Samir Al-Adawi

Summary

Affiliation: Sultan Qaboos University
Country: Sultanate of Oman

Publications

  1. doi Characterization of depression among patients at urban primary healthcare centers in oman
    Asthma Al-Salmani
    Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Int J Psychiatry Med 49:1-18. 2015
  2. doi Effect of amantadine on the sleep-wake cycle of an inpatient with brain injury
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 35, Al Khoudh 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Brain Inj 23:559-65. 2009
  3. ncbi Withering before the sowing? A survey of Oman's 'tomorrow's doctors' interest in psychiatry
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:117. 2008
  4. doi Neurocognitive functioning in women presenting with undifferentiated somatoform disorders in Oman
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:555-64. 2010
  5. ncbi The ineffectiveness of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale for diagnosis in an Omani traumatic brain injured population
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Brain Inj 21:385-93. 2007
  6. ncbi The effect of methylphenidate on the sleep-wake cycle of brain-injured patients undergoing rehabilitation
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35, Al Khoudh 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Sleep Med 7:287-91. 2006
  7. ncbi Apathy and depression in cross-cultural survivors of traumatic brain injury
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:435-42. 2004
  8. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy in Oman: attitude of health personnel
    S al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Epilepsia 42:1476-81. 2001
  9. ncbi Aboulia: neurobehavioural dysfunction of dopaminergic system?
    S al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Muscat, Oman
    Med Hypotheses 54:523-30. 2000
  10. ncbi Perception of and attitude towards mental illness in Oman
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:305-17. 2002

Collaborators

  • David T Burke
  • Yahya M Al-Farsi
  • Marwan Al-Sharbati
  • Samir Al Adawi
  • Marie Hasselberg
  • Kerry Armstrong
  • Amanat Ali
  • Jim Snyder
  • Ibrahim Al-Zakwani
  • Mel B Glenn
  • Nitin B Jain
  • Dirk Deleu
  • A al-Hussaini
  • G S Dawe
  • Ali A Al-Jabri
  • R Martin
  • Tomifusa Kuboki
  • Selvaraju Subash
  • Hamed Al-Sinawi
  • Musthafa Mohamed Essa
  • Abdullah Al-Asmi
  • Atsu S S Dorvlo
  • Mrugeshkumar K Shah
  • Mehmet Simsek
  • Gilles J Guillemin
  • Asthma Al-Salmani
  • Nady Braidy
  • Omar A Al-Farsi
  • Abdullah Balkhair
  • Ghaniya Al-Ghafri
  • Muna Al-Saadoon
  • Abdullah Al Asmi
  • Hamed Al-Reesi
  • Ziad A J Zaidan
  • Amr A Guenedi
  • Nonna Viernes
  • Deepa Bhargava
  • Kholuud Lawatia
  • Ron Calvanio
  • Huda Anwar
  • Ghada Al-Lawati
  • Vaishnav Ragini
  • Arwa Al-Noobi
  • Tahara Juma
  • Khalsa Al-Mamari
  • Najlaa Jaafar
  • Mohammed Akbar
  • Al Buraiki Zayana
  • Thomas J Klein
  • Wafaa Al-Baluki
  • Marah El-Beeli
  • Ishita Gupta
  • Zakariya Al-Muharrmi
  • Fatma Neilson
  • Syed Rizvi
  • Khalil S Al-Farsi
  • Raiya Al-Rashdi
  • Abdullah Al-Muniri
  • Mansoor Al-Jabri
  • Allal Ouhtit
  • Sufyan Almamari
  • Ragini Vaishnav
  • Lucie Laflamme
  • Ibrahim Al Busaidi
  • Abdullah Al-Maniri
  • Fatema M H Al Asfoor
  • Shyam Sunder Ganguly
  • Abdullah Al Maniri
  • Musthafa M Essa
  • Mohamed H A Al Breiki
  • Shaon Lahiri
  • Zena Al-Sharbati
  • Mohammed Al-Shafaee
  • Hazar A M Al-Zadjali
  • Asila Al-Zaabi
  • Rehab Al-Lawati
  • Mohammed Al-Alawi
  • Ahmed Al-Harrasi
  • Yousif A Obeid
  • Faisal Al-Azri
  • Samir Hussain
  • Ala alddin Al Hussaini
  • Amr Al-Guenedi
  • Kamlesh Bhargava
  • Alexios G Carayannopoulos
  • Syed Gauher A Rizvi
  • Hiroaki Kumano
  • Mohammed H Al Okbi
  • Kazuhiro Yoishiuchi
  • Mami Kayano

