1. Assessment of the Attributional Styles of High- and Low-grade Point Medical Students at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: A Cross-sectional and Descriptive Study

Padideh Daneii; Vida Sarmadi; Negin Mahmoudi; Amir Kian Moaveni; Fatemeh Mohammad Alizadeh; Sina Neshat; Armindokht Shahsanaee

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 229-232


  Background : Academic failure is one of the most important issues for both family and students. It has many adverse consequences on students' mental health. Therefore, understanding the factors that influence academic achievement can help reduce academic failure and thus improve students' physical, mental, ...  Read More

2. The Priority of the Family-centered Role in Combating the Prevalence of COVID-19 Epidemic in Iran

Mousa Bamir; Salman Farahbakhsh; Salman Daneshi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 235-236


  Coronaviruses are relatively old viruses that first were identified in 1930 as the infectious bronchitis virus in birds, and in 1940 were identified as the cause of gastroenteritis in pigs. Global concern rising about mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic and varieties of clinical signs seems to be ...  Read More

3. Psychometric Properties and Cut-Off Points of Persian Version of PPRI 12-Items among Older Veterans in Iran

Leila Ghahremani; Fatemeh Maghsoudi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 44-49


  Background: Aging and retirement are a passage to a new course of ​​life for veterans. The role of army grandparents in relation with their adult children is important; therefore, it is necessary to study grandparent-adult children interactions during retirement. Unfortunately, there was no Iranian ...  Read More

4. Predictors of Permanent Childlessness in Iranian Women (Using the 2016 National Census Microdata Sample)

Serajeddin Mahmoudiani

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 56-61


  Background: Dramatic changes in the demographic behaviors of Iranian women have led to declining fertility after the mid-1980s. Childlessness is an important and growing issue and has increasingly become the focus of the problem by Iranian population policymakers. Methods: The present study was conducted ...  Read More

5. Recently Discovered Iranian Population of Rousettus leschenaultii (Chiroptera; Petropodidae), Highlighting the Essential Need for Taxonomic Expertise in Applied Medical Sciences

Zeinolabedin Mohammadi; Alijan Tabarraei; Fatemeh Ghorbani; Asghar Khajeh; Haji Gholi Kami; Saeed Shahabi; Urban Olsson

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 62-70


  Background: Bats are potential reservoir hosts for vector-bornediseases that can transmit many bacterial and viral agents tohumans. Fruit bats are considered reservoirs of many virusesand they are of major importance in the medical sciences forcontrolling and preventing vector-borne diseases. This studyaimed ...  Read More

6. Factors Associated with Anogenital Warts and Gonorrhea Infection: A Cross-Sectional Study

Romina Faridizad; Ali Alavi; Parastoo Golshiri; Sayed Mohammad Hasan Alavi Shoushtari; Michelle D Lall; Sina Neshat

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 113-118


  Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are one the most common infections in the world. Among them, anogenital warts and gonorrhea infections are a significant group of STIs. We conducted this research to evaluate the prevalence of anogenital warts and gonorrhea infection and their related ...  Read More

7. A Systematic Review of the Arthropod-Borne Rickettsial Diseases with a Special Emphasis on Iran

Aboozar Soltani; Fatemeh Borouji; Sanam Abdollahi; Arefe-sadat Pourtabatabaei

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 208-217


  Background: Rickettsialinfections occur worldwide. Rickettsia spp. are mandatory intracellular Gram-negative bacteria that can cause mild to severe disease. Objectives:Recently, with increasing international travel to high-risk areas, the risk of rickettsia transmission has increased. These infections ...  Read More

8. A Review of Pediculosis Studies in Iran During Three Decades (1990-2020)

Mousa Khosravani; Shokat Ali Amiri; Azam Rafatpanah; Cobra Bandak; Roya Latifi; Mohammad Moradi; Nashmin Mohemmi; Fariba Abdollahi Harat; Seyed Mohsen Mohebbi Nodez; Zohreh Hatami

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 218-225


  Background: Lice are obligate parasites that bring about some mild infestation or severe diseases on different parts of the human body. Head lice can easily spread in an overcrowded community with inadequate hygienic conditions. Also, it affects children’s well-being and education programs. Methods: ...  Read More

