Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

  • ISSN: 1735-9287 1735-8639
  • Email: editor@ijpsychiatrybs.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Review Article
1/8/2017
Milad Azami, Mohammad Reza Adhami Mojarad, Akram Mansouri, Zainab Tardeh
Several studies have controversial results regarding the association between Borna disease virus (BDV) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The present systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the association between CFS and BDV.The present study was conducted based on the PRISMA guidelines for systematic review and meta-analysis studies. To ... read more
Review Article
25/2/2017
Ajit Bhalchandra Dahale, Jaideep C Menon, Jaisoorya T. S.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death and disability in the world. While the relationship between depression and CHD is well documented, anxiety remains understudied, despite its common cooccurrence.A PubMed (MEDLINE) search was conducted in order to find articles published between January 2000 ... read more
Original Article
5/11/2016
Elham Shafiei, Esmaeil Fakharian, Abdollah Omidi, Hossein Akbari, Ali Delpisheh, Arash Nademi
Nowadays, outcome prediction models using logistic regression (LR) and artificial neural network (ANN) analysis have been developed in many areas of healthcare research.In this study, we have compared the performance of multivariable LR and ANN models, in prediction of psychological symptoms six months after mild traumatic brain ... read more
Original Article
14/5/2017
Imaneh Abasi, Abbas Pourshahbaz, Parvaneh Mohammadkhani, Behrouz Dolatshahi
Despite the widespread studies demonstrating the role of emotion regulation in social anxiety and distress symptoms, its mechanism and its relation to more biological basis like motivation is not well known.Based on emotion dysregulation model, the present study aimed to assess mediation role of emotion regulation strategies ... read more
Original Article
27/5/2017
Zahra Alammehrjerdi, Omid Massah, Ali Farhoudian, Sara Shishehgar, Afsaneh Moradi, Kate Dolan
Therapeutic community program (TCP) is available for opioid users in Iran (Persia), the most populous Persian Gulf country. TCP can reduce opioid use and some associated harms. However, there are few studies about TCP in Iran.The current qualitative study aimed to explore the self-perceived positive and negative ... read more
Original Article
21/5/2017
Mohadeseh Norouzi, Fatemeh Zargar, Fatemeh Norouzi
The acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a novel method for resolving interpersonal problems.This study aimed at determining the effectiveness of ACT on interpersonal problems and difficulties in emotion regulation among female students with interpersonal problems.In this randomized clinical trial, the study population consisted of 70 female ... read more
Original Article
14/5/2017
Kritaya Sawangchareon, Sineenard Pranboon, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth, Somsak Tiamkao
People with epilepsy (PWE) are at risk of domestic violence; either towards others or being the victim.This study surveyed the prevalence of violence problems in people with epilepsy (PWE) and the characteristics of violence and possible health outcomes.There were 350 PWE treated at Khon Kaen University, Srinagarind ... read more
Original Article
1/8/2017
Masoumeh Heidarian, Fathola Mohamadian, Ashraf Direkvand-Moghadam
Cosmetic surgery became increasingly popular in recent years. In some cases, cosmetic surgery caused some complications and did not create a durable improvement of quality of life.The current study aimed at determining the predictive factors for cosmetic surgery in Iranian females.The current case-control study was conducted on ... read more
Original Article
30/7/2017
Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid
Loneliness is commonly experienced during adolescence and has been associated with negative health outcomes.The present study aimed at assessing the factors associated with loneliness and investigating the relationship between loneliness and health risk behaviors among adolescents in the association of southeast asian nations (ASEAN).This cross-sectional study included ... read more
Original Article
1/8/2017
Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid
The prevalence of undernourishment or hunger is 9.6% in the association of southeast asian nations (ASEAN).The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of hunger and its psychobehavioural correlates among adolescents in ASEAN member countries, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, and Vietnam.The analysis ... read more
Original Article
12/3/2017
Hoda Bakhtiari, Zahra Shahrivar, Mehdi Tehrani-Doost, Javad Mahmoudi Gharai, Elham Shirazi
Various cognitive dysfunctions are reported in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD) in manic, depressed, and euthymic phases. Among these deficits, the findings related to visual memory are more inconsistent.Given the limitations and inconsistencies, we aimed to compare visual memory in the euthymic phase of BD ... read more
Original Article
31/7/2017
Atefeh Bashiri Nejadian, Mohammad Babamiri, Reza Johari Fard
Migraine is one of the main reasons for primary and secondary headaches worldwide and has significant effects on patients’ life. Based on recent studies, psychological factors may affect the severity, frequency, and the duration of migraine attacks.The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between ... read more
