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Fatima-Zahra Azzaoui

Fatima-Zahra Azzaoui
IBN TOFAIL University, Morocco · Department of Biology

PhD

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November 2017 - present
Université Ibn Tofail
Position
  • Enseignant-chercheur
Description
  • Enseignant chercheur au sein de l'Equipe de Neurosciences Cognitivo-comportementales et Nutrition Appliquée, Faculté des Sciences, Kenitra.. Spécialité: Biostatistique/Epidémiologie
January 2014 - October 2017
Université Hassan II de Casablanca
Position
  • Enseignant-chercheur
Description
  • Enseignant chercheur au sein du Laboratoire Biologie et Santé (URAC 34), Faculté des Sciences BEn M'Sik, Casablanca. Spécialité: Biostatistique/Epidémiologie
September 2009 - September 2013
Université Ibn Tofail
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  • PostDoc Position
Education
October 2004 - July 2009

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Publications (101)
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The nursing stress literature points to an overwhelming culture of accepting and expecting stress at work, ironically linked to controlling the workplace to effectively and actively manage stress. According to the Karasek Job Demand Control Support (JDCS) model, stress-causing factors have been extensively studied in nursing-related workplaces, esp...
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In Morocco, burnout remains a syndrome that is very little managed, but which nevertheless remains present and significantly affects the aids professions such as call center’s teleadvisors. The aim is to study burnout among call center staff in the Rabat, Sale and Kenitra Region using Maslash's three-dimensional model by detecting the socioeconomic...
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Malnutrition is one of the greatest problems facing developing countries, including rural and urban Morocco in terms of wasting and stunting among school children. However, malnutrition affects physical growth, cognitive development, physical work capacity, and it consequently influences human performance and health. The aim of the present study is...
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Today, work stress is a social scourge in the workplace. Our study aims to evaluate the phenomenon of burnout among health professionals in the province of Sidi Slimane. It aims to make a diagnosis of burnout, through an epidemiological, descriptive, and transversal research; we set the goal to identify the current situation of this phenomenon in t...
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In nursing, performance is crucial to meet the needs of patients, provide quality care and ensure safety. One of the most fundamental goals of nursing education is to develop nurses student performance. This study was conducted to investigate the effect the adaptive and the maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation strategies on the Moroccan nurses...
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Prostate cancer (PC) is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy and the major cause of disease and mortality among men. Every year, around 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed with 366,000 death cases. Different etiologies have been associated to PC incidence including the genetic predisposition as well as the environmental influences. Recently, more...
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The Early Maladaptive Schema (EMS) are the cognitive structures and the set of processes guiding our behaviors by serving the filtering and the treatment of the information, these dysfunctional schemas have a close relationship with the additive behaviors. The aim of this work measuring EMS in heroin addicts undergoing methadone treatment as well a...
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Introduction Psychopharmacology today faces serious challenges, especially related inappropriate drug choices, abuse and resulting side effects. The aim of this pharmacy based study in the City of Tiflet was to profile the prescription and usage patterns of psychotropic drugs. Methods This study was conducted in the pharmacies of the City of Tifle...
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Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children (TEACCH) is a less known approach in Morocco. On the other hand, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) used in some isolated cases or in some institutions but without rigorous methodological supervision. The objective of this present work is to establish a strong and ade...
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Introduction Le secteur du bâtiment et des travaux publics (BTP) est un secteur en évolution constante en matière de santé et de sécurité, vis-à-vis de l’amélioration de la conception des chantiers, de l’investissement dans du matériel conforme aux normes de sécurité ou de l’évaluation des risques. La présente étude vise à décrire les accidents sur...
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Opiate substitution treatment with methadone (STM) is one of the most ef-fective means of treating heroin addiction. It presents itself as a beneficial treatment for health, and insertion into work but also for the reduction of in-fectious risks and crime. Improving the quality of life of patients during treatment including social and relational li...
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Background and aim Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is classified as neurodevelopmental disorders. ADHD is one of the major problems in childhood encountered most often in schools. A study realized by Platt in 2011 show that children with ADHD often experience difficulties in mathematics. The aim of this study is to assess whether th...
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Our aim is to study the early maladaptive schemas and the memory span abilities and to evaluate the relationship between these schemas and the memory in one side and academic performance in the other side among Moroccan students. A cross-sectional study is conducted among 212 students, randomly selected from different institutions of the IBN TOFAIL...
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Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders in University Students through the Early Maladaptive Schemas and Beck’s Inventory
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Introduction Schemas are the organized general representations of the experience intended to facilitate information processing. Any dysfunction in these schemas could affect the normal neurocognitive abilities, as memory. Aim To evaluate the forward and backward memory span abilities among Moroccan students and to study the impact of maladaptive s...
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Objectifs : Diagnostic neurobiologique sur les matrices biologiques et l'étude de l'effet du programme ABA sur trois cas d'adolescents autistes à Rabat au Maroc. Matériel et méthodes : Deux filles âgées de 15 et 18 ans et un garçon de 17 ans, ont été impliqués à l'étude, leur état d'autisme est évalué par leur parents en répondant au questionnaire...
