Maryam Didehdar Ardebil

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Recovery of patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) is depended on several physical and psychological factors. Therefore, the authors aimed to examine the efficacy of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) as a mind-body intervention on quality of life and pain severity of female patients with nonspecific chronic LBP (NSCLBP). (More)
AIM To compare the hematological parameters and pregnancy outcome in women receiving daily versus weekly iron supplements during pregnancy. METHODS A prospective randomized controlled study was carried out at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, during which 111 women were(More)
Caregivers have a considerable role in caring and recovery of cancer patients. They may experience psychological problems such as depression, anxiety and decreases in quality of life (QOL). Present study aimed to explore depression and quality of life and their relationship among care givers of patients with breast cancer . In this cross sectional study,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of depression in women with breast cancer and relate it to their health-related quality of life. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted at the Imam Khomeini Hospital in Iran between January and December 2009, and comprised 60 women with breast cancer with a mean age of 43.8 +/- 47.12 years. In order to(More)
BACKGROUND Hemodialysis patients usually experience high levels of psychological stress, anxiety, and depression. Reducing these matters in patients provides more psychological resources to cope with their physical situation. AIM The present study aimed to explore the efficacy of Benson's relaxation technique for stress, anxiety, and depression of(More)
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