Original Article Nursing
1. 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 , Summer 2018, Pages 73-79

Abstract
  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

Original Article
2. The Relationship of Perceptions, Self-efficacy, and Junk Food Consumption With Demographic Variables in Female Students in Shahrekord

Elahe Tavassoli; Mahnoush Reisi; Masoumeh Alidosti; Akbar Babaei Heydarabadi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 80-85

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.18

Abstract
  Background and aims: Inappropriate or imbalanced consumption of foods may lead to several healthproblems, especially among adolescents, the complications of which will remain for several years.This study aimed to investigate perceptions, self-efficacy, and the status of junk food consumptionand their ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Predictors of Quality of Work Life and Job Performance in Clinical Staff in Qazvin, Iran

Mehri Kakhor; Fatemeh Samieerad; Mahboobeh Garshasbi; Maryam Mafi; Fatemeh Ranjkesh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 86-91

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.19

Abstract
  Background and aims: Hospital staff are the main personnel of healthcare who play an important rolein improving the health of the society. Quality of working life can affect job performance in clinicalstaff. This study aimed to examine the relationship between quality of work life and job performancein ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
4. Features of neck pain and its related factors among patients with cervical spondylosis

Kh. Shafiur Rahaman; Aklima Chowdhury Asha; Md. Aminul Islam; Anup Mandal; Taslima Islam; Nayeema Binti Karim

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 92-97

http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.20

Abstract
  Introduction: The prevalence of cervical spondylosis is rising. The objective was to figure out the various features and their related factors among cervical spondylosis patients in Dhaka, Bangladesh.Methodology: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted enrolling 40 patients from NITOR at Dhaka, ...  Read More

Original Article Methodology
5. Introduction to Competing Risk Model In the Epidemiological Research

Abbas Alipour; Abolghasem Shokri; Fatemeh Yasari; Soheila Khodakarim

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 98-102

http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.21

Abstract
  Background and aims: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a public health challenge worldwide, with adverse consequences of kidney failure, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and premature death. Chronic kidney disease leads to the end stage of renal disease (ESRD), if late/not diagnosed. Competing risk modeling ...  Read More

Review article Genetic Epidemiology
6. Molecular Genetics and Epidemiology of Vitiligo

Shahrzad Aghaei; Masoud Amiri; Maryam Aghaei; Mohammad Ali Nilforoushzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 103-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.22

Abstract
  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired, idiopathic, and common depigmentation disorder of the skin that affects people of all ages and both sexes equally in the worldwide. Although etiology of the disease is unknown, there are theories such as environment and genetic factors. Methods: In this article, we ...  Read More

Review article Health Safety and Environment (HSE)
7. Self-healing concrete and environmental health

Mehrdad Amiri; Javad Majrouhi Sardroud; Ali gosoorat Pahlaviani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 107-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.23

Abstract
  Nanotechnology will serve as a suitable solution to achieve high performance in future construction and construction. Using this new technology, creativity and innovation can be achieved in the building industry. one of these new technologies of smart concrete is that in recent years, many researches ...  Read More

Review article Epidemiology
8. The effect of twin birth on neonatal and infant mortality rates: A systematic review

Saleh Jafarian; Masoud Amiri; Mahmoud Mobasheri

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 113-118

http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.24

Abstract
  Background: Twin birth may account for a higher incidence rates of infants and neonates. To investigate the potential relationship between twin birth and infant and neonatal mortality rates, a systematic review was conducted.Methodology: To gather the evidence for the relationship between twin birth ...  Read More