Mohammad Reza Sharbafchi

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of adding risperidone to the general behavioral treatment of masturbation in children 3-7 years old. METHODS A 4 week randomized clinical controlled trial was designed in year 2009. Samples have been chosen from children who have been referred to the Child and Adolescence Psychiatric Clinic of(More)
OBJECTIVE Preclinical studies and early pilot clinical investigations have suggested that N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may be useful in treatment of methamphetamine (METH) dependence. The present study evaluated whether NAC would suppress craving to the METH. METHODS In a double-blind, controlled crossover clinical trial, 32 METH-dependent volunteers were(More)
BACKGROUND Methamphetamine dependence lead to the compulsive use, loss of control, and social and occupational dysfunctions. This study aimed to compare the effect of valproate in reducing the craving in methamphetamine dependents. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial on 40 men of 18-40 years old referred to(More)
BACKGROUND Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) accompanies brain atrophy in neuroimaging investigations. The aim of this study was to compare MCI patients with the normal population for hippocampal volume (HV) and hippocampal angle (HA), and to assess the correlation between HV and HA. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a case-control study on 2014, in Kashani Hospital(More)
BACKGROUND Psychological profile of inflammatory bowel disease patients is not well studied in Iran. We investigated the psychological status of Iranian patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and its relationship with disease activity and quality of life (QOL). MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted on adult UC patients. The Lichtiger(More)
BACKGROUND Treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with antidepressants might be of utility to improve patient's condition. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of Duloxetine on depression, anxiety, severity of symptoms, and quality of life (QOL) in IBD patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial(More)
Personalized medicine (PM) is a novel term used for a medical model in which all diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic aspects of a disease are individualized for a patient using specific molecular testing. In Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine (IITM) an ancient paradigm for PM has been described which has been introduced in this paper. We reviewed the(More)
BACKGROUND Methamphetamine (METH) abuse and dependence present a major global problem. We investigated the efficacy of adding buprenorphine in reducing METH cravings during treatment with the Matrix program. METHODS This was a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial of 40 men between the age of 18 and 40 years who were referred to the(More)
BACKGROUND prevention of suicide is one of priority world health. Suicide is one of the preventable causes of death. The aim of this study is evaluation of telephone follow up on suicide reattempt. MATERIALS AND METHODS This randomized controlled clinical trial is a prospective study which has been done in Noor Hospital of Isfahan-Iran, at 2010. 139(More)
OBJECTIVE Antipsychotic medications are the frontline treatment for the most psychotic disorders. The aim of this study is to compare the onset of action of the first and second generation antipsychotics and the rate of their side-effects in the treatment of acute psychosis. METHODS In a double-blind, controlled clinical trial, 40 acute psychotic patients(More)
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