9. Permethrin-associated kdr Mutations through Molecular Analysis of Human Head Lice (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) Populations in School Children in the South of Iran

Saeedeh Ebrahimi; Marzieh Shahriari-Namadi; Saeed Shahabi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Hamzeh Alipour

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 257-264


  Background:Human head lice is one of the most invincible neglected skin diseases. The use of pyrethroid insecticides is a standard method of treating the disease, which leads to lice population resistance in the long run. The main aim of the current survey was to screen the biomarkers of permethrin-associated ...  Read More

10. Can Menopausal Education Enhance Marital Satisfaction of Middle-Aged Men?

Mahsa Yarelahi; Masoud Karimi; Ebrahim Nazarifar; Elham Rezaian; Maryam Ghaedi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 272-277


  Background: The lack of knowledge about menopausal care in couples and inappropriate coping with menopause symptoms can reduce the couples' quality of the marital relationship. Therefore, it is necessary to increase the knowledge and ability of men to prevent menopause destructive effects on marital ...  Read More

11. Epidemiological Study of Brucellosis in Ilam Province from 2011 to 2018: A Cross-sectional Study

Habibollah Azarbakhsh; Marziye Tolide; Ali Jalilian; Kumars Eisapareh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 305-311


  Background: The aim of this study is to investigate the epidemiological indicators of brucellosis in Ilam province, west of Iran, during the years 2011 to 2018. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional analytical study was performed on 1,002 patients with brucellosis in Ilam province, west of Iran. ...  Read More

12. Assessment of Productivity in Health Centers after Health Transformation Plan in Iran

Mohammad Khammarnia; Mehdi Zanganeh Baygi; Morteza Mooziri; Mohammad Okati; Mostafa Boolaghi; Mehdi Okati; Fatemeh Setoodehzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 179-183


  Background: In 2014, Health Transformation Plan (HTP) started in Iranian health system to improve productivity of health organizations. The aim of the present study was to assess the employees’ productivity in health centers after HTP. Methods: This cross-sectional study with analytical approach ...  Read More

13. Health Care Waste Management in Hospitals of Tabriz, Iran: A Comparison between General and Specialized Hospitals

Mohammad Hoseini; Solmaz Aslan Pour; Gholam Hossein Safari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 97-104


  Background: Health care waste (HCW) management is highly important and has received special attention from the authorities and people. Objectives: This study was conducted to investigate the management of HCW in general and specialized hospitals of Tabriz, Iran. Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional ...  Read More

14. Epidemiological Study of Scorpion-sting in Patients Referred to Medical Centers of Shiraz, South-west of Iran

Masoumeh Bagheri; Hamzeh Alipour; Ali Keshawarz

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 105-110


  Background: Scorpion sting is one of the serious and major medical problems in the world. Shiraz is a tourist city and one of the high-risk areas where a number of scorpion sting occurs annually. Objectives: The present research aimed to conduct an epidemiological study of scorpion sting in Shiraz County. Methods: ...  Read More

15. The Assessment of Thermal Conditions Using Humidex in Different Weather Conditions: A Case in Different Climates of Iran

Farideh Golbabaei; Hamidreza Heidari; Aliakbar Shamsipour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 127-134


  Background: This study aimed to illustrate the applicability of the Humidex index for assessment of outdoor thermal environments in a wide range of weather conditions in different climates in Iran. Study Design: This is a cross-sectional study. Methods: Both  field measurements (1452 measurements) ...  Read More

16. Epidemiology of suicide attempts and deaths: A population-based study in the South of Iran (2012–2017)

Hamed Delam; Kosar Zarebi; Esmaeil Kavi; Nasrin Shokrpour; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 115-120


  Background: Suicide is a multi-factorial phenomenon whose patterns can vary even from one place to another in one country; the purpose of this study was to determine the causes of suicide attempt in a 6-year period in Larestan County in the period between 2012 and 2017. Methods: The present study was ...  Read More

17. Multi-Level Analysis of Inter-Provincial Differences in Fertility in Iran: The Case of Six Provinces with High and Low Fertility Rates

Serajeddin Mahmoudiani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 129-134


