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Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID): Persian Translation and Cultural Adaptation
The SCID was translated into Persian using an elaborate procedure to achieve a satisfactory cross-cultural equivalent. This included forward translation by bilingual (English/Persian) translators,Expand
Psychometric properties of Structured Clinical Interview for DSM‐5 Disorders‐Clinician Version (SCID‐5‐CV)
The psychometric properties of Structured Clinical Interview Version for DSM‐5 (R) Clinical Version (SCID‐5‐CV) in a population of patients with psychiatric disorders in Tehran were evaluated. Expand
A Persian translation of the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: psychometric properties.
The Persian translation of the SCID yields diagnoses with acceptable to good reliability and validity in a clinical population in Iran, which supports the cross-cultural use of the instrument. Expand
The Persian Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale and mood disorder questionnaire in screening the patients with bipolar disorder.
The Persian Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale and Mood Disorder Questionnaire are useful in screening patients with bipolar disorder in clinical psychiatric settings and parallel use of both tests seems more effective than either alone. Expand
OCD in patients with MS was more frequently observed than in the control group, and frequency of obsessive-compulsive disorder was significantly higher in the case group, indicating a statistically significant difference. Expand
Evaluation of the efficacy of sofosbuvir plus daclatasvir in combination with ribavirin for hospitalized COVID-19 patients with moderate disease compared with standard care: a single-centre,
There were trends in favour of the sofosbuvir/daclatasvir/ribavirin arm for recovery and lower death rates, however, there was an imbalance in the baseline characteristics between the arms. Expand
How Mental Illness is Perceived by Iranian Medical Students: A Preliminary Study
Overall, most of Iranian medical students had generally favorable attitudes toward people with mental illness at the end of their clerkship, and it may be expected next generation of medical doctors show more favorable attitude toward mental illness. Expand
The specific pattern of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in patients with bipolar disorder
The content of OC symptoms which is not traditionally considered a helpful factor for diagnosing a psychiatric disorder might be able to lead the clinician to the diagnosis of bipolarity in a depressed patient with OCD. Expand
Senior Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Psychiatry as a Career Choice Before and After an Undergraduate Psychiatry Internship in Iran
It was indicated that undergraduate psychiatry internship might not induce more students to consider psychiatry, and the degree of attractiveness of psychiatry as a career choice changed to a more attractive degree in terms of only 3 out of the 13 defined aspects. Expand
Effectiveness of Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy versus Sertraline in Treatment of Social Phobia
Background: A few studies on short-term psychodynamic approach have been conducted on social phobia. Objectives: In this study, the effectiveness of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy on theExpand