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. 1, Winter

C677T Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene Polymorphism in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder: An Association Study in Iranian Population
Objective: The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene polymorphism C677T is suspected to be a risk factor for psychiatric disorders, but it remains inconclusive whether the MTHFR polymorphism C677T is imputed to vulnerability to schizophrenia...
Comparison of Catatonia Presentation in Patients with Schizophrenia Andmood Disorder in Lagos, Nigeria
Objective: To compare the clinical profile and pattern of catatonic symptoms of patients with schizophrenia and mood disorder.Method: Records of 13,968 patients seen between 1983-1985 and 2003- 2005 were reviewed for symptoms of catatonia by resident...
Effect of Play Therapy on Behavioral Problems of Mal-Adjusted Pre-School Children
Objective: The present research was conducted to study the effect of play therapy on reducing behavioral problems of mal-adjusted children (children with oppositional defiant disorder).Method: By using multistage cluster sampling, regions 6, 7, and 8...
Psychology Consequences of Abortion among the Post Abortion Care Seeking Women in Tehran
Abortion is a multidimensional phenomenon with great ethical and social impacts on human beings' life. It has produced very strong pros and cons over the world, and is practiced either in modern health facilities or very unhealthy backyards. The consequences...
Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Padua Inventory: PPI-WSUR Non-Clinical Student Sample
Objective: The psychometric properties and factor structure of the Persian Padua Inventory (PPI), a measure of obsessive- compulsive phenomena, was examined in a non-clinical sample of 348 Iranian university students.Method: The PPI was translated into...
The Effect of Social & Token Economy Reinforcements on Academic Achievement of 9th Grade Boy Students with Intellectual Disabilities in a Science Course
Objective: This study investigates the effect of social and token economy reinforcements on academic achievement of 9th grade boy students with intellectual disabilities in an experimental science class in Tehran Province.Method: The method used for...
The Factor Structure of the Revised Cheek and Buss Shyness Scale in an Undergraduate University Sample
The present study examined the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Revised Cheek and Buss Shyness Scale (RCBS) using confirmatory factor analysis among (n = 300) college students. Results indicated that unidimensional measurement model...
The QOL-DASS Model to Estimate Overall Quality of Life and General Health
Objective: In order to find how rating the WHOQOL-BREF and DASS scales are combined to produce an overall measure of quality of life and satisfaction with health rating, a QOL-DASS model was designed ; and the strength of this hypothesized model was...