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Mojtaba Habibi Asgarabad

Mojtaba Habibi Asgarabad
School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health (Tehran Institute of Psychiatry), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,

Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychologist

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Introduction
Mojtaba Habibi currently works at the School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health (Tehran Institute of Psychiatry), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Mojtaba does research in Developmental Psychology, Psychometrics, and Health Psychology. Their current project is 'The Iran University of Medical Sciences. Specialties: Current Research Interest 1- Resilience During the Transition to Adulthood O Positive Youth Development O Child, adolescent, and young
Additional affiliations
January 2011 - June 2015
Shahid Beheshti University
Position
  • Assistant professor & Clinical Health Psychologist
January 2011 - August 2016
Shahid Beheshti University
Position
  • Asistant professor & Clinical Health Psychologist
April 2010 - December 2011
Stockholm University
Position
  • Guest researcher under Supervision of Laura Ferrer-Wreder Docent (Associate Professor),

Publications

Publications (132)
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Background and objective: People with fibromyalgia (FM) often report having difficulty with emotional identification and expression, and this "alexithymia" may contribute to their pain and other symptoms. Multiple studies have assessed alexithymia in FM, and we systematically reviewed and meta-analyzed this literature to: a) describe the prevalenc...
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Background: The affective profiles model has been used in several studies investigating individual differences in, for example, well-being and ill-being. The model categorizes individuals in four profiles based on the balance of high/low positive/negative affect: (1) self-fulfilling (high positive affect, low negative affect); (2) high affective (h...
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Purpose Breast cancer survivors experience a range of disabilities compromise their independent function. This study aimed to examine their perspectives and experts on their functioning and interpret concepts with the international classification of functioning, disability, and health (ICF) and the Item-Perspective Classification Framework (IPF)....
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Introduction: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most important well-known treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including the scrupulosity type. Technology-based interventions can increase the effects of CBT by different methods. The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of online cognitive therapy in a Mus...
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Up to 50% of people with HIV (PWH) experience neurocognitive impairments (NCIs) that can interfere with everyday functioning and reduce quality of life. To address this problem, this study examined the immediate and long-term efficacy of computerized cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CCRT) on cognitive function in PWH in Tehran, Iran. Thirty PWH wi...
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Background: Many tools have been designed to measure mindfulness. Five Facets of Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) is one of the most widely used tools. This study was done to investigate psychometric properties FFMQ in Iranian students. Materials and methods: FFMQ was translated into Persian and administered in 571 students of Shahid Beheshti Un...
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Background Technology-based therapies are among the types of interventions which have been trending in the past few decades to help patients in psychological health sector. The most effective therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with an emphasis on exposure and response prevention. It is a grounded f...
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Purpose: To identify currently used patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to evaluate disability in breast cancer survivors (BC) and critically evaluate their content and measurement properties. Methods: Four electronic databases (PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, Scopus and Google Scholar) were searched from 2001 to February 2021. PRISMA guidelines w...
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This study tested the generality of Problem Behavior Theory (PBT) in explaining adolescents' problem behavior in Iran. Data were collected from 392 adolescents (M age = 15.97, SD = 1.12, 55.4% girls) who completed the Adolescent Health and Development Questionnaire (AHDQ) to assess the individual vulnerability, opportunity risk availability, percei...
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While taking antiretroviral therapy, 30%-60% of people living with HIV (PLWH) experience neurocognitive impairment (NCI). To determine NCI prevalence among Iranian PLWH, by the computerized Vienna Test System, 63 adults living without HIV and 63 Iranian PLWH aged 18-50 years (M = 35.3, SD = 7.9) were assessed for cognitive function. NCI was determi...
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Poor clinical insight is one of the most common features of schizophrenia spectrum disorders and plays a critical role in prognosis and treatment. Considering the biological and phenomenological overlap between schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder with psychotic features (BID) and increasing incidents of methamphetamine-induced psychotic disorder (...
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Background: This study tested the generality of Problem Behavior Theory (PBT) in explaining adolescents' problem behavior in Iran. Methods: Data were collected from 392 adolescents (Mage = 15.97, SD = 1.12, 55.4% girls) who completed the Adolescent Health and Development Questionnaire (AHDQ) to assess the individual vulnerability, opportunity risk...
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This study aims to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Academic Expectations of Stress Inventory (AESI) in terms of validity and reliability measurements among Persian students. A total sample of 620 high-school students (nfemale = 328, nmale = 292) was recruited to complete scales on academic expectations of stress, self-efficacy, and depr...
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Background and Objectives: Self-perception burden is one of the most important aspects of chronic pain. The present study aims to determine the psychometric properties of the self-perception burden scale in a sample of Iranian patients with chronic pain. Methods: In this study, 324 male and female patients with chronic pain in Tehran City, Iran, we...
