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. 4, No. 1, Winter

Comparison of Bifrontal and Bitemporal Electroconvulsive Therapy in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Objective: The current study was conducted to compare the efficacy and side effects of bifrontal electrode placement with standard bitemporal electrode placement in the treatment of patients with major depression.Method: Eighty nine patients with major...
Comparison of Stimdate with Ritalin in Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial
Objectives: The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to assess the efficacy of stimdate compared to ritalin in the treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Method: Sixty four subjects (45 boys and 15 girls) aged...
Depression and Its Correlation with Self-Esteem and Social Support among Iranian University Students
Objective: Considering the effects of the level of social support and selfesteem as risk factors in the onset and continuation of depression, the purpose of the current study (in addition to studying the demographic items of depression) was to investigate...
Early Onset Affective Disorders Symposium
Mood Disorder Section of the Iranian Psychiatric AssociationThe high prevalence of the mood disorders and their adverse effects on the quality of life of the sufferers made the Iranian Psychiatric Association to establish the Mood Disorder Section in...
Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Afghan Refugees and War-Zone Adolescents
Objective: Wars' stress and violence can have tremendous effects on children's and adolescents' health and general well being; it may result in patterns of bio-psychosocial problems. The goal of this study was to compare emotional and behavioral problems...
Neurological Soft Signs: A Further Step in the Diagnosis of Bipolar-I Disorder
Objectives: To study the prevalence and demographic characteristics of Neurological Soft Signs (NSS) among the patients with Bipolar Mood Disorder-I (BID).Method: In a cross- sectional descriptive-analytic study we studied 20 patients with BID with BID...
Prevalence of Mental Disorders among High-School Students in Iran: A Systematic Review
Objective: The aim of the present study is to perform a systematic review of studies that investigated the prevalence of any kind of mental disorders in high school students in Iran.Method: A broad search was conducted in MEDLINE/PubMed, ISI web of Science,...
Recognition of Depression and Anxiety by Non-Psychiatric Residents in a General Hospital
Objective :The objective of this study was to determine the ability of nonpsychiatric (medical and surgical residents) residents on inpatient units to recognize patients with clinically significant depression and anxiety among a cohort admitted to the...
Validity and Reliability of Preschool, First and Second Grade Versions of Berkeley Parenting Self-Efficacy Scale
Objective: The purpose of this study is to examine the factor structure, internal consistency, and construct validity of preschool, first and second grade versions of Berkeley Parenting self-efficacy scale.Method: The subjects were 317 mothers: (102...