Original Article Epidemiology
Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in Rural Elderly People of the West of Iran: A Population-Based, Cross- Sectional Study

Marjan Hosseinpour; Mohammad Esmaeilpour Aghdam; Masumeh Piri; Farzad Maleki

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 1-7


  Background and aims: World’s older population is growing, and attention is being directed to the improvement of their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). This article was conducted to investigate the HRQoL and associated factors in rural elderly residents in west of Iran. Methods: By using ...  Read More

Original Article Molecular Epidemiology
Isolation and Molecular Identification of Leishmania spp. in Patients With Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Golestan Province, Iran

َAli Fattahi Bafghi; Gilda Eslami; Oghol Niazjorjani; Farzaneh Mirzaei; Javad Namrodi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 8-13


  Background and aims: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is a major health issue in many parts of Iran. Diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in a non-endemic area is not as simple as that in endemic foci. The management and treatment of this disease are global dilemmas. The purpose of this study was to identify ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Associated Risk Factors: A Matched Case-Control Study

Maryam Mohammadian-Khoshnoud; Tahereh Omidi; Nasrin Shirmohammadi-Khorram; Jalal Poorolajal

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 14-19


  Background and aims: Despite substantial advances in the etiology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the environmental risk factors have not yet been well understood. The present study investigated the association between ASD, and maternal and perinatal risk factors. Methods: This matched, case-control ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
A Study of the Outcomes and Effective Factors on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in an Educational Hospital

Hossein Aliakbari; Jalil Azimian; Fateme Hasandoost; Maryam Momeni; Farnoosh Rashvandi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 20-23


  Background and aims: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) success rate is an important issue for all healthcare facilities. In the present study, success rate and related factors were assessed in a hospital in Iran. Methods: This descriptive-correlational study was conducted in 2017. By using the ...  Read More

Original Article
Adult Functional Health Literacy and its Related Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study

Babak Moeini; Masomeh Rostami-Moez; Fereshteh Besharati; Javad Faradmal; Saeed Bashirian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 24-29


  Background and aims: Health literacy (HL) can affect individual health, health communication and error in taking medicine. The aim of this study was to determine the level of HL and associated factors among Iranian adults. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 240 participants over 18 years of ...  Read More

Original Article Health Promotion
The Relationship Between Perceived Stress Level and Consumption of Fast Foods Among Female Students of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences

Zahra Karimi; Elahe Tavassoli; Akbar Babaei Heydarabadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 30-35


  the present research aimed to study the relationship between the consumption of fast foods with perceived stress level among female students of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences. Methods: The present research was a cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study which was conducted on female ...  Read More

Original Article Nursing
Comparing the Relationship of Emotional Intelligence and General Health in Nurses of Intensive Care Units With General Units in Qazvin

Leili Yekefallah; Leila Dehghankar; Mahya Shafaei; Fereshteh Yekefallah

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 36-41


  Background and aims: To know that how emotional intelligence and general health are related, can play a crucial role in the quality of nurses’ performance. The present study was conducted to compare the relationship of emotional intelligence and general health in nurses of intensive care units ...  Read More

Review article Epidemiology
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