.12.710 

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Hayat AA, Meny AH, Salahuddin N, Alnemary FM, Ahuja KR, Azeem MW. (May 2019). Knowledge about childhood autism spectrum disorder among health care professionals in Makkah - Saudi Arabia. Pak J Med Sci, 35(4)./ https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.35.4.605 ​ 

​Khalifa, G., Sharif, Z., Sultan, M., & Di Rezze, B. (2019). Workplace accommodations for adults with autism spectrum disorder: A scoping review. Disability and rehabilitation, 42(9), 1316-1331/ https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2018.1527952  
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Khalifa, G., Rosenbaum, P., Georgiades, K., Duku, E., & Di Rezze, B. (2020). Exploring the Participation Patterns and Impact of Environment in Preschool Children with ASD. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(16), 5677. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17165677


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Original Article:

Hayat, A. A., Meny, A., Hamdan, Q. U., Sami, W., & Albadrani, G. (2022). Seeing the unforeseen: an insight into kingdom-wide psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic. European review for medical and pharmacological sciences, 26(16), 5956–5962. https://doi.org/10.26355/eurrev_202208_29536
 
Hamdan, Q. U., Waqas, M. H., Hayat, A. A., Bakari, K. S., Meny, A. H., Khan, H. S., & Meny, J. H. (2022). Development of depressive symptoms after myocardial infarction-impact of risk factors. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, 23(9), 1-9. doi: 10.54615/2231-7805.47350.
 
Alsobhi, M., Khan, F., Chevidikunnan, M. F., Basuodan, R., Shawli, L., & Neamatallah, Z. (2022).  Physical therapists’ knowledge and attitudes regarding artificial intelligence applications in health care and rehabilitation: Cross-sectional study. J Med Internet Res, 24(10):e39565. doi: 10.2196/39565   
 
Badawood, H., Aldosari, M., Alshugihi, S., alfarghal, M., Al-Hakami, H., & Al-Garni, M. (2022). The validity of Arabic version of Vestibular Disorder Activities of Daily Living Scale in common episodic vestibular disorders during and in between the attacks: a cross-sectional study. Egypt J Otolaryngol, 38(104),1-7.https://doi.org/10.1186/s43163-022-00293-z          
 
Hayat, A. A.,  Alvi, T., Farhan, S., Sami, W., & Meny, A. H. (2022). Medical and psychiatric comorbidity in the patients with intellectual disability in a rehabilitation setting, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Academic Journal of Health Sciences, 37(2), 113-119. doi: 10.3306/AJHS.2022.37.03.113.  

Meny, A., Alhadhrami, L., Alamri, A., Alghamdi, J., Qurban, W., & Khan, M. (2022). Prevalence of difficulties in occupations among children with autism spectrum disorder in Jeddah and Makkah. International Journal of Autism, 2(2), 26-29.                         
 
Khashab, M., Alem, A., Almuatiri, A., Rasheed, F., Almehmadi, M., Felemabn, S., Gassass, S., Alosaimi, M., Sulimani, H., & Alyami, A. (2022). Comparison of the Effects of Regular Periods of Immobilization and Prolonged Immobilization on Hand Function Post Distal Radial Fracture. Cureus, 14(11), e30986. https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.30986a  

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Majid M. Hejazi, Shayma S. Alrubaki, Othman M. Bawajeeh, Ziyad Nakshabandi, Basim Alsaywid, Eman M. Almutairi, Miltiadis D. Lytras, Manal H. Almehdar, Maha Abuzenada, Hala A. Badawood. (May 2022). Attitudes and Perceptions of Health Leaders for the Quality Enhancement of Workforce in Saudi Arabia. MDPI.