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We found that the 18-item Swedish version of Ryff’s Psychological Well-Being Scales had the expected relationships with subjective well-being, lifestyle habits, and health issues. We also found that, although a six-factor solution had a good fit, a five-factor solution was the best fitting model for this specific version.
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Background Insomnia disorder is characterized by nighttime and daytime symptoms. The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of a Persian version of the Insomnia Diurnal Impact Scale (IDIS) as a screening tool to evaluate diurnal effects of sleep fragmentation in Iranians.Methods Of 300 individuals recruited, 150 had insomnia d...
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Background: This study examines the factor structure, reliability and test-retest validity of the 12-item Iranian version of the Multi-group Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM). Additionally, the MEIM’s concurrent validity was tested by investigating the association between ethnic identity and subjective well-being. Method: The scale was translated into...
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In the original published version of this article, Dr. Randye J. Semple was captured as corresponding author instead of Dr. Mojtaba Habibi.
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Objectives: Substance use causes many negative physical and psychological problems. This study aimed to compare male opioids users receiving harm reduction services with non-users in terms of sexual satisfaction and body image. Method: A total of 150 male patients with opioids use disorder were recruited by the convenience sampling method from six...
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Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to translate, test and evaluate the psychometric properties of the Glasgow Sleep Effort Scale (GSES) in Persian language. Methods: Participants consisted of two samples: a clinical sample of 120 patients (58%) with insomnia disorder meeting DSM-5 criteria for insomnia and a non-clinical sample of 110 par...
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Background: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is one of the most dangerous behaviors linked to substance abuse. The Inventory of Statements About Self-Injury (ISAS) has been developed to better understanding the factors associated with the onset and maintenance of NSSI behaviors. Objective: The ISAS was translated into the Persian language to study i...
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Abstract Background. This systematic review aimed to investigate the psychometric properties of the school health’s assessment tools in primary schools through COSMIN Risk of Bias checklist. We examined the studies that have addressed the measurement properties of school-health instruments to give a clear overview of the quality of all available to...
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Background & aim: Impulsivity is one of the most important behavioral indicators of people with substance abuse, which has been studied despite its low importance. Thus, considering the importance of studying this variable, the present study aimed to determine the mediating role of drug consumption indicators in the relationship between trait impul...
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Introduction: The immediate effects of methamphetamine abuse on risky sexual behavior are well known, but there is little information on the effects of chronic methamphetamine abuse and its cognitive impairments on risky sexual behavior, so this study aimed to investigating the role of cognitive dysfunctions on risky sexual behavior of man with chr...
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Introduction: Nowadays, admission of students for medical specialty courses has faced some challenges. Due to the special importance of the duties and mission of physicians and the necessity of careful selection in their admission, the purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of academic performance and cognitive factors in students'...
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Background: Sleep effort is a multicomponent variable associated with sleep initiation and maintenance problems. The purpose of the current study is to investigate the validity and reliability of the Glasgow Sleep Effort Scale (GSES) in Persian language. Methods: The participants consisted of two samples: a clinical group of 120 participants with...
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The present research aims to study the personality profile of adolescents in different identity statuses using “Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory- Adolescent” (MMPI-A); it then attempts to answer the question whether there are any significant differences between these profiles at different identity statuses. To this end, 506 adolescents (...
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Given the importance of identifying people at risk of dangerous behaviors and necessity of providing valid measures in this area, present study aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties and factor structure of short Persian version of the five factor impulsive behavior scale. 352 participants living in Tehran were selected. The participants fil...
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Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the discriminant validity of family adaptability and cohesion evaluation subscales. We investigated families referring to counseling, family courts, substance dependence treatment centers, and healthy and clinically defined cutoff scores for the breakdown of healthy Iranian families. Methods This scale was va...
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Cognitive deficits are frequent after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and consequently could lead to a decrease in quality of life. This is the first study that has been conducted with the aim of examining the efficacy of a computerized cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CCRT) in improving quality of life in patients after CABG surgery....
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The increasing trend of substance-use the tendency among adolescents has attracted the psychologists' attention for many years. Literature has focused on the person-family interaction as the main cause of the tendency toward substance use and this interaction has been considered an important factor. Accordingly, the present research aimed to invest...
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Abstract Infidelity is a harmful and a main problem in the therapy of couple relationships. The present study examined the reliability, validity and factor structure of the attitudes toward the infidelity scale among the patients referred to counseling centers in Tehran. 528 participants (185 females and 343 males) were selected by convenience samp...
