Mean Scores of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in Iranian University Students Based on DASS-21: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Jahanshah Mohammadzadeh; Shahram Mami; Khadijeh Omidi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 42-48


  Background and aims: Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder, and students are more predisposed to depression than other populations. This meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the mean depression score in Iranian students based on DASS-21.Methods: The search was carried out using keywords ...  Read More

Homesickness, depression and happiness in university students in Hamadan, Iran

Babak Moeini; Hamid Abasi; Maryam Afshari; Morteza Haji Hosseini; Ali Ghaleiha

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 73-79

  Background and aims: Students are exposed to multiple mental disorders. One of the most important things that students face to is homesickness and depression that causes reduction happiness in them. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between homesickness with depression and happiness ...  Read More

Black-White Differences in Social, Psychological, and Medical Correlates of Depression in the United States

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 40-42


  While Blacks have lower risk for MDD, they report higher levels of depressive symptoms. This is partially because Blacks do not have the same access and trust to the health care system. As a result, their MDD is commonly left as untreated. In line with the above note, the cross-sectional association ...  Read More

The Effect of Attitude and Prayer-Related Behaviors on Depression: A Systematic Review

Zeenat Mahmodi; Kourosh Sayehmiri

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 34-39


  Background and aims: Prayer means reading and asking for help and satisfying the need. The prevalence of mental diseases has had an increasing trend in Iran. The aim of this study was to know the role of attitudes and praying-related behaviors in the treatment of patients with depression in Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

The Relationship Between Internet Addiction and Depression in the Iranian Users: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Sattar Kikhavani; Shaban Roshani; Salahedin Aj; Kourosh Sayehmiri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, , Pages 270-275


  Background and aims: Internet is one of the new technologies whose users are increasing, and internetaddiction is defined as the excessive use of internet. One of the factors that influence internet addictionis depression. The purpose of our study was to investigate the relationship between internet ...  Read More

Determining the relationship between depression and brain waves in depressed subjects using Pearson correlation and regression

Babak Mohammadzadeh; Kazem Sattari; Masoud Lotfizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 376-385

  Background and aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between brain waves and Beck Depression Inventory(BDI) score in clinical cases with depression.Methods: In this study, EEG was taken using neurofeedback device at the point F4 of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) of the ...  Read More

Prevalence and effective factors on post-natal depression women in Garmsar, Iran

Fatemeh Boomadi; Sareh Hatamian; fatemeh salehi; seyede nafiseh ahmadi; seyede soghra ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 276-282

  Background and aims: Depression is an affective (mood) disorder accompanied by the sense of disappointment, incompetence, sense of transgression, fear and sense of humility. Depression is the daily depressed-mood for two weeks. The aim of this study is analysis of the prevalence and effective factors ...  Read More

Associations between Western and Mediterranean-type dietary patterns and depression in adults in Shiraz

Majid Kamali; Farideh Dastsuz; Sasan Amanat; Fatemeh Sadeghi; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 128-137

  Background and aims: Depression is a growing public health problem in the world. In this study we investigated the relationship between dietary patterns and depression in adults aged 20-50 years living in Shiraz, Iran. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 416 subjects (180 men and 236 women) aged 20 ...  Read More

Suggesting a new alternative method of measuring mental disorders without the use of Paper-Pencil tests based on EEG

Babak Mohammadzadeh; Mehdi Khodabandelu; Masoud Lotfizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 2016, , Pages 42-52

  Background and aims: Paper-pencil tests have always its own problems in the mental disorders evaluation, including learning questions, bad or good blazon are the problems with this methodology. This study aimed to propose a new alternative method of measuring mental disorders without paper-pencil test ...  Read More