The Relationship between Anxiety Resulting from COVID-19 and Mental Health in the Population Over 18 Years Old in Qaemshahr County, Iran, 2021

Jamshid Yazdani-Charati; Freshteh Khatti-Dizabadi; Goljahan Javadi; Erfan Oladi; Zohre Haghparast; Fatemeh Haghparast; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , 2023

  Background: COVID-19 is the third pandemic of the 21st century, is highly contagious, and can cause anxiety due to the development of serious physical problems and reduction of quality of life. Anxiety is a psychological state experienced by nearly all humans in life. However, it is considered a mental ...  Read More

Investigation of Anxiety among Pharmacy Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Northern Cyprus

Emre Hamurtekin; Ahmet Sami Bo?nak; Forouzandeh Farhoumand; Azadeh Mohebali; Ay?egul Kaymak Ozdemir; Majid Motaghinejad

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

  Background: Anxiety is common among university students and previous research has highlighted the association between the COVID-19 pandemic and higher anxiety scores in the public. Objectives: In this regard, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the anxiety status of pharmacy ...  Read More

Stigma, Discrimination And Living With Hepatitis B in Turkey

Esmeray Mutlu Y?lmaz; ?lknur Esen Y?ld?z; Emine Sehmen

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

  Background: Stigma and discrimination against patients with HIV and hepatitis C are well defined in the literature. However, hepatitis B is an older and more common infection worldwide than HCV and HIV.Objectives: To determine the rates of stigma and discrimination in people with hepatitis B in our region ...  Read More

Anxiety, Depression, and Their Contributing Factors among Nurses Infected with COVID-19 in Iran: A Cross-sectional Study

Amir Hossein Behnoush; Navid Ahmadi; Mehrdad Mozafar; Seyed Peyman Mirghaderi; Alireza Jafari Azad; Amirmasoud Kazemzadeh Houjaghan; Ghazal Behzad; Negin Abiri Jahromi; Shabnam Zahirian; Elham Bazmi; Zahra Khazaeipour

Volume 24, Issue 2 , 2022

  Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic is a great challenge among healthcare workers, especially nurses, due to their more frequent and closer contact with patients. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate anxiety, depression, and their causes among nurses with COVID-19 infection ...  Read More

Effect of medicinal syrup made from silkworm cocoon on mixed anxiety-depression disorder: A triple-blind randomized clinical trial

Yahya Zeinalpour; Mahdi Kabiri; Roja Rahimi; Rahim khalilzadeh; Mehrdad Karimi

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

  OBJECTIVE: Silkworm cocoon produced by silkworms with the scientific name of Bombyx mori L. is a well-known medicinal agent mainly composed of proteins. This study was designed to assess the efficacy of syrup made from this natural agent on mild to moderate depression. METHODS: The study was conducted ...  Read More

Social Mental Health during COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran: A Cross-sectional Study among the General Population of Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran

Maliheh Dadgarmoghaddam; Mona Najaf Najafi; Alireza Ebrahimi; Ali Talaei; Neshat Najafnajafi; AmirAli Moodi Ghalibaf

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

  Background: The potential impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on social mental health has become a great concern, and the current situation can cause different mental disorders. Objectives: According to the importance of mental health, this study was conducted to evaluate the mental health status ...  Read More

Effect of Recitation of Tawassul Prayer on Anxiety and Physiological Parameters of Patients with Myocardial Infarction Admitted to Coronary Care Unit: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Nayereh Reiss Dana; Rahmat Shafiepour Sadati; Majid MirMohammadkhani; Mehrdad Zahmatkesh; Mehrdad Saravi; Mohammad Reza Asgari

Volume 23, Issue 8 , 2021

  Background: Anxiety following acute myocardial infarction is a particularly important issue. Prayer is one of the basic human needs that is related to mental health. Objectives: In this regard, this study aimed to determine the effect of recitation of Tawassul prayer on anxiety and physiological parameters ...  Read More

Efficacy of Escitalopram in Pain, Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms of Patients with Breast Cancer: A Randomized Single-Blind Controlled Trial

Novin Nikbakhsh; Zohreh Hasani; Alireza Azizi; Ebrahim Zabihi; Atefeh Ghanbari; Razieh Salehian; Sussan Mouodi

Volume 23, Issue 7 , 2021

  Background: Pain, anxiety, and depression are common but often neglected problems in patients with cancer. Objectives: Considering the importance and impact of anxiety and depression as common psychiatric symptoms in people with cancer, the present study aimed to assess the effectiveness of escitalopram ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Unified Protocols for Transdiagnostic Treatment in Emotion Regulation of Mothers and Anxiety of Children with Type I Diabetes

sogand Ghasemzadeh; zahra naghsh

Volume 22, Issue 11 , 2020

  Background: Type I diabetes (T1DT1D) is recognized as one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in children. It is accompanied by potentially  life-threatening complications which affect the mood, personality, and emotions of children and their families. Objectives: The present study aimed ...  Read More

Evaluating the Effect of Planned Online Video Visitations on Anxiety and Depression of Patients at Open Heart Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hossein Shahdosti; Seyed Reza Mazlom; Saeed Vaghee; Shahram Amini

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Abstract   Background: Anxiety and depression are among the most important and common problems in patients admitted to the intensive care unit open-heart (ICU-OH). While the family plays a vital supportive role in decreasing these complications, patients are deprived of this supportive source ...  Read More

Evaluation of Antidepressant, Antianxiolytic, and Antioxidant Effects of Echium amoenum L. Extract on Social Isolation Stress of Male Mice

Nasrin Abdol; Mahbubeh Setorki

Volume 22, Issue 1 , 2020

  Background: One of the most important herbal remedies in Iran is Echium amoenum L. It has been used in traditional Iranian pharmaceutical formulations and has provided an interesting area of research for various drug activities. Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the antidepressant ...  Read More

Antidepressant and Anxiolytic Effect of Echium amoenum in Restraint Stress Model: The Role of Neuroinflammation in the Prefrontal Cortex and Hippocampus

Mohammad Nouri; Fereshteh Farajdokht; Mohammadali Torbati; Fatemeh Ranjbar; Sanaz Hamedyazdan; Saeed Sadigh-Eteghad; Mostafa Araj-Khodaei

Volume 21, Issue 10 , 2019, Pages 1-14

  Background: Echium amoenum (E. amoenum) is an Iranian medicinal plant with mood-enhancing effects.Objectives: This study was designed to investigate the effect of standardized E. amoenum hydroalcoholic extract on restraint stress (RS)-evoked anxiety- and- depressive-like behaviors in mice.Methods: This ...  Read More

The Protective Effect of Hydroalcoholic Extract of the Southern Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) on the Depression and Anxiety Caused by Chronic Stress in Adult Male Mice: An Experimental Randomized Study

Jafar Ahmadpoor; Saeid Valipour Chahardahcheric; Mahbubeh Setorki

Volume 21, Issue 3 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Background: Antioxidant compounds are novel approaches in the treatment of neurological disorders.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine the antidepressant and anxiolytic effects of the hydroalcoholic extract of Adiantum capillus-veneris (rich in flavonoids with antioxidant properties) ...  Read More