1. 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 , Autumn 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

2. 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 , Summer 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

3. 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 , Summer 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

4. 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 , Summer 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

5. 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 , Summer 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

6. 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 , Winter 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

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

Najmeh Maharlouei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 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

8. Return of Menstruation among Exclusive Breastfeeding Women in Southwest Nigeria

Kolade Afolayan Afolabi; Adebukunola Olajumoke Afolabi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. The Relationships of Alexithymia and Social Intelligence with Quality of Life According to the Moderating Role of Social Anxiety in Women- Headed Household

Masoumeh Dehdashti Lesani; Behnam Makvandi; Farah Naderi; Fariba Hafezi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 27-35


  Background: Quality of life is a multidimensional and dynamic concept that can be assessed based on the differences between expectations and reality level. The present study aimed to investigate the mediating role of social anxiety in the causal relationships of alexithymia and social intelligence with ...  Read More

18. Effect of Foeniculum vulgare on Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Alireza Salehi; Maryam Marzban; Fatemeh Amini

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-8


  Context: Dysmenorrhea is a common problem in women. Objectives: This study aimed to summarize the results of all relevant clinical trials to draw a conclusion regarding the effect of Foeniculum vulgareon primary dysmenorrhea (PD). Methods: In this study, we searched 19 databases (including Medline/PubMed, ...  Read More

19. Value of Children: Attitudinal Factors Influencing Childbearing Desire of Iranian Women

Arezoo Bagheri; Mahsa Saadati

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 1-6


  Background: A set of economic and social rules and regulations as well as cultural factors influence value of children; however, this value itself could alter fertility behaviors. The present study aimed at investigating the influence of the value of children on fertility behavior through considering ...  Read More

20. Iranian Women Perception of Patient’s Rights: Inpatients’ Attitude Toward Practice of the Iranian Charter

Shabnam Ghazanfari; Sedigheh Ebrahimi; Omid Asemani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Despite many studies, we are still in need of more investigations aiming at the implementation of patients’ rights in Iran; this would be more important concerning vulnerable groups like women. In this way, we have tried to study how much are Iranian women justified about Iranian patients’ ...  Read More

21. Factors Affecting the Use of Long-Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods Among Married Women of Reproductive Age in East of Iran

Elham Azmoude; Haniye Behnam; Saeede Barati-Far; Maryam Aradmehr

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 1-8


  Background: Long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPMs) are the most effective approaches to reduce fertility. The study of factors associated with the use of LAPMs is one of the key steps in finding the population involved in reduced fertility. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess ...  Read More

22. A Narrative Review of Obesity and Its Associated Complications in Iranian Women

Parvin Mirmiran; Zeinab Ghorbani; Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 1-9


  Context: Obesity is a major public health problem worldwide. This review aimed at providing an updated overview of obesity in Iranian women and its associated complications. Evidence Acquisition: In this narrative review study, related systematic reviews or meta-analysis studies of high ranking journals ...  Read More

23. Perceived Stigma and Quality of Life Among Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Nooshin Zarei; Hassan Joulaei; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Quality of life (QoL) is a broad construct and can be influenced by many factors. Perceived stigma is inevitable in patients with HIV. Therefore, it is an important factor to understand their QoL. Objectives: The current study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the perceived ...  Read More

24. Quantitative Measure of Self-Perceived Gender Relations in Young Women in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

Thanh Cong Bui; Christine M Markham; Pamela M Diamond; Ly Thi-Hai Tran; Michael W Ross; Huong Thi-Hoai Nguyen; Thach Ngoc Le

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-9


  Background: The conceptualization and measurement of gender-based relations and equity are still challenging to researchers worldwide. Given a growing number of health studies which want to take into account the roles of gender relations, there is a need for quantitative measures of this determinant. Objectives: ...  Read More

25. The Effects of Two Different Exercise Training Protocols on Metabolic Syndrome Components in Non-athlete, Middle-Aged Women

Faegheh Dehganipour; Mohsen Salesi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Metabolic syndrome is considered a risk factor for many chronic diseases, such as type II diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The syndrome is the result of various factors, including poor nutritional diets, sedentary lifestyles, and genetic predisposition. Physical activity and good ...  Read More