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi Characterization of depression among patients at urban primary healthcare centers in oman
    Asthma Al-Salmani
    Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    Int J Psychiatry Med 49:1-18. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and predictors of depression among Oman adult population attending primary healthcare clinics (PHCs) in Muscat Governorate in 2011...
  2. doi Effect of amantadine on the sleep-wake cycle of an inpatient with brain injury
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 35, Al Khoudh 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Brain Inj 23:559-65. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi Withering before the sowing? A survey of Oman's 'tomorrow's doctors' interest in psychiatry
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:117. 2008
    ..Three separate domains were elicited: (i) merit, competency and status; (ii) perceived attitude and attributes toward psychiatry and psychiatric services and (iii) treatment...
  4. doi Neurocognitive functioning in women presenting with undifferentiated somatoform disorders in Oman
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:555-64. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi The ineffectiveness of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale for diagnosis in an Omani traumatic brain injured population
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Brain Inj 21:385-93. 2007
    ..The rehabilitation of the traumatic brain injury (TBI) patient is especially challenging in non-western populations as the phenotypic indicators as well as the neurobehavioral assessments for the survivors of brain injury are limited...
  6. ncbi The effect of methylphenidate on the sleep-wake cycle of brain-injured patients undergoing rehabilitation
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35, Al Khoudh 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Sleep Med 7:287-91. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of one of the most commonly used neuro-stimulants, methylphenidate, on the sleep-wake behavior of brain-injured patients undergoing rehabilitation at a dedicated brain injury clinic...
  7. ncbi Apathy and depression in cross-cultural survivors of traumatic brain injury
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:435-42. 2004
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of developing assessment tools that are culturally sensitive in light of the rising incidence of TBI in developing countries such as Oman...
  8. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy in Oman: attitude of health personnel
    S al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Epilepsia 42:1476-81. 2001
    ..There are no equivalent studies for Oman or the Arab world...
  9. ncbi Aboulia: neurobehavioural dysfunction of dopaminergic system?
    S al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Muscat, Oman
    Med Hypotheses 54:523-30. 2000
    ..We then go on to discuss aboulic features in neuropsychiatric conditions, focusing on clinical manifestation, animal models, abnormal dopamine activity and pharmacological interventions...
  10. ncbi Perception of and attitude towards mental illness in Oman
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:305-17. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi A survey of anorexia nervosa using the Arabic version of the EAT-26 and "gold standard" interviews among Omani adolescents
    S al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioural Medicine, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Eat Weight Disord 7:304-11. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc Investigation of the cerebral blood flow of an Omani man with supposed 'spirit possession' associated with an altered mental state : a case report
    Amr A Guenedi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    J Med Case Reports 3:9325. 2009
    ....
  13. doi Impact of nutrition on serum levels of docosahexaenoic acid among Omani children with autism
    Yahya M Al-Farsi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    Nutrition 29:1142-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the serum levels and dietary intake status of DHA among Omani children recently diagnosed with ASD...
  14. ncbi Tendency toward deliberate food restriction, fear of fatness and somatic attribution in cross-cultural samples
    Nonna Viernes
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35, Al Khoudh 123, Muscat, Oman
    Eat Behav 8:407-17. 2007
    ..To compare Omani and western teenagers attending schools in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman and Filipino teenagers residing in Manila, Philippines on indices of deliberate food restriction and dieting behavior...
  15. ncbi Presence and severity of anorexia and bulimia among male and female Omani and non-Omani adolescents
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Spaulding Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1124-30. 2002
    ....
  16. doi Awareness about autism among school teachers in Oman: a cross-sectional study
    Marwan M Al-Sharbati
    Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman
    Autism 19:6-13. 2015
    ..Enlightened views toward children with autism spectrum disorder should be presented to Omani teachers to overcome misconceptions and negative attitudes toward children with autism spectrum disorder. ..
  17. ncbi A comparison of functional outcomes in hypoxia and traumatic brain injury: a pilot study
    Mrugeshkumar K Shah
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    J Neurol Sci 260:95-9. 2007
    ..This investigation supports the positive impact of inpatient rehabilitation for individuals with hypoxia of cardiac etiology. Future research comparing outcomes of ABI to TBI with larger, controlled trials is warranted...
  18. ncbi Association of the risk allele of dopamine transporter gene (DAT1*10) in Omani male children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Mehmet Simsek
