Review Article
2. Social Support and Women’s Health

Aliyar Ahmadi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-31083

Abstract
  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

Research Article
3. Effect of Daily Consumption of a Synbiotic Food on Pregnancy Outcomes: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Mohsen Taghizadeh; Sabihe-Alsadat Alizadeh; Zatollah Asemi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-27195

Abstract
  Background: To our knowledge, no reports are available indicating the effects of synbiotics on pregnancy outcomes and maternal biochemical indices in pregnant women. Objectives: This study was designed to evaluate the effects of daily consumption of a synbiotic food on pregnancy outcomes and maternal ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Experiences With Weight Loss Triggers in Women Prescribed to Lose Weight by Their Physician

Mark D. Faries; Elizabeth Espie; Erik Gnagy; Kyle P. McMorries

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-30166

Abstract
  Background: With the global rise of individuals classified as overweight and obese, weight-related screenings have been promoted to combat their high prevalence and associated health problems. Hopefully, such screenings can act as a ‘trigger’ for health behavior change, however little is ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Suicidal Ideation in Female Students: Examining the Role of Perfectionism and Goal Adjustment

Fakhri Tajikzadeh; Seyede Fatemeh Sajadi; Mahnaz Mehrabizade Honarmand; Iran Davudi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-29177

Abstract
  Background: Over the last decades youth suicide has been recognized as a significant public health problem. Efforts have been intensified to understand suicidal continuum; from suicide ideation to committing suicide. Objectives: This study sought to examine the predictive role of self-oriented/other-oriented ...  Read More

Research Article
6. The Influence of Exercise Characteristics Before and During Pregnancy on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Sayyede Esmat Moosavi; Maryam Koushkie Jahromi; Bahia Namavar Jahromi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-29805

Abstract
  Background: Although exercise is recommended for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the situation has remained unclear regarding the characteristics and timing of the proper exercise. Objectives: The aim of the present study was to compare exercise characteristics including volume, frequency, ...  Read More

Brief Report
7. The effect of Exercise on the Age at Menarche in Girls at Guidance Schools of Shiraz, Iran

Raha Afshariani; Leila Malekmakan; Maryam Yazdankhah; Arghavan Daneshian; Mehrab Sayadi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32425

Abstract
  Background: Menarche is a woman’s first menstruation and is determined by multiple factors. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of exercise on the age of menarche in girls at guidance schools of Shiraz, Iran. Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study attempted ...  Read More