Review Articles
1. The Impact of Quarantine, Isolation, and Social Distancing on COVID-19 Prevention: A Systematic Review

Mohebat Vali; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Zahra Maleki; Fatemeh Goudarzi; Arefe Abedinzade; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 138-150

  Background: The new Corona virus disease (COVID-19) appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Methods, such as quarantine, isolation, and social distancing, if implemented properly, can help prevent the transmission of the disease. This study aimed to examine the effects of quarantine, isolation, and ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Assessment of Disaster Preparedness of Hospital in Mamasani, Iran

Masoud Yousefi; Nasrin Razmjoee; Ebrahim Rahimi; Mohammad Ansarizadeh; Kourosh Rahmani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 151-155

  Background: Iran is among the top ten disaster-prone countries in the world because of its size, geographical location, and climatic diversity. Practically, the healthcare sector is an active part in disaster management and an integral part of the national health plan. This study aimed to determine the ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Psychometric Properties and Cut-off Points of Burden and Satisfaction Associated with Caregiving Role among Iranian Grandparents

Ebrahim Nazari Far; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Elham Rezaian; Mahsa Yarelahi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 156-161

  Objective: Caregiving burden is defined as a specific level of  pressure and problems expressed by caregiver or family, which involves a range of psychological, emotional, social and economic problems. Further, satisfaction is described as the level of the mental happiness, self-confidence and usefulness ...  Read More

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4. The relationship between burnout and spiritual intelligence among dental residents in Shiraz, Iran

Zahra Yaghoubi; Saber Babazadeh; Faezeh Karimzadeh Sharaf; Reyhaneh Shafieian; Arghavan Behbahanirad

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 162-167

  Background: Burnout, as the consequence of uncontrolled chronic stress, can lead to less efficient clinical performance. Spiritual intelligence enables the individuals to manage their carrier more efficiently. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between spiritual intelligence and burnout ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Predicting the Fit between the Respirator and Face based on facial anthropometric dimensions using neural-fuzzy method (used in crises)

Azade Tahernejad; Reza Mostafavi; Somaye Tahernejad; Matin Rostami

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 168-172

  Objective: The occurrence of crises such as the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) showed that the availability of a mask that fits the face is of great importance for individuals. The present study was performed to design a tool to assess the facial fitness of the mask based on face dimensions. ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of a Drug Use Temptation Scale

Yousef Asli Khalan; Masoud Karimi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 173-178

  Introduction: One of the main challenges of Methadone Maintenance treatment (MMT) centers is the patients’ non-adherence to treatment process in tempting situations. This study was conducted to validate the Persian version of one of the valid questionnaires on situational drug use temptation. Methods: ...  Read More

Short Communication
7. Modeling and Estimating the COVID-19 Incidence and Fatality in Europe

Fernando Almeida

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 179-182

  Background: The estimation of the real number of COVID-19 infected people is one of the concerns of the governments around the world. In this sense, this study seeks to assess the incidence and fatality of COVID-19 in Europe considering the expected number of the infected cases. Methods: A quantitative ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
8. WhatsApp Messenger role in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) Pandemic

Hamed Delam; Ahmadreza Eidi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 183-184

  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19), which originated in December 2019, on January 30, 2020 was declared  by the World Health Organization as the sixth public health emergency from international concerns [1]. Since the onset of the disease in late 2019 to mid-June 2020, more than 8.5 million people ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
9. Increased death anxiety in the elderly during Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

Hamed Delam; Safoura Izanloo

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 185-186

  In December 2019, the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China led to its spread around the world and became one of the major international concerns (1). The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that COVID-19 has become a global health concern and causes severe respiratory infections ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
10. Economic Crisis during the COVID-19 Pandemic is Likely to Increase Suicide Risk

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 187-188

  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), also known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a cluster of acute respiratory illnesses for unknown reasons that first occurred in December 2019 in Wuhan, China (1). With continuation of the coronavirus transmission, various health ...  Read More