This is section provides some of the researches and audits done by Behman Mental health professionals.
This protocol has been developed by the ECT team in the Behman Hospital to standardise ECT practice against latest international guidelines and the mental health act (2009) in Egypt. This policy has been written and will be updated in line with available evidence and best-practice guidelines.
The Experience of Stigma Among A Sample of Psychiatric Inpatients in an Egyptian Private Practice Psychiatric Hospital; E. Sidhom, A. Abdelfattah, A. R. El-Dosoky,, J. M. Carter and M. F. El-Islam. Presented at the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry and published in the Journal of International Psychiatry, produced by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
A 22-year retrospective analysis of the changing frequency and patterns of religious symptoms among inpatients with psychotic illness in Egypt
Atallah SF, El-Dosoky AR, Coker EM, Nabil KM, El-Islam MF.
Source. Behman Hospital, Helwan, Cairo, Egypt.
B K Puri, A El-Dosoky,, and J S Barrett
BJP June 1994 164:841-2; doi:10.1192/bjp.164.6.841
Schneiderian First Rank Symptoms in a Sample of Schizophrenic Patients in Egypt.
Botros MM, Atalla SF, El-Islam MF.
Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2006 Sep;52(5):424-31.
An 8-Week Open-Label Trial of a 6-day Course of Mifepristone for the Treatment of Psychotic Depression
George M Simpson, Adel El Sheshai, Nasser Loza, Steven J Kingsbury, Mohamed Fayek, Ahmed Rady, Waleed Fawzy
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 06/2005; 66(5):598-602.
ECT: Consent, Indications, Procedures, Electrode Placement, Stimulus Dosing and Seizure Adequacy' a Three Years Retrospective Audit.
Emad Sidhom, 2011
An Audit on Polypharmacy, Dosing and Prescription Trends
Emad Sidhom, 2009
Case -Discharge Summaries of in-patiients. An Audti Cycle.
Emad Sidhom, Ahmed Abdelfattah, 2008
Mental Health Legislation in Egypt
Nasser Loza and Mohamed El Nawawi
International Psychiatry Volume 9, Number 3, August 2012, ISSN 1749-3676
The Uneasy Price of a Nation"s Stability.
Mohamed El Nawawi.
International Psychiatry Volume 8 Number 4 November 2011
Dr Ahmed Ghoneim & Dr Rana Moharram, 2011
Inter-generational Conflict and Psychiatric Symptoms.
BJP September 1986 149:300-6; doi:10.1192/bjp.149.3.300
M F El-Islam, S I Abu-Dagga, T H Malasi, and M A Moussa
The Effect of Unilateral E.C.T. on Schizophrenic Delusions and Hallucinations. M. FAKHR EL-ISLAM, SAMIA A. AHMED, and M. E. ERFAN. BJP October 1970 117:447-448; doi:10.1192/bjp.117.539.447
The Implementation of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) in Three Egyptian Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Preliminary Findings
El-Dosoky, Ahmed; Loza, Nasser; Gawad, Tarek; Okasha, TarekThe Behman Hospital/ Cairo University/ Ain Shams University.
NIDA International Program 2005
Fakhr El-Islam M. (2008). Arab culture and mental health care. Transcultural Psychiatry 45(4):671-682.
The Implementation of the Addiction Severity Index in the Behman Hospital Substance Abuse Treatment Center: Follow Up Findings
El-Dosoky, Ahmed; Loza, Nasser; Hasan, Nael The Behman Hospital, Helwan/ The Behman Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, NIDA Program, 2006
Highlights Egyptian Brief Addiction Severity Index
Mental health policy and development in Egypt - integrating mental health into health sector reforms 2001-2009.
Rachel Jenkins,, Ahmed Heshmat, Nasser Loza, Inkeri Siekkonen and Eman Sorour
International Journal of Mental Health Systems
Integrating Egyptian mental health services into primary care,
the policy makers perspective. Nasser Loza
International Psychiatry Volume 7 Number 1 January 2010
Hamid Ghodse, Helen Herrman, Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius
Nasser Loza, Waleed Fawzi
Published Online: 18 MAR 2011
Copyright 2011 John Wiley and Sons, Ltd
Psychiatric services in Egypt an update.