    Department of Biochemistry, Sultan Qaboos University, College of Medicine, P O Box 35, Alkhod, Postal Code 123 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Clin Biochem 38:739-42. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency of the VNTR alleles in the human dopamine transporter gene (DAT1) in the Omani population and to investigate association of the VNTR alleles with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  19. doi The detection of mood and anxiety in people with epilepsy using two-phase designs: experiences from a tertiary care centre in Oman
    Abdullah Al-Asmi
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Epilepsy Res 98:174-81. 2012
    ..Further compounding such situation, the validity of some of the common assessment measures has not been examined...
  20. ncbi Acquired brain injury, visual attention, and the useful field of view test: A pilot study
    Ron Calvanio
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:474-8. 2004
    ..To compare the findings of the Useful Field of View (UFOV) test with those of conventional neuropsychologic tests to determine the utility of the UFOV test as a measure of attention in a population with brain injury...
  21. doi Variation in socio-economic burden for caring of children with autism spectrum disorder in Oman: caregiver perspectives
    Yahya M Al-Farsi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35, 123, Al Khoudh, Sultanate of Oman
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1214-21. 2013
    ..There is little indication that any particular SES fare well on these domains. Factors to mitigate such predicaments are therefore imperative in order to improve quality of life for caregivers among children with ASD...
  22. ncbi Functional outcomes following anoxic brain injury: a comparison with traumatic brain injury
    Mrugeshkumar K Shah
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical Schol, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Brain Inj 18:111-7. 2004
    ..To compare the functional outcomes of patients with anoxic brain injury (ABI) and patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) following inpatient rehabilitation...
  23. doi Hyperactivity in a sample of Omani schoolboys
    Marwan Al-Sharbati
    Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Sultanate of Oman
    J Atten Disord 12:264-9. 2008
    ..There is a dearth of cross-cultural research on hyperactivity. This article aims to quantify the prevalence of hyperactivity in schoolboys residing in an Arab/Islamic country, Oman...
  24. doi Characteristics of ADHD among Omani schoolchildren using DSM-IV: descriptive study
    Marwan M Al-Sharbati
    Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    J Atten Disord 15:139-46. 2011
    ..Most of the previous quests have focused on community surveys or themes that hampered international comparison...
  25. ncbi Phenomenology and outcome of factitious disorders in otolaryngology clinic in Oman
    Deepa Bhargava
    Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Sultanate of Oman
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:229-40. 2007
    ..The observed good prognostic outcomes are discussed in the context of socio-cultural patterning and the factors that may shape the presentation of factitious disorders in Oman...
  26. doi Long-term (15 mo) dietary supplementation with pomegranates from Oman attenuates cognitive and behavioral deficits in a transgenic mice model of Alzheimer's disease
    Selvaraju Subash
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Ageing and Dementia Research Group, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    Nutrition 31:223-9. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of dietary supplementation of Omani pomegranate extract on memory, anxiety, and learning skills in an AD mouse model possessing the double Swedish APP mutation (APPsw/Tg2576)...
  27. pmc A study on knowledge, attitude, and practice towards premarital carrier screening among adults attending primary healthcare centers in a region in Oman
    Omar A Al-Farsi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    BMC Public Health 14:380. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate knowledge and attitude towards premarital carrier screening (PMCS) in Oman...
  28. doi Low folate and vitamin B12 nourishment is common in Omani children with newly diagnosed autism
    Yahya M Al-Farsi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Nutrition 29:537-41. 2013
    ..Arab populations lack data related to nutritional assessment in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), especially micronutrient deficiencies such as folate and vitamin B12...
  29. ncbi A mysterious temporal penetrating head wound without fracture
    David T Burke
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Inj 17:245-53. 2003
    ..The evolving diagnostic dilemma is outlined to its conclusion, through 3 years of follow-up observation...
  30. ncbi Eye-movements and ongoing task processing
    David T Burke
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 96:1330-8. 2003
    ..Included is a discussion of the neurolinguistic programming hypothesis regarding eye-movements and its implications for the eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing theory...
  31. ncbi Patient's perspective on epilepsy: self-knowledge among Omanis
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioural Medicine and Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Seizure 12:11-8. 2003
    ..There is a need for improving patient's knowledge. As with other chronic disorders, people with epilepsy in Oman should receive systematic health education about how to manage the condition most effectively...
  32. ncbi Deliberate self-poisoning in Oman
    Ziad A J Zaidan
    Department of Behavioural Medicine, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Trop Med Int Health 7:549-56. 2002
    ..To describe the demographics, precipitating factors, substances and methods used for deliberate self-harm in Oman...