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Citation: Mani B Monajemi., et al. "Perphenazine Versus Trifluoperazine Versus Aripiprazole Versus Quetiapine in Treatment of Non-Affective Acute Psychosis: A Blind, Randomized-Controlled Clinical Trial". EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 6.12 (2018): 958-968.
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Objective: The present study aimed at comparing the learning and memory ability between methamphetamine- ant opiate-dependent patients and healthy people. Method: A causal-comparative research method was employed in this study. The statistical population of the study included the men with methamphetamine and opioid dependence and healthy men in Teh...
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The growing rate of smoking cigarettes among the youths necessitates examining its contributing factors. Accordingly, we aimed to compare smoking and nons-moking university students in their attachment styles, perceived loneliness, and psychological well-being. To this end, we recruited 100 current smokers and 100 nonsmoking students by using a con...
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Objective: Similar cognitive and behavioral factors underlie and perpetuate insomnia and emotional disorders. This brief case report aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the Unified Protocol (UP), a transdiagnostic treatment designed to target emotional disorders in treating comorbid insomnia. Method: The patient was a 32-year-old male, who met th...
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Background: Dysfunctional cognitions and attitudes about sleep are considered as one of the most important factors underlying insomnia. Objectives: The current study aimed at investigating the validity and reliability of the dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep scale-10 (DBAS-10) in an Iranian clinical population. Methods: The clinical s...
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Objective: This study aimed at reporting the effect of the 3-phase model of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in the treatment of a patient with borderline personality disorder. Method: A 33-year-old female, who met the DSM-IV-TR criteria for borderline personality disorder, received a 20-session therapy based on the 3-phase model of ey...
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Objective: Parental pain catastrophizing is a construct recognized to have a significant impact on experience of pain in both children and parents. This research aimed to investigate the probable relationship of parental pain catastrophizing with the parent's reports of children's anxiety, depression and headache severity amongst Iranian parents o...
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Background and Objectives: The current study was conducted to assess factor structure, validity, and reliability of the Persian version of the Drug Use Disorders Identification Test (DUDIT) among drug abusers in many city of Iran. It also assessed the DUDIT scores of a number of demographic factors. Methods: The LDQ underwent forward translation to...
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Introduction: Detailed assessment of behavioral disorders is of high importance, especially in preschool children. The present study aimed to compare the prevalence of behavioral disorders between preschool boys and girls and suggestion about strategies for reduction these problems. Materials and Methods: Statistical community of this descriptive s...
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According to the necessity of screening and identifying the people exposed to mental disorders to determine the prevalence of these disorders in order to taking preventive actions and developing a treatment plan, this study was aimed to compare psychological profiles of people based on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) according...
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This study aimed to explore predictors of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related risky sexual behaviors among women with substance use. A total of 150 women were selected from harm reduction centers in Tehran, Iran, and completed the risk behavior assessment, the Beck depression inventory, the revised self-efficacy scale, and the peer group bel...
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Background: Given the stressful nature of military life, people in the armed forces are vulnerable to substance use. Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between family and peers with drug use among military forces in Iran. Methods: Convenience sampling was used to recruit a total of 422 draftees doing military ser...
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Background: Death penalty and euthanasia are disputed practices in the world. However, they are considered "justified" by their proponents. We newly developed a scale for assessment of the attitude toward justified death, which determines "hot cognition" using a number of scenarios. Objectives: This study aimed at assessing the effects of the major...
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پژوهش حاضر با هدف مقایسه سازگاری اجتماعی و عملکرد تحصیلی در کودکان دارای سبکهای دلبستگی ایمن و ناایمن انجام شده است. این پژوهش، یک پژوهش توصیفی از نوع علی- مقایسه­ای است. جامعه آماری آن شامل همۀ دانش ­آموزان دختر 10 تا 12 ساله مقطع ابتدایی شهر تهران در سال تحصیلی 94-93 بود. نمونه‌ پژوهش شامل 205 نفر بوده که به روش نمونه‌گیری خوشه ­ای چندمرحله ­ای ا...
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This study aimed to investigate predictors of drug-related HIV risk behaviors among women who inject drugs. A total of 163 women were recruited from harm-reduction-oriented drug-treatment centers in Tehran, Iran. Each completed a set of measures that included the Risk Behavior Assessment, Beck Depression Inventory–Second Edition, Revised Self-Effic...
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The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of emotion regulation skills and meta-cognitive beliefs in reducing social phobia among students. The study method was experimental type. The statistical society of this study was consisted of 60 high school girls in Tehran, who were selected randomly as case group and were divided evenly into t...
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Objective: According to recent literatures, TypeD personality, physically and psychologically is tangled with quality of life. Aim of current study is to assess psychological and physical aspects of quality of life among patients with multiple sclerosis. Materials and Methods: In current study, 113 patients were included, who were chosen from MS ce...
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The New Multidimensional Depression Scale (NMDS) is a recently developed scale that measures emotional, cognitive, somatic, and interpersonal symptoms of depression comprehensively. Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore factor structure and psychometric properties of the Persian version of the NMDS in a group of community participants. A...