Shenaz Ahmed

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antenatal thalassaemia carrier testing: women's perceptions of "information" and "consent"
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LT, UK
    J Med Screen 12:69-77. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of faith and religion and the role of religious and community leaders in prenatal decisions for sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia major
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:801-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care professionals' perceptions of using a short family history questionnaire
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK and
    Fam Pract . 2016
  4. doi request reprint Midwives' perceptions of their role as facilitators of informed choice in antenatal screening
    Shenaz Ahmed
    School of Medicine, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9LJ, UK
    Midwifery 29:745-50. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes towards prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy in British Pakistani parents and relatives of children with recessive conditions in the UK
    S Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, UK
    Prenat Diagn 32:954-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Interpretations of informed choice in antenatal screening: a cross-cultural, Q-methodology study
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9LJ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 74:997-1004. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Decisions about testing and termination of pregnancy for different fetal conditions: a qualitative study of European White and Pakistani mothers of affected children
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Genet Couns 17:560-72. 2008
  8. pmc 'Balance' is in the eye of the beholder: providing information to support informed choices in antenatal screening via Antenatal Screening Web Resource
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Academic Unit of Public Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Expect 10:309-20. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for thalassaemia in pregnant Pakistani women in the North of England
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:248-57. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality: a comparison of white and Pakistani women in the UK
    Jenny Hewison
    Professor of the Psychology of Healthcare, Institute of Health Sciences and Public Health Research, University of Leeds School of Medicine, 15 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 27:419-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Antenatal thalassaemia carrier testing: women's perceptions of "information" and "consent"
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LT, UK
    J Med Screen 12:69-77. 2005
    ..To explore the attitudes of a sample of pregnant women in the UK towards informed consent for antenatal thalassaemia carrier testing and perceived pre-test information needs for such testing...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of faith and religion and the role of religious and community leaders in prenatal decisions for sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia major
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:801-9. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care professionals' perceptions of using a short family history questionnaire
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK and
    Fam Pract . 2016
    ..Improving access for relatives at-risk of genetic conditions by building referral systems from primary care to genetic services is well recognised...
  4. doi request reprint Midwives' perceptions of their role as facilitators of informed choice in antenatal screening
    Shenaz Ahmed
    School of Medicine, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9LJ, UK
    Midwifery 29:745-50. 2013
    ..to explore midwives' perceptions of their role as facilitators of informed choice in antenatal screening...
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes towards prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy in British Pakistani parents and relatives of children with recessive conditions in the UK
    S Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, UK
    Prenat Diagn 32:954-9. 2012
    ..To compare British Pakistani parents' and their relatives' attitudes to prenatal testing (PND) and termination of pregnancy (TOP) for a range of conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Interpretations of informed choice in antenatal screening: a cross-cultural, Q-methodology study
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9LJ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 74:997-1004. 2012
    ..The findings have implications for the role of health professionals in facilitating informed choice, quality of care and equity of access...
  7. doi request reprint Decisions about testing and termination of pregnancy for different fetal conditions: a qualitative study of European White and Pakistani mothers of affected children
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Genet Couns 17:560-72. 2008
    ..The findings also challenge stereotypes about cultural differences in attitudes about termination of pregnancy...
  8. pmc 'Balance' is in the eye of the beholder: providing information to support informed choices in antenatal screening via Antenatal Screening Web Resource
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Academic Unit of Public Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Expect 10:309-20. 2007
    ..We were commissioned by the developers to independently evaluate the website. This paper focused on how participants evaluated AnSWeR in terms of providing balanced information...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for thalassaemia in pregnant Pakistani women in the North of England
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:248-57. 2006
    ..This study is aimed at exploring the attitudes of pregnant Pakistani women towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for beta-thalassaemia major in the North of England...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality: a comparison of white and Pakistani women in the UK
    Jenny Hewison
    Professor of the Psychology of Healthcare, Institute of Health Sciences and Public Health Research, University of Leeds School of Medicine, 15 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 27:419-30. 2007
    ....
  11. doi request reprint 'All is done by Allah'. Understandings of Down syndrome and prenatal testing in Pakistan
    Louise D Bryant
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Soc Sci Med 72:1393-9. 2011
    ..Accounts reflect the religious, cultural and economic context of Pakistan and issues associated with raising a child with a learning disability in that country...
  12. pmc Experiences of parents with a child with Down syndrome in Pakistan and their views on termination of pregnancy
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, UK
    J Community Genet 4:107-14. 2013
    ..Advice to other parents about termination was rooted in Islamic discourse but emphasised pragmatic concerns about the impact of having a family member with intellectual disability in Pakistan...
  13. pmc Is advice incompatible with autonomous informed choice? Women's perceptions of advice in the context of antenatal screening: a qualitative study
    Shenaz Ahmed
    School of Medicine, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, LeedsFaculty of Health and Life Sciences, York St John University, Lord Mayor s Walk, York, UK
    Health Expect 17:555-64. 2014
    ..Patient autonomy in antenatal screening is a high priority for policy developers in many countries...
  14. doi request reprint Attitudes towards non-invasive prenatal diagnosis among obstetricians in Pakistan: a developing, Islamic country
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Prenat Diagn . 2017
    ..Little is known about such views in developing countries. We explored attitudes toward NIPT among obstetricians in Pakistan, a developing Islamic country...
  15. doi request reprint Hoping to live a "normal" life whilst living with unpredictable health and fear of death: impact of cystic fibrosis on young adults
    Lorraine Higham
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Genet Couns 22:374-83. 2013
    ..The findings highlight the need to help alleviate the fears of young adults with CF and to enable them to plan to achieve their hopes, hence giving them a sense of control over their condition...