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 publication which is produced quarterly and is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, and Preventive and Social Medicine.

We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.


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

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)




WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

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


Table of Contents

Review articles

Assessment of Met and Unmet Care Needs in Older Adults without Mental Disorders using the Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis PDF
Parvin Cheraghi, Ahmad Delbari, Zahra Cheraghi, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Nasibeh Zanjari
Effects of Light on Attention and Reaction Time: A Systematic Review PDF
Rostam Golmohammadi, Hanieh Yousefi, Negar Safarpour Khotbesara, Abbas Nasrolahi, Nematullah Kurd

Original Articles

Risk Factors Affecting Survival Time of Breast Cancer Patients: The case of Southwest Ethiopia PDF
Reta Habtamu Bacha, Yasin Negash Jabir, Anberbir Girma Asebot, Abebe Debu Liga
Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak on Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus PDF
Tayebeh Hasan Tehrani, Zahra Razavi, Samin Salimi, Hamidreza Farahi, Hasan Bazmamoun, Ali Reza Soltanian
Correlates of COVID-19 Pandemic on Anxiety among Adults in Appalachia, USA PDF
Ram Lakhan, Louisa Summers, David Tataw, Peter H. Hackbert, Manoj Sharma
Nonlinear Physical Growth of Children from Infancy to Middle Adolescence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries PDF
Senahara Korsa Wake, Temesgen Zewotir, Essey Kebede Muluneh

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