26. Assessing the Level of Safety Measures in University Classrooms: A Case Study in a University in the Southwest of Iran

Mehdi Jahangiri; Samira Baneshi; Zahra Saeedi Garagani; Mojtaba Kamalinia; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 160-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.84858.1045

Abstract
  Background: The classroom is an important part of the educational environment, which should meet the standard requirements including safety and adequate spaces regarding the number of learners, color, lighting, noise, proper equipment, and air conditioning. This study aimed to investigate the safety ...  Read More

27. Anxiety and self-esteem score in adults with a suicide attempt history

Hamed Delam; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 166-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.85615.1071

Abstract
  Background: Anxiety and low self-esteem can lead to feelings of vulnerability and being at risk, which can predict a suicide attempt. This study aimed to investigate stress and self-esteem of suicide attempters referring to hospitals affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 2018. Methods: ...  Read More

28. Effects of Citizenship Education on Knowledge, Attitude, Subjective Norm and Behavioral Intention of High School Girls in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Fatemeh Darabi; Mahin Nazari; Hamidreza Tabatabaee

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 6-13

Abstract
  Background/Objective: This study aimed to address the knowledge gap in citizenship education. In other words, there was an attempt to investigate the effect of a citizenship education program on knowledge, attitudes, subjective norms, and behavioral intention of high schools girls. Methods: 228 female ...  Read More

29. The Prevalence of Depression and Its Associated Factors among Students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences In 2012

Zahra Zamanian; Shahrzad Riaei; Najmeh Kaveh; Amineh Khosravani; hadi daneshmandi; Mehrab Sayadi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 7-13

Abstract
   Background: Depression is one of the mental disorders which have become a public health problem throughout of the world. The objective of this study was to investigate depression and to determine its correlated factors among students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS).Methods: 358 students ...  Read More

30. Investigation of fungal bioaerosols in Shiraz composting facilities during 2017

fariba fariba abbasi; Mohammad Reaz Mohammad Reaz Samaei; hossein khodadadi; ali karimi; azadeh binaee haghighi; jamileh ekhlasi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 7-14

Abstract
  Background: Fungi are one of the pollutant emissions from the composting plants which change  in variety  during the composting process. They are predominant in stabilization stage.Methods: This study assessed the thermotolerant airborne fungi based on NIOSH 0800 on 200 ambient samples from four composting ...  Read More

31. The Effect of Quercetin Supplementation on Oxidative Stress, Glycemic Control, Lipid Profile and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Zohreh Mazloom; Seyedeh Maryam Abdollahzadeh; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Abbas Rezaianzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 8-14

Abstract
  Background: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is closely associated with reduction of antioxidant defense system. In the present study, we investigated the antioxidant effect of quercetin supplementation on the glycemic control, lipid profile and oxidative stress indices in patients with type 2diabetes. Methods: ...  Read More

32. Photo-degradation of atrazine in water using UV and investigating its by-products

Zohre Moeini; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Saeed Yousefinejad; Shima Bahrami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 8-15

Abstract
  Background: Atrazine is one of the most widely used chlorinated herbicides with properties, such as sustainability in soil and ability to penetrate into water sources. This study aimed to investigate the photo-degradation of atrazine using ultraviolet ray and to identify its by-products. Methods: The ...  Read More

33. The Effect of Parenting Skills Training on Adolescent Aggression in Abadeh Tashk, Fars Province, 2018

Leila Bazrafkan; Rahmat Allah Mohammadjani; Tayebeh Rakhshani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 8-16

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.84239.1031

Abstract
  Introduction: Given the importance of aggression in adolescents and the effects of parenting practices, the present study was conducted to investigate the effects of parenting skills intervention on adolescent aggression in Abadeh Tashk town, Fars province, in 2018. Methods: This randomized clinical ...  Read More

34. The factors influencing suicide attempts among adolescents: A review article

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 10-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86164.1083

