Ali Fathi-Ashtiani

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INTRODUCTION Subjective health perceptions affect sexual function differently in males and females; such differences, however, have not hitherto been studied comprehensively in kidney-transplant recipients. AIM This study sought to investigate gender effect on the correlation between sexual function and quality-of-life (QOL) subdomains in(More)
This study examined the recollection of autobiographical material in memory among Iranian military veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and healthy non-trauma-exposed control subjects. Participants completed the Autobiographical Memory Test, Autobiographical Memory Interview (counterbalanced), Impact of Event Scale-Revised, Beck(More)
INTRODUCTION The study aims to investigate two kinds of treatment in patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and consequently compares its efficacy on improving the symptoms and mental health of patients; one with just medical treatment and another through a combination of psychotherapy and medical treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS Applying(More)
BACKGROUND Given the significant role of post-renal transplant familial support in the patient's adherence to treatment, a study into the contributors to marital quality in this population seems necessary. This study sought to identify the predictors of poor post-renal transplant marital quality. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2006 on(More)
BACKGROUND Suicidal behavior is one the most significant mental health problems in the military. Militaries are closed systems that operate in particular situations. Military service is associated with certain stressful conditions. On this basis, there is likely of trauma in the military environment. Measures of suicidal behavior are pathologically complex.(More)
BACKGROUND The current study was conducted to examine the effect of cognitive behavior therapy on the reduction postpartum mood disorder and increasing the self-esteem of at-risk Iranian mothers. METHODS In this quasi-experimental study, 135 at-risk mothers were selected from the population by means of cluster sampling and randomly assigned into one of(More)
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