Hamidreza Roohafza

Summary

Affiliation: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perceived factors related to cigarette and waterpipe (ghelyan) initiation and maintenance in university students of Iran
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Tobacco Control Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Public Health 56:175-80. 2011
  2. pmc The correlation between lipid profile and stress levels in central iran: isfahan healthy heart program
    Maryam Shahnam
    Research Assistant, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 6:102-6. 2010
  3. pmc Positive and negative perfectionism and their relationship with anxiety and depression in Iranian school students
    Hamid Afshar
    Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:79-86. 2011
  4. pmc Effects of Pioglitazone on Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Nondiabetic Patients (EPICAMP Study): A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial
    Pedram Shokouh
    AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1411718541, Iran
    PPAR Res 2013:358074. 2013
  5. pmc Social norms of cigarette and hookah smokers in Iranian universities
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Assistant Professor, Head of Tobacco Control Unit, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research
    ARYA Atheroscler 9:45-50. 2013
  6. pmc Validation of the revised stressful life event questionnaire using a hybrid model of genetic algorithm and artificial neural networks
    Rasoul Sali
    Industrial Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, P O Box 11365 9466, Tehran, Iran
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:601640. 2013
  7. pmc Association of socioeconomic status and life-style factors with coping strategies in Isfahan Healthy Heart Program, Iran
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Croat Med J 50:380-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of the stressful life event questionnaire
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases Control, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Public Health 56:441-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of nurses clothing on anxiety of hospitalised children
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 993, Isfahan, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 18:1953-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between acute and chronic life events on acute coronary syndrome: a case-control study
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:E1-7. 2010

