Psychological & Neurological Research
The field of psychological and
neurological disorders has gained momentum in the past few years.
Psychological disorders include the cases of functional mental illness
resulting from the way a patient deals with emotional and social stresses. Thus
it is managed by psychologists and/or psychiatrists. On the other hand,
neurological disorders include cases of neurological illness affecting either
the peripheral or the central nervous system. These cases are managed by
neurologists or neurosurgeons. With the availability of advanced testing
equipment at PHBC, we aim to investigate the genetic, metabolic, and proteomic
aspects of psychological and neurological disorders in Jordan. Current
research projects investigate the genomic determinants (polymorphisms and
mutations) that play role in susceptibility and etiology of Autism and
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