Original Article
1/8/2017
Hoda Mahdavi, Zahra Shahrivar, Mehdi Tehrani-Doost, Yasaman Fatholahi, Azra Jahanitabesh, Alia Shakiba
Executive dysfunction has been proposed as a fundamental impairment in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), however, existing findings are inconsistent.The present study aimed at evaluating the behavioral profile for executive functions (EF) in adolescents compared to healthy individuals using the Farsi translation of the behavior rating ... read more
Original Article
21/5/2017
Isaac Rahimian Boogar, Alimohammad Rezaei, Samaneh Mohamadpoor
Coronary heart disease leads to negative consequences, diminished health-related quality of life, and increased mortality.This study aimed at predicting the quality of life of patients with coronary heart disease based on defense mechanisms and alexithymia with the mediating role of psychological distress.In a cross-sectional descriptive study, 300 ... read more
Original Article
21/5/2017
Ali Reza Shafiee-Kandjani, Gholamreza Noorazar, Hassan Shahrokhi, Mohammad Ali Nazari, Sara Farhang
Executive function of the brain consists of organizing, shifting attention, monitoring, self-regulating, inhibition and working memory, which are diversely affected in attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Parent management training (PMT) is a major intervention for ADHD with significant impact on clinical symptoms. However, little is known about ... read more
Original Article
29/4/2017
Gholamhossein Alishiri, Raheleh Bastani, Khodabakhsh Ahmadi, Seyed Hassan Saadat
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic and immunologic disorder, which is characterized with feet, wrist and knee inflammatory destruction and morning stiffness. It mainly results in joint deformity and reduced ability, which can propagate into low quality of life (QOL). Recently, QOL has been demonstrated as one ... read more
Original Article
28/2/2017
Negar Asgharipour, Masoumeh Shariati, Mahdieh Borhani
Burn damages are important causes of mortality and morbidity. They are also associated with many physical, psychological, social, and economic consequences.The present study was conducted to assess the effect of guided imagery on reducing anxiety and pain due to dressing change in burn patients.The statistical population of ... read more
Original Article
26/2/2017
Abbas Heydari, Vahid Saadatian, Parvaneh Soodmand
Mental illness stigma has undesirable consequences for patients with psychiatric disorders.The current study aimed at understanding the lived experiences of patients with psychiatric disorders on the consequences of stigma.Hermeneutic phenomenology was conducted on 12 patients. They were selected from psychiatric hospital clinics in Mashhad.Black shadow of stigma ... read more
Original Article
1/8/2017
Asghar Pouresmali, Abbas Abolghasemi, Mehri Mowlaie
Forgiveness is associated with many psychological and personality factors such as severe and clinical personality patterns.The aim of this study was to determine the role of severe and clinical personality patterns in prediction of forgiveness in a sample of university students.A cross-sectional study was conducted on 375 ... read more
Brief Report
30/7/2017
Amir Hossein Goudarzian, Ravanbakhsh Esmaeili, Reza Alizadeh-Navaei, Maryam Yousefi, Abbas Balouchi
Some studies show that a low level of emotional intelligence (EI) is associated with self-destructive behaviors such as deviant behavior or smoking.The current study aimed at determining the effects of EI on the illicit drug use potential among nurses.The current quasi-experimental study was conducted in 2015 on ... read more
Brief Report
25/9/2017
Fariba Salehi, Zohreh Shahhosseini
Anxiety during pregnancy is one of the major women’s health concerns all over the world. Marital satisfaction is a common factor affecting women’s anxiety. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between marital satisfaction and anxiety in women during pregnancy. In this cross-sectional study, ... read more
Case Report
21/5/2017
Forouzan Elyasi, Hadi Darzi
Quetiapine is an effective and well-tolerated atypical dibenzothiazepine antipsychotic with higher affinity for 5-hydroxytryptophan than D2 dopamine receptors. It is a generally well-tolerated drug, yet, is remotely associated with urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is an embarrassing and distressing side effect of antipsychotic drugs. This paper reports on ... read more
Case Report
12/11/2016
Zahra Mirsepassi, Fatemeh Mohammadian, Elham Hakki, Behrang Shadloo
Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) is a rare neurocutaneous syndrome that is manifested by overt neurological and covert psychiatric features. Although the syndrome is known to be neurocutaneous, multiple organs and systems are involved.A 45-year-old male, with type I SWS was admitted to the psychiatric ward with manic-like symptoms. ... read more
Case Report
23/10/2016
Ahmed Al-Imam
Delirium, also known as acute Confusional state, is a common presentation in geriatrics. It is characterized by an acute and a fluctuating disturbance of consciousness, and a deficit in cognitive functions. Delirium that occurs in demented people is referred to as delirium superimposed on dementia.The patient presented ... read more

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