Investigating the Prevalence and Severity of Menopausal Symptoms and Quality of Life in Peri-menopausal and Post-menopausal Palestinian Women: A Cross-Sectional Study

Khadija Kahlout; Aymen Elsous; Aseel Alshorafa; Mariam Ghazal; Rima Yaghi; Ezat Askari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2022.96809.1194

Abstract
  Background: Menopause is accompanied with symptoms that could be bothersome to the point that quality of life can be affected. The present study aimed to assess the prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms and quality of life among women in their peri- and post-menopausal phase.Methods: This quantitative ...  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

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2022.96842.1195

Abstract
  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

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2022.95594.1182

Abstract
  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

Association of Distress Tolerance and Mother-Child Interaction with Children’s Behavioral Disorders in Mothers of Children with Learning Disabilities: Mediating Role of Marital Quality

Setareh Mohammadipour; Zahra Dasht Bozorgi; Farzaneh Hooman

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 181-189

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2022.95929.1184

Abstract
  Background: A mother’s distress tolerance is her ability to withstand negative emotions, which can alleviate her child’s behavioral disorders. This study was conducted to investigate the association of distress tolerance and mother-child interaction with children’s behavioral disorders ...  Read More

Impact of Social Support on Wellbeing and Health-Related Quality of Life among Elderly Women: Mediating Role of Physical Activity

Kamelia Abdi; Fatemeh Beigom Hosseini; Zahra Chaharbaghi; Saeed Ghorbani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 104-109

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2022.94981.1174

Abstract
  Background: Living with a better quality is considered as the main challenge for the elderly in new century. Therefore, examining the wellbeing and quality of life of the elderly has become a necessity. The purpose of this study was to test a conceptual model that examines the associations between social ...  Read More

The Effect of Six Weeks of Aerobic Training (in the Morning and Afternoon) on Some Cardiovascular Indices and Quality of Life in Drug Addicted Women

َArezoo Koohestani; Mehrdad Fathi; Keyvan Hejazi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 3-10

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2020.87143.1067

Abstract
  Background: Addiction not only causes social and behavioral disorders but also affects various aspects of physical health, causing huge financial damages to individuals, families, and societies. Addicts have lower health and physical activity than the general population. The objective of this study was ...  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

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2020.86027.1053

Abstract
  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

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

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2020.85063.1038

Abstract
  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 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

https://doi.org/10.30476/whb.2019.46218

Abstract
  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

Physical Activity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Pregnant Women

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada; Hamdalah A Adesunkanmi; Okechukwu Ernest Orji; David Olakorede; Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi; Esther Kikelomo Afolabi; Chidiebele Petronilla Ojukwu; Abolaji Blessed Adeyemi; Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande; Moses Oluwatosin Makinde; Dolapo Adeola Ojo

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 22-30

Abstract
  Background: Physical activity (PA) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are significantly affected in pregnancy. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess these constructs among Nigerian pregnant women and also examine the relationship between them. Methods: A total of 140 pregnant women ...  Read More

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

Nooshin Zarei; Hassan Joulaei; Mohammad Fararouei

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

https://doi.org/10.17795/whb-34535

Abstract
  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

Life Satisfaction and its Determinants Among Young Iranian Women

Neil Harris; Asiyeh Salehi; Elisabeth Coyne; Bernadette Sebar

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.17795/whb-33184

Abstract
  Background: Satisfaction with life indicates an individual’s overall evaluation of life, which is influenced by a range of factors including socio-demographic characteristics, psychological issues, and life experiences. Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the main determinants of ...  Read More

The Reduction in Upper Extremity Volume and Improved Quality of Life in Women With Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema by Complex Decongestive Therapy

Negin Hadi; Esmaeel Shabaninezhad; Zahra Shabgard Shahraki; Ali Montazeri; Sedigheh Tahmasebi; Zinab Zakeri; Abdolrasoul Talei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.17795/whb-29324

Abstract
  Background: Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies all over the world. The rate of survival of the patients with cancer has increased due to developing diverse treatment methods, as a result of which the treatment-related side effects have become the focus of attention more than before. ...  Read More