Comparing the Effects of Psychodrama with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Psychological Well-being of Women with Marital Conflicts

Mahin Tahvilian; Elham Foroozandeh; Seyed Mostafa Banitaba

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2023

  Background: Marital conflicts can exacerbate anxiety, depression, and stress in couples and adversely affect their psychological well-being. The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of psychodrama and cognitive-behavioral therapy on the psychological well-being of women with marital conflicts. Methods: ...  Read More

External Shame and Self-Criticism in Married Women: the Mediating Role of Cognitive Fusion and Experiential Avoidance

Mohamad Reza Farshad; Sayed Abdolvahab Samavi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 216-223

  Background: Self-criticism is one of the psychological impairments with inappropriate consequences for all members of a family, especially women. It is affected by various factors. The present study aimed to assess the mediating role of cognitive fusion and experiential avoidance in the correlation between ...  Read More

Correlation of Stress Coping Strategies and Social Compromise with Empowerment through Cognitive Emotion Regulation Mediation in Head-of-Household Women

Maryam Behroz; Fatemeh Sadat Marashian; Marjan Alizadeh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 224-233

  Background: Social compromise is one of the principal components of mental health in head-of-household women. Empowerment and promotion of cognitive emotion regulation are critical in social compromise. The present study aimed to investigate the correlation between stress coping strategies and social ...  Read More

Investigating the Relationship among the Quality of Married Life, Internet Addiction, and Mindfulness in Women with Breast Cancer: The Mediating Role of Sexual Satisfaction

Shahin Tabarzan; Farzaneh Hooman; Saeed Bakhtiarpour

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 251-258

  Background: Cyberspace has attracted sizeable audience thanks to its broad range of topics, diverse content, and audio and visual attractions. However, Internet addiction is believed to be a salient phenomenon as the consequence of improper use of cyberspace, which leads to mental and personality-related ...  Read More

Relationships of Attachment Behaviors with Depression and Marital Quality among Women in Ahvaz, Iran: Mediating Role of Self-esteem

Parvaneh Bahmani Makvandzadeh; Amin Koraei; Seyedeh Zahra Alavi; Seyed Esmaeil Hashemi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 142-149

  Background: Depression could negatively impact the mood, behavior, attitude, and efficiency of women and massively harm family performance. The present study aimed to investigate the mediating role of the self-esteem in the association of attachment behaviors with depression and marital quality in women ...  Read More

The Effect of Imagery Rescripting and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Emotional Exhaustion in Women with Multiple Sclerosis in Tehran, Iran

Mahtab Dizaj Khalili; Shahrokh Makvand Hosseini; Parviz Sabahi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 164-171

  Background: The problems imposed by multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect the patients’ mental health socially and psychologically. Patients must thus acquire practical coping mechanisms to deal with their illness and go on living. The present study examined the impact of mindfulness-based cognitive ...  Read More

Comparing the Effectiveness of Positive Psychotherapy and Pivotal Response Treatment in Family Satisfaction in Mothers of Children with Autism

Mohammadmorad Khoshakhlagh; Fatemeh Sadat Marashian; Hamdollah Jayervand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-8

  Background: The mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience extreme stress due to the limited social, communicational, and emotional competencies of their children along with inefficient cognitive development and maladjustment. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness ...  Read More

The Effect of Positive Thinking Skills Training and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Perceived Stress among Women with Breast Cancer

Laleh Kianpour Barjoee; Naser Amini; Moloud Keykhosrovani; Abdollah Shafiabadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 9-16

  Background: Women with breast cancer may suffer from numerous psychological, physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional problems. If their psychological disorders persist, they may perceive a high level of stress. We conducted the present study to evaluate the effect of positive thinking skills training ...  Read More

The 10th International Conference on Women’s Health, a Narrative Report December 1st and 2nd, 2021, Shiraz, Iran

Sahar Hosseini; Reza Moshfeghinia; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani; Hafez Shojaadini; Najmeh Maharlouei; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 55-59

  The widespread lockdown and stay-at-home calls around the world in order to halt the spread of COVID-19 have reduced social interactions, availability of social and healthcare services, as well as financial and workforce resources (1, 2). Moreover, it has led to allocating a greater proportion of healthcare ...  Read More

The Effect of Integrating Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy on Lifestyle of Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Habibeh Mohammadi; Javad Khalatbari; Khadijeh Abolmaali

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 220-227

  Background: Psychological distresses and stresses are believed to significantly increase the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In contrast, healthy lifestyle plays an effective role in the prevention and treatment of IBS. The present article investigated the effect of integrating cognitive-behavioral ...  Read More

The Sexual Function of Iranian Pregnant Women: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Hora Ameri Ahmad; Masoumeh Rostami; Sahar Dalvand; Azam Rahmani; Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 126-133

  Contex: Sexual function during pregnancy affects martial satisfaction of couples and increases empathy in the completion of pregnancy and women’s self-confidence with reduction in fears. Studies on the sexual function of Iranian pregnant women have shown controversial results. The present study ...  Read More

Exploring the Experience of Rural Women toward Community-Based Approaches Associated with Physical Activity, a Qualitative Study

Maryam Baradaran-Binazir; Ramak Zavvarkabeh; Fariba Heidari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 161-169

  Background: Women are less likely to meet the suggested levels of physical activity compared to men, particularly in the rural setting. For this reason, community-based interventions associated with physical activity were developed to improve physical activity in village women. We conducted the present ...  Read More

Effect of Transactional Analysis Training on Communication Skills and Attribution Beliefs of Incompatible Women

Gooya Safinia; Hossein Ebrahimi Moghadam; Khadijeh Abolmaali

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 170-178

  Background: The recent problems of couples necessitate the greater focus of research in this field on relationships between couples. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of transactional analysis training on communication skills and attribution beliefs of incompatible women in Tehran, Iran. ...  Read More

A Sociological Study of Social Factors Related to Girls’ Awareness and Attitude toward Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Shiraz

Halimeh Enayat; Majid Movahed Majd; Marzieh Fazeli

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 179-188

  Background: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases that could lead to cervical cancer. The current study aimed to assess the awareness of young girls about HPV and the relevant current sources of information about HPV. The present work also investigated ...  Read More

Attitude Barriers to Breast Self-Examination from the Perspective of Women Referred to Health Centers Affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Roya Zare; Zahra Karimian; Nahid Zarifsanaiey

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 10-17

  Background: Breast Neoplasms is believed to be one of the most prevalent types of cancer in women. In the early stages, the disease could be diagnosed and controlled by breast self-examination (BSE). However, attitude barriers stop women to BSE on a number of occasions. We conducted the present study ...  Read More

Perinatal Vertical Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); A Remarkable Challenge for Healthcare Systems

Najmeh Maharlouei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 1-2

  Transmission of viral infections from mother to fetus is an important issue as it can affect both the maternal and neonatal pregnancy outcomes. The world is currently struggling with COVID-19 which has affected all countries regardless of their economic status. There exist similarities between the genetics ...  Read More

Return of Menstruation among Exclusive Breastfeeding Women in Southwest Nigeria

Kolade Afolayan Afolabi; Adebukunola Olajumoke Afolabi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 54-65

  Background: Women experience variations in postpartum amenorrhea, the length of which depends on the type of breastfeeding and women’s physiology. We conducted the present Study to assess the perception and pattern of resumption of menstruation, and identify the determinants of resumption of menstruation ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Landscape Architecture Components on Women’s Reactions to Reduce Depression Symptoms

Elnaz Abbasian; Mohsen Faizi; Asghar Mohammadmoradi; Abbas Erfanian Omidvar; Reza KhosrowAbadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 42-53

  Background: women have been exposed to growing symptoms of depression by urban life as well as endangering their mental health. Researches show that the effect of landscape components can be virtually seen in films and images. However, the main point is to rank the effectiveness of components in providing ...  Read More

Physical Activity and Body Composition Profile of Infertile and Fertile Women

Abbas Saremi; Alireza Bahrami; Mohammad Parastesh; Mina Ranjbar

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 54-59

  Background: Identification of body mass and physical activity status in women may be helpful for improving their reproductive health. The purpose of the current research was to analyze and compare the body mass index (BMI) and physical activity level (PAL) among women with and without infertility. Methods: ...  Read More

Women Are More Vulnerable to Psychological Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

Najmeh Maharlouei

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 1-2

  The Coronavirus family are positive-sense, singlestrand, and linear RNA viruses with a wide range of manifestations from mild respiratory symptoms such as common cold to severe respiratory distress and death and certain gastrointestinal symptoms (1). Some important members of Coronavirus family, causing ...  Read More

Comparison of the Quality of Life and Its Dimensions in Men and Women with HIV / AIDS in the High-Risk Behaviors Center of Shiraz

setareh derakhshanpour; zahra yazdanpanahi; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 43-48

  Background: In recent years, for the purpose of proper planning, the quality of life has been considered by researchers and clinical experts as one of the most important outcomes of chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life and its dimensions in women and men with Human ...  Read More

The Effect of Schema Therapy on Sexual Self-Esteem in the Women Involved in Marital Conflicts

Safieh Mohammadi; Fariba Hafezi; Parvin Ehteshamzadeh; Zahra Eftekhar Saadi; Saeed Bakhtiarpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 49-55

  Background: Marital conflicts bring about issues in marital relationships and increase the divorce rate. Sexual skill training can prevent some of the marital conflicts and sexual problems in women. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of schema therapy on sexual self-esteem in the women ...  Read More

Body Image and Health-Related Quality of Life of Nigerian Nulligravid, Pregnant, and Postpartum Women

Chidozie Mbada; Julitta Oseghale Ehinomen; Kikelomo Aboyowa Mbada; Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande; Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi; Okechukwu Ernest Orji; Esther Kikelomo Afolabi; Moses Makinde; Adaobi Okonji

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 39-47

  Background: Pregnancy-related changes in women’s body shape and size predisposes to negative body image. However, the nexus between pregnancy-related body image and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) is still controvertible. This study assessed the relationship between body image and HRQoL ...  Read More

The 8th International Conference on Women’s Health; Women’s Mental Health

Najmeh Maharlouei; Hengameh Kasraei; Fatemeh Shaygani; Amir Reza Bahadori; Sharareh Khonyagar; Zahra Reyhani; Seyyed Shahrokh Mousavi; Maryam Kazemi; Kamran B. Lankarani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 58-61

  Mental health is one of the most important of health components.Mental and behavioral diseases are major disease burdens. Women make up half of the world's population and raise the other half. While women are an integral part of societies, their diverse roles put them at a higher risk of psychological ...  Read More

The Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy on Depression and Coping Styles of Women Exposed to Marital Infidelity

Mehrnoosh Babolhavaeji; Elaheh Khoshnevis; Sahar Jafarzadeh Rastin

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 18-26

  Background: Betrayal and marital infidelity are a kind of disorder and illness in behavior, which, due to its adverse effects, causes various injuries and problems for each person. This study aimed to determine the effect of training, based on cognitivebehavioral group therapy (CBGT), on depression and ...  Read More