Abstract
  Background: Suicide and Suicidal attempt at the 1996 World Health Organization Summit was an important public health and anti-social behavioral issue. Suicide rates are one of the most important indicators of the community's mental health. The present study was designed to elucidate the factors affecting ...  Read More

35. Intensified or Routine Case Finding for Pulmonary Tuberculosis among HIV-Infected Patients: Which is Better?

Hamidreza Tabatabaee; Parvin Afsar-kazerooni; Yousef Alimohamadi; Alireza Hasanabadi; Fatemeh Khavandegaran; Katayoun Tayeri; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Jafar Hasanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 13-19

Abstract
  Background: Intensified strategy includes special attention to the symptoms such as cough (more than two weeks), fever (more than three weeks), night sweats (more than three weeks), and weight loss (more than 3 kg per month). If any of the above symptoms was positive, in suspected individuals for TB, ...  Read More

36. Microbiological Quality of Commercial Enteral Feedings used in Two Public Hospitals in Shiraz, Iran

Mahsa Moazen; Samane Rahmdel; Seyedeh Maryam Abdollahzadeh; Maryam Ranjbar Zahedani; Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 49-53

Abstract
  Background: Although enteral feeding solutions are used to reduce the morbidity and mortality in many malnourished and hospitalized patients, microbial contamination of these products may lead to severe infections, especially in immune suppressed ones. The aim of this study was to evaluate the microbiological ...  Read More

37. The relationship between parental socioeconomic status and knowledge, attitudes and tendency toward fluoride therapy for their 7-9 year old school children

Parisa Neghab; Mryam Bakhtiar; Ali Golkari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 51-58

Abstract
  Background: The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between socioeconomic status of parents and their knowledge, attitude and tendency toward different forms of fluoride therapy for their 7-9 year-old primary school children in Shiraz.Methods: A total of 444 subjects were selected ...  Read More

38. Removal of Arsenic from Aqueous Solutions Using Welding Iron Waste

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Roya Nikmanesh; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 56-63

Abstract
  Background: Contamination of water with arsenic has attracted the researchers’ attention as a global problem in recent years and has been observed in some parts of Iran. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficiency of welding iron waste in removing arsenic from aqueous solutions. Methods: ...  Read More

39. Bioremediation of lead and zinc contaminated soils by compost worm

Hassan Hashemi; Abbas Khodabakhshi; Bahram Alinia; Fariba Abbasi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 58-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.80235.0

Abstract
  Background: This study investigated the bioremediation of lead and zinc in contaminated soils by the compost worm Eisenia Fetida. Methods: The initial concentrations of 50 and 100 mg/kg for zinc and lead respectively as well as 40 mg/kg and 80 mg/kg for the control group were studied. 30 earthworms were ...  Read More

40. Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide from vented gas space heaters using alumina foam supported CuMnOx Nanocatalyst

Alireza Abbasi; Saeed Yosefinejad; Shima Bahrami; Mohamad Hoseini

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 60-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.84882.1047

Abstract
  Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless, colorless, and nonirritating poisonous gas, recognized as the silent killer for the 21st century. It is produced during partial combustion of carbon-containing compounds. Improper ventilation and flue installation of vented gas space heaters ...  Read More

41. Prevalence, Severity and Factors Related to Mastalgia among Women Referring to Health Centers Affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Farideh Vaziri; Alamtaj Samsami; Zahra Rahimi; Negin Rastgardoost; Narjes Nick

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 64-69

Abstract
  Background: Mastalgia is a common problem among women. Severe mastalgia can have a negative impact on sexual, physical and sleep activities and behaviors. Regarding the absence of a study on the prevalence and severity of mastalgia in southern Iran, the current study was conducted. Methods: This is ...  Read More

42. Potentially Hazardous Trihalomethanes (THMs) Levels in Chlorinated Swimming Pools’ Water in Fars Province, Iran

Mohammadreza Heydari; Nader Parsa; Rahim Davani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 67-76

Abstract
  Background: Trihalomethanes are toxic and dangerous substances that are formed in the presence of organic materials when water is chlorinated for disinfection. The Iranian National Standard, World Health Organization, European Union, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and International Agency for Research ...  Read More

