J Ahmadi

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Publications

  1. ncbi Buprenorphine maintenance treatment of heroin dependence: the first experience from Iran
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:157-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Substance use among Iranian nephrologic patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Am J Nephrol 22:11-3. 2002
  3. ncbi Controlled, randomized trial in maintenance treatment of intravenous buprenorphine dependence with naltrexone, methadone or buprenorphine: a novel study
    J Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Kuwait University, Iran
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:824-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Substance use in a sample of medical patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:315-9. 2008
  5. ncbi Depression in nursing students
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 13:124. 2004
  6. ncbi Methadone versus buprenorphine maintenance for the treatment of heroin-dependent outpatients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Abiverdi Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:217-20. 2003
  7. ncbi Twenty-four week maintenance treatment of cigarette smoking with nicotine gum, clonidine and naltrexone
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Abiverdi Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:251-5. 2003
  8. ncbi Psychiatric disorders in opioid dependants
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:185-91. 2003
  9. ncbi Substance abuse: prevalence in a sample of nursing students
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 13:60-4. 2004
  10. ncbi Outcome predictors in cocaine dependence treatment trials
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Am J Addict 15:434-9. 2006

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Publications36

  1. ncbi Buprenorphine maintenance treatment of heroin dependence: the first experience from Iran
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:157-9. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi Substance use among Iranian nephrologic patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Am J Nephrol 22:11-3. 2002
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of substance use among Iranian patients with nephrologic disease (chronic renal failure) who were admitted in different nephrologic wards at Shiraz general hospitals...
  3. ncbi Controlled, randomized trial in maintenance treatment of intravenous buprenorphine dependence with naltrexone, methadone or buprenorphine: a novel study
    J Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Kuwait University, Iran
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:824-9. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Substance use in a sample of medical patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:315-9. 2008
    ..Substance use, especially cigarettes, was found to be common among patients. Cultural attitudes toward substance use were thought to affect the type and amount of use. These findings can be considered when planning preventive programs...
  5. ncbi Depression in nursing students
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 13:124. 2004
  6. ncbi Methadone versus buprenorphine maintenance for the treatment of heroin-dependent outpatients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Abiverdi Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:217-20. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Twenty-four week maintenance treatment of cigarette smoking with nicotine gum, clonidine and naltrexone
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Abiverdi Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:251-5. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi Psychiatric disorders in opioid dependants
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:185-91. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the rate of neurotic disorders among opioid addicts, and reassess the rate of those neurotic disorders two weeks after complete detoxification of the patients...
  9. ncbi Substance abuse: prevalence in a sample of nursing students
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 13:60-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this research was to evaluate the prevalence of substance abuse in a sample of Iranian nursing students...
  10. ncbi Outcome predictors in cocaine dependence treatment trials
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Am J Addict 15:434-9. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that baseline UDS results and CSSA scores are powerful predictors of outcome and should be used as stratifying variables in outpatient cocaine medication trials...
  11. ncbi Twelve-month maintenance treatment of opium-dependent patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 71345 1416, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:363-6. 2004
    ..4%) for the 8 mg dose group (p =.000). These findings are consistent with previous reports of effective buprenorphine use in western countries as a suitable maintenance treatment for opium dependence...
  12. ncbi Controlled trial of maintenance treatment of intravenous buprenorphine dependence
    J Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Ir J Med Sci 172:171-3. 2003
    ..Buprenorphine dependence is a relatively novel addiction...
  13. ncbi Mood disorders in opioid-dependent patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 71345 1416, Shiraz, Iran
    J Affect Disord 82:139-42. 2004
    ..To assess the rate of current mood disorders in opioid-dependent outpatients...
  14. ncbi Physical trauma and substance abuse: a comparative study on substance abuse in patients with physical trauma versus general population
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Addict Dis 25:51-63. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of substance abuse in a sample of patients with acute physical trauma in comparison with the general population...
  15. ncbi Prevalence of substance use among offspring of opioid addicts
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Hafez Hospital, PO Box 71345 1416, Shiraz, Iran
    Addict Behav 28:591-5. 2003
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of substance use in sons and daughters of opioids addicts in Iran...
  16. ncbi Treatment success rate among Iranian opioid dependents
