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Nurses in Lebanon are poorly prepared to provide palliative care (PC), and practice in this area is poorly documented. This qualitative descriptive study aimed to understand the reality of nursing practice in PC, with terminally ill cancer patients, within an interdisciplinary team. A simple case study was conducted with eleven nurses, three famili...
Intimate partner violence against women is common in Lebanon and can lead to major health problems. However, the incidence of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in battered women has not been extensively explored in the Lebanese cultural context. The objectives of this study were as follows: (a) to determine the prevalence of PTSD sy...
La dysménorrhée, une douleur campiforme et recidivante associée aux règles, fait l’expérience de nombreuses filles et femmes. Son intensité pourrait entraver significativement les activités quotidienne, altère la qualité de vie de la « femme » et, par conséquent, l’empowerment de la « femme ». Une étude corrélationnelle avait conduisé afin d'explor...
Introduction: Poor menstrual hygiene prevents achieving the several Millennium Development Goals. The aim of this study was to assess menstrual hygiene practices based on sociocultural beliefs of adolescent girls in Lebanon. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional survey was conducted, in 2010, among 389 post-menarcheal adolescent girls aged 13...