Samah M Alsafadi | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Samah M Alsafadi

Resident at Saudi Board Preventive Medicine Joint Program, Ministry of Health, Public Health Administration, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 in Older Adults, Their Challenges and Responses: A Cross-Sectional Study, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2020-2021
    Author(s): Samah M Alsafadi* and Amal H Al Ghamdi

    Background: The inconstant effects and consequences of many pandemics, as well as the variety of public health emergencies of international concerns that occurred throughout history, affect all aspects of the population, especially the most vulnerable groups like the elderly. In this study, we highlighted the psychological effects in this special population and health care impacts during the COVID-19 pandemic and its preventive measures. Subjects and Methods: Through a cross-sectional study design, an interview-based questionnaire of a translated and culturally modified version of the Questionnaire for Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Accompanying Mitigation Efforts on Older Adults (QAICPOA) was used on a sample of 394 participants who were recruited using a multistage stratified random sampling technique of older adults.. Read More»
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