Review Article
An Overview on the Psychological Impact of Endometriosis on Adolescent Girls’ Life

Fabiola Fedele

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 195-199

  Context: Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting 10% of women in their reproductive age worldwide. Endometriosis symptoms can seriously impact the quality of life and the mental health of women. Although it could be found in over 60% of adolescent girls and adolescents may suffer from advanced ...  Read More

Research Article
The Role of Mindfulness and Social Competence in Predicting Girls’ Problem Solving Mediated by Cognitive Flexibility: A Causal Model

Aida Fathi; Afsaneh Sobhi; Masoud Hejazi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 200-210

  Background: Examining the evolutionary process in life span indicates that adolescence is known as one of the most vulnerable stages of life, during which the prevalence and occurrence of emotional problems increases significantly. The present study was conducted to determine the causal relationships ...  Read More

Research Article
Effect of High-Intensity Interval Resistance Training on Appendicular Skeletal Muscle Mass Index Measured by Bioelectric Impedance Analysis in Sarcopenic Elderly Women

Zeinab Hooshmandi; Farhad Daryanoosh; Javad Nemati; Reza Jalli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 211-219

  Background: Aging is an inevitable physiological process leading to a progressive decrease in muscle mass and function, which is called sarcopenia. Correspondingly, this study aimed to investigate the effect of High-Intensity Interval Resistance Training (HIIRT) on certain sarcopenia-related factors ...  Read More

Research Article
The Effect of Integrating Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy on Lifestyle of Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Habibeh Mohammadi; Javad Khalatbari; Khadijeh Abolmaali

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 220-227

  Background: Psychological distresses and stresses are believed to significantly increase the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In contrast, healthy lifestyle plays an effective role in the prevention and treatment of IBS. The present article investigated the effect of integrating cognitive-behavioral ...  Read More

Research Article
Predictive Power Evaluation of the Theory of Planned Behavior on Pregnant Women’s Intention to Neonatal Care

Azamalsadat Navabi; Mohsen Shamsi; Mahboobeh Khorsandi; Maryam Zamanian

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 228-237

  Background: Considering the fact that neonatal are the most susceptible group against different kinds of disease, the present study aimed to evaluate the predictive power of the theory of planned behavior on the intention of pregnant women to neonatal care. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 100 ...  Read More

Research Article
High and Moderate Intensity Aerobic Training Effects on Galectin-3, Pentraxin-3, and Several Inflammatory Mediators Levels in Type 2 Diabetic Women, a Randomized Clinical Trial

Masoumeh Gholaman; Mandana Gholami; Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani; Hossein Abed Natanzi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 238-246

  Background: Galectin-3 and pentraxin-3 are recognized as cardiovascular risk factors, levels of which change in the pathological conditions, including type 2 diabetes. The aim of present research was to investigate the high and moderate intensity aerobic training effects on galectin-3, pentraxin-3, and ...  Read More

Research Article
The Role of Academic Experience, Critical Thinking and Cognitive Flexibility in Predicting the Wisdom of Female Postgraduate Students of University of Tehran

Hossein Kavianfar; Fereshteh Baezzat; Soheila Hashemi; Habibollah Naderi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 247-252

  Background: Wisdom is considered as a concept based on cognition, deep understanding and insight, reflective thinking and also a combination of considering individual interests in interaction with the interests of others. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the role of academic experiences, ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
Equity in Health with an Emphasis on Women’s Health

Mohammadreza Sheikhy-Chaman; Zahra Abdoli; Aziz Rezapour

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 253-254

  Health is considered as one of the fundamental values and requirements of human development, emphasized in divine religions and international documents. Therefore, all governments are obliged to mobilize all their resources to meet the health needs and provide quality and affordable health care at all ...  Read More