Alean Al-Krenawi

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-national study of attitudes towards seeking professional help: Jordan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Arabs in Israel
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:102-14. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Family therapy with a multiparental/multispousal family
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Process 37:65-81. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Socio-political aspects of mental health practice with Arabs in the Israeli context
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:126-36. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of family functioning, health, and mental health awareness and utilization among female Bedouin-Arabs from recognized and unrecognized villages in the Negev
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Care Women Int 27:182-96. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of family functioning, life and marital satisfaction, and mental health of women in polygamous and monogamous marriages
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:5-17. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health service utilization among the Arabs in Israel
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 35:577-89. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health aspects of Arab-Israeli adolescents from polygamous versus monogamous families
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    J Soc Psychol 142:446-60. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in mental health utilization: the case of Muslim Jordanian and Moroccan Jewish Israeli out-patient psychiatric patients
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 47:42-54. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Learning achievement, social adjustment, and family conflict among Bedouin-Arab children from polygamous and monogamous families
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 140:345-55. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Culturally sensitive social work practice with Arab clients in mental health settings
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Soc Work 25:9-22. 2000

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-national study of attitudes towards seeking professional help: Jordan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Arabs in Israel
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:102-14. 2004
    ..This is the first study to compare help-seeking processes among Muslim Arab female students in Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Israel...
  2. ncbi request reprint Family therapy with a multiparental/multispousal family
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Process 37:65-81. 1998
    ..With improvement of the children's functioning, and with reduced intra-subfamily hostility, the husband's relationships with his children and wives improved...
  3. ncbi request reprint Socio-political aspects of mental health practice with Arabs in the Israeli context
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:126-36. 2005
    ..Cultural competence and self-reflection are key components to effective cultural practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of family functioning, health, and mental health awareness and utilization among female Bedouin-Arabs from recognized and unrecognized villages in the Negev
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Care Women Int 27:182-96. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of family functioning, life and marital satisfaction, and mental health of women in polygamous and monogamous marriages
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:5-17. 2006
    ..A considerable body of research concludes that the polygamous family structure has an impact on children's and wives' psychological, social and family functioning...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health service utilization among the Arabs in Israel
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 35:577-89. 2002
    ..Findings emphasize the need for a policy of developing infrastructure and trained personnel that can provide services adapted to the special cultural characteristics of the Arab population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health aspects of Arab-Israeli adolescents from polygamous versus monogamous families
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    J Soc Psychol 142:446-60. 2002
    ..Those variables may have had a more direct impact on mental health than did parental marital status. The data also indicated that perceived family functioning was the best predictor of mental health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in mental health utilization: the case of Muslim Jordanian and Moroccan Jewish Israeli out-patient psychiatric patients
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 47:42-54. 2001
    ..Implications for psychiatric practice are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Learning achievement, social adjustment, and family conflict among Bedouin-Arab children from polygamous and monogamous families
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 140:345-55. 2000
    ..The father's level of education tended to be inversely correlated with family size in terms of both number of children and number of wives...
  10. ncbi request reprint Culturally sensitive social work practice with Arab clients in mental health settings
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Soc Work 25:9-22. 2000
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward and perceived psychosocial impact of female circumcision as practiced among the Bedouin-Arabs of the Negev
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Process 38:431-43. 1999
    ..The findings indicated that they had difficulties in mother-daughter relationships and trust. Implications of the ritual on the continuity of polygamy and marital/sexual problems are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender and biomedical/traditional mental health utilization among the Bedouin-Arabs of the Negev
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Shera, Israel
    Cult Med Psychiatry 23:219-43. 1999
    ..In their search for models of traditional/biomedical system integration, scholars should turn to patients themselves, who are currently living such integration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Explanations of mental health symptoms by the Bedouin-Arabs of the Negev
    A Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 45:56-64. 1999
    ..Cultural and language differences between the patients and psychiatrists were also found to cause miscommunications and inappropriate treatment, with the result that 50% of the sample terminated psychiatric treatment after two sessions...
  14. doi request reprint Psychosocial and familial functioning of children from polygynous and monogamous families
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 148:745-64. 2008
    ..The authors discuss implications for practice and policy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychological symptomatology among Palestinian male and female adolescents living under political violence 2004-2005
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Community Ment Health J 43:49-56. 2007
    ..Girls also reported higher levels of exposure to domestic violence and lower levels of family function than boys...
  16. doi request reprint Cross-national comparison of Middle Eastern university students: help-seeking behaviors, attitudes toward helping professionals, and cultural beliefs about mental health problems
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Community Ment Health J 45:26-36. 2009
    ..The conclusion discusses differences between our respondents' expectations and prevailing mental health service provision and delivery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Success and failure among polygamous families: the experience of wives, husbands, and children
    Vered Slonim-Nevo
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Process 45:311-30. 2006
    ..We discuss the need to develop, implement, and evaluate family intervention programs for polygamous families among different communities in the world...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tomorrow's players under occupation: an analysis of the association of political violent with psychological functioning and domestic violence, among Palestinian youth
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:427-33. 2007
    ..Data revealed some geographic variability in experiences of politically violent events, domestic violence, school violence, and psychological symptomatology. Implications for practice are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders among Arab-Israelis: findings from the Israel National Health Survey
    Itzhak Levav
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:104-13. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Mental health issues in Arab society
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:71. 2005