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Correlates of video games playing among adolescents in an Islamic country
BackgroundNo study has ever explored the prevalence and correlates of video game playing among children in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This study describes patterns and correlates of excessiveExpand
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The Iranian Version of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in Iran: Content and Construct Validity, Factor Structure, Internal Consistency and Stability
3 Abstract: Objective International physical activity questionnaire (IPAQ) was suggested as the instrument of physical activity international measurement by WHO and CDC. The aim of this current studyExpand
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Vulnerability and the Intention to Anabolic Steroids Use Among Iranian Gym Users: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior
This correlational study explored the psychological antecedents of 253 Iranian gym users’ intentions to use the anabolic–androgenic steroids (AAS), based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). TheExpand
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Predictors of Self-Medication Behavior: A Systematic Review
Abstract Background Self-medication with over the counter (OTC) and non OTC drugs may provoke serious consequences for users and societies. Recognition of its predictors therefore, is pivotal inExpand
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Substance abuse in relation to religiosity and familial support in Iranian college students.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Drug abuse and alcohol use in young adults are a major public health problem. The aims of present study were to determine the prevalence of alcohol use and substance abuseExpand
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Perceptions of Cervical Cancer Threat, Benefits, and Barriers of Papanicolaou Smear Screening Programs for Women in Iran
ABSTRACT Objectives: The main purpose was to assess associations between HBM variables and participation in cervical cancer screening programs in a sample of Iranian women. Methods: A total of 333Expand
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School Bag Weight and the Occurrence of Shoulder, Hand/Wrist and Low Back Symptoms among Iranian Elementary Schoolchildren.
BACKGROUND Schoolchildren usually use school bags to carry their school materials. Carry-ing heavy school bags can cause several problems such as musculoskeletal problems among schoolchildren. TheExpand
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Sexual Function, Mental Well-being and Quality of Life among Kurdish Circumcised Women in Iran
Background: Female genital mutilation is an intentional inhumane procedure that threatens girls and women’s health. It is especially widespread in developing countries due to cultural, traditionalExpand
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Measurement Scales of Suicidal Ideation and Attitudes: A Systematic Review Article
Background: The main aim of this study was to accumulate research evidence that introduce validated scales to measure suicidal attitudes and ideation and provide an empirical framework for adopting aExpand
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Modeling the Underlying Predicting Factors of Tobacco Smoking among Adolescents
Background: With regard to the willing and starting tobacco smoking among young people in Iran. The aim of the study was to model the underlying factors in predicting the behavior of tobacco smokingExpand
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