Research Article
1. Investigating the Relationship Between Religious Attitudes With Some Sexual Characteristics and Marital Satisfaction Among Women of Reproductive Age

Fatemeh Ghodrati; Zahra Yazdanpanahi; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.40544

Abstract
  Background: Religious values and attitudes can be considered as a guideline for sexual relationship and gender related roles. Objectives: The current study aimed at investigating the relationship between religious attitudes, and some sexual characteristics with marital satisfaction among females of ...  Read More

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2. Assessment of Breastfeeding Education by Face to Face and Small-Group Education Methods in Mothers’ Self-Efficacy in Kazeroun Health Centers in 2015

Mahboobeh Khorshidifard; Mitra Amini; Mohammad Reza Dehghani; Najaf Zaree; Narjes Pishva; Nahid Zarifsanaiey

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.41919

Abstract
  Background: Education is a process beginning with informing, followed by attitude-making and finally leading to appropriate behavior and performance in trainees. Breastfeeding self-efficacy, as a term, is originated from the social cognitive theory structures of Bandura. This theory refers to one’s ...  Read More

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3. Relationship Between Nutrition Knowledge of Caregivers and Dietary Practices of Children Under Five in Kajiado County, Kenya

Peter Maina Chege; Elizabeth Nafula Kuria

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.43820

Abstract
  Background: Poor nutrition status has been reported among children from pastoralist communities with dietary practices being a key determinant. One of the major determinants of dietary practices adopted among the children is the nutritional knowledge of the caregivers. There is minimal information on ...  Read More

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4. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.44426

Abstract
  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

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5. Psychological Health of Older Women in Hong Kong: Do Demographic Characteristics Make a Difference?

Kam Weng Boey; Anna Hoi Nga N G

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.45104

Abstract
  Background: The aging population of Hong Kong is rapidly growing. Although older adults enjoy a relatively long life expectancy, their psychological health is ranked near the bottom in the world. Objectives: This study assessed the psychological health of older women in Hong Kong and compared it with ...  Read More

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6. Gender Differences in Vulnerability to Socioeconomic Status on Self-Rated Health in 15 Countries

Maryam Moghani Lankarani; Sureel Shah; Shervin Assari

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.45280

Abstract
  Objectives: This study compared 15 countries for multiplicative effects of gender by education and by income on self-rated health of individuals with chronic medical conditions. Methods: We analyzed data from the Research on Early Life and Aging Trends and Effects (RELATE) Study. Participants were sampled ...  Read More

Brief Report
7. Impact of Education on Awareness Towards Reproductive Health in Women With Beta-Thalassemia Major

Sezaneh Haghpanah; Mehran Karimi; Fatemeh Kamali; Hakimeh Tavoosi; Turan Savarnic

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.38400

Abstract
  Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effect of nursing educational programs on the awareness of females with β-thalassemia major (β-TM) regarding their disease and reproductive health. Methods: Thirty-nine consecutive female patients with β-TM (age range between 20 and 32 years) ...  Read More