Ahmad Alipour

Ahmad Alipour
Payame Noor University | PNU · Department of Psychology

PhD

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Introduction
Ahmad Alipour is professor of psychology ,currently works at the Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University in Tehran,Iran.. Ahmad does research in Biological Psychology, Health Psychology and Neuropsychology. Their current project is 'handedness and cognitive processing'.
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January 1994 - February 2016
Payame Noor University
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Education
January 2000 - January 2015
Tarbiat Modares University
Field of study
  • psychology

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Publications (127)
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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may have a detrimental effect on a patient's memory function. Memory problems are common after PTSD and can cause problems with a patient's day-to-day life. Cognitive rehabilitation is considered an effective treatment for patients with PTSD who want to improve cognitive memory. We searched keywords in electroni...
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Background and Objective: Today, the connection between spirituality, religion, and parenting are unquestionable. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of God's spiritual oriented multidimensional parenting and positive parenting on mothers with high stress. Methods: The present study was a quasi-experimental study. The statistical...
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Objective : The present study aimed to determine the effects of mindful breath awareness & muscle relaxation (MBMR) and transcranial electrical stimulation (tCES) techniques on improving the systolic and diastolic blood pressure status in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods : The research method was randomized controlled trial (RCT) using split...
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The aim of this study was the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation on Improvement everyday memory of patients with ischemic stroke. Method: This study was quassi experimental one with pre-test and post- test. The sample included 20patients with ischemic stroke who were randomly selected. They had not significant difference in terms of the dura...
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Introduction: Since the significant impact on anger and hostility is caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on various aspects of individual, family, social, and vocational life of those who suffer from this disorder, it is necessary to target and cure these two devastating symptoms.The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness...
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Introduction: Recent research has shown that job conditions can affect employees’ personality traits. The present study is an attempt to investigate the effect of working in offshore oil industry on employees’ personality.Method: The present study was conducted by comparing the personality traits of two groups of offshore oil workers with different...
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Background: Given the epidemic of Corona disease and its associated anxiety, it is necessary to develop a tool to measure anxiety. This study was conducted to instruct Corona Disease Anxiety Scale (CDAS) to measure the level of anxiety, during the prevalence of the COVID-19 in Iran. Methods: The present study was considered as applied research i...
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Objective: Positive psychological constructs, such as optimism, are associated with cardiovascular health, and changes in biological measures associated with heart health have been proposed as potential mediators of these relationships. In this analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial, we examined the impact of an optimism training inte...
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JPS 222 ‫مقايسه‬ ‫اثربخش‬ ‫ی‬ ‫درمان‬ ‫گری‬ ‫شناخت‬ ‫ی‬-‫رفتار‬ ‫ی‬ ‫ه‬ ‫ي‬ ‫جان‬ ‫مدار‬ ‫ذهن‬ ‫بر‬ ‫مبتنی‬ ‫درمانگری‬ ‫شناخت‬ ‫و‬ ‫آگاهی‬ ‫بر‬ ‫اضطراب‬ ‫اجتماع‬ ‫ی‬-‫جسمان‬ ‫ی‬ ، ‫خارش‬ ‫و‬ ، ‫شدت‬ ‫پسور‬ ‫ي‬ ‫از‬ ‫ي‬ ‫س‬ * ‫مهدی‬ ‫آتوسا‬ ‫زاده‬ 2 ‫علی‬ ‫مهناز‬ ، ‫دهكردی‬ ‫اكبری‬ 5 ‫نيلفروش‬ ‫محمدعلی‬ ، ‫زاده‬ 3 ‫علی‬ ‫احمد‬ ، ‫پور‬ 4 ، ‫منصوری‬ ‫...
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Objective: Anxiety measurement tools have been developed for major health-threatening diseases such as SARS and MERS. There is no specific measurement tool for measuring the anxiety caused by Corona. The purpose of this study was to validate the Corona-related Anxiety Scale in the Iranian sample. Method: The research method was a descriptive correl...
