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A study of the Impact of Fasting in Ramadan on Self-esteem

  title={A study of the Impact of Fasting in Ramadan on Self-esteem},
  author={Garshad Afsaneh and Hashemi Mitra},
Some studies have mentioned the positive influence of fasting on the improvement of individual’s mental quality. The purpose of the present research is to assess the impact of fasting on the individual’s self-esteem.The present study is a descriptive cross sectional which has been carried out to evaluate the impact of fasting on 60 subjects. The data gathering tools including Demographic information questionnaire, and Cooper Smith’s self-esteem inventory which were fulfilled 10 days before and… 

Level of Self-Esteem Among Muslim Medical Students and Its Association with Religiosity

Medicine is one of the most difficult study course and profession that faces many psychological challenges. A high level of self-esteem is needed to cope with such challenges, and religiosity is seen


Based on the data and the significant reduction of MDA level during Ramadan and also considering the important role of LDL-oxidation in the production of atherosclerotic plaques, it seems that the one-month period of fasting may have preventive effects on development of Atherosclerosis.

Do fasting and life style eating habits in Ramadan affect headache

The study did not find any negative effects of fasting during Ramadan on headache frequencies and the prevalence of the headache during the month of Ramadan was 76.6 per cent and after Ramadan was 73.7 per cent.

Unexpected changes in blood pressure and hematological parameters among fasting and nonfasting workers during Ramadan in Indonesia

Results indicate that, regardless of fasting status, blood pressure is lower and RBC production is suppressed in subjects during the Ramadan period, and increased intake of iron-rich foodstuffs is recommendedDuring the Ramadan month,Regardless of fasting practice.

Religiosity, Anxiety, and Depression among a Sample of Iranian Medical Students

Findings provide further evidence for a protective role of religion against anxiety and depression but more studies are required.

Religious well-being in noninstitutionalized elderly women.

Describing the level of religious well-being and selected characteristics of religiosity in a sample of 114 non-institutionalized, largely rural elderly women and identified that religious beliefs become increasingly important with age will strengthen the scope of health care practice for elderly women.

[Medical aspects of fasting].

The author discusses medical aspects of fasting and its positive characteristics in the respect of healthy life style and prevention of many sicks.

Relationship of religion and perceived social support to self-esteem and depression in nursing home residents.

Responses to questionnaires administered to 83 nursing home residents indicated that perceived social support from family, public religious activity, and length of stay in the home were related to self-esteem and to depression.

Spiritual well-being, religiosity, hope, depression, and other mood states in elderly people coping with cancer.

Intrinsic religiosity and spiritual well-being are associated with hope and positive mood states in elderly people coping with cancer.

Experience of the Center for Emergency Medicine of the University Medical Center in Sarajevo and principles of the emergency medical care system

By applying war surgical doctrine and general medical doctrine, with appropriate services for prompt diagnostics and treatment, with qualified specialists and consultancy services, a good quality of adequate treatment and care has been achieved, the mortality has been reduced, the hospitalisation has been rationalised, and treatment length has been reduction.

Mental health.

    B. Kable
    Australian family physician
  • 2005