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Manal Badrasawi

Country of origin: Palestine Currently in: Palestine, Nablus General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Malnutrition among Pateints with Chronic diseases Nutrition and older adults Dietary assessment Eating disorders Nutrition and mental health

Publications resulting from Research: 

1- Badrasawi, M., Hamdan, M., Vanoh, D., Zidan, S., ALsaied, T., & Muhtaseb, T. B. (2022). Predictors of fear of falling among community-dwelling older adults: Cross-sectional study from Palestine. PLoS one, 17(11), e0276967.
2-. Badrasawi, M., Altamimi, M., Zidan, S., Illner, A. K., & Aleksandrova, K. Development and validation of a photographic food atlas of Middle Eastern Mediterranean diet: towards improved understanding of traditional healthy and sustainable diets. Frontiers in Nutrition, 9, 3297.
3- Hamdan, M., Badrasawi, M., Zidan, S., Thawabteh, R., Mohtaseb, R., & Arqoub, K. A. (2023). Night eating syndrome is associated with mental health issues among palestinian undergraduate students-cross sectional study. Journal of Eating Disorders, 11(1), 1-11.
4- Hattab, S., Badrasawi, M., Anabtawi, O., & Zidan, S. (2022). Development and validation of a smartphone image-based app for dietary intake assessment among Palestinian undergraduates. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 15467.
5- Fekih-Romdhane, F., Jahrami, H., Stambouli, M., Alhuwailah, A., Helmy, M., Shuwiekh, H. A. M., Badrasawi M. Heour, M. (2022). Cross-cultural comparison of mental illness stigma and help-seeking attitudes: a multinational population-based study from 16 Arab countries and 10,036 individuals. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 1-16.
6- Ahmad Hanani, Manal Badrasawi , Souzan Zidan and Marah Hunjul, , Effect of cognitive behavioral therapy program on mental health status among medical student in Palestine during COVID pandemic, BMC psychology, 2022. IF: 3.2
7. Monia Kittana , Manal Badrasawi,, May Hamdan , Kifaya Abu Sharkh, Nabeela Shabaneh, Determinants of total body weight loss among Palestinian adults post bariatric surgery, Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 2022 (IF:0.6)
8- Hamdan, M. H., Badrasawi, M. M., & Alwafa, R. W. A. (2021). Nutrition and functional status among Palestinian cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences.
9- Hamdan, M., Badrasawi, M., Zidan, S., Sayarah, A., Zahra, L. A., Dana, S., & Almasry, T. (2021). Risk factors associated with hospitalization owing to COVID-19: a cross-sectional study in Palestine. Journal of International Medical Research, 49(12), 03000605211064405.( IF:1.6)
10. May Hamdan, Souzan Zidan, Manal Badrasawi, Hammam Shweikeh, Reem Al-Masri, Rana Al-Khateeb, Palestinian Nurses’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding enteral nutrition: Cross-sectional study, Applied Nursing research , 2022(IF: 2.2)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Leading research projects.

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