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Iranian Journal of Psychiatry

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659987/the-potential-role-of-naltrexone-in-borderline-personality-disorder
#1
Azadeh Moghaddas, Mehrnoush Dianatkhah, Saba Ghaffari, Padideh Ghaeli
Objective: Management of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a difficult challenge due to the complex features of this disorder. This article reviews the use of naltrexone in the treatment of BPD. Method: Published articles and clinical trials were searched in Google Scholar, MedLine, ELSEVIER, and Cochrane database of systematic reviews abstracts in English language between 1990 and 2017. Results: Naltrexone (NTX), a nonspecific competitive opiate antagonist, has been noted to be helpful in controlling self-injurious behavior (SIB) and dissociative symptoms in patients with BPD...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659986/efficacy-of-n-acetylcysteine-augmentation-on-obsessive-compulsive-disorder-a-multicenter-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-clinical-trial
#2
Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Shahla Bahraini, Zahra Keshavarzi, Ali Firoozabadi, Ali Alavi Shoshtari
Objective: Glutamate is considered a target for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The efficacy and safety of the nutritional supplement of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) as an adjuvant to serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) for treating children and adolescents with OCD has never been examined. Method: This was a 10-week randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial with 34 OCD outpatients. The patients received citalopram plus NAC or placebo. Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (YBOCS) and Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL™) were used...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659985/the-effect-of-spiritual-intelligence-training-on-job-satisfaction-of-psychiatric-nurses
#3
Abbas Heydari, Ali Meshkinyazd, Parvaneh Soudmand
Objective: Nurses are the most important staff in the health care system, thus, their job satisfaction is important in nursing management. The present study aimed at determining the impact of teaching spiritual intelligence on the job satisfaction of psychiatric nurses. Method: The participants were divided into 2 groups by random allocation. Data were collected in 3 stages of before intervention, 4 weeks, and 8 weeks post intervention using Brayfield & Rother Job Satisfaction Questionnaire. Results: The results of this study revealed that the mean score of job satisfaction in the experimental group was 65...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659984/the-effect-of-multidimensional-motivation-interventions-on-cognitive-and-behavioral-components-of-motivation-testing-martin-s-model
#4
Fatemeh Pooragha Roodbarde, Siavash Talepasand, Issac Rahimian Boogar
Objective: The present study aimed at examining the effect of multidimensional motivation interventions based on Martin's model on cognitive and behavioral components of motivation. Method: The research design was prospective with pretest, posttest, and follow-up, and 2 experimental groups. In this study, 90 students (45 participants in the experimental group and 45 in the control group) constituted the sample of the study, and they were selected by available sampling method. Motivation interventions were implemented for fifteen 60-minute sessions 3 times a week, which lasted for about 2 months...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659983/the-psychometric-properties-of-attentional-control-scale-and-its-relationship-with-symptoms-of-anxiety-and-depression-a-study-on-iranian-population
#5
Imaneh Abasi, Parvaneh Mohammadkhani, Abbas Pourshahbaz, Behrouz Dolatshahi
Objectives: The attentional control scale is a self- report questionnaire that assesses individual differences in attentional control. Despite its extensive use, the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the ACS are not well understood. Thus, the present study aimed at investigating the psychometric properties of the attentional control scale and its relationship with symptoms of anxiety and depression in Iranian population. Method: Using quota sampling, we asked a community sample of 524 to respond to Attentional Control Scale, mindfulness, emotion regulation, social anxiety, depression, generalized anxiety, worry, and rumination...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659982/the-reliability-and-validity-of-the-persian-version-of-three-factor-eating-questionnaire-r18-tfeq-r18-in-overweight-and-obese-females
#6
Seyed-Ali Mostafavi, Shahin Akhondzadeh, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian, Saeed Hosseini, Maryam Chamari, Seyed Ali Keshavarz
Objective: The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire Reduced (TFEQ-R18) is one of the most widely used instruments for assessing eating behavior worldwide. The present study aimed at confirming the reliability and validity of the Persian version of TFEQ-R18 among overweight and obese females in Iran. Method: In the present study, 168 overweight and obese females consented to participate. We estimated the anthropometric indices and asked the participants to complete the TFEQ-R18. Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Spielberger Anxiety Scale, Appetite Visual Analogue Rating Scale, Food Craving Questionnaire (FCQ), Compulsive Eating Scale (CES), and Restraint Eating Visual Analogue Rating Scale were performed simultaneously to assess concurrent validity...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659981/effectiveness-of-cognitive-behavioral-therapy-on-spiritual-well-being-and-emotional-intelligence-of-the-elderly-mourners
#7
Abas Solaimani Khashab, Hosain Ghamari Kivi, Davod Fathi