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Substitution treatment of opiate addiction with methadone is the most effective way for the treatment of heroin addiction. The aim of this research is the evaluation of the improvement of somatic and socio-professional status of patients treated with methadone. The study is realized in medico-psychological center in Tangier, Morocco, with a sample...
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of most common neuropsychiatric disorder in school aged children. Neurobehavioral, environmental and nutritional factors are involved in the pathway of this disorder. The aim of this study is to evaluate the hyperactivity among urban schooled children living in Kenitra city (North-West of Morocco), an...
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Background: Although, the literature is abundant on the adverse effects of micronutrient deficiencies on neurocognitive performance, iron deficiency is a major public health problem worldwide because it continues to be the single most common nutritional deficiency and the main cause of anaemia in infancy and childhood. Nutritional anemia occurs whe...
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Introduction A recent study suggests that the correlation between substance use and academic performance was positive at the school level<sup>1</sup>. As well, it is widely discussed in the literature that regular cannabis use increases the risk of learning difficulties<sup>2</sup>. Objective to study the relationship between regular drug use and...
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 Exhibit hall (Dena'ina Center) Hinde Hami , Laboratory of Genetics and Biometry, Faculty of Science, Ibn Tofaïl University, Kenitra, Morocco Abdelhafid Ayoujil , Laboratory of Genetics and Biometry, Faculty of Science, Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco Fatima-Zahra Azzaoui , Equip of Clinic and Cognitive Neuroscience...
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Objectives Occupational injuries represent a considerable part of the injury burden to society, affecting people in the most productive years of their lives. The aim of this study is to describe the profile of severe occupational injuries in Kenitra city, economic capital of the Gharb region (NW Morocco). Method This is a descriptive retrospective...
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Objectives Mental health status of medical and paramedical staff has an impact on the quality and quantity of their productivity and on their relationship with the patients. The objective of this preliminary study is to measure mental health status in hospital staff, especially, emotional disorder “distress”. Method The study is realised in hospita...
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Anemia remains a public health problem in the World. Nationally, more than one third of the women and under five children are affected. Aim: To assess anemia typology of adults in a hospital setting and study the impact of socio-demographic factors on the occurrence of anemia and make a typology using haemogram. Method: Eighty two adult patients (4...
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Objectives Occupational injuries represent a considerable part of the injury burden to society, affecting people in the most productive years of their lives. Building and public works sector is recognised by its high frequency of occupational injuries. Kenitra city is the most important city in the Gharb plain region (NW of Morocco) where different...
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Background Occupational stress has an impact on health of medical and paramedical staff, on their productivity and on their relationship with the patients. Aim The aim of this study is to evaluate stress among medical and paramedical staff and compare the degree of this parameter between these groups. Methods The study is realised in hospital in Ra...
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Most cognitive effects of Organophosphate Pesticides (OP) are induced after exposure to parathion, chlorpyrifos and diazinon, which the usage has been restricted because of overt signs of their toxicities. In this study, we investigate whether developmental exposure to Malathion could impair spatial learning and recognition memory in male rats. Ani...
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Developmental exposure to organophosphate insecticide is well known to induce neurobeha-vioral impairments, at late period. The present study aims to investigate the effects of chronic exposure to Malathion, from in utero to young adult stage, on locomotor skills and anxiety like-behavior among wistar rat. Four groups of female rats, bred with one...
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments , communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Its diagnosis is very difficult and consists of only clinical criteria. The aim of this study is to confirm autism disorder, among three...
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The metallic pollution is recognized being harmful to nervous system. The “Gharb” plain (area of our study) localized in the North-West of Morocco is one of the most important agricultural and industrial regions of the Kingdom. Unfortunately, it suffered from the increase of different polluting human activities, especially metallic ones, which expo...
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Introduction: Anemia, and especially iron deficiency anemia, is one of the common problems among school children which can have a negative impact on their academic performance and productivity. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between anemia due to iron deficiency and cognitive development among rural school children in Mor...
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Introduction: Anemia, and especially iron deficiency anemia, is one of the common problems among school children which can have a negative impact on their academic performance and productivity. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between anemia due to iron deficiency and cognitive development among rural school children in Mor...
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« Relationship between chronic exposition to pesticides and school achievements among Ivorian children ». Am. J. Epidemiol. 175 (S11): 265-S, 2012. IF2010) = 5.745
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Values of oral lethal dose of aluminum (Al) nitrate are extremely different and rare in the literature. The study is an attempt to determine the oral LD50 of aluminum nitrate in the Wistar rats and to measure the effect of the high doses of this aluminum compound on rats' different organs, on acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity, and on acetylcholi...
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Introduction The “Gharb” plain (area of our study) localized in the North-West of Morocco is one of the most important agricultural and industrial regions of the Kingdom. Unfortunately, it suffered from the increase of different polluting human activities which expose the population, especially children, to serious neurobehavioral problems. Object...