Research Article
Comparing the Effectiveness of Positive Psychotherapy and Pivotal Response Treatment in Family Satisfaction in Mothers of Children with Autism

Mohammadmorad Khoshakhlagh; Fatemeh Sadat Marashian; Hamdollah Jayervand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 1-8

  Background: The mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience extreme stress due to the limited social, communicational, and emotional competencies of their children along with inefficient cognitive development and maladjustment. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness ...  Read More

Research Article
The Effect of Positive Thinking Skills Training and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Perceived Stress among Women with Breast Cancer

Laleh Kianpour Barjoee; Naser Amini; Moloud Keykhosrovani; Abdollah Shafiabadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 9-16

  Background: Women with breast cancer may suffer from numerous psychological, physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional problems. If their psychological disorders persist, they may perceive a high level of stress. We conducted the present study to evaluate the effect of positive thinking skills training ...  Read More

Research Article
Modeling of Loneliness in Mothers with Children having Specific Learning Disorders based on Coping Strategies with the Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy

Reyhaneh Farhad pour; Masoumeh Azmodeh; Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei; Seyed Davood Hosseini Nasab

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 17-23

  Background: The presence of specific learning disability (LD) in any family overshadows the structure and mental health of family members, especially mothers. The purpose of this study was the modeling of loneliness in mothers with children having LD based on coping strategies with the mediating role ...  Read More

Research Article
The Effect of Combined Exercise Training with Zataria Multiflora on RBP- 4 and Resistin Levels in Sedentary Women: a Randomized Double-blind Clinical Trial

Forough Darabi; Mandana Gholami; Hossein Abed Natanzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 24-33

  Background: Exercise training and zataria multiflora exert anti-inflammatory effects alone and together; these anti-inflammatory effects are partly related to modulating adipokines secretion from adipose tissue. This research aimed to investigate the effect of combined training (aerobic-resistance) and ...  Read More

Research Article
Prevalence, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile, and the Associated Risk Factors of Uropathogenic E. coli among Pregnant Women in Zakho City, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Ilaf Jasim Mohammed; Ibrahim Abdulqader Naqid; Huseyin Kaya Süer

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 34-41

  Background: Escherichia coli (E. coli) are known to be a major cause of uropathogen among women globally. Urinary tract infection in pregnant women continues to pose clinical problems, which is a big burden for physicians. The emergence of antibiotic resistance to E. coli is inevitable and one of the ...  Read More

Research Article
Coping Styles and Depression in Working Mothers During Covid-19

Christina Pavlov; Christine Limbers

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 42-50

  Background: The pandemic of Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) has exposed working mothers to a disproportionate amount of stress. The present study aimed to examine the coping strategies associated with depression in this group during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Methods: ...  Read More

Important Mechanisms of Reducing Blood Pressure following Isometric Handgrip Exercises in Hypertensive Women

Elham Shakoor; Payman Izadpanah; Mohsen Salesi; Farhad Daryanoosh; Ahmad Mehrez

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 51-54

  Cardiovascular diseases are known to be the leading cause of death around the world, accounting for more than 17 million deaths annually. The main cause of this type of disease is high blood pressure. Prevention and treatment of hypertension are of great importance given the high prevalence and side ...  Read More

Meeting Report
The 10th International Conference on Women’s Health, a Narrative Report December 1st and 2nd, 2021, Shiraz, Iran

Sahar Hosseini; Reza Moshfeghinia; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani; Hafez Shojaadini; Najmeh Maharlouei; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 55-59

  The widespread lockdown and stay-at-home calls around the world in order to halt the spread of COVID-19 have reduced social interactions, availability of social and healthcare services, as well as financial and workforce resources (1, 2). Moreover, it has led to allocating a greater proportion of healthcare ...  Read More