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Perceived factors related to cigarette and waterpipe (ghelyan) initiation and maintenance in university students of Iran
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Tobacco Control Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Public Health 56:175-80. 2011
    ..To investigate the perceived factors leading to cigarette and waterpipe (ghelyan) smoking initiation and maintenance in Iranian university students...
  2. pmc The correlation between lipid profile and stress levels in central iran: isfahan healthy heart program
    Maryam Shahnam
    Research Assistant, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 6:102-6. 2010
    ..This study was conducted on adult population living in rural and urban areas in Central Iran to assess the correlation between stress level and lipid profile disorders...
  3. pmc Positive and negative perfectionism and their relationship with anxiety and depression in Iranian school students
    Hamid Afshar
    Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:79-86. 2011
    ..This study has investigated this relationship in an Iranian sample...
  4. pmc Effects of Pioglitazone on Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Nondiabetic Patients (EPICAMP Study): A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial
    Pedram Shokouh
    AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1411718541, Iran
    PPAR Res 2013:358074. 2013
    ..However, its previously demonstrated endothelial function-improving properties do not seem to be mediated by ADMA...
  5. pmc Social norms of cigarette and hookah smokers in Iranian universities
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Assistant Professor, Head of Tobacco Control Unit, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research
    ARYA Atheroscler 9:45-50. 2013
    ..First experiences of tobacco use usually occur in adolescence. The recognition of social norms leading to youth smoking is hence necessary. We tried to assess the social norms among Iranian young cigarette and hookah smokers...
  6. pmc Validation of the revised stressful life event questionnaire using a hybrid model of genetic algorithm and artificial neural networks
    Rasoul Sali
    Industrial Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, P O Box 11365 9466, Tehran, Iran
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:601640. 2013
    ..Hence, the proper and accurate measurement of them is very important. We revised the stressful life event (SLE) questionnaire by adding weights to the events in order to measure and determine a cut point...
  7. pmc Association of socioeconomic status and life-style factors with coping strategies in Isfahan Healthy Heart Program, Iran
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Croat Med J 50:380-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between life-style and socioeconomic factors and coping strategies in a community sample in Iran...
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of the stressful life event questionnaire
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases Control, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Public Health 56:441-8. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the development of the stressful life event (SLE) questionnaire and tests the validity and reliability of it...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of nurses clothing on anxiety of hospitalised children
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 993, Isfahan, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 18:1953-9. 2009
    ..To investigate anxiety levels in two groups of children exposed to nurses with white vs. coloured clothing in a university hospital in Iran...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between acute and chronic life events on acute coronary syndrome: a case-control study
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:E1-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the association between acute and chronic psychological stressors and ACS in an Iranian population...
  11. doi request reprint Lifestyle-related determinants of hookah and cigarette smoking in Iranian adults
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Community Health 35:36-42. 2010
    ..Sex differences in the determinants of hookah and cigarette smoking may need to be taken into account in planning tobacco control strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between cigarette smoking and socio-demographics, lifestyle and mental health factors in a sampled Iranian population
    Ghodratollah Rajabizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:977-87. 2011
    ..These factors should be considered when developing smoking cessation strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in risk factors and outcomes after cardiac rehabilitation
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Acta Cardiol 63:763-70. 2008
    ..We compared the baseline characteristics, cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes between men and women in an Iranian cardiac rehabilitation programme after adjusting for age, body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio...
  14. pmc Do lifestyle interventions work in developing countries? Findings from the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 87:39-50. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of a comprehensive, integrated community-based lifestyle intervention on diet, physical activity and smoking in two Iranian communities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Opium decreases the age at myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death: a long- and short-term outcome evaluation
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:154-60. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Drop-out predictors in cardiac rehabilitation programmes and the impact of sex differences among coronary heart disease patients in an Iranian sample: a cohort study
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Rehabil 21:362-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether patients who subsequently drop out of a structured cardiac rehabilitation programme could be prospectively distinguished from those who remain in the programme based upon their initial baseline characteristics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abdominal fat distribution and serum lipids in patients with and without coronary heart disease
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:149-53. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint The association between stress levels and food consumption among Iranian population
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:145-8. 2013
    ..Stress has been considered as a highly common disorder that has a complicated relation with dietary intake and has been linked with both increased and decreased dietary intake...
  19. pmc Smoking cessation support in Iran: availability, sources & predictors
    Nafiseh Toghianifar
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Indian J Med Res 133:627-32. 2011
    ..Smoking cessation advice is known as an important factor in motivating smokers to quit smoking. We investigated the extent, sources and predictors of receiving unsolicited advice and seeking active advice for smoking cessation in Iran...
  20. pmc Relationship between depression and apolipoproteins A and B: a case-control study
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:113-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the relation between major depressive disorder and metabolic risk factors of coronary heart disease...
  21. pmc Parental perceptions of weight status of their children
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Professor, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 9:61-9. 2013
    ..Understanding the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of parents is important for planning appropriately to control their children's weight. We aimed to study these variables in parents of normal, underweight, overweight, and obese children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and associated cardiovascular risk factors in Iran: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:175-80. 2007
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the major health problems worldwide. The aim of this study was to detect the prevalence of DM and its associated risk factors in Iran...
  23. doi request reprint Association of social support and coping strategies with acute coronary syndrome: a case-control study
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Mental Health Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Cardiol 59:154-9. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the association of lifelong coping strategies and social support with progression of chronic stable angina (CSA) to acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  24. pmc Psychological Status and Quality of Life in relation to the Metabolic Syndrome: Isfahan Cohort Study
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute WHO Collaborating Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, 81465 1148 Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:380902. 2012
    ..Conclusion. It might be better to consider MetS as a combination of biological and psychological risk factors. Thus, a person with metabolic disease should be recognized as a patient with these factors and be screened for all of them...
  25. doi request reprint N-acetylcysteine add-on treatment in refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Hamid Afshar
    Isfahan Psychosomatic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:797-803. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of N-acetylcysteine, a glutamate-modulating agent, in patients with treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder as an adjunct to serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment...
  26. pmc Is there any difference between non-obese male and female in response to cardiac rehabilitation programs?
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular, Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:787-91. 2012
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  27. pmc Socioeconomic characteristics and controlled hypertension: Evidence from Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Mojgan Gharipour
    Researcher, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
    ARYA Atheroscler 9:77-81. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate age-adjusted prevalence of hypertension and its control among Iranian persons older 19 years of age. It also tried to find and socioeconomic factors associated with hypertension control in Iranian population...
  28. pmc Stress level and smoking status in central iran: isfahan healthy heart program
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 6:144-8. 2011
    ..Given the relatively high prevalence of smoking in central Iran, the present study was conducted to compare stress levels in smokers, non-smokers and those who had quit smoking...
  29. pmc Lipid profile in antipsychotic drug users: A comparative study
    Hamidreza Roohafza
    Assistant Professor, Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 9:198-202. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to compare the effect of atypical and conventional antipsychotics on lipid profile...
  30. pmc Is there any Relationship Between C-Reactive Protein Level and Complex Coronary Plaques in Patients with Unstable Angina?
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Associate Professor, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 6:31-4. 2010
    ..According to this finding, we decided to conduct this study to assess the relationship between CRP and complex lesions of coronary arteries in patients with unstable angina...
  31. pmc The relationship between ankle-brachial index and number of involved coronaries in patients with stable angina
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Associated Professor of Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 6:6-10. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the possible link between Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) and coronary vessel involvement in patients with stable angina...
  32. pmc Mebeverine for pediatric functional abdominal pain: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Zahra Pourmoghaddas
    Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Hezar Jerib Avenue, Isfahan 81746 75731, Iran
    Biomed Res Int 2014:191026. 2014
    ..Mebeverine seems to be effective in the treatment of childhood FAP, but our study was not able to show its statistically significant effect over placebo. Further trials with larger sample of patients are warranted...
  33. pmc The effects of an educational program based on PRECEDE model on depression levels in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting
    Sayyed Mohammad Mahdi Hazavei
    Associate Professor, Department of Health Services, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    ARYA Atheroscler 8:36-42. 2012
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