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Testing Western Media Icons Influence on Arab Women’s Body Size and Shape Ideals: An Experimental Approach
( MDPI , 2018 , Article)
Western media globalization is implicated in the spread of the thin body ideal to traditional societies. Qatar—a small conservative Middle-Eastern country—has recently witnessed rapid Westernization, but the influence ...
Conducting a state-of-the-art mental health survey in a traditional setting: Challenges and lessons from piloting the World Mental Health Survey in Qatar
( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
Objectives: A small country in the Arabian Peninsula, Qatar experienced rapid economic growth in the last 3 decades accompanied by major socio-demographic shifts towards a younger and more highly educated population. To ...
Assessing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the eating attitude test (EAT-26) across language and BMI in young Arab women
( BioMed Central , 2018 , Article)
Background: The objective of the study was to determine the factorial structure and test the measurement invariance of the EAT-26 in a large probability sample of young female university students in Qatar (n = 2692), a ...
Prevalence and potential determinants of covid-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in qatar: Results from a nationally representative survey of qatari nationals and migrants between december 2020 and january 2021
( MDPI AG , 2021 , Article)
Global COVID-19 pandemic containment necessitates understanding the risk of hesitance or resistance to vaccine uptake in different populations. The Middle East and North Africa currently lack vital representative vaccine ...