Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly. Since 2017, JRHS is published electronically.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, Preventive and Social Medicine.

ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809


JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Medline: www.Pubmed.org

Scopus: www.scopus.com

EMBASE: www.embase.com

CINAHI (EBSCO Publishing): www.ebscohost.com

WHO-EMRO Index Medicus: www.emro.who.int/library/imjournals

Index Copernicus International: www.indexcopernicus.com

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International): www.cabi.org

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): www.doaj.org

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center): www.isc.gov.ir

Iranian Magazine Database: www.magiran.com

SID (Scientific Information Database): www.sid.ir

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

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Vol 17, No 2 (2017): Spring

Table of Contents

Editorial

The World's Scientific Authority and Health-Related Challenges PDF
Jalal Poorolajal

Review articles

Association between Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Val158Met (158G/A) Polymorphism and Suicide Susceptibility: A Meta-analysis
Tahereh Sadeghiyeh, Fatemeh Hosseini Biouki, Mahta Mazaheri, Masoud Zare-Shehneh, Hossein Neamatzadeh, Zahra Poursharif

Original Articles

Modeling the Geographic Consequence and Pattern of Dengue Fever Transmission in Thailand PDF
Collins Bekoe, Tatdow Pansombut, Pakwan Riyapan, Sampurna Kakchapati, Aniruth Phon-On
Predictors of Readiness to Quit Stages and Intention to Quit Cigarette Smoking in 2 and 6 Months in Lebanon PDF
Nelly Layoun, Souheil Hallit, Mirna Waked, Zeina Aoun Bacha, Isabelle Godin, Michele Dramaix, Pascale Salameh
Epidemiologic Trend of Smear-Positive, Smear-Negative, Extra Pulmonary and Relapse of Tuberculosis in Iran (2001-2015); A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study PDF
Shahram Arsang-Jang, Marjan Mansourian, Firouz Amani, Tohid Jafari-Koshki
Gender-Specific Predictors of Depressive Symptoms among Community Elderly PDF
Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Mahla Cheraghi, Mohammad Zamani, Farzan Kheirkhah, Ali Bijani, Seyed Reza Hosseini
Effect of Educational Program, Based on PRECEDE and Trans-Theoretical Models, on Preventing Decline in Regular Physical Activity and Improving it among Students PDF
Masomeh Rostami-Moez, Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Seyyed Mohammad-Mahdi Hazavehei, Manoochehr Karami, Akram Karimi-shahanjarini, Farzad Nazem
The Relationship between Food Insecurity and Esophageal and Gastric Cancers: A Case-Control Study PDF
Milad Daneshi-Maskooni, Mahtab Badri-Fariman, Nahal Habibi, Ahmadreza Dorosty-Motlagh, Hashem Yavari, Arvin Kashani, Mostafa Hosseini
Suicide Mortality Trends in Four Provinces of Iran with the Highest Mortality, from 2006-2016 PDF
Hajar Nazari kangavari, Ahmad Shojaei, Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari


JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509

E-mail: jrhs@umsha.ac.ir