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

Original Article
Interaction Between Race and Gender on Implicit Racial Bias Against Blacks

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 43-49


  Background and aims: Exposure and vulnerability to racial discrimination is not solely a function ofrace but the intersection of race and gender, with Black men experiencing more discrimination thanBlack women. This phenomenon is explained by the subordinate male target hypothesis, suggestingthat majority ...  Read More

Original Article
A Comparison of Test Anxiety Between Normal Students and Students With Learning Disorders in Lordegan County During Academic Year 2015-2016

Reza Heidari-Soureshjani; Farnaz Kargaran Dehkordi; Tayeb Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 50-54


  Background and aims: Anxiety can be defined as a state of fear and worry. Test anxiety is one ofthe students’ constant fears that produces destructive and negative effects on students’ educationalperformance and mental condition. There is not an exception among students with learning disordersand ...  Read More

Original Article
Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection and Associated Effective Factors During Pregnancy in Shahrekord, Iran

Mehri Rejali; Seyede Soghra Ahmadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 55-59


   Background and aims: This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in the pregnant women and the associated risk factors in Shahrekord, Iran. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 832 pregnant women were examined up to 26 to 30 weeks of pregnancy and their ...  Read More

Original Article
Quality of Life of Nurses and Related Factors

Zahra Omrani; Elnaz Talebi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 60-63


  Background and aims: A high number of healthcare team members are nurses. Nurses’ quality of lifelevel is an important issue because it affects their level of care delivered to their patients. Knowledgeabout nurses’ level of quality of life is useful for planning. The present study was conducted ...  Read More

Brief Communication Epidemiology
Divorce: An International Multi-dimensional Challenge

Saleh Jafarian Dehkordi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 64-66


  Divorce is one the most important public health problems which may affect on many people especially both parents, children and their close families. To emphasis on the importance of divorce worldwide, the world figures of some countries have been compared. According to transition from a traditional society ...  Read More

Brief Communication
A Brief Overview on Poverty in Iran: Comparison With the World

Habib-allah Shahriyari; Masoud Amiri; Zahra Shahryari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 67-71


  Poverty is a multi-dimensional problem; thus, various researchers, based on their field, have investigated different aspects of poverty. Moreover, poverty, as a global problem, could be an interesting subject for both developed and developing countries. In recent decades, both international organizations ...  Read More

Letter to the editor
The Relationship Between Caesarean and Neonatal Hypothyroidism in Chadegan City

Moslem Taheri Soodejani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 72-72

  I have read with great interest the article titled “The Relationship Between Caesarean and Neonatal Hypothyroidism in Chadegan City” by Naderi et al.1 Best regards and thanks to the authors, it is an interesting subject; however, there are few points that I am entitled to highlight. First ...  Read More