Ramy Daoud, Sherif Atallah and Nasser Loza
Bulletin of the Board of International Affairs of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Issue 2, October 2003
Nasser Loza, Georges Milad
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Volume 5, Issue 6, pages 403-405, November/December 1990
Article first published online: 13 OCT 2004
Copyright 1990 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Sudanese refugees: sufferings and suggested management
Nasser Loza and Nael Hasan
Vol. 4 No.1 January 2007 ISSN 1749-3676
Parietal scalp hair whorl patterns in schizophrenia
Basant K. Puri, Ahmed El-Dosoky, Saroj Cheema, Sudesh K. Lekh, Anne D. Hall, Ann M. Mortimer
Biological Psychiatry 15 February 1995(Vol. 37, Issue 4,Pages 278-279)
Sexual Activity Among Psychiatric Inpatient International Perspectives
Loza N. & Zaki B.
Forensic Psychiatry Vol 4 No 1 P.118 - 121 (1993 )
12 Week Acute phase Results from STORM (Study of Treatment Outcomes Relating to Mania). Observational study of bipolar disorder in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Journal: Bipolar Disorders.(2006)
Treuer T, Oruc L, Loza N, El Saidi MA, Kovacs Z, Akkaya C, Guseren S, Saylan M, Colman SA, Harrison GA
The psychological impact of AIDS on the family relations. A paper presented in the Arab International Conference on AIDS Cairo Egypt.
Loza, N. & El Dosoky, A. (1990):
The assessment of suicide risk in the community.
El Dosoky. A.: Carranza, F. & Puri, B. K.
Psychiatry in Practice, l2, 3:8-10.(1993).
Normal and Abnormal Grief.
Moselhy, H., El-Dosoky, A.
Psychiatry in Practice, l5, 4:16-19. (1996)
Psychosis: Grief as a precipitant (short report).
Moselhy, H. & El-Dosoky,
A. European Journal of Psychiatry (1999).
Illicit Drug Markets in Greater Cairo.
Technical Reports on Drugs and Crime in North Africa and the Middle East. United Nations Office for Drug Control & Crime Prevention, Regional Office for the Middle East & North Africa.
EL-Dosoky, A.; Loza, N. & et al (2001):
Introduction Topics in Addiction
Research in cooperation with UNODC ROMENA
Loza, N. & El-Dosoky, A. (2004)
Some Psychosocial Characteristics of Egyptian Drug Dependent Inpatients in Private Practice. (2005)
Loza, N.; El-Dosoky, A.; Hasan N; Nabil, S.; Kamal, S.; & El Islam, M
Culture Change and Mental Illness
Int J Soc Psychiatry April 1977 vol. 23 no. 1 20-25
Dr F. Loza, FRCPsych
The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital item sheets (B-MIS): The development and reliability of an instrument for routine collection of summary clinical data
Turk, Nasser Loza
Psychiatric Bulletin October 1988 12:422-426;
'The impact of the uprising in Egypt on mental health in a private hospital'.
Volume 9 Number 4 NOVEMBER 2012 ISSN 1749-3676
Published in International Psychiatry produced by The Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Dr Emad Sidhom
Poster The Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congresspresentation presented at The Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress, July 2013
Poster is presented by: Dr N Grace
Sidhom, E., Towards a More Egalitarian Approach to Communicating Psychopathology. 2013 Journal of Ethics in Mental Health (ISSN: 1916-2405) JEMH 2013 vol 8(1)
Indexed in Philosopher's Index www.philinfo.org
Examination of Cognitive Profile and Variability in the Current Amplitude Domain of Low Current Amplitude ECT. Youssef NA & Sidhom, E. presented in the Society of Biological Psychiatry 69th Annual Meetin, May 8-10, 2014
Emad Sidhom, Nagy A. Youusef, Ultra-Brief Pulse Unilateral ECT is associated with less cognitive side effects, Journal of Brain Stimulation, Elsevier 7 (2014), pp. 768-769 DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.06.013
Sidhom E, Abdelfattah A, Carter J, El-Dosoky A, El-Islam MF (2014),
Patients' Perspectives on Stigma of Mental Illness, Frontiers in
Psychiatry 5:166 pp.1-4, ISSN: 1664-0640, doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00166 PubMed PMID: 25505426 PMCID: PMC4244707
Brain Stimulation: the 21st century specialty
Emad Sidhom, Nagy Youssef
The Jinn that Haunts Mental Illness
Feasible, Safety, and Preliminary Efficacy of Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (LAP-ST): A Proof of Concept Clinical Trial in Man
Nagy A. Youssef, Emad Sidhom
The Behman Hospital maintains education for professionals via case presentations, journal club presentations, log books, regular supervision for professionals to ensure quality education and training.