Original Article Epidemiology
Synergistic Effects of Depression and Poor Impulse Control on Physical Partner Violence; A National Longitudinal Study in United States

Shervin Assari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 232-239


  Background: Although major depressive disorder (MDD) also increases the risk of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) perpetration, poor mental health has been mostly conceptualized as a consequence of IPV victimization rather than a risk factor for IPV perpetration. Poor impulse control is another IPV risk ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effectiveness of a Behavioral Program on Severity of Urinary Incontinence Among Iranian Women With Multiple Sclerosis

Mohammad Sahebalzamani; Sayedeh Zahra Hosseinigolafshani; Farnoosh Rashvand

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 240-244


  Background and aims: Urinary incontinence is common among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, whichaffects their quality of life negatively. This study examined the effectiveness of a behavioral trainingprogram on severity of urinary incontinence among Iranian women with MS.Methods: This is a quasi experimental ...  Read More

Original Article
Suicide and Associated Risk Factors Among College Students

Jalal Poorolajal; Soheila Panahi; Ali Ghaleiha; Ebrahim Jalili; Nahid Darvishi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 245-250


  Background: Despite the growing epidemic of suicide among college students, the associated risk factors of suicide have not been properly understood in developing countries. This study estimated the prevalence of suicide ideation and attempt and associated risk factors among college students.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Epidemiological Survey of Accidents and Incidents in Haftkel During 2014

Maziyar Mollaei Pardeh; Soheila Khodakarim; Korosh Etemad; Ali Habibi; Abolghasem Shokri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 251-254


  Background and aims: Injuries as a result of accident and other incidents are the largest andpreventable public health issue in terms of morbidity and disability. Thus the present research aims toepidemiologically analyze the accidents in the individuals referred to Haftkel hospital during 2014.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effects of Vitamin D on Kynurenine Level in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: An Epidemiological Study

Mehrnoosh Azade; Hossein Sazegar; Noosha Zia-Jahromi; Amirmansour Alavi-Naeini

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 255-259


  Background and aims: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonpsychiatric disorders with a worldwide prevalence of 5%. The prevalence is even higher among schoolage children ranging from 8% to 12%. ADHD is predominantly childhood-onset disorder and canpersist into adolescence ...  Read More

Original Article
An Examination of Psychometric Characteristics and Factor Structure of Death Anxiety Scale Within a Sample of Iranian Patients With Heart Disease

Mohammad Ali Soleimani; Saeed Pahlevan Sharif; Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh; Kelly-Ann Allen; Hamid Sharif Nia

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 260-266


  Background and aims: Despite a substantial body of work examining the role of death anxiety (DA)in an individual’s quality of life, there is a lack of valid and standardized instruments that couldmeasure this construct for patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). The objective of this study ...  Read More

Original Article
The Relationship Between Caesarean and Neonatal Hypothyroidism in Chadegan City

Mohsen Naderi Beni; Gholamreza Espareh; Masoud Asgari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , November 2017, Pages 267-269


  Background and aims: Hypothyroidism is the most prevalent cause of mental dysfunctions. Therate of this problem in Iran is higher than the average rate of the world. Other studies have showndifferent prevalence rates of this disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of caesareanoperation ...  Read More

Review article
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