43. Growth Faltering of Preschool-Aged Children with Poor Appetite Is Associated with Snacking Behaviors

Asma Kazemi; Zahra Hassanzadeh Rostami; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 93-98

Abstract
  Background: The association between snacking patterns, sleep hours, and physical activity with growth status and appetite of preschool children was investigated.Methods: Sixty three children aged 3-7 years with low appetite and weight for age ratio below the 25th percentile were enrolled from those referring ...  Read More

44. Photodegradation of Atrazine by Ultraviolet Radiation in Different Conditions

narges shamsedini; Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mansooreh Dehghani; Simin Nasseri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 94-100

Abstract
  Background: Atrazine is one of the most widely used triazine herbicides which has been used for controlling broadleaf and grassy weeds for many years. Its widespread use in water has caused environmental concern because of frequent detection of atrazine in aquatic systems where this herbicide has been ...  Read More

45. A Survey on Temporal Changes of Drinking Water Quality in Urban Areas Using Iran Resources Water Quality Index and Statistical Analysis: A Case Study of Shiraz, Iran, 2011-2015

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Zohre Moeini; Yousef Kamali; Mohammad reza Shooshtarian; Mohammad Reza Zare

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 107-115

Abstract
  Background: Monitoring the water quality and analyzing its changes over time is an important aspect of sustainable management and development of water resources. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the trend of temporal variations in the quality of drinking water supplied from groundwater ...  Read More

46. Iron Supplementation Consumption in High School Students: A Cross- Sectional Study

Mohammad Khammarnia; Zahra Amani; Mahsa Hajmohammadi; Alireza Ansari-Moghadam; Marzieh Eslahi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 111-114

Abstract
  Background: Girls are one of the high risk groups for iron deficiency anemia. Iron supplementation program is a preventive strategy for female students in high schools in Iran. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of iron supplements consumption among high school students in the southeast of Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

47. Comparison of metabolic syndrome components, inflammation and oxidative stress indices in normal weight obese and normal weight women: A case- control study

Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; Maryam Ranjbar Zahedani; Atefeh Kohansal

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 116-122

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.84627.1036

Abstract
  Background: Normal Body Mass Index (BMI) = 18.5-24.9 kg/m2 and high Body Fat (BF), have been defined as Normal Weigh Obesity (NWO), which can increase the risk of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and cardiovascular diseases. The present study aimed to determine the association between NWO and MetS indicators, ...  Read More

48. Assessment of Cognitive Status of Elderly People Living in Nursing Homes in Larestan, 2018

Hamed Delam; Esmaeil Kavi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 127-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.85497.1065

Abstract
  Background: Since the elderly  are more susceptible to cognitive impairment than other age groups, this study aimed to investigate the assessment of cognitive status of the elderly  living in nursing homes in Larestan city and the relationship between cognitive status of the elderly people ...  Read More

49. Age, Sex and Site Specific Incidence of Cancer in Kohgilooyeh and Boyerahmad- Iran: A Province with Low Cancer Incidence (2007-2009)

Hosein Oriad; Zafar Parisai; Roksana Estakhrian Haghigh; Mehdi Akbartabar Toori; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 133-138

Abstract
  Background: Cancer is the third cause of death in Iran and its incidence is rising alarmingly. However, a study reported that Kohgilooyeh and Boyerahmad (a small province in Iran) seems to have substantially lower incidence rate of cancer compared to the other parts of the country. This study is conducted ...  Read More

50. Unmet Need for Prevention of Unwanted Pregnancy in Shiraz

Fariba Moradi; Zohreh Balaghi; Hassan Joulaei; Najaf Zare; Samad Mohammadi; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 140-144

Abstract
  Background: Prevention of unwanted pregnancy is a key strategy to improve the women’s health through spacing of birth and avoiding pregnancy at high-risk maternal ages. Unmet need by definition is the percentage of fecund married women who are not using contraceptives while they do not want to get ...  Read More