Mozhgan Saeidi

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OBJECTIVE Anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulatory, and antioxidant properties of Moringa oleifera Lam. suggest that it might have beneficial effects on colitis. The present study was performed to investigate the anticolitis effect of Moringa oleifera seeds hydro-alcoholic extract (MSHE) and its chloroform fraction (MCF) on acetic acid-induced colitis in rats.(More)
Background: Patients’ understanding of heart diseases and their related experiences can affect education and prevention of coronary heart diseases. As the patients’ beliefs play a crucial role in the development of effective therapeutic relationship, psychological adjustment, and compliance with treatment recommendations. Objectives: The purpose of this(More)
BACKGROUND In a cardiac patient, anxiety is the result of the individual's perception of the treatment and is characterized by inability to predict, control, or achieve the desired treatment outcomes. OBJECTIVES This study was carried out to investigate the extent of clinical anxiety in patients who underwent a cardiac rehabilitation program with(More)
Background: Age, one of the key biomarkers among the nonclinical parameters of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), has the greatest effect on the development and progression of CVDs. Objectives: The current study was done to evaluate the effect of age on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients’ attitudes regarding the main cause of their condition. Patients and(More)
BACKGROUND Anxiety is one of the most primary and common reactions to a cardiac event can lead to hypertension, tachycardia, and high cardiac output. OBJECTIVES To investigate the predictors of clinical anxiety aggravation at the end of a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) program. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective study used a database of a CR ward of a(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of sociodemographic factors in failure to complete outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (CR). METHODS This was a retrospective study that used information obtained from the database of the cardiac rehabilitation department of a cardiac hospital in Iran. Data from 1,050 CR patients treated at the hospital between January 2001(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate predictors of depressive symptom aggravation at the end of a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) program. METHODS The design of the study was retrospective. The administrative data were obtained from the database of the CR department of a heart hospital in Iran. The demographic and clinical information of 615 CR patients between January(More)
BACKGROUND Patients suffering from non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) can interpret their chest pain wrongly despite having received a correct diagnosis. The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of the relaxation method with metaphor therapy for reducing irrational beliefs and pain severity in patients with NCCP. METHODS Using a randomized(More)
BACKGROUND Despite providing insufficient medical evidence of the existence of a real cardiac condition, patients with non-coronary chest pain still interpret their pain incorrectly. The present study, therefore, sought to compare the irrational beliefs in non-coronary patients with mild chest pain against those with severe chest pain. METHODS A(More)
Background: Physical and psychological factors affect one another in patients presenting with non-cardiac chest pain. Studying the psychological components of these patients may improve their treatment process. Objectives: To compare depression, anxiety, and stress severity between mild and severe chest pain in patients with non-cardiac chest pain. Patients(More)