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at the peripheral level and in the central nervous system. The main features of neurological damage during diabetes are impaired cognitive functions, memory impairment, and decreased learning (Zenker, Ziegler, & Chrast, 2013). Oxidative stress causes neuronal damages in 60% of diabetic population (Maritim, Sanders & Watkins, 2003). In this relation...
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The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a cognitive rehabilitation program in improving the visual and auditory attention performance in stroke patients. The research method was quasi-experimental with a pre-intervention, post-intervention and follow-up design and control group. Twenty ischemic stroke patients with attention dis...
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0811 ‫تعداد‬ ‫پژوهش‬ ‫این‬ ‫در‬ .‫بود‬ 81 ‫نمونه‬ ‫روي‬ ‫با‬ ‫پارکینسون‬ ‫بیماری‬ ‫به‬ ‫مبتال‬ ‫فرد‬ ‫غیرتصادفی‬ ‫گیری‬ ‫دردسترس‬ ‫ت‬ ‫گماري‬ ‫با‬ ‫و‬ ‫انتخاب‬ ‫در‬ ‫صادفی‬ ‫گروه‬ (‫شتتدند‬ ‫گمارده‬ ‫گواه‬ ‫و‬ ‫آزمایش‬ ‫های‬ 00 ‫و‬ ‫آزمایش‬ ‫گروه‬ ‫در‬ ‫بیمار‬ 00 ‫ذهن‬ ‫درمان‬ ‫مداخله‬ ‫آزمایش‬ ‫گروه‬ .)‫گواه‬ ‫گروه‬ ‫در‬ ‫بیمار‬ ،‫(ستتیگل‬ ‫آگاهی‬...
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Context: Skin diseases contribute to considerable psychological consequences and low quality of life (QOL) in these patients; it is believed that psychological status can be effective in the improvement of the disease. Aims: Therefore, this study aimed to compare the effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with reality therapy (RT) on QOL in p...
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Background: Anxiety and depression during the pregnancy period are among the factors affecting the pregnancy undesirable outcomes and delivery. One way of controlling anxiety and depression is mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficiency of mindfulness based on the Islamic-spiritual schemas a...
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This population study was performed among adult residents of Tehran, Iran in 2013. We invited high school and university educated healthy appearing subjects who were members of a health surveillance study in district number 11 of Tehran to reply to the GPWB query. Participants were divided into two groups, GERD patients and controls. We compared th...
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Abstract Introduction: Recent research has shown that job conditions can affect employees’ personality traits. The present study is an attempt to investigate the effect of working in offshore oil industry on employees’ personality. Method: The present study was conducted by comparing the personality traits of two groups of offshore oil workers with...
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Objective: Optimismisprospectivelyandindependentlyassociatedwithsuperiorcardiacoutcomes,buttherehas been minimal study of optimism-specific interventions in persons with cardiovascular illness. We aimed to examine the feasibility and impact of an optimism-promoting program among patients with heart disease in a randomized controlled trial. Methods:...
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Effectiveness of Lazarus multimodal therapy on expanded disability status in patients with multiple sclerosis
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Abstract In this research the effects of handedness and depth of processing on the explicit and implicit memory was evaluated. An experimental research was carried out individually on 80 students using computerized measurement tools and Edinburgh Handedness Inventory. The data were analyzed through Variance Analysis Method. Results showed that the...
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Recently the researchers attend to positive psychology instead of attention to negative problems as disorders and disturbances. Happiness and happy person has spicily characteristics and benefits that the person how is depressed or unhappy hasn't it. In this study tried to more know happiness, the benefits and the role of happiness in other domain...
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Background & Aim: Instead of being based on reality, theoretical approaches related to the occurrence of learning are more based on the observations by researchers. One of the approaches is the study of the effect of changes in virtual education based on the physiological approach. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of presentation of im...
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Aims: PTSD is a set of continuous and frequent symptoms that occur after experiencing or observing a traumatic event, such as being involved in a war. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Powellchr('39')s cognitive rehabilitation with neurofeedback in improving executive functions, memory, and attention to veterans with post-t...
