In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Health Psychology
Volume 6 (2023)
Volume 5 (2022)
Volume 4 (2021)
Volume 3 (2020)
Volume 2 (2019)
Volume 1 (2018)
Number of Volumes 7
Number of Issues 19
Number of Articles 141
Number of Contributors 390
Article View 85,174
PDF Download 72,580
View Per Article 604.07
PDF Download Per Article 514.75
Number of Submissions 366
Rejected Submissions 148
Reject Rate 40
Accepted Submissions 135
Acceptance Rate 37
Time to Accept (Days) 294
Number of Indexing Databases 8
Number of Reviewers 142


 Iranian Journal of Health Psychology 



This journal is publicated under follow iran govermental licence:

1- Ministry of Culture, Publication Session , No: 93/6008.  May 2014


2- Ministry of Science and Research. No: 3/18/313112.  Feb 2019.

Period of publication of this Journal from 1399/08/01; It is quarterly.

iranian journal of health psychology is an open access and peer-reviewed quarterly journal dedicated to the advancement of health psychology.

Papers are subject to a double-blind peer review process to ensure the quality of their underlying research methodology and argument. 

The submitted papers will be published after review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by Payame Noor University. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on authors guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website. The journal provides article download statistics.

“This journal is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws”. 

Open Access Statement:

This journal is a fully access journal which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints
  • Articles’ review and publishing charge:

    1. 3,000,000 Rls. For articles’ acceptance
    2. 3,000,000 Rls. For publishing (The total charge includes 6,000,000 Rls. for each article)

Bibliographic Information


iranian journal of health psychology


Print:  2783-2686

Online:  2783-2694


•​Contextual factors that may contribute to diseases and their prevention.

•​Interfaces among biological, psychological, social, and behavioral factors in health

•​Assessment approaches in health

•​Health risk and resilience

•​Child health and adolescent health promotion.

•​Couple and family relationships in health.

•​Lifespan approaches to health, including those related to older adults

•​Evaluation and dissemination of treatment approaches that target the individual, family, group, multicenter, or community level.

•​Ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual, orientation in health.

•​Health disparities.

•​Research methodology, measurement, and statistics in health psychology.

•​Implications of research findings for health-related policy.

•​Advances in health-related theories.

•​Innovations in technology related to health psychology

•​Professional issues in health psychology, including training and supervision.


English; including  Persian abstracts

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Place of Publication



University of Payame Noor





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Open Access (OA)

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Online submission: Free 

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Institutional support, Donation

Type of Material

Serial (Periodical)


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Comparison of Cognitive Abilities and Personality Traits in Infertile Women with and without Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

maryam maadi; Abbas Abolghasemi; mosa kafie; seyedeh Hajar Sharami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2024

  Objective: Pelvic inflammatory disease is a chronic disease and a common infection in women which is associated with significant complications. This study aimed to compare cognitive abilities and personality traits in infertile women with and without pelvic inflammatory disease. Method: The research ...  Read More

The effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with emotion-focused therapy on emotion regulation in patients with peptic ulcer

Fatemeh Amanloo; Mohammad Rajabi; Mahdi Nayyeri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2024

  Objective: Patients suffering from psychosomatic disorders such as peptic ulcers struggle with many psychological and physical problems. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of group mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) with emotion-focused therapy (EFT) on cognitive emotional regulation ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of the Integrated Approach of Meaning Therapy and Hope Therapy on Tolerance of Ambiguity, Alexithymia, and Psychological Hardiness of Women with Breast Cancer

Marzieh Mahmoudi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2024

  Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of the integrated approach of meaning therapy and hope therapy on tolerance of ambiguity, alexithymia, and psychological hardiness of women with breast cancer in Dezful City. Method: The statistical population of this study consisted of all ...  Read More

The mediating Role of Health-Promoting Lifestyle in Stressful Life Events and Health Indicators of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a Salutogenic Approach

leila safadel; Farhad Jomehry; Suzan emamipur; omid , Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2024

  Objective: Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic psychosomatic disease. Stressful events play a critical role in this disease, and lifestyle modification is one of the treatment priorities for these patients. The present study aimed to examine the role of health-enhancing lifestyles among stressful life ...  Read More

The Mediating Role of Self-Compassion in the Relationship Between Family Cohesion, Stress, and Quality of Life with Body Mass Index in Adolescent Girls

laleh shams yousefi; farahnaz meschi; sheida sodagar; Zohreh Rafezi; mohammadreza seirafi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2024

  Objective: Being overweight and obese in adolescence is associated with severe health effects during their lifetime, the purpose of this study was to explain the mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship between family cohesion, stress, and quality of life with body mass index in adolescent ...  Read More

Psychological consequences of patients with coronavirus (COVID- 19): A Qualitative Study

Mahnaz Aliakbari dehkordi; fatemeh eisazadeh; susan aghajanbigloo

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 9-20

  Abstract Objective: Infected persons to Coronavirus experience mental and social consequences because of disease. So the goal of this research is to investigate the mental and social consequences of infected persons. Method: The population in this study was people with new coronavirus (Covid 19) in Bushehr ...  Read More

A Study on the Effect of Gratitude on Happiness and Well Being

Sareh Behzadipour; Alireza Sadeghi; Mojgan Sepahmansour

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 65-72

  Background: Gratitude is a general state of thankfulness and appreciation. The majority of empirical studies indicate that there is an association between gratitude and a sense of overall well being..Currently, mental health is especially important in some occupations with harsh work conditions ...  Read More

Prediction of famaily performance of married MS patients based on psychological indexes and mediated by moral foundations and spiritual experience

Hooman Namvar; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 63-78

  Objective: The purpose of this study is to create a conceptual empirical model and develop a causal model that is able to explain overall performance of MS patients’ families and provide a scientific and empirical basis to Iranian culture to identify the psychological indexes of hardiness, hope, ...  Read More

Comparison of Quality of Life and Mental Well-Being in Myocardial Infarction Patients and Healthy People

Golnaz Rasoolzadegan; mozhgan Agah heris; Shahrokh Karbalai Saleh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 43-52

  Objective: Quality of life and mental well-being are some of the issues that can play an important role in the disease and its treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare the quality of life and mental well-being of myocardial infarction patients and healthy people. Method: This is a causal-comparative ...  Read More

Efficacy of Stress Management Intervention on Psychological, Immune Factors and Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Fateme Nazemi; Hadi Bahrami Ehsan; Ahmad Alipour; Nooshin Bayat

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 33-44

  Abstract Background: In this survey, the intervention of cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) on psychological and immune indices and pain in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis is studied. Method: Statistical population of the study consisted of patients who referred to the rheumatology ...  Read More

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