Name: Dr. Malakeh Zuhdi Malak
Educational Qualification: PhD
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Community Health Nursing
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan
Research Interests: Interested in topics related to community health, health promotion, disease prevention and protection, adolescents, health risk behaviors, school health, chronic diseases, elderly health and issues, occupational health, maternal and child health, and other topics related to public health.
Biography: Dr. Malakeh Zuhdi Malak has got PhD degree in Community Health Nursing from Faculty of Nursing at Alexandria University, Egypt. She has also got Master degree in Community Health Nursing from Faculty of Nursing at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. She started working as Assistant Professor at Zarqa University/Jordan where she started working in research. Presently she has been working at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan at the Amman city in Jordan where she is continuing her work as a researcher in addition to her academic position as Associate professor. She is an editor to many journal such as Journal of Applied Life Sciences International and SM Addiction Research & Therapy, and reviewer to many Journals. She published many articles and she is working on other studies. She is an active member in community services.
1.Malakeh.Z. Malak, Rasmieh. M. Al-amer, Loay.M.Abushrour, Ayman. K, Bani Salameh. Conducting a Cross-sectional Method for Studying Quality of Life among Older Patients with Cancer. SAGE Research Methods Cases Medicine & Health. Accepted and in press
2.Malakeh Z. Malak, Khalid. H. Suleiman, Rasmia. M. Al-Amer, Abdelkareem. Al- Zayyat, & Omar Salameh. Evaluation of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) among Elderly Population in Jordan. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences. Accepted and in press.
3.Ashraf. M. Al-Abdallah & Malakeh Z. Malak. Factors Correlate with Prolonged Fatigue among Emergency Department Nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing. Accepted and in press
4.Malakeh Z. Malak, & Andaleeb AbuKamel. Self-medication Practices among University Students in Jordan. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences. Accepted and in press.
5.Loai Abu Sharour, Omar Al-Omari, Malakeh.Z. Malak, Ayman Bani Sakameh, Dalal Yehia, & Maha Subih. Using mixed-methods research to study coping strategies among colorectal cancer patients. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing. Accepted and in press.
6.Dalal. B. Yehia, Malakeh.Z. Malak, Nancy, N. Thwibeh, Rawan Awad, Enas. S. Al-Ajoore, Sara, D. Saad, & Amnah.S. Hamad. Factors correlating with fatigue among pregnant women in Jordan. (2019). Perspective in Psychiatric care. In publication process.
7.Khaldoun M. Ismail, Malakeh Z. Malak, & Rasmieh M. Alamer. (2019). Psychosocial correlates of work?related fatigue among Jordanian emergency department nurses. Perspective in Psychiatric care. 2019, 1-8.
8.Malakeh Z. Malak, & Andaleeb AbuKamel. (2018). Self-Medication among University Students: A Phenomenological Study. Euromediterranean Biomedical Journal, 13 (37), 164-170.
9.Malakeh Z. Malak, Louay. I. Tawalbeh, & Louay. M. Abu-Sharour. (2018). Quality of Life among Older Patients with Cancer under Treatment. Journal of Research in Nursing, 23(7), 598–611.
10.Khaled Suleiman, Mahmoud Alkalaldeh, Ayman Bani Salameh, Bernice Yates, Ann Berger, Tito Mendoza, Loui Abo Shahroor, Malakeh Malak, Charles Cleeland, & Ahmad Menshawi . (2018). Validation study of the Arabic Version of the Brief Fatigue Inventory (BFI-A). Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. Accepted, in publication process.
11.Loai Abu Sharour, K. Suleiman, D. Yahya, M. Kaladah, M. Malak, M. Subih, A. Bani Salameh. (2017). Nurses' Students' Attitudes Towards Death and Caring for Dying Cancer Patients during their Replacement. EMBJ, 12(40), 189-193.
12.Malakeh.Z. Malak. (2018). Internet addiction and Cognitive Behavioral therapy (chapter in book). Senormanci, O., & enormanc, G. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Clinical Applications". InTechnopen publishing
13.Malakeh Z. Malak, & Anas. H. Khalifeh. (2017). Anxiety and Depression among School Students in Jordan: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Predictors. Perspective in Psychiatric care. 2017, 1–9. doi: 10.1111/ppc.12229.
14.Malak, M. (2017). Predictors of Health related Quality of Life among Industrial Workers. Nursing and Health Sciences, 19(2), 204-211. doi: 10.1111/nhs.12329.
15.Malak, M., Khalifeh, A., Shuhaiber, A. (2017). Prevalence of Internet Addiction and Associated Risk Factors among Jordanian School Students. Computers in Human Behaviors, 70 (2017), 556- 563.
16.Mohammed Abu Sabra, Andalleb Abu Kamel, & Malakeh.Z. Malak. (2016). Alzheimer disease health-related information on YouTube: A video reviewing study. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(10). doi: 10.5430/jnep.v6n10p116.
17.Mona Abdelrahman, Mahmoud T. Kaladeh & Malakeh. Z. Malak. (2017). Perception and Attitudes towards NANDA-I Nursing Diagnosis: A cross-sectional Study of Jordanian Nursing Students. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge,28 (1), 13-18. doi: 10.1111/2047- 3095.12100.
18.Malakeh. Z. Malak. (2015). Patterns of Health-risk Behaviors among Jordanian Adolescent Students. Health, 7 (1), 58-70. doi: 10.4236/health.2015.71008.
19.Malakeh. Z. Malak. (2015). Violence and Unintentional Injuries among Secondary School Students Aged 15-19 years in Jordan. International Journal of School Health, 2(4), e28820. doi: 10.17795/intjsh28820.
20.Malakeh Z. Malak & Zakia T. Toama. (2015). The Effect of Osteoporosis Health Education Program Based on Health Belief Model on Knowledge and Health Beliefs Towards Osteoporosis among Jordanian Female Teachers. European Scientific Journal, SPECIAL/ edition vol.1, 385-398.
21.Haddad, L.G., Malak, M.Z. (2002). Smoking habits and attitudes towards smoking among university students in Jordan. Int J Nurs Stud, 39(8), 793-802.
PROJECTS UNDER STUDY
1) Correlation between Psychological Factors, Academic Performance and Social Media Addiction: Model-based Testing
2) Fatigue and Associated Psychosocial Factors among Older Population in Jordan.
3) Validation study of the Arabic version of Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue Scale (FACIT Fatigue Scale Version 4).