Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Enucleation of Eye Using Finger Following Cannabis Consumption

Abdoul Reza Sabahi; Zahra Amini-Ranjbar; Ali Sharifi; Ali Kheradmand

Volume 6, 1-2 , Winter 2014, , Pages 81-84

Abstract
  Background: Enucleation is a topic discussed in psychiatry which is a self-injury matter. Enucleation is observed as psychotic disorder due to substance abuse. In people with mental disorders who also have substance use leading to hallucinations and delusions, unusual eye evacuation were reported. In ...  Read More

2. Frequency of Smoking and Specialized Awareness among Doctors and Nurses of Hospitals in Kerman, Iran

Hakimeh Hoseainrezaee; Sedigheh Khodabandeh; Ali Kheradmand; Motahareh Pilehvarzadeh

Volume 5, 1-2 , Winter 2013, , Pages 51-56

Abstract
  Background: Nicotine is one of the strongest poisons. Every year about 75 thousand of Iranians die due to smoking. Since doctors and nurses have a major role in controlling smoking, this study tried to investigate the prevalence of cigarette smoking among doctors and nurses and their awareness about ...  Read More

3. Impacts of Mothers’ Occupation Status and Parenting Styles on Levels of Self-Control, Addiction to Computer Games, and Educational Progress of Adolescents

Yasamin Abedini; Bibi Eshrat Zamani; Ali Kheradmand; Ghodratollah Rajabizadeh

Volume 4, 3-4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 102-110

Abstract
  Background: Addiction to computer (video) games in adolescents and its relationship with educational progress has recently attracted the attention of rearing and education experts as well as organizations and institutes involved in physical and mental health. The current research attempted to propose ...  Read More

4. Comparison of Total Hip Arthroplasty and Core Decompression in Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head after Taking Temgesic and Norgesic

Mahmood Karimi-Mobarake; Ali Nemati; Ali Kheradmand; Ghodratollah Rajabyzadeh

Volume 4, 3-4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 117-121

Abstract
  Background: Osteonecrosis is common after taking Temgesic and Norgesic. This study intended to suggest the preferable surgical treatment in osteonecrosis patients who use these drugs. Methods: Twenty tree patients with hip osteonecrosis who were hospitalized in the Kerman hospitals after using Temgesic ...  Read More

5. Internet Addiction Based on Personality Characteristics of High School Students in Kerman, Iran

Bibi Eshrat Zamani; Yasamin Abedini; Ali Kheradmand

Volume 3, 3-4 , Winter 2011, , Pages 85-91

Abstract
  Background: The new phenomenon of Internet addiction among teenagers and young adults is one of the modern addictions in industrial and post-industrial societies. The purpose of this research was to predict the Internet addiction based on the personality characteristics of high school students in Kerman. ...  Read More

6. The Risk of Suicide according to Drug Abuse and Nicotine Dependence in Patients with War Injuries and Chronic Traumatic Stress Disorder

Alireza Ghaffari Nejad; Ali Kheradmand; Mahdieh Mirzaiee

Volume 3, 1-2 , Winter 2011

Abstract
  Background: The incidence of suicide is higher in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than the general population. This prevalence rate is related to many factors including drug dependence. This study was conducted in people wounded during the Iran-Iraq war with PTSD, in order to compare ...  Read More

7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Conduct Disorder in Children of Drug Dependent Parents

Nooshin Parvaresh; Hassan Ziaaddini; Ali Kheradmand; Hamidreza Bayati

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder are among relatively prevalent disorders during childhood and adolescence. Considering the negative impact of the parents' drug dependency and bipolar disorder, the present study aimed to determine the prevalence of ADHD and conduct ...  Read More

8. Physical Effects of Methadone Maintenance Treatment from the Standpoint of Clients

Ali Kheradmand; Nabi Banazadeh; Heidarali Abedi

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Studies have shown that methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is effective in improving the client’s quality of life and physical health. This study aimed to describe the nature and structure of drug dependents' experiences and the physical effects of MMT Methods: The present study ...  Read More

9. Identity Disturbance and Substance-Dependence in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Alireza Ghaffari Nejad; Ali Kheradmand; Khatereh Toofani

Volume 2, 1-2 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Identity disturbance is one of the DSM-IV criteria for borderline personality disorder, but there has been little attention to its nature. Four subsets of identity disturbance (role absorption, painful incoherence, inconsistency and lack of commitment) have been assessed. ...  Read More

10. The Effect of Methadone Maintenance Therapy on Harm Reduction in Opiate Dependents in Kerman Socio-Behavioral Consulting Centers

Noshin Parvaresh; Ali Kheradmand; Masoumeh Darijani

Volume 2, 1-2 , Winter 2010

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Socio-behavioral consulting centers offer methadone maintenance therapy which is a very useful method for drug dependents. These centers offer a wide range of services like education, consulting, prevention, care taking of patients and treatment for high risk groups such ...  Read More

11. Experiences of Opium Dependents from Performance of Methadone Centers of Kerman, Iran

Nabi Banazadeh Mahani; Ali Kheradmand; Heidarali Abedi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2009

Abstract
  Abstract Backgrounds: To assess patients' satisfaction and to evaluate methadone therapy program, it is important to understand the experiences of opium dependents during the treatment period in methadone centers and determine the quality of this program and revise standards based on that. This ...  Read More

12. Reporting a Case of Injecting Methylphenidate (Ritalin) Tablets, Intensified Symptoms of Schizoph-renia or Induce Separate Mental Disorder

Alireza Ghaffarinejad; Ali Kheradmand

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2009

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Methylphenidate is one of the classic amphetamines which can cause or exacerbate psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia patients. Methods: In this paper, a young man is presented with injection of methylphenidate tablets with acute cellulitis due to this injection and the related ...  Read More