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Background and Purpose: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a kind of psychiatric disorders, which is related to trauma and stress and created as a result of direct experience, observation, or hearing. The avoidance of trauma reminders is a perpetuating factor of this disorder. Regarding this, the aim of the present study was to compare the ef...
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Original Article Abstract Introduction: Adolescence is associated with a change in self-concept made up of social interactions and experiences. Recent researches indicate the possible role of aggressive computer games on adolescents' self-concept. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of violent computer games on the self-concept of secon...
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Objective: the present study aimed at studying the relationship between job stress and personality traits and also if the effect of job stress on personality traits was moderated by family support.Method: The populations consisted of offshore personnel working in Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) in Kharg Island. 234 participants using convenienc...
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Objectives Based on existing psychoneuroimmunological insights, the present study aimed at investigating possible effects of a single-session group mantra-meditation on salivary immunoglobulin A (s-IgA) and affective states. Materials and Methods A controlled pretest–posttest study enrolled 30 healthy women (mean age 44 ± 3 years) through a multi-...
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Objective: Optimism is prospectively and independently associated with superior cardiac outcomes, but there has been minimal study of optimism-specific interventions in persons with cardiovascular illness. We aimed to examine the feasibility and impact of an optimism-promoting program among patients with heart disease in a randomized controlled tr...
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Aim and Background: From past, study on the behavior and individual differences based on brain asymmetry is important in understanding of various disorders. Therefore, the aim of this study was comparing the difficulties of emotion regulation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome based on handedness. Methods and Materials: The present study was...
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Today, diabetes is a serious problem worldwide, as WHO predicts, in the year 2025, the population suffering from diabetes will be about 333 million adults (Norouzi, Ghafranipour, Heidarnia, Tahmasbi, 2010). Disease Management requires planning and problem solving capabilities which as a range of functions are categorized as executive functions. Exe...
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Background: Anxiety and depression during the pregnancy period are among the factors affecting the pregnancy undesirable outcomes and delivery. One way of controlling anxiety and depression is mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficiency of mindfulness based on the Islamic-spiritual schemas a...
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Objective: The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of computerized cognitive training on the attention functions of students with dyslexia. Method: The present experimental study had a pretest-posttest design with a control group. The study population comprised male and female students with dyslexia studying in the 2 nd to 5 th gra...
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The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy focused on lifestyle modification to increase monitoring vital signs and coronary heart disease and psychological well-being. * Ahmad Alipour, ** Akbar Rezai,*** Touraj Hashemi, **** Nahid yousefpour. * Professor, Department of psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran. ** Associate Professor...
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Abstract Objective: this study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy focused on lifestyle modification to increase monitoring vital signs and coronary heart disease and psychological well-being. Method: This study method was semi experimental Research projects was pretest-post test with control group. The study samp...
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Background and Purpose: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a kind of psychiatric disorders, which is related to trauma and stress and created as a result of direct experience, observation, or hearing. The avoidance of trauma reminders is a perpetuating factor of this disorder. Regarding this, the aim of the present study was to compare the ef...
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Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a treatment program for relieving stress and coping with chronic illnesses. In recent three decades, studies have shown that MBSR has a positive effect on physical and psychological dimensions of chronic illnesses. Chemically pulmonary injured veterans have chronic pulmonary and psychological problems du...
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Introduction: Manual preference in the students affects their learning in the school and daily life. Objective: The purpose the present study was to test whether there is a relationship between manual preference and sexuality with finger counting habits in (74) primary school children. Method: Manual laterality was evaluated with The Handedness Que...
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Background and purpose: The aim of the present research was to investigate the mediating role of self-esteem, emotional eating and self-control in relation with attachment, anxiety, depression and parenting style on obesity and overweight in adolescent girls. Materials and methods: A descriptive study was conducted in all female students aged 14-17...
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The aim of this study is to identify effect of mindfulness strategies training based on decreasing stress on blood pressure related to the people personality. All of the population who referred to Kovsar Heart Hospital were considered in this study. The selections of patients are voluntarily and personality test AB and D were done accidentally. Pat...
