In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Health Psychology
Outbreak News Affects the Attention in Everyday Life: A Cross-sectional Study

Mohammad Taghi Kheirkhah; Hamze Moazzen; Zahra Mirchi; Atefeh Nezamolslami; Moslm Kord; Mehran Mokarami; Shahriar Gharibzadeh; Majid Saffarinia

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 81-90

  Objective: Capture of attention occurs when a goal-irrelevant salient stimulus appears in the field of attention. The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be salient enough to capture a great proportion of one’s attention resources. The purpose of this study was to explore how the novelty of outbreak news ...  Read More

The Comparison of Health-Related Behaviors in Individuals with and Without COVID-19

zeinab Sharifipour Chokami; Arefeh Hamideh Moghadam; Abbas Abolghasemi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 79-86

  Objective: According to the importance of health precautions and preventive behaviors against COVID-19, the present study aimed to compare health-related behaviors in individuals with and without COVID-19. Methods: This study was causal-comparative and descriptive. The sample of the study was 30 persons ...  Read More

Covid-19 Pandemic, Instagram use and Women’s Mental Health

Razieh Kamal; Razieh Rahmani; Hoda Nadaf Shargh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , November 2020, , Pages 127-138

  Objective: While previous research studies primarily focused on younger populations, this study compared the relationship between Instagram use and the mental health of both young and older women who were quarantined because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: Data were collected using Google Form from ...  Read More

Anxiety and Depression among Tertiary Level Students in Bangladesh during COVID-19 Outbreak

Abu Hasanat Mohammad Kishowar Hossain; Helal Uddin Ahmed; Reun Tanzin Oshru; MD Yeasir Yunus

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 19-30

  Objective: This study aimed to find out anxiety and depression among tertiary level students in Bangladesh during COVID-19 outbreak. Method: The online survey design was used in this study. To measure anxiety and depression, the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) and Patient Health Questionnaire-9 ...  Read More