Khadijeh Sharifi

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The possible role of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors of dorsal hippocampus on ethanol state-dependent learning was studied in adult male mice (Pasteur Institute, Iran). As a model of memory, a single-trial step-down passive avoidance task was used. All animals were bilaterally implanted with cannulae into the CA1 regions of dorsal hippocampi. Results(More)
BACKGROUND Middle-aged women encounter some barriers to their mental health, putting them at great risk for developing mental disorders. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to explore barriers to middle-aged women's mental health. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a qualitative content analysis study conducted in 2013 in Kashan, Iran. A purposive, maximum(More)
BACKGROUND An absolute prerequisite to the effective management of dementia is its early diagnosis. Successful dementia screening requires precise and sensitive instruments that can be completed even by illiterate elderly people. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the cognitive state test(More)
BACKGROUND Happiness has a considerable impact on elderly quality of life. Reminiscence therapy can be an effective intervention in increasing the positive emotions among elderly. OBJECTIVES This study was performed to investigate the effect of reminiscence therapy on Iranian elderly women's happiness. PATIENTS AND METHODS This randomized clinical trial(More)
BACKGROUND Anxiety is an important mental health problem in patients with cardiac disease. Anxiety reduces patients' quality of life and increases the risk of different cardiac complications. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of inhalation aromatherapy on anxiety in patients with myocardial infarction. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Happiness is one of the most important factors affecting women's mental health. Several factors contribute to happiness in different societies. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the level of happiness in married women and its related factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a cross-sectional study with stratified sampling(More)
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