  Background: Identifying the effect of the social environment in which couples live and the demographic decisions are made, along with individual characteristics, are important in explaining human fertility. In the present study, an attempt was made to explain women’s fertility in the six provinces ...  Read More

18. A Morphometric Study of Mesobuthus eupeus (Scorpionida: Buthidae) in Fars Province, southern Iran

Mohammad Ebrahimi; Marziyeh Hamyali Ainvan,; Mohsen Kalantari; Kourosh Azizi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 69-74


  Background: Scorpions are a group of poisonous invertebrates that are widely distributed in the Middle East countries including Iran. They cause serious injuries and death to humans and domestic animals in Fars province. These arthropods are settled in subtropical regions of the province. Methods: In ...  Read More

19. Molecular and serological evaluation of Toxoplasma gondii among female university students in Mamasani district, Fars province, southern Iran

Mohsen Kalantari; Qasem Asgari; Khadijeh Rostami; Shahrbano Naderi; Iraj Mohammadpour; Masoud Yousefi; Mohammad Hassan Davami; Kourosh Azizi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 75-80


  Background: Anti-Toxoplasma antibodies were identified in female university students referred to Valie-Asr hospital of Mamasani from Azad and Payame-Noor Universities, using serological and molecular methods. Methods: Based on the prevalence and characteristics method, 504 serum samples were collected ...  Read More

20. Epidemiology of cutaneous Leishmaniosis in south Fars province, Iran: A retrospective decade long survey

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Khalil Safari; Nasrin Shokrpour; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 28-33


  Objective: Fars province in south Iran is an endemic focus of Leishmaniosis. This study was designed to evaluate the epidemiological status of cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Fars province, South Iran, from 2007 to 2016. Methods: This study was a retrospective-analytical cross-sectional study. The study ...  Read More

21. Evaluation of depression score in suicide attempters referring to hospitals affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 2018

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 194-198


  Background: Since suicide attempt and its association with mental disorders such as depression in individuals is a major challenge in societies, this study aimed to investigate depression in suicide attempters referring to hospitals affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 2018. Methods: ...  Read More

22. A Study of the Social Responsibility of Iranian Pharmaceutical Companies in 2019

Masume Bazrafshan; Hamidreza Vakilifard; Bizhan Abedini; Davood Khodadadi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 199-204


  Background: Corporate goals are to maximize efficiency and profit, but in the age of information and competition to succeed, they must respond to societal expectations. Corporate disregard for social responsibility can create problems for the company and cast doubt on the company's actions and mission ...  Read More

23. Intestinal Helminths Infections of Calomyscus cf. bailwardi (Rodentia: Calomyscidae) from Fars Province, Southern Iran

Saeed Shahabi; Ali Pouryousef; Kourosh Azizi; Bahador Sarkari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 163-166


  Background: Rodents have a significant role as a reservoir in zoonotic diseases. Rodents which live close to human habitats such as muroid species play an important role in public health and economy. The current study aimed to evaluate the intestinal helminths infections of the Zagros Mountain rodent, ...  Read More

24. Hard ticks infesting domestic ruminants, species composition and infection with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in a highland province, SW Iran

Zahra Hosseini; Mostafa Salehi Vaziri; Sara Ahmadnia; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Tahmineh Jalali; Zakkyeh Telmadarraiy; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 52-59


  Background: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a neglected tick-borne viral zoonotic disease. The aim was to detect CCHF virus (CCHFV) among wild ticks from Artiodactyla, Bos taurus, Ovis aries, and Capra hircus, in a previously declared CCHFV-free province of Kohgiluyeh Boyer-Ahmad, southwest ...  Read More

25. Detection of Free Living Amoeba infection in patients with suspected central nervous system and keratitis disease in Shiraz, southern Iran

Mohammad Saleh Bahreini; Mohammad Hossein Motazedian; Shahram Bamdad; Mohammad Javad Abbaszadeh afshar; Qasem Asgari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 80-85


  Background:Free Living Amoebas, as opportunistic protozoa, can cause more problems such as meningoencephalitis, encephalitis and keratitis in human being. These protozoa have been isolated from many sources in Iran. This study was undertaken to determine the diseases due to these parasites in the south ...  Read More