Objective: Grief is one of the most painful experiences of the humans after linking emotions. In the literature of trauma, grief and mourning can be seen on many topics. Intervention and treatment of grief seems necessary as the period of mourning is prolonged. Thus, this study aimed at understanding the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy on spiritual well-being and emotional intelligence in the elderly bereavement. Method: This was an experimental study with pre-and posttest design, and control group...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659980/comparing-facial-emotional-recognition-in-patients-with-borderline-personality-disorder-and-patients-with-schizotypal-personality-disorder-with-a-normal-group
#8
Aida Farsham, Tahereh Abbaslou, Reza Bidaki, Bonnie Bozorg
Objective: No research has been conducted on facial emotional recognition on patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and schizotypal personality disorder (SPD). The present study aimed at comparing facial emotion recognition in these patients with the general population. The neurocognitive processing of emotions can show the pathologic style of these 2 disorders. Method: Twenty BPD patients, 16 SPD patients, and 20 healthy individuals were selected by available sampling method. Structural Clinical Interview for Axis II, Millon Personality Inventory, Beck Depression Inventory and Facial Emotional Recognition Test was were conducted for all participants...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28659979/the-cognitive-and-psychological-factors-personality-driving-behavior-and-mental-illnesses-as-predictors-in-traffic-violations
#9
Seyyed Salman Alavi, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Hamid Soori, Maryam Ghanizadeh
Objective: Driving is a complex behavior and is affected by several factors. This cohort study aimed at representing the main determinants such as personality features, driving behavior, and mental illnesses on driving violation based on logistic regression. Method: In this cohort study, 800 heavy truck and lorry drivers were recruited. Participants were selected from those individuals who referred to Imam Sajjad hospital in Tehran, Iran during fall 2013 to summer 2015. Manchester Driving Behavior Questionnaire (MDBQ), Big Five Personality Test (NEO Personality Inventory), and SADS (Semi-Structural Interview) were used in this study...
April 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496505/suicide-in-iran-the-facts-and-the-figures-from-nationwide-reports
#10
Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam, Nasim Zamani
Objective: Data on national rates of suicide is limited in Iran, preventing an action plan for health scope of suicide prevention. The current brief study was conducted to review available national published data on suicide and to interpret the probable discrepancies. Method: We evaluated all 20-year recent published original articles on committed suicides searching Iranian scientific databases, PubMed, and Google Scholar with the keywords of suicide, mortality, and Iran. Results: Articles showed an overall increased trend of suicidal deaths in Iran...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496504/epidemiology-of-psychiatric-disorders-in-iranian-children-and-adolescents-ircap-and-its-relationship-with-social-capital-life-style-and-parents-personality-disorders-study-protocol
#11
Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Nastaran Ahmadi, Koorosh Kamali, Ali Khaleghi, Ameneh Ahmadi
Objective: We aimed at designing a cross sectional study to investigate the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iranian children and adolescents (IRCAP) and to determine its relationship with social capital, life style, and parents' personality disorders. Method: This cross sectional study was a national project implemented in all provinces of Iran. In this community-based study, using ‎multistage cluster sampling method, we selected 1000 children and adolescents aged 6 to 18 years in each province. The total sample size reached to 31 000...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496503/sexual-therapy-for-women-with-multiple-sclerosis-and-its-impact-on-quality-of-life
#12
Maryam Zamani, Azadeh Tavoli, Behjat Yazd Khasti, Neda Sedighimornani, Masood Zafar
Objective: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease with a detrimental effect on functional status. The present study investigated the effect of a sexual therapy program on the quality of life (QOL) of women with multiple sclerosis. Method: Women with multiple sclerosis and sexual dysfunction (n = 30) were selected, and were randomly assigned into the treatment (n = 15), or the control groups (n = 15). Participants of the treatment group (n = 15) received 12 weekly sessions of sexual therapy. Participants in both groups completed the Female Sexual Function Inventory (FSFI) and the MS Quality of Life- 54 (MSQOL-54) in the onset of the program and at the end of the program...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496502/the-effect-of-creative-tasks-on-electrocardiogram-using-linear-and-nonlinear-features-in-combination-with-classification-approaches
#13
Sahar Zakeri, Ataollah Abbasi, Ateke Goshvarpour
Objective: Interest in the subject of creativity and its impacts on human life is growing extensively. However, only a few surveys pay attention to the relation between creativity and physiological changes. This paper presents a novel approach to distinguish between creativity states from electrocardiogram signals. Nineteen linear and nonlinear features of the cardiac signal were extracted to detect creativity states. Method: ECG signals of 52 participants were recorded while doing three tasks of Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT/ figural B)...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496501/evaluation-of-knowledge-and-attitude-of-parents-of-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-children-towards-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-in-clinical-samples
#14
