Iranian Journal of Psychiatry

Provides articles in psychopathology, biological psychiatry, cross-cultural psychiatry, psychopharmacology, social & community psychiatry, epidemiology, child & adolescent psychiatry, psychotherapy, neuropsychiatry, psychology, spiritual therapy , as well as animal studies in psychiatry and psychology.

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 4, Fall

Effective Factors in Enhancing School Managers' Job Motivation
Objective: This study examines the effective factors in enhancing school managers' job motivation from viewpoint of school mangers, teachers, education department managerial and staff experts in teaching, and also identifies and prioritizes each of these...
Effect of Cognitive Processing Therapy and Holographic Reprocessing on Reduction of Posttraumatic Cognitions in Students Exposed to Trauma
Objective: This research was conducted to examine the effect of cognitive processing therapy and holographic reprocessing on the reduction of posttraumatic cognitions in students exposed to trauma.Method: This was an experimental study with spread pretest-posttest...
Exploratory Factor Analysis of SCL90-R Symptoms Relevant to Psychosis
Objective: Inconsistent results have been reported regarding the symptom dimensions relevant to psychosis in symptoms check list revised (SCL90-R), i.e., "psychoticism" and "paranoid ideation". Therefore, some studies have suggested different factor...
Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) in First Episode of Psychosis
Objective: Neurocognitive deficits are now recognized as part of the fundamental disturbances and are a major determinant of functional outcome in psychosis. A cross-sectional association between cognitive deficits and poor social and occupational outcomes...
Resiliency and Religious Orientation: Factors Contributing to Posttraumatic Growth in Iranian Subjects
Objective: This study investigated the relationship between resilience and religious orientation (internal and external) with posttraumatic growth (PTG). This study also examined the impact of marriage and sex variables on growth.Method: Participants...
Structural Changes in the Insular Cortex in Alcohol Dependence: A Cross Sectional Study
Objective: This study was conducted to determine the changes in the insular cortex in alcohol dependent subjects, and to compare the same with controls, the associated clinical findings.Methods: The study group consisted of 30 subjects with alcohol dependence...
Treatment of Visual Hallucinations in Schizophrenia by Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors: A Case Report
Schizophrenia and various neurological disorders have some signs and symptoms. Visual hallucinations are one of such disorders. The related studies in some diseases for example Parkinson Disease and Lewy Body Dementia indicate that Acetylcholine (Ach)...