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Background and purpose: Studies have shown the advantages of e-CME programs. Developing case-based e-CME activities, which is a popular format of e-CME programs, is difficult and time-consuming. In this article, we have discussed our experience in designing instructional system for creating case-based e-CME contents. Methods: We designed the instru...
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Background: Nowadays, bio-psycho-social model is the best model for the assessment and treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders. This study aimed to evaluate the structural pattern of the relationships between the difficulties in emotion regulation, psychological problems (anxiety and depression), somatization and gastrointestinal symptom...
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Abstract Background: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) consists of repetitious physical and psychological symptoms that occurs in luteal phase of menstrual period and will be over when menstrual period starts. The goal of this study is to investigate the effect of calcium therapy plus vitamin D and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on the parameters of...
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Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) as a new therapeutic technique in energy psychology has positive effects on psychological and physiological symptoms, and quality of life. In this research we studied the effect of this treatment on immunological factors. This study tested whether 8-week group sessions of EFT (compared to a wait-list control group)...
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One of the most important factors in communication is how to deal with stressful situations and problems. People can overcome physical and emotional problems as well as interpersonal, social and personal conflicts by using effective coping responses. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of group reality therapy in copin...
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Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) as a new therapeutic technique in energy psychology has positive effects on psychological and physiological symptoms, and quality of life. In this research we studied the effect of this treatment on immunological factors. This study tested whether 8-week group sessions of EFT (compared to a wait-list control group)...
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The aim of the persent study was to investigate the effects of mindfulness and meta-cognitive training on social well-being (SWB) in the among Farhangian University students of Bojnoord. Method: The method was semi-experimental.90 people were selected and randomly from among 540 the employing students by multi stage cluster sampling, then they divi...
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Introduction Since the , emotional intelligence is related with components mental and physical healths so the main aim of present research is studying the effects of emotional intelligence training on systolic and diastolic blood pres and pulse rate among patients with cardiovascular disease. Method This study is a quasi-experimental research that...
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Psoriasis as a chronic cutaneous disease creates psychological consequences in addition to physical symptoms. Recently, psychological treatments have been regarded as complementary therapeutic methods for improving cutaneous conditions. Goal of this research is to determine effect of mindfulness based stress reduction on severity and symptoms of pr...
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Introduction: Despite achievements in treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children, its burden on the psychosocial status of patients is not well defined yet. This study aims to determine the impact of childhood ALL on emotional and behavioral pattern of the patients compared to healthy peers as assessed by the Child Behavior Checklist (...
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The proposed link between brain laterality and individual differences in cognitive tasks provided the theoretical foundation for the present study. The main purpose of this study was to investigate this potential link, specifically between one aspect of brain function, namely hand dominance, and one type of cognitive task, namely the ability to per...
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Despite achievements in treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children, its burden on the psychosocial status of patients is not well defined yet. This study aims to determine the impact of childhood ALL on emotional and behavioral pattern of the patients compared to healthy peers as assessed by the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). We stud...
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Psoriasis as a chronic cutaneous disease creates psychological consequences in addition to physical symptoms. Recently, psychological treatments have been regarded as complementary therapeutic methods for improving cutaneous conditions. Goal of this research is to determine effect of mindfulness based stress reduction on severity and symptoms of pr...
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Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common gastrointestinal diseases related to the psychological status of the patient. The aim of this study is to assess the relation of GERD with general psychological wellbeing (GPWB). Materials and Methods: This population study was performed among adult residents of Tehran, Ir...
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Background and Aim: Psoriasis is a chronic disease that causes deformity and disability in patients. There is little information about the impact of psychological interventions upon this disease. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of group cognitive behavioral therapy upon physical factors such as severity and level of disease and...
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Background and aims: This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of psychological capital intervention model (PCI) on mental health of the experts working. Methods: the research was partially quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest design. Statistical population included 650 experts working in Iran Khodro Diesel Co. 60 people were selected u...