Nasrin Dodangi, Roshanak Vameghi, Nastaran Habibi
Objective: Knowledge and attitude of parents about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an important factor in management of the disorder in children. This study investigates the parents' knowledge and attitude towards ADHD, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Method: In this cross-sectional descriptive study, the subjects were 150 parents (120 mother and 30 father) of ADHD children who were referred to a child psychiatry clinic affiliated in university of social welfare and rehabilitation sciences in Tehran...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496500/transition-of-mental-health-to-a-more-responsible-service-in-iran
#15
Behzad Damari, Siamak Alikhani, Sahand Riazi-Isfahani, Ahmad Hajebi
Objective: This study proposed a model for provision of an effective universal coverage for mental health services based on global and national experiences, available resources and the nature of primary health care system of Iran to reduce the burden of mental health conditions. Method: A framework with prioritized mental and social health services was devised through a review of literature and policy documents. It was then adapted using inputs from the stakeholders and experts. Results: The new model included 2 basic and specialized service strata: a PHC-based infrastructure and essential requirements needed to establish the service...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496499/psychiatric-comorbidities-and-environmental-triggers-in-patients-with-chronic-daily-headache-a-lifestyle-study
#16
Fakhrudin Faizi, Abbas Tavallaee, Aboulfazl Rahimi, Masoud Saghafinia
Objective: Patients with chronic daily headache (CDH) suffer from several significant psychiatric comorbidities and have unhealthy lifestyle. We aimed at studying psychiatric comorbidities, environmental triggers, lifestyle factors, and intensity of CDH in patients referred by the department of neurology from 2011 to 2014. Method: Through medical and psychiatric interviews and using 0 to 10 visual analogue scale (VAS), we assessed patients with CDH, using a checklist, to elicit psychiatric comorbidities, intensity of CDH, environmental factors, and lifestyle derangement...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496498/effectiveness-of-psychoeducational-group-training-on-quality-of-life-and-recurrence-of-patients-with-bipolar-disorder
#17
Farhad Faridhosseini, Mehdi Baniasadi, Mohammad Reza Fayyazi Bordbar, Meysam Pourgholami, Samira Ahrari, Negar Asgharipour
Objective: Bipolar disorder (BD) is a disabling psychiatric disorder with frequent recurrences. Besides pharmacotherapy, psychoeducation could be helpful in reducing symptoms as well as recurrence of this disorder, leading to improvement of patients' quality of life. This study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of a culturally adjusted structured program for training Iranian BD patients. Method: In a 6-month course (spring and summer 2014), 24 BD patients, visiting the outpatient clinic of Ibn-Sina Hospital in Mashhad and experiencing euthymic phase, were allocated in to 2 groups of intervention and control...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496497/investigation-of-content-and-face-validity-and-reliability-of-sociocultural-attitude-towards-appearance-questionnaire-3-sataq-3-among-female-adolescents
#18
Somayeh Mousazadeh, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Fateme Mohammadi
Objective: This study aimed to determine the psychometric properties of sociocultural attitude towards appearance questionnaire in female adolescents. Method: This was a methodological study. The English version of the questionnaire was translated into Persian, using forward-backward method. Then the face validity, content validity and reliability were checked. To ensure face validity, the questionnaire was given to 25 female adolescents, a psychologist and three nurses, who were required to evaluate the items with respect to problems, ambiguity, relativity, proper terms and grammar, and understandability...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496496/environmental-enrichment-prevents-methamphetamine-induced-spatial-memory-deficits-and-obsessive-compulsive-behavior-in-rats
#19
Samira Hajheidari, Hossein Miladi-Gorji, Imanollah Bigdeli
Objective: This study was designed to examine the effect of environmental enrichment during methamphetamine (METH) dependency and withdrawal on methamphetamine-induced spatial learning and memory deficits and obsessive-compulsive behavior. Method: Adult male Wistar rats (200 ± 10 g) chronically received bi-daily doses of METH (2 mg/kg, sc, with 12 hours intervals) for 14 days. Rats reared in standard (SE) or enriched environment (EE) during the development of dependence on METH and withdrawal. Then, they were tested for spatial learning and memory (the water maze), and obsessive-compulsive behavior as grooming behavior in METH-withdrawn rats...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496495/cortical-alpha-activity-in-schizoaffective-patients
#20
Mahdi Moeini, Ali Khaleghi, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Hadi Zarafshan, Rachel L Fazio, Hamid Majidi
Objective: Electrophysiological studies have identified abnormal oscillatory activities in the cerebral cortex in schizophrenia and mood disorders. Biological and pathophysiological evidence suggests specific deficits in serotonin (5-HT) receptor function in schizoaffective disorder (SA), a clinical syndrome with characteristics of both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This study investigated alpha oscillations in patients with SA. Method: Electroencephalography was used to measure ongoing and evoked alpha oscillations in 38 adults meeting Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria for SA, and in 39 healthy controls...
January 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
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