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. 3, Summer

Children and Their Parents' Perceptions of Symptom Severity and Treatment Preference for Tourette Syndrome
Objective: This study surveys children and their parents' perceptions, and their treatment preference of significant/bothersome symptoms in children with Tourette syndrome.Methods: Thirty five children and adolescents who referred to an out-patient clinic...
Evaluation of Estimating Missed Answers in Conners Adult ADHD Rating Scale (Screening Version)
Objective: Conners Adult ADHD Rating Scale (CAARS) is among the valid questionnaires for evaluating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in adults. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the validity of the estimation of missed answers in scoring the...
Religious Cognitive-Emotional Therapy : A New Form of Psychotherapy
From the ancient times up to this date, it has been thought that religion and spirituality have important effects on human being's mental life. However, some psychologists and psychotherapists have ignored this role ,and thus neglected to study the effects...
Serum Sodium Changes in Fluoxetine Users at Different Age Groups
Objective: Fluoxetine, a widely used antidepressant, can affect the serum sodium level. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare changes in the serum sodium level of depressive patients taking fluoxetine according to age.Methods: This quasi-experimental...
The Factors Associated with Suicide Ideation in Iranian Soldiers
Objective: The study focuses on psychosocial variables related to suicide ideation in young soldiers .Method: 1329 Soldiers were randomly selected from the Infantry Forces in different regions. All the soldiers were requested to complete the Beck Scale...
The Prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Iran: A Systematic Review
Objectives: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. Children with ADHD may experience significant functional problems. Our objective was to examine the prevalence of ADHD and its subtypes...
The Role of Social Support and Coping Strategies on Mental Health of a Group of Iranian Disabled War Veterans
Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the role of social support on the mental health of disabled war veterans alongside the role of physical disability and deployment type. The second aim of the study was to examine the relationship between...
Trifluoperazine-Induced Cholestatic Jaundice
Liver injury occurs with many drugs; therefore, a thorough work up is important for establishing the diagnosis. We report a case of trifluoperazine-induced cholestatic jaundice. A 44-year old male with schizoaffective disorder developed an increase in...