Studies


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Adverse childhood experiences and association with health, mental health, and risky behavior in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The aim of this study is to determine if ACEs impact the health and risk behavior burden among Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) adults. Methods: In 2013, a cross-sectional study was conducted a ... details

Family profile of victims of child abuse and neglect in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Data were collected retrospectively between July 2009 and December 2013 from patients' files, which were obtained from the Child Protection Centre (CPC) based in King Abdulaziz Medical City, ... details

Bullying in early adolescence: An exploratory study in Saudi Arabia

This study aimed to gain a deeper understanding of bullying among intermediate school students in Saudi Arabia to inform preventive measures ... details

Determining prevalence of maltreatment among children in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The aim of this study is to find out the overall prevalence rates for the major forms of abuse among adolescents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the differences in prevalence by age ... details

Determining child maltreatment incidence in Saudi Arabia using the ICAST-CH: a pilot study

Studies in other countries, including countries with mandated reporting by professionals and a long history of recognition of the problem, have found child abuse ... details

Non-suicidal self-strangulation among adolescents in Saudi Arabia: Case series of the choking game

Non-suicidal self-strangulation is a fatal behavior that adolescents engage in. This is the first report of cases of non-suicidal self-strangulation from the Arab World ... details

خبرات الطفولة السيئة وعلاقتها بالصحة الجسدية والنفسية وممارسة العادات المضرة بالصحة في مدينة الرياض - المملكة العربية السعودية: دراسة استطلاعية

بحثت هذه الدراسة الارتباط بين خبرات الطفولة السيئة وممارسة العادات المضرة بالصحة والإصابة بالأمراض المزمنة في منطقة الرياض بالمملكة العربية السعودية في العام 2012م باستخدام أداة لجمع ACE_IQ ... details

Multidimensional model to assess the readiness of Saudi Arabia to implement evidence based child maltreatment prevention programs at a large scale

There has been increased awareness of child maltreatment in Saudi Arabia recently. This study assessed the readiness for implementing large-scale ... details