Kerman University of Medical Sciences
Original Article(s)
1. Comparing the Social Skills of Students Addicted to Computer Games with Normal Students

Eshrat Zamani; Ali Kheradmand; Maliheh Cheshmi; Ahmad Abedi; Nasim Hedayati

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to investigate and compare the social skills of students addicted to computer games with normal students. The dependent variable in the present study is the social skills. Methods: The study population included all the students in the second grade of public secondary school ...  Read More

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2. 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

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3. Does Exercise Deprivation Increase the Tendency Towards Morphine Dependence in Rats?

Mohammad Reza Nakhaee; Vahid Sheibani; Kourosh Ghahraman Tabrizi; Hamid Marefati; Sareh Bahreinifar; Nouzar Nakhaee

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Exercise deprivation has been concluded to have some negative effects on psychological well-being. This study was conducted to find out whether exercise deprivation may lead to morphine dependence in rats. Methods: Forty male Wistar rats weighing 162 ± 9 g were housed in clear plastic ...  Read More

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4. Estimation of the Active Network Size of Kermanian Males

Mostafa Shokoohi; Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Estimation of the size of hidden and hard-to-reach sub-populations, such as drug-abusers, is a very important but difficult task. Network scale up (NSU) is one of the indirect size estimation techniques, which relies on the frequency of people belonging to a sub-population of interest among ...  Read More

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5. 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

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6. Substance Misuse Patterns and Blood Types of Self-Introduced Addicts to Substance Rehabilitation Centers of Bam City

Mohammadreza Aflatoonian; Hassan Ziaaddini; Ali Kheradmand; Manzumeh Shamsi Meimandi; Kouros Divsalar; Majid Mahmoodi

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: With regard to the perceptible population, cultural, social and environmental changes in the aftermath of the earthquake in Bam City, this study was conducted to pinpoint substance misuse patterns and to figure out the probable relationship between substance misuse and blood types of the ...  Read More

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7. The Prevalence of at Least One-Time Substance Abuse among Kerman Pre-university Male Students

Hassan Ziaaddini; Amir Sharifi; Nouzar Nakhaee; Ahmad Ziaaddini

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Substance abuse is one of the main health problems in Iran and awareness about its spread and procedure of spread in the society, particularly the susceptible society of students, is very important with regard to the population pyramid of Iran. Methods: This study was performed by cross-sectional ...  Read More

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8. Tobacco Quit Rates among Youth in an Urban Health Centre of Mumbai: A Cross Sectional Study

Saurabh Ram BihariLal Shrivastava; Prateek Sudhakar Bobhate

Volume 2, 3-4 , Spring 2010

Abstract
  Background: Tobacco use is a major cause of preventable death and disease in India. A nationally representative case-control study of smoking in India (2008) revealed that only 2% of smokers had spontaneously quit. This study was undertaken to assess tobacco quit rates among the youth in an urban health ...  Read More