Research Article
Published On: January 26, 2018

Mechanisms Linked to Positive Outcomes in Online Professionally Led Breast Cancer Groups: A Replication Study in a Randomized Study

Lieberman M* and Lepore SJ
Two perspectives underline all theories of therapy/support/self help groups; group conditions that enable participants to work effectively in the group, and mechanisms associated with a participant’s positive changes. Group conditions include constructs such as cohesiveness, group climate, amount of structure and focus, as well as aspects of the relationship between participants and the leader Mechanisms...

Mini Review
Published On: January 26, 2018

Depression and Primary Care: A Review of the Prevalence, Burden, Costs, Screening, and Treatment Strategies

Cho SH1 and Crisafio A2*
Depression is comprised of a group of chronic disorders with a substantial burden of disease, accounting for 598-738 per 100,000 years lived with disability and an enormous economic cost worldwide (US$83 billion). While this group of disorders affects a large number of people and current guidelines recommend routine depression screening in primary care settings, providers are often inadequately prepared to...

Research Article
Published On: February 23, 2018

Religion and Depression: A Review of the Literature

Artin Mahdanian*
Background: Depressive disorders are among the most important causes of disability and can be considered a major contributor to the global burden of mental illnesses. Religious beliefs and practices have roots in the history of mankind and are broadly prevalent around the world. People with chronic medical...

Research Article
Published On: March 30, 2018

The Influence of Islamic Ritual Training on Primary Sleep Disorders among Nurses

Asadizandi M*, Saayari R, Sanayi Nasab H and Ebadi A
Background and Objective: Sleep is sign of God's wisdom, basic human need, has spiritual dimension. Islam provided commands for it. Nurses due to job stress and shift working, are at risk of sleep disorders. This study aimed to determine the effect of Islamic Ritual Trainings on primary sleep disorders among nurses...

Review Article
Published On: April 18, 2018

Type II Diabetes Patient Health Care (Triple Treatment Recommendation)

Yousef F*, Mansour O and Herbali J
Diabetes Mellitus is one of the chronic diseases that are popular among patients older than 45 years old. It causes hyperglycemia (high levels of glucose in the blood than the normal levels). The cure of such disease is not a full recovery of diabetes as much as it is a way that helps patients to live a better life...

Research Article
Published On: April 30, 2018

The Effect of Spiritual Care Based on Sound Heart Model on Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients

Mazandarani HK, Asadzandi M*, Saffari M and Khaghanizadeh M
Background and Objective: Depression, anxiety and its consequences: frustration, mitigation of effort, as spiritual distress decreases quality of life in hemodialysis patients that requires spiritual care....