Mozhgan Saeidi

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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)
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 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 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)
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)
To the Editor Recently, a new classification of perceived risk factors of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) has been suggested through assessment of a large number of cardiac rehabilitation patients. Based on this classification, Komasi and Saeidi divided the perceived risk factors and etiologies related to CVDs in five groups.1 Here, the details of this(More)
The BLOCKINEditor, Patients' beliefs about the causes of cardiovascular disease (i.e., perceived risk factors) are part of the general mental representations of the disease which derived from patients' health knowledge. According to the health belief model, attitudes and cognitive beliefs of patients and emotional reactions to the illness and treatment can(More)