Middle East

A dynamic decision-making framework is developed to set national priorities in Qatar. The performance of a local energy-water-food nexus is assessed for future policy directions. Sustainability, security and resilience are the performance pillars adopted to assess nexus sectors.
Midwives and women's perspectives on family planning in Jordan: human rights, gender equity, decision-making and power dynamics.
This paper assesses the impact of geodiversity on biodiversity focusing on the relevance of patch- to hillslope-scale geodiversity for the slow-onset effects of climate change, including land and forest degradation, biodiversity loss and desertification. It also argues that geodiversity fits the concept of biodiversity hotspots, ecological niches and climatic refugee and that human-made geodiversity may either restore or degrade ecosystem functioning.
This paper presents an appraisal of the literature, reports, and studies that seek to the possible role of Toxoplasma gondii in the development of Alzheimer's Disease.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by exploring the gap within research literature in which the intersectional complexities of South Asian Muslims lie by examining the historical and geopolitical contexts of South Asian Muslim experiences in the United States. This chapter discusses the ways in which contemporary South Asian Muslim American experiences are further complicated when navigating additional marginalized identities such as gender and sexual orientation, age and generational influences, disability status, class, and national origin.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by discussing the importance of social support and psychological flexibility to act as a buffer between the effects of COVID-19 on psychological distress and mental health.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 reviewing the extent to which coronavirus lockdown and restrictions have affected the life of the people of Ghana
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by discussing the issues currently driving mental healthcare disparities in the Latinx population and how these approaches can provide a viable way to reduce them.
The aim of this study was to assess the levels of depression, coping skills, and quality of life and their correlates among a sample of Jordanian adults aged ≥18 years during the COVID-19 lockdown implemented in Jordan. This information may help in the development of appropriate psychological interventions aimed at improving mental health and quality of life among at-risk groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study evaluated the neuroprotective effect of Indian Catechu methanolic extract (ICME) in a rat model of AD using Aluminum Chloride (AlCl3). The results showed that ICME could have a positive impact on the course of AD through its anticholinesterase effect and significant antioxidant effect which was reflected on the animals both on behavioral tests as well as hallmark pathological findings.