Abdulaziz Aflakseir

Learn More
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the role of illness and medication perceptions on medication adherence in a group of Iranian patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS A total of 102 patients with type 2 diabetes was recruited from an outpatient clinic in Shiraz, Iran, using the convenience sampling method. The participants completed the(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to investigate the frequency of getting such health screenings as mammography and breast self-examination among a group of women and also to identify the role of health beliefs in predicting mammography practice. METHODS The data were collected from a convenience sample of 113 female staff at the University(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the role of social support on the mental health of disabled war veterans alongside the role of physical disability and deployment type. The second aim of the study was to examine the relationship between coping strategies and mental health. METHOD 85 disabled Iranian war veterans participated in this(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that individuals with fertility problems experience psychosocial problems. The use of various coping strategies seems to have different impacts on women with infertility stress. The aim of this study was to examine the role of coping strategies (active-avoidance, passive-avoidance, active confronting and meaning based) in(More)
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic growth (PTG) refers to positive psychological change experienced as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life circumstances. PTG in cancer survivors is related to several psychosocial factors such as psychological hardiness and marital satisfaction. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the prediction of(More)
BACKGROUND One of the most common mental health problems among women with infertility problems is depression. Research has shown that religious beliefs and practices can help people to cope with difficult situations. The purpose of this study was to explore the role of different religious coping strategies in predicting depression in a group of infertile(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding the association between psychological affective disturbances and anthropometric parameters, including body mass index (BMI), is important. These issues may have potential preventive effects on weight reduction in relation to different aspects of women's lifestyles and psychopathological states. The present study aimed to predict BMI(More)
  • 1