1. Defaulting from Care and Quality of Life of Adults on Anti-Retroviral Treatment Program in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria: A Case-Control Study

Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi; Ikeola A. Adeoye; Olufunmilayo I. Fawole

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 226-234


  Background: In Nigeria, over 600,000 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) as of 2020. Defaulters after commencing ART range between 10-36%. This study identified the factors associated with default from ART and quality of life among PLWHA. Methods: An unmatched case-control ...  Read More

2. The Effect of Education of Physical Activity via Social Networks on the Quality of Life in Menopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Seyyed Mansour Kashfi; Tayebeh Rakhshani; Shahla Farhoodi; Zahra Motlagh; Raziyeh Bagherzadeh; Noushin Kohan

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 149-154


  Background: As a physiological event, menopause is an important milestone in women's lives. Numerous studies have shown the negative impact of this stage of women's lives on their quality of life.The present study aimed to assess the effectiveness of education about physical activity via social networks ...  Read More

3. Quality of Life in Diabetic Patients: The Predicting Role of Personal Resources

Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Somayeh Zare; Leila Ghahremani; Mahin Nazari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 142-148


  Background: Diabetes control is highly self-care and emotional complications and mental stress play an important role in controlling blood sugar in diabetes, and these factors affect the quality of life of people with diabetes. The aim of this study was to determine the predicting role of personal resources ...  Read More

4. Quality of Life and Associated Factors among Elderly Diabetic Patients in Shiraz, 2014

Haleh Ghaem; Atousa Fakherpour; Mahmoud Hajipour; Mohsen Shafiee

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 129-136

  Background: Today, the quality of life (QoL) studies have an important role in public health care, especially among the old adults suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes. Diabetes and its complications can widely affect various aspects of QoL. Therefore, the present study aimed to assess diabetic ...  Read More

5. Depression and Anxiety and the Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in IBS Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ali Kamkar; Mahmoud Golzary; Noor Ali Farrokhi; Shapur Aghaee; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 76-82

  Backgrounds: Anxiety and depression are found to be the major contributors to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The present study aimed to measure the effect of a specifically designed cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program on the severity of the symptoms and quality of life of patients with chronic ...  Read More