Aalia Akhtar Hayat, Alvi Tabassum, Saira Farhan, Waqas Sami, Meny, Areej Habib. (May 2022). Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity in the Patients with Intellectual Disability in a Rehabilitation Setting. Academic Journal of Health Sciences.​

A.A Hayat, A.Meny, Q.U. Hamdan, W. Sami, G. Albadrani. (2022). Seeing the unforeseen: an insight into the kingdom-wide psychological impact of covid-19 pandemic. European review for medical and pharmacological sciences.​
Meny, A., Alhadhrami, L., Alamri, A., Alghamdi, J., Qurban, W., Khan, M. (2022) Prevalence of difficulties in occupations among children with autism spectrum disorder in Jeddah and Makkah. International Journal of Autism, 2(2): 26-29  

Badawood, H., Aldosari, M., Alshugihi, S. et al. The validity of Arabic version of Vestibular Disorder Activities of Daily Living Scale in common episodic vestibular disorders during and in between the attacks: a cross-sectional study. Egypt J Otolaryngol 38, 104 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s43163-022-00293-z​





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Original Article:

Meny, A., Hayat, A., Eldigire, M., Kaleem, M., Alharbi, N., Albaz, N., & Sami, W. (2023). Comparing the effectiveness of role-play simulation versus real patient transferal skills training in occupational therapy students in Saudi-Arabia- A Quasi-Experimental Study. Advances in medical education and practice, 14, 685–691. 

Al-Heizan, M. O., Shoman, A., Tawffeq, A., Banamah, A., Balkhair, F., Filimban, S., Alsinan, W., Batouk, O., & Turkistani, T. (2023). The efficacy of a preoperative occupational therapy educational session for Saudi patients undergoing a lower extremity joint replacement. Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare, 16, 31–38. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S394761​

Banamah, A., Meny, A., Eldigire, M., & Qurban, W. (2023). Knowledge of the differences between occupational therapy and physical therapy among the general population in Saudi Arabia. J Public Health (Berl.),  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-023-02027-8.       












  • Ongoing Research Papers:

  • Khalifa, G., Rosenbaum, P.​, Georgiades, K., Reitzel, M., & Di Rezze, B. (under review). The Impact of Culture in Diagnosis and Service Engagement for Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Evidence Synthesis. Transcultural Psychiatry. 

  • Ms. Areej Meny: The effectiveness of occupational therapy in improving fine motor skills among children with autism. 

  • Ms. Areej Meny: The effectiveness of sensory integration in improving proprioceptive and vestibular issues among children with autism Makkah and Jeddah. 

  • Ms. Areej Meny: The effectiveness of educational intervention for families with children with neuro-psychiatry disorders in Makkah. 

  • Ms. Areej Meny: Activities of daily living difficulties among children with autism in Makkah and Jeddah. 

  • Ms. Areej Meny: Psychiatric Morbidity in Children and Adolescents with Cancer. 

  • Dr. Ghaidaa Khalifa: Exploring autism awareness among elementary school teachers in Makkah and Jeddah. 

  • Dr. Ghaidaa Khalifa and Ms. Hadeel Alghanim: The Prevalence of Spinal and Scapular Musculoskeletal Impairments and The Associated Risk Factors Among KSAU-HS Students in Jeddah 

  • Ms. Hadeel Alghanim and Mr. Ghaleb Al Malki: Prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome among KSAU-HS Office Workers and Associated Risk Factors. 

  • Ms. Hadeel Alghanim: Exploring the association between the incidence of De Quervain pain and the usage of electronic devices among King Saud bin Abdulaziz University students. 

  • Ms. Hadeel Alghanim and Mr. Ghaleb Al Malki: The Impact of Ergonomics on Musculoskeletal Pain and level of participation in occupations Among Medical, Allied Health, and Nursing Ksau-hs Students in Jeddah During COVID 19. 

  • Ms. Hadeel Alghanim: The Psychological Impact of the Alteration to Virtual Learning Due to Covid-19 on Ksau-Hs Students. 

  • Ms. Hadeel Alghanim: Implications of Covid-19 Pandemic on Participation in Occupations Among Adults Saudi Population in Jeddah. 

  • Mr. Ghaleb Al Malki and Ms. Hadeel Alghanim:  Causes and Effects of Burnout among Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists in Jeddah. 

  • Mr. Ghaleb Al Malki: Implications of covid-19 pandemic on participation in occupations among adults Saudi population. 

  • Mr. Ghaleb Al Malki: The Impact of Burn on Adults' Social Participation. 

  • Current Occupational Therapy Services for Children with autism spectrum disorder in the major cities of Saudi Arab​ia​
  • International conferences:

  • Ms. Areej Meny (2​4-26 January 2020): 1st Gulf Autism Conference – Muscat, Oman 

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