In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Health Psychology

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
  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

Premature Termination of Psychotherapy in Outpatient Clinic Settings: Structural effects of Patients’ Expectations, Treatment Tolerance, Therapists’ Competencies and Therapeutic Alliance

Isaac Rahimian Boogar; Somayeh safarzade; Siavash Talepasand

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 33-44

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.52341.1073

Abstract
  Objective: A great number of patients leave psychotherapy prior to the end of treatment. The present study predicts the premature termination of individual psychotherapy based on patients’ expectations and tolerance and therapists’ competencies with the mediating role of therapeutic alliance. ...  Read More

Developing and Implementing Self-Care Capability Training Package for Elementary Students’ Health Promotion

Pardis Heidari; shahla pakdaman; masoud gholamali lavasani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 33-48

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63717.1246

Abstract
  Objective: This study aimed to design and apply a self-care training package for elementary students’ health. According to the purpose of the study, two hypotheses were posed. The first hypothesis states that the self-care training package is effective for elementary students’ health improvement, ...  Read More

The COVID-19 Anxiety and Psychological Well-being Following Resilience- Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (R-CBT)

khatoon pourmaveddat; Zobeydeh Dehghan Manshadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , September 2022, , Pages 35-44

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63197.1238

Abstract
  Objective: This study attempted to use resilience-based cognitive-behavioral intervention (R-CBT) through online learning to reduce COVID-19 anxiety and improve psychological well-being.Method: Fourteen Payame Noor University Telephone Counseling Center students with Corona anxiety, selected by volunteer ...  Read More

The Effect of Spiritual Intervention on the Quality of Life and Spiritual Intelligence among Students with Visual Impairments

fatemeh (sousan) jabbari; Sedigheh Gohari; Mahboobeh Alborzi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 45-56

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.64723.1263

Abstract
  Objective: This study aimed to examine the effect of spiritual intervention on quality of life and spiritual intelligence among students with visual impairments.  Method: A semi-experimental, pre-test, and post-test design was conducted on 32 visually impaired students of Shoorideh Shirazi School ...  Read More

Questions of Self-regulation and Affect: Affectivity, Locomotion, Assessment, and Psychological Well-Being

Danilo Garcia; Ali Al Nima; Erik Lindskär; Alexander Jimmefors; Trevor Archer; Shane MacDonald

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 37-50

Abstract
  Background: The affectivity system is a complex dynamic system, thus, it needs to be seen as a whole-system unit that is best studied by analyzing four profiles: self-destructive (low positive affect, high negative affect), low affective (low positive affect, low negative affect), high affective (high ...  Read More

Predicting Perceived Social Support based on Perceived Stress and Cognitive Emotion Regulation in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

alireza Maneshi Azghandi; Sarah pashang; soheila khodaverdian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 39-48

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2022.55667.1138

Abstract
  Objective: The aim of the present study was to predict perceived social support based on perceived stress mediated by cognitive emotion regulation in patients with ulcerative colitis. Methods: The method of study was correlational, structural equation modeling type. The statistical population included ...  Read More

Structural Pattern of Personality Traits in Cancer Patients on Treatment Adherence and Self-Efficacy Mediated by Social Support

Alaleh Attaran khorasani; Mohammad javad Aldaghi; niki darbanbashi khamesi; manizheh maleki; zahra jahani; rahman razavi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 41-54

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.64171.1253

Abstract
  Objective: Treatment adherence, the extent to which patients can follow the agreed recommendations for prescribedtreatments with a healthcare provider, is a key component of chronic disease management. This study aimed atexamining the structural pattern of personality traits of cancer patients on treatment ...  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

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.48339.1057

Abstract
  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. Methods: This is a causal-comparative ...  Read More

A Prediction Model of Cognitive Failures Based on Personality Dimensions and Lifestyle in the Elderly

Abdollah Mo'tamedi; Yalda Tangestani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 45-54

Abstract
  Background: The aim of the present study was to predict cognitive failures in the elderly based on personality dimensions and lifestyle and examine the mediating role of negative emotions as a model. Materials and Methods: This research is of correlation type and its statistical population included all ...  Read More

The role of anxiety sensitivity and attentional control in predicting the tendency toward addiction in youth

rabeeh azarmehr; Ezatollah Ahmadi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 45-50

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.47685.1054

Abstract
  Objective: the aim of the present study was to investigate the role of anxiety sensitivity and attentional control in predicting the tendency toward addiction in youth. Method: The present study is a correlation type, in this regard, the number of 150 students were selecte through multistage cluster ...  Read More

The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (MBCT) on Perceived Stress, Disease Adaptability, Quality of Life, and Cognitive Functions in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

mohammad oraki; Majid Safarinia; sajad bahrami

Volume 5, Issue 4 , September 2022, , Pages 45-58

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63821.1249

Abstract
  Objective: This study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapy on the perceived stress, disease adaptation, quality of life, and cognitive function of patients undergoing chemotherapy. Method: The design of the study was semi-experimental with a pretest-posttest ...  Read More

A study on Chronic Pain and Sleep Quality in Mothers

parisa moradikelardeh; vahid sadeghi firoozabadi; mahmood heidari; mohsen dehghani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 47-54

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.45328.1038

Abstract
  Objective: Chronic pain is one of the most important medical problems that affect many people every year. The highest prevalence of chronic pain is in adulthood. Sleep problems are one of common symptoms of chronic pain. The aim of this study was to compare sleep quality in mothers with chronic pain ...  Read More

