Tatiana Papazian

Tatiana Papazian
Saint Joseph University, Lebanon | USJ · Pharmacy and Nutrition

PhD in nutritional sciences

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Introduction
Nutrition and Dietetics Metabolic Syndrome and Sleep Apnea Pregnancy, lactation and Infant Nutrition Mediterranean diet PMS
Additional affiliations
September 2019 - present
Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (24)
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Aims To investigate the potential interaction between genetic background and adherence to the Mediterranean Diet, macronutrient intake and physical activity with regard to obesity in a sample of healthy adults. Design Cross-sectional epidemiological study including 392 adults living in the Mediterranean basin. Data including FFQ, IPAQ and sociodem...
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Purpose BE behavior (BE) is the major symptom of binge eating disorder (BED). This study aimed to compare the nutritional intake in the presence or absence of BE, with a particular focus on dietary omega-6/3 ratio, to assess the association between BE and impulsivity and the mediating effect of BMI (body mass index) on this association. Methods 45...
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Introduction Physical activity level during pregnancy is unknown in Middle Eastern and North African countries, since no valid tools assessing it exist in Arabic. The aim of this study is to culturally adapt and translate to Arabic an internationally validated instrument, the Pregnancy Physical Activity Questionnaire (PPAQ), and to measure the phys...
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Introduction The main purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between menopause related discomforts and the quality of life of Lebanese women correlated with the physical activity level, anthropometric, medical, sociodemographic and lifestyle variables, during mid-life. Materials and methods This cross-sectional study was conducte...
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Background and purpose In hospitals, poor nutritional status could be associated with a higher incidence of nosocomial infections, postoperative complications and mortality. Subsequently the costs of providing health care and social services will increase. Malnutrition has often been described as the skeleton in the hospital closet, as it is often...
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Background and objectives: Understanding behavioral issues associated with eating would provide important insight into obesity development and possibly procure ways to prevent its occurrence or to treat it. This study's objectives were to examine links between cognitive, behavioral, and emotional aspects of eating habits and chronotype, impulsivity...
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Rationale: Older people with cognitive impairment are more vulnerable to malnutrition. Our study aimed to assess the nutritional status in a group of institutionalized Lebanese elderly with cognitive impairment, and the factors associated with malnutrition. Methods: It was a cross-sectional observational study. Candidates aged 65 and above with cog...
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Background/objectives: To compare five indices of adherence to the Mediterranean Diet (MD) among adults living in the Mediterranean region. Subjects/methods: A total of 100 healthy Lebanese adults aged between 18 and 65 years. Face-to-face interviews to collect sociodemographic and medical information, to take anthropometric measurements, and to...
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Objective Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) must be validated among the population of interest due to the specificities in dietary habits, culture and food in each country of the Mediterranean region. The objective of this study was to determine the relative validity and reproducibility of a 157 item semi-quantitative FFQ among Lebanese adult po...
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Aims: Food addiction (FA) is defined as an insatiable desire for the consumption of specific high-fat, high-sugar foods beyond the required energy needs for sustenance. The aims of this study were to determine FA prevalence and to assess associations between FA, stress, sleep quality and chronotype among university students. Design and setting:...
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Background & aims: Scientific evidence confirms the favorable impact of Mediterranean diets (MD) on maternal and neonatal outcomes. However, the assessment of this dietary pattern requires valid indexes with scoring systems adapted to pregnant females. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to compare the adherence to MD, through 5 internationa...
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Background Studies on the relative impact of body mass index in women in childbearing age and gestational weight gain on neonatal outcomes are scarce in the Middle East. Objectives The primary objective of this research was to assess the impact of maternal body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) on neonatal outcomes. The effect of...
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NCPNN questionnaire, French version. (PDF)
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NCPNN questionnaire, English version. (PDF)
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Health-related quality of life (QOL) is reported to be reduced during pregnancy. Associations between QOL, physical activity (PA), insomnia, depression and worry are insufficiently investigated among pregnant women. The aim of this study was to evaluate QOL and PA patterns among healthy pregnant women, and to examine how QOL might correlate to PA,...
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Significant associations between participant’s characteristics (qualitative variables), total activity, activity by intensity and activity by type (N = 141). Kruskal-Wallis followed by multiple comparison tests after adjustment of alpha error and Mann-Whitney tests (NS = non-significant associations, p-value>0.05). (DOCX)
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Significant associations between participant’s characteristics (quantitative variables), ZSDS scores, total activity, activity by intensity and activity by type (N = 141 except for occupational activity, where N = 67). Spearman correlation coefficients are presented (NS = non-significant associations, p-value>0.05). (DOCX)
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Summary of activity scores per trimester and total scores (PPAC). No significant differences between trimesters (p-values > 0.05, Kruskal-Wallis test). (DOCX)
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Associations of smoking status before and during pregnancy with insomnia, worry, and depression (N = 141). Numbers in bold represent significant values (ANOVA followed by Bonferroni multiple comparison tests and Kruskal-Wallis tests followed by multiple comparison tests after adjustment of alpha error). (DOCX)
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Background & aims Improvement of nutritional status and perception of oral health are supposed to be different with complete conventional denture or implant-supported fixed or removable prostheses. Since no study has been conducted in Lebanon, the aim of our study was to assess the nutritional status and oral heath related quality of life (OHRQoL)...
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Background & aims: Accurate dietary assessment tools are required to ensure that maternal diet supplies all the nutrients needed for fetal development. However, no dietary method could accurately estimate food intake during gestation. Food Frequency Questionnaires (FFQ), frequently used in epidemiological studies, estimate long term nutritional st...

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