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Subst Use Misuse 38:151-63. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the characteristics and treatment success rate (outcome) among Iranian opioid addicts...
  17. ncbi Cigarette smoking among Iranian medical students, resident physicians and attending physicians
    J Ahmadi
    Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Med Res 6:406-8. 2001
    ..This research assessed the prevalence of cigarette smoking among Iranian medical students, resident physicians and attending physicians...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of cigarette smoking in Iran
    J Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Psychol Rep 89:339-41. 2001
    ..Cigarette smoking was reported by more males than females. The most common reason for onset of cigarette smoking was different from that for current smoking. Frequencies of smokers within age groups were varied...
  19. doi Cocaine withdrawal symptoms identify "Type B" cocaine-dependent patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Center for the Study of Addictions, Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Addict 17:60-4. 2008
    ..Identifying Type B cocaine-dependent patients may help to develop targeted psychosocial or pharmacological treatments for these difficult-to-treat patients...
  20. ncbi Substance use among Iranian cardiovascular patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiras University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Med Res 7:89-92. 2002
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of substance use among Iranian patients with cardiovascular disease who were admitted in different cardiac wards at Shiraz general hospitals...
  21. ncbi A controlled trial of buprenorphine treatment for opium dependence: the first experience from Iran
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 71345 1416, Shiraz, Iran
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:111-4. 2002
    ..As a secondary objective, the results were determined concurrently for subjects treated with a 2 mg/day dose...
  22. ncbi Various types of exercise and scores on the Beck Depression Inventory
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Psychol Rep 90:821-2. 2002
    ..Their mean depression scores were 10.5 and 6.5, respectively. This difference was also significant. We concluded that exercising is associated with lower mean scores on the Beck Depression Inventory...
  23. ncbi Buprenorphine treatment of opium-dependent outpatients seeking treatment in Iran
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:415-7. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Epidemiology of opium use in the general population
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:483-91. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of opium use in the Fars province, Iran...
  25. ncbi Analysis of opium use by students of medical sciences
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 15:379-86. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of opium use in university students...
  26. ncbi Naltrexone for alcohol-dependent patients
    J Ahmadi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
    Ir J Med Sci 173:34-7. 2004
    ..Clinical trials have shown that naltrexone 50 mg/day reduces alcohol consumption and relapse rates in alcohol dependents...
  27. ncbi Motivations for use of opiates among addicts seeking treatment in Shiraz
    J Ahmadi
    P O Box 71345 1416, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychol Rep 87:1158-64. 2000
    ..These findings are quite different from those carried out in the West, although there is some overlap. Cultural attitudes toward drug use likely affect the types and amount of use...
  28. ncbi Substance use among Iranian psychiatric inpatients
    J Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Psychol Rep 89:363-5. 2001
    ..The reasons for substance use in order of frequencies of mention were release of tension, seeking pleasure, and need (to avoid withdrawal symptoms) by men and habit, seeking pleasure, and need by women...
  29. ncbi Frequency of and barriers to utilization of mental health services in an Iranian population
    A Ghanizadeh
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 14:438-46. 2008
    ..Barriers related to perceptions of mental health services were also important, such as lack of trust and perceptions of friends/family...
  30. pmc Predictors of treatment outcome in outpatient cocaine and alcohol dependence treatment
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Treatment Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA jamshid
    Am J Addict 18:81-6. 2009
    ..Initial UDS results and CSSA scores are very useful predictors of treatment outcome and could be used as stratifying variables in outpatient cocaine and alcohol medication trials...
  31. ncbi Current substance use in patients with gastric cancer in Southern Iran
    S Z Tabei
    Fars Cancer Registry, Center, Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Cancer Res Ther 2:182-5. 2006
    ..Psychiatric disorders may affect patients suffering from cancer and substance use disorders...
  32. ncbi Prevalence of substance use among Iranian high school students
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 71345 1416, Shiraz, Iran
    Addict Behav 28:375-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed the rate of substance use among Iranian high school students...
  33. ncbi Why do doctors dislike treating people with somatoform disorder?
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, 67 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:134-8. 2004
    ..To consider the question of why doctors dislike treating people with somatoform disorder, with a view to assisting debate and improving services...
  34. ncbi Suicide for scrutinizers
    Saxby Pridmore
    Australas Psychiatry 15:247-8. 2007
  35. doi Echopraxia in schizophrenia: possible mechanisms
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:565-71. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi Long-term administration of mifepristone (RU486): clinical tolerance during extended treatment of meningioma
    Steven M Grunberg
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Cancer Invest 24:727-33. 2006
    ..Meningioma is a benign central nervous system tumor that is often progesterone-but not estrogen-receptor positive, making long-term antiprogestational therapy a logical treatment strategy...