  33. doi Long-term dietary supplementation of pomegranates, figs and dates alleviate neuroinflammation in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
    Musthafa Mohamed Essa
    Dept of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman Ageing and Dementia Research Group, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman Neuropharmacology group, MND and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120964. 2015
    ..Thus, novel results mediated by reducing inflammatory cytokines during aging may represent one mechanism by which these supplements exert their beneficial effects against neurodegenerative diseases such as AD. ..
  34. doi Prevalence of depressive symptoms as elicited by Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) among medical trainees in Oman
    Ghaniya Al-Ghafri
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 8:59-62. 2014
    ....
  35. ncbi Awareness of hepatitis B virus among undergraduate medical and non-medical students
    Ali A Al-Jabri
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 25:484-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the awareness of Omani medical and non-medical students of hepatitis-B virus (HBV) infection...
  36. ncbi The VNTR polymorphism in the human dopamine transporter gene: improved detection and absence of association of VNTR alleles with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Mehmet Simsek
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Sultanate of Oman
    Genet Test 10:31-4. 2006
    ..The frequency of the risk allele (DAT1*10) was similar in the healthy subjects and ADHD cases, indicating absence of association of this allele with ADHD in Oman...
  37. pmc The magnitude and impact of bullying among school pupils in Muscat, Oman: a cross-sectional study
    Muna Al-Saadoon
    Department of Child Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:169737. 2014
    ..If this study will withstand further research, educational initiatives are needed to mitigate the rate of bullying in Oman...
  38. doi Economic growth, motorization, and road traffic injuries in the Sultanate of Oman, 1985-2009
    Hamed Al-Reesi
    Department of Health Information and Studies, Directorate General of Health Services, North Batinah Governorate, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:322-8. 2013
    ..Different statistical models have examined the relationship between economic growth, motorization rates, and road traffic fatalities. However, such a relationship in Oman has never been described...
  39. doi Types and sociodemographic correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among people with epilepsy in Oman
    Abdullah Al Asmi
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 29:361-6. 2013
    ..On the whole, this study indicates that among attendees of tertiary care utilization, CAM is common among PWE in Oman. The most utilized type of CAM falls under the umbrella of mind-body practice. ..
  40. ncbi Association between body mass index and functional independence measure in patients with deconditioning
    Nitin B Jain
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:21-5. 2008
    ..We also examined whether the association was different for motor and cognitive subscales of the FIM instrument...
  41. ncbi Seizure heralding functional recovery in a patient with apallic syndrome: A case report with retrospective-prospective observation
    Samir Al-Adawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Epilepsy Behav 8:776-80. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that there exists a close relationship between seizure discharges and functional recovery from brain injury, and that paroxysmal bombardment in late seizures may herald functional recovery or may "kick-start" recovery...
  42. pmc Chronic dietary supplementation of 4% figs on the modification of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease transgenic mouse model
    Selvaraju Subash
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, P O Box 34, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoud, 123 Muscat, Oman Ageing and Dementia Research Group, Sultan Qaboos University, 123 Muscat, Oman
    Biomed Res Int 2014:546357. 2014
    ..But this study warrants further extensive investigation to find a novel lead for a therapeutic target for AD from figs. ..
  43. pmc Epidemiology of multi-drug resistant organisms in a teaching hospital in oman: a one-year hospital-based study
    Abdullah Balkhair
    Department of Infection Control, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:157102. 2014
    ..Antimicrobial resistance is increasingly recognized as a global challenge. A few studies have emerged on epidemiology of multidrug resistant organisms in tertiary care settings in the Arabian Gulf...
  44. doi Ramadan fasting triggering koro-like symptoms during acute alcohol withdrawal: a case report from Oman
    Hamed Al-Sinawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:695-704. 2008
    ..The patient was severely distressed by the delusion that his penis had been amputated. The acute anxiety involving this delusion appears to be conceptually and phenomenologically similar to koro...
  45. doi Levels of heavy metals and essential minerals in hair samples of children with autism in Oman: a case-control study
    Yahya M Al-Farsi
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Oman
    Biol Trace Elem Res 151:181-6. 2013
    ..This study corroborates data from previous studies in different parts of the world indicating the presence of elevated levels of heavy metals and selective depletion of essential minerals in the hair of children with ASD...
  46. pmc Emerging Burden of Frail Young and Elderly Persons in Oman: For whom the bell tolls?
    Hamed Al-Sinawi
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman
    Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 12:169-76. 2012
    ..This situation therefore calls for a paradigm shift: a health care system that goes beyond a traditional cure-orientation to provide care services for the chronically sick of all ages...