101. Evaluation of Continuous Educational Programs as Viewed by the Employees of the Great Naft Hospital

Jeyran Ostovarfar; Maral Ostovarfar; Somayeh Zare; Leila Moradi; Elham Makiabadi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 130-135


  Background: Continuous educational programs are one of the essential ways to promote human resources; inconsistency of the courses with individual and organizational needs may lead to organizational dissatisfaction, job performance reduction, and time and capital waste. The study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

102. The effect of iron slag enriched cow manure, zeolite and pumice on the sunflower Pb uptake in a soil irrigated with wastewater of battery factory

Amir Hossein Baghaie; Raheleh Mirzaee

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 137-145


  Introduction: In order to optimize the use of industrial wastewater, proper management practices should be applied for wastewater treatment. Thus, this study was done to evaluate the effect of iron slag enriched cow manure, zeolite and pumice on the sunflower Pb concentration in a soil irrigated with ...  Read More

103. Supplementation with Glucosamine Has no Adverse Effects on Glycemic Level and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Zohreh Mazloom; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Mahsa Moazen; Sara Bagheri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 146-152

  Background: Use of glucosamine as an alternative treatment for osteoarthritis is becoming more frequent, including in those who have diabetes at the same time. The results from in vitro and animal studies propose that glucosamine may inversely affect glucose metabolism. However, the recommended dose ...  Read More

104. How do Obese Women Cope with Social Stigma? A Phenomenological Study

Farnaz Rahnavard; Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Masood Amini

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 151-157

  Background: The findings of many studies confirm that obesity includes social stigma. Stigma involves several stereotypes that have negative psychosocial effects. The goal of this study was to evaluate the experience of social stigma in obese women with emphasis on their coping strategies.Methods: After ...  Read More

105. Evaluation of a Dispersion Modeling Software Package (Case Study: Traffic Pollutants in Shiraz Iran)

Elham Asrari; Masoud Faraji

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 164-168

   AbstractBackground: The AERMOD is one of the EPA preferred and recommended air quality dispersion models. The AERMOD is a steady state dispersion model for estimating the concentration of pollutants in urban, rural, flat and elevated, ground level and elevated receptors from different volumes, areas ...  Read More

106. Both Low and Upper Normal Levels of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Relates to Risk Factors of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Diseases

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Majid Kamali; Farideh Dastsouz

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 181-188

  AbstractBackground: Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in a wide rangeof pathological situations including cardiovascular diseases.This study aimed to investigate the association between serum25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) and risk factors of metabolicsyndrome and cardiovascular diseases.Methods: The ...  Read More

107. Therapeutic Alliance and Group Cohesion in Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Leila Khabir; Nourollah Mohamadi; Changiz Rahimi; Seyed Ali Dastgheib

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 181-189


  Background: Effective common factors such as therapeutic alliance and group cohesion play essential roles in outcome treatment in borderline personality disorder. The present study aimed to investigate the role of therapeutic alliance and group cohesion in group therapy based on mentalization and dialectical ...  Read More

108. Relationship between spiritual health and clinical competency of nurses working in intensive care units

Amir Jalali; Mahmoud Rahmati; Bita Dastmozd; Nader Salari; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 183-187


  Introduction: Spiritual health is the newest dimension of health that lies alongside other aspects of health. Since few studies have been conducted on the various effects of spirituality on nurses' clinical competence, this study aimed to determine the relationship between spiritual health and clinical ...  Read More

109. The Relationship between Mercury Exposure and Psychological Health Status of Dentists

Alireza Choobineh; Masoud Neghab; Reza Rostami; Jafar Hassan Zadeh; Esmaeel Soleimani; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 27-32

  AbstractBackground/Objective: This study was undertaken to addresspsychological health effects of dentists’ exposure to low ambientlevels of mercury.Methods: One hundred and six dentists and 94 generalpractitioners were randomly selected from clinics in Shiraz city,Iran. Subjects were asked to complete ...  Read More

110. Systemic Thinking and Partnership Working: A Cross Sectional Study in a Medical Sciences University in Iran

Mohammad Khammarnia; Aziz Kassani; Mostafa Peyvand; Fatemeh Setoodezadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 27-31

   Abstract:Background: Systemic thinking can provide practice in multidisciplinary team working and improve the organizational efficacy. This study aimed to determine the association between systemic thinking and partnership working in the employees of a medical sciences university in the south of Iran.Methods: ...  Read More

111. 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

112. Epidemiology of Fatal Road Traffic Accidents in Iran, Yasouj, 2014-2015

Tayebeh Rakhshani; Mansour Kashfi; Irandokht Amirian; Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi; Seyyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 29-35

  Introduction: Traffic accidents are considered a major public health problem in many parts of the world. The present study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of fatal traffic accidents in Yasouj city during the years 2014-2015. Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was carried out through a cross-sectional ...  Read More

113. Lethal and Residual Effects of Lambdacyhalothrin, Deltamethrin and Cyfluthrin Insecticides on Adult Mosquitoes of Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae) on Different Surfaces

Kourosh Azizi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Mousa Khosravani-Shiri; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Aboozar Soltani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 30-35

  Background: Human malaria remains a major malady in Eastern Iran. Vector control interventions such as indoor residual spraying are used to fight with the disease. This study was undertaken to determine the lethal and residual effects of three different pyrethroid insecticides on adult mosquitoes of ...  Read More

114. The Relationship of General Health and Job Stress in Industrial Workers

Seyed Yaser Hashemi; Mojtaba Emkani; Azizallah Dehghan; Reza Kalantari; Milad Gholami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 31-35


  Background: Job stress is one of the most hazardous factors in workplace that endangers the workers’ public health physically and psychologically. Aims: This study was conducted to investigate the general health status and occupational stress of workers in an electrical tablet production industry ...  Read More

115. Diet Diversity Score may not be a Good Indicator of Healthy Diet

Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 32-37

  Background: The close relationship between diet and disease emphasizes the need for optimal diet evaluation. The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency by which each of Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2010, Diet Quality Index-International (DQI), Mediterranean Diet Score (MDS), and Diet Diversity ...  Read More

116. Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure for Health Assessment of Stabilized Plating Sludge Using Amendments

Amin Falamaki

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 36-44

  Background: The occurrence of heavy metals in the environment is of important concern due to their toxicity and health effects on humans, including cancer. Because metals have been extensively used for centuries in commerce, environmental contamination is widespread; moreover, exposure to metals and ...  Read More

117. The Relationship between Sleep Quality, Self- Efficacy, and Stages of Change among the Elderly: A Pilot Study

Mahin Nazari; mostafa taheri; Sareh Keshavarzi; Ali Javadpour

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 72-77

  Background: Although sleeping problems are common among all age groups, the elderly suffer a higher prevalence of sleep disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between sleep quality, self-efficacy, and stages of change among the elderly. Methods: This descriptive-analytical ...  Read More

118. Client Satisfaction with Urban Family Physician and Referral System in the South of Iran: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Maryam Marzban; Maryam Siadati; Karam Tavani; Abdolrasul Hemmatid

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 72-78

  Background:Patient satisfaction is an integral component of service quality and obtaining feedback from patients about the quality of primary health care is the best way to extend more patient-centered goals to health care delivery. This study was conducted to measure the level of client satisfaction ...  Read More

119. 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

120. The Effectiveness of Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior on Clinical Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Leila Khabir; Nurollah Mohamadi; Changiz Rahimi; Seyed Ali Dastgheib

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 80-88


  Background: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Metalization-based Treatment (MBT) are two approaches to the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The present study aimed to investigate the clinical outcomes of dialectical behavior group therapy and metallization-based group therapy ...  Read More

121. 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

122. Removal of Chromium and Cadmium from Wastewater in Waste Stabilization Ponds, Yazd-Iran

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mohammad hasan Ehrampoush; Hoshang Maleknia; Zahra Elhamiyan; Ebrahim Shahsavani; Asghar Ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 83-88

  Background: Heavy metals have destructive and irreversible effects on the human, plants and animals. Some industries in Yazd enter industrial wastewater to municipal wastewater collection system. This can lead to high levels of heavy metals in wastewater and in turn in the wastewater treatment plant ...  Read More

123. Removal of Nitrogen and Phosphorous from Wastewater of Seafood Market by Intermittent Cycle Extended Aeration System (ICEAS)

Hamid Reza Zeinaddine; Afshin Ebrahimi; Vali Alipour; Leila Rezaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 89-93

  Background: This study aimed to determine the efficiency of the intermittent cycle extended aeration system (ICEAS) and the removal conditions of treating contaminants, especially nitrogen phosphorus from sea shopping center wastewater.Methods: Experiment was carried out on fish distribution center of ...  Read More

124. The Effect of Co-Metabolism on Removal of Hexadecane by Microbial Consortium from Soil in a Slurry Sequencing Batch Reactor

majid nozari; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mansooreh Dehghani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 113-124

  Background: Among Alkanes, N-Alkanes with medium chain have been identified as the most important contaminants of the soil. N-hexadecane (C16H34) with low solubility in water also belongs to this group and has been used by many researchers as a model contaminant. The present study aimed to investigate ...  Read More

125. Effects of Work Shifts and Mental Workload on Chronic Fatigue among Female Nurses in Intensive Care Units

samira mirzaei; Zahra Zamanian; Jafar Hasan Zade

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 113-118

  Background: The present study aimed to investigate the effects of work shifts and mental workload on chronic fatigue among female nurses in Intensive Care Units of selected hospitals in Shiraz. Methods: The participants in this cross-sectional study were 118 female nurses working in Intensive Care Units ...  Read More