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  • Knowledge and practice in association with self-medication of nutrient supplements, herbal and chemical pills among women based on Health Belief Model.
    Sharifirad, Gholamreza; Pirzadeh, Asiyeh; Azadbakht, Leila // Journal of Research in Medical Sciences; Jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p852 

    A letter to the editor is presented regarding the association of knowledge and practice with self-medication among women based on health belief model.

  • The impact of education using Health Belief Model on awareness and attitude of male teachers regarding their participation in family planning.
    Mahmoodi, Aboozar; Kohan, Mahmood; Azar, Farbod Ebadifard; Solhi, Mahnaz; Rahimi, Ebrahim // Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences; 2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p45 

    Introduction: Considering the population boom and its deleterious effects on different sections of societies, as well as the minimal role of men in family planning programs, we conducted the present study to investigate the impact of education using Health Belief Model (HBM) on awareness and...

  • Effect of health education based on the Health Belief Model on improving nutritional behavior aiming at preventing cardiovascular disease among housewives in Isfahan.
    Tavassoli, E.; Hasanzadeh, A.; Ghiasvand, R.; Tol, A.; Shojaezadeh, D. // Journal of School of Public Health & Institute of Public Health ; 2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p11 

    Background and Aim: Today cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of disability and mortality in many countries. This study was performed to determine the effect of health education based on the Health Belief Model on the knowledge, attitude and practice of housewives in Isfahan, Iran...

  • Theory based health education: Application of health belief model for Iranian patients with myocardial infarction.
    Assari, Shervin // Journal of Research in Medical Sciences; Apr2011, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p580 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Effects of health belief model-based video training about risk factors on knowledge and attitude of myocardial infarction patients after discharge," by A. Abbaszadeh, F. Borhani, and N. Asadi in the 2011 issue.

  • Adolescents' and Parental Knowledge, Health Beliefs Toward Hepatitis A Vaccination.
    Seo Hee Yoon; Hyo Yeon Lee; Han Wool Kim; Kyoung Ae Kong; Kyung-Hyo Kim // Korean Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; 2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p147 

    Purpose: Although the overall incidence of hepatitis A in Korea has been decreasing recently, the adolescents born before the introduction of the hepatitis A vaccine remain to be highly vulnerable to outbreak. This study examines the unvaccinated adolescents' and their parents' knowledge and...

  • Knowledge of Avian Influenza (H5N1) among Poultry Workers, Hong Kong, China.
    Kim, Jean H.; Kuk Lo, Fung; Kin Cheuk, Ka; Sum Kwong, Ming; Goggins, William B.; Shan Cai, Yan; Shan Lee, Shui; Griffiths, Sian // Emerging Infectious Diseases; Dec2011, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p2319 

    In 2009, a cross-sectional survey of 360 poultry workers in Hong Kong, China, showed that workers had inadequate levels of avian influenza (H5N1) risk knowledge, preventive behavior, and outbreak preparedness. The main barriers to preventive practices were low perceived benefits and interference...

  • Evaluation of health beliefs and knowledge levels on protection from colorectal cancer in individuals.
    Baysal, Hasret Yalçınöz; Türkoğlu, Nihan // International Journal of Human Sciences; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1238 

    This study was performed to determine the health beliefs about protection from colorectal cancer and reveal the knowledge levels regarding CRC screening tests in individuals above 50 years of age. The population of our descriptive study consisted of individuals above 50 years of age, total of...

  • FACING BITTER TRUTH OF BONES. ASSESSMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS.
    YUSRA HABIB KHAN; AZMI SARRIF; AMIR HAYAR KHAN // International Journal of Pharma & Bio Sciences; Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pP-750 

    Osteoporosis is a metabolic disease that has emerged as a major public health concern due to its delayed diagnosis, lifelong treatment and complicated outcomes. Until now, osteoporosis is still being neglected either considering it as a fated part of aging or disease of the elderly. This...

  • [Commentary on] The Chiropractic dilemma. To be isolated or integrated?
    Carey, Paul // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association; Sep2011, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p147 

    In this article the author discusses debate within the chiropractic community which centers on whether the field of chiropractic should become integrated into mainstream health care or remain isolated. He is supportive of the field becoming integrated into mainstream medicine and of having the...

  • Effects of Education on Oral and Dental Care of Pregnant Women, Based on the Health Belief Model.
    Emami, Moghadam Z; Sardarabadi, F // Iranian Journal of Neonatology; 2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p6 

    Introduction: Oral/dental care is necessary for the health of mother and her fetus during pregnancy. Recent research has indicated a relationship between periodontal diseases and adverse pregnancy outcomes such as premature delivery, low birth weight, and neonatal admission in intensive care...

  • Factors related to Israeli lesbian women's intention to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus.
    Ben-Natan, Merav; Maor, Shir // International Journal of STD & AIDS; Oct2014, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p800 

    Lesbian women's susceptibility to human papillomavirus infection and, as a consequence, to cervical cancer, is similar to that of heterosexual women. However, little is known about factors related to lesbian women's intention to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus. The aim of the study...

  • Health Belief Model Variables as Predictors of Light, Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity Among Young Adults.
    Sas-Nowosielski, Krzysztof; Grabara, Małgorzata; Hadzik, Andrzej // New Educational Review; 2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p194 

    The aim of the study was to measure the association among Health Belief Model (HBM) variables and self-reported physical activity of young adults. A survey research protocol was employed. Participants were 391 university students (245 females), 19-22 years old (x = 21.41±3.49). Analyses...

  • Teenage Use of Portable Listening Devices: A Hazard to Hearing?
    Portnuff, Cory D. F.; Fligor, Brian J.; Arehart, Kathryn H. // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology; Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p663 

    Background: Recently, a number of popular media articles have raised some concern that portable listening devices (PLDs) may be increasing the risk for music-induced hearing loss (MIHL). However, literature regarding adolescents' listening behavior and how their attitudes and beliefs relate to...

  • The impact of education on the knowledge and attitude of male teachers about their practice of family planning: application of health belief model.
    Mahmoodie, A.; Kohan, M.; Ebadifard Azar, F.; Solhi, M.; Rahimi, E. // Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences; 2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, preceding p53 

    Introduction: Due to the population explosion and its detrimental effects on different parts of society and the fact that men do not play a significant role in family planning, this study was conducted aiming at investigating the effects of education through health Belief Model on the knowledge...

  • Health Belief Model Based Safety Education on Supervisions of A Workshop Constructing Cement Factory.
    Ghaen, Masoud Motalebi; Shojaiezadeh, Davood; Adl, Javad; Nasab, Hormoz Sanaei; Tavakoli, Reza // European Journal of Scientific Research; 12/ 1/2010, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p662 

    Healthy occupation force is the most important force for socio economy development and industry investment. Providing their health would promote their efficacy. The current research, therefore, examine the effect of safety education program on the basis of HBM regarding environmental safety on...

  • Iranian and American Health Professionals working together to Address Health Disparities in Mississippi Delta based on Iran's Health House Model.
    Pharm, Hassan Joulaei; Lankarani, Kamran B.; Shahbazi, Mohammad // Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM); Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p378 

    No abstract available.

  • ANALYZING HOME PC SECURITY ADOPTION BEHAVIOR.
    Claar, Chet L.; Johnson, Jeffrey // Journal of Computer Information Systems; Summer2012, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p20 

    The home Internet user faces a hostile environment abundant in potential attacks on their computers. These attacks have been increasing at an alarming rate and cause damage to individuals and organizations regularly, and have the potential to cripple the critical infrastructures of entire...

  • The Role of Health Belief Model in Promotion of Beliefs and Behaviors of Breast Cancer Screening in Women Referring to Health Care Centers of Tabriz in 2010.
    Bakhtariagdam, Fatemeh; Nourizadeh, Roghaiyeh; Sahebi, Leila // Medical Journal of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences & Healt; Feb/Mar2012, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p10 

    Background and Objectives: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and the second cause of death due to women's cancer after the lung cancer. Early detection is very crucial in improving the outcomes and survival rates. The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent...

  • T�berk�loz Hemsireliginde Saglik Inan� Modeli ve Eylem Teorisi.
    HISAR, Filiz // Turkiye Klinikleri Hemsirelik Bilimleri; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p38 

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of oldest known disease. Tuberculosis disease has protected still importance the most lethal diseases and the most common as in the past, today. So this disease being easy spread, treatment is the long and troubled. For prevent spread of disease is important to implement...

  • The intention to utilize occupational health services.
    Plomp, H. N. // Occupational Medicine; 1998, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p303 

    Workers' intention to utilize the Occupational Health Service (OHS), conceived as a cost-benefit assessment of an action, is described for a series of conceivable situations. Data were acquired during interviews with a sample of 313 employees with an over-representation of workers with...

  • Health Beliefs and Illness Perceptions as Related to Mammography Uptake in Randomly Selected Women in Greece.
    Anagnostopoulos, Fotios; Dimitrakaki, Christine; Fitzsