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. 5, No. 2, Spring

Afebrile Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Associated with Fluphenazine Decanoate: A Case Report
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is unusual but could be a lethal reaction associated with neuroleptic drugs. It occurs in almost 0.07-2.2% of patients under treatment with neuroleptics. There are some medical treatments that may also be helpful...
Femicomfort in the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndromes: A Double-Blind, Randomized and Placebo Controlled Trial
Objective: Premenstrual syndromes (PMS) affecting 20-40% of women of reproductive age. The aim of this double blind and placebo controlled trial was to investigate whether femicofort a supplement contains Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and evening primrose oil...
Frequency of Psychological Disorders Amongst Children in Urban Areas of Tehran
Objective: To evaluate the frequency of different psychiatric disorders among 7 to 12 years old children in urban areas of Tehran.Method: A sample of 799 children (6 to 11 years old) were selected from 250 clusters of the entire 22 municipality areas...
Postpartum Depression and Role of Serum Trace Elements
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major depressive disorder that most often emerges within 6 to 12 weeks of delivery, but can happen any time up to 1 year after birth. In developed countries, the incidence of postnatal depression is about 10-15% in adult...
Psychological Dimensions in Patients Admitted in Imam Khomeini General Hospital in Tehran
Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the mental health of patients admitted in Internal medicine, Surgery and Gynecology wards of Imam Khomeini Hospital of Tehran in 2009.Method: The symptom checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) questionnaire was administered...
Stress and Personal Well-Being among a Sample of Iranian Disabled Veterans' Wives
Objective: The aim of this study was to compare overall life satisfaction, subjective well-being, family stress, and stress symptoms of wives of three groups of Iranian disabled veterans.Method: Participants included 97 wives of three groups of disabled...
The Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training and Cognitive Therapy on the Emotional and Addictional Problems of Substance Abusers
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of emotional regulation training group therapy, based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy(DBT) and Cognitive Therapy, on improving emotional regulation and distress tolerance skills...
The Effects of Chronic Partial Sleep Deprivation on Cognitive Functions of Medical Residents
Objective: Because of on-call responsibilities, many medical residents are subjected to chronic partial sleep deprivation, a form of sleep restriction whereby individuals have chronic patterns of insufficient sleep. It is unclear whether deterioration...