Self-Compassion in Diabetic Patients: Relationships of Type-D Personality with Psychological Well-Being and Self-Care

Roghieh Majidzadeh; Sajjad Rezaei; Bahman Akbari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 49-66

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63107.1236

Abstract
  Objective: This research investigated the mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship of type D personality with psychological well-being and self-care behaviors in patients with type 2 diabetes.Research Method: The statistical population of this research included all patients with type 2 diabetes ...  Read More

An Investigation of the Causal Pattern of the Relationship Between Personality Variables and Corona-Related Health Attitudes

Kioumars Beshlideh; Raziyeh Abedini velamdehy; Fariba pahlevani; fatemeh alhabib; vahid sadeghi-firoozabadi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 57-70

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.60325.1203

Abstract
  Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the causal pattern of the relationship between personality variables and coronavirus-related health attitudes mediated by the internal locus of control and the moderating role of self-esteem in students. Method: The sample participants comprised 150 ...  Read More

Adolescents Corona Anxiety: The Relationship between Character Strengths and Family Social Support

zahra khosrojerdi; shahla pakdaman

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 49-56

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2022.57184.1162

Abstract
  Objective: The aim of this study is to determine adolescent coronary anxiety in the relationship between character strengths and family social support. Method: The research method was correlational and the statistical population including 156 ninth and tenth grade students were selected by non-random ...  Read More

Post coronary heart diseases depression: role of illness perception and copping strategies

Nader Monir poor

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 51-62

Abstract
  Objective: Due to unpleasant consequences of depression in patients suffering from cardiac diseases, such as increase in mortality rate during the first year, especially after undergoing a surgery; this study addresses structural relationships between cognitive and behavioral variables including illness ...  Read More

Effects of quality of life therapy on the ability to cope with stressful situations, anxiety and irrational fears in electrical networks workers at risk of death.

Zohreh Latifi; leyle abotalebi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 51-60

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.45064.1036

Abstract
  Objective: The main aim of this research was to investigate the effects of quality of life therapy on increasing the coping ability with stressful situations, reducing anxiety and irrational fears in at risk workers of electricity distribution companies in Isfahan. Method: This research was of semi-experimental ...  Read More

Cohesion in Discourse of Kurdish Elderly with Alzheimer's Disease

Nima Moshtaghi; Masoud Dehghan; Shahla Raghib doust

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 53-60

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.53119.1082

Abstract
  Objective: The use of cohesive devices makes discourse comprehend. However, in the discourse of senile dementia of the Alzheimer's type (SDAT) participants, the lack of the use of cohesive devices hinders effective communication. The present study aims to investigate cohesion in the discourse of SDAT ...  Read More

The Mediation Role of Physical Activity Level on Quality of Working Life and Memory Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Staff with Different Circadian Rhythms

Masume Shojaei; Parvaneh Shamsipour Dehkordi; Matin Mootabadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 55-64

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to compare quality of working life and memory self-efficacy beliefs in people with different circadian rhythms and physical activity levels. Materials and methods: The study took a causal-comparative method. Subjects consisted of 149 fixed and rotating shift ...  Read More

Effectiveness of the Package of Hope Therapy Based on Positivist Approach on the Life Quality and Psychological Wellbeing of Parkinson Patients

Majid Saffarinia; Hossein Zare; Mina Moghtaderi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 55-64

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2020.47008.1049

Abstract
  Background and purpose: The emergence of chronic diseases, such as Parkinson, seriously damages the patients’ psychological health besides their physical health. Therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of determining the effectiveness of the package of hope therapy based on positivist ...  Read More

Model of Hope in Breast Cancer Patients after Surgery

amin rafiepoor; Majid Saffarinia; Nasrin Hosseini

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 55-68

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63487.1242

Abstract
  Objective: The present study determined the fit of hope model based on spiritual health, body image, family support, and health locus of control mediated by social comparison in patients with postoperative breast cancer. Method: The sample of the study included 400 women selected using the purposive ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Group Logotherapy on Psychological Distress and Belief in a Just World in MS Patients

heman mahmoudfakhe

Volume 5, Issue 4 , September 2022, , Pages 59-68

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63641.1245

Abstract
    Objective: The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness of group logotherapy on psychological distress and belief in a just world in M.S patients. Method: This is a quasi-experimental study with a control and an experimental group. The study population consisted of 583 members of the ...  Read More

Structural Model of Medication Adherence based on Health Anxiety, Positive Meta-Emotion, and Pain Self-Efficacy Mediated by Health Locus of Control in Cancer Patients

fatemeh Soleimani Nameghi; Hasan Abdollahzadeh; Javanshir Asadi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 67-80

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63553.1243

Abstract
  Objective: Cancer is one of the most essential health issues in the world and Iran which is usually associated with significant clinical and psychological discomfort in the optimal use of coping strategies. Therefore، the purpose of the present study was to analyze a structural model of medication adherence ...  Read More

Comparison of Coping Strategies with Coronavirus Anxiety and Mental Health of Female Athletes in Aerobics and Non-Athletes

Payam Varaee; Roghayeh Taghipoor; Ferdous kazemi delivand; Najmeh Darroudi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 71-80

https://doi.org/10.30473/ijohp.2023.63876.1250

Abstract
  Objective:The purpose of this study was to compare the methods of coping with coronavirus anxiety and the mental health of female athletes aged 30-50 years participating in aerobics and non-athletes in Tehran. Method:This study was descriptive and causal-comparative. The study's statistical population ...  Read More