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

Najmeh Maharlouei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 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

Research Article
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


  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

Research Article
Investigation of the Effect of Compassion-Focused Therapy on Social Anxiety and Interpersonal Relationships among Women on an Overweight Diet 2019-2020

Parichehr Sadr Nafisi; zahra Eftekhar Saadi; Fariba Hafezi; Alireza Heidari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 11-18


  Background: Anxiety disorders are psychiatric illnesses that are most common in developing countries. Obesity is thought to be a risk factor for anxiety and intimate relationship disorders. The aim of the present paper was to investigate the effect of compassion-focused therapy on social anxiety and ...  Read More

Research Article
Contraceptive Preference and Associated Factors: Implication on Pregnancy Intentions among Nursing Mothers in Southwest Nigeria

Adebukunola Olajumoke Afolabi; Adenike Ayobola Olaogun; Kolade Afolayan Afolabi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 19-32


  Background: The gap between women’s reproductive intention and contraceptive behavior could be attributed to the increasing rate of unintended pregnancies globally. The present study was conducted to explore nursing mothers’ perception of contraception,identify the pattern of contraceptive ...  Read More

Research Article
Methods of Reducing Anxiety and Their Relationship with the Age of Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Maryam Heidary; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 33-38


  Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder associated with clinical manifestations such ashirsutism, acne, reduced fertility, menstrual and obesity disorders, and psychological and mood problems. Anxiety is an unpleasant feeling that has been identified through several ...  Read More

Research Article
Awareness of Breast Cancer and Practice of Breast Self-Examination among Urban Underprivileged Women in Bangalore city, India

Avita Rose Johnson; Mitchell Singstock; Cency Baburajan; Suchitra Bajaj; Sulekha Thimmaiah

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 39-45


  Background: The low breast cancer survivorship in India compared to developed countries has been found to be attributed to late detection. Breast self-examination (BSE) still remains a viable screening option among poor and marginalised communities. We conducted the present study to determine breast ...  Read More

Research Article
The Ameliorating Impact of Pilates Training on Anxiety and Body Mass Index in Menopausal Symptoms

Arezu Farzaneh; Maryam Koushkie Jahromi; Mohsen Salesi; Robabeh Rostami

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, Pages 46-53


  Background: Menopausal symptoms severely affect a woman’s lifestyle and health. Lifestyle, including physical activity, is known to be an effective factor on the menopausal-associated symptoms. We conducted the present study to evaluate the effects of an eight-week Pilates training on menopausal-related ...  Read More

Research Article
Return of Menstruation among Exclusive Breastfeeding Women in Southwest Nigeria

Kolade Afolayan Afolabi; Adebukunola Olajumoke Afolabi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 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