1. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. Body Image, Perceived Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, Body Mass Index and Age in Women

Seyed Hojjat Zamani Sani; Mahta Eskandarnejad; Zahra Fathirezaie

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Body image is an important factor in women’s lives. Objectives: The purpose of the current study was to explore the association among body image, perceived physical fitness and its subscales, physical activity, body mass index and age in women. Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

21. Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Women in Kerman, Iran: A Population-Based Study

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Golasa Kiarash

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 1-4


  Background: A healthy lifestyle plays an important role in promoting good health and preventing deseases. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the promotion of healthy lifestyles for women in Kerman, Iran. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 400 women admitted to ...  Read More

22. Comparing the Effects of Eight Weeks of Combined Training (Endurance and Resistance) in Different Orders on Inflammatory Factors and Adipokines Among Elderly Females

Ebrahim Banitalebi; Zahra Mardanpour Shahrekordi; Abdol Reza Kazemi; Laleh Bagheri; Sadegh Amani Shalamzari; Mohammad Faramarzi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 1-10


  Background: Aging is a process in which the body’s physiological capacity continuously decreases after the age of 30. However, interventions such as physical activity can play an important role in the prevention of aging. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of eight ...  Read More

24. Social Support and Women’s Health

Aliyar Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 1-6


  Context: Social relations have been found to affect different aspects of people’s life. This article is a systematic review of attempts to consider the social support as a major determinant of health during life span. Evidence Acquisition: For our research we retrieved data from the J Store, Springer, ...  Read More

25. Women in Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges, Attitudes of Shiraz Female Students About Their Job Satisfaction, 2014

Yasamin Dianat; Mitra Amini; Shirin Ghanavati; Parisa Nabeiei; Mohammad Jafari; Farnaz Takmil

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Women comprise more than half of the world's population. In different societies, because of different views and attitudes, women are affected by various factors such as culture, customs, religion, economy and etc. Objectives: The present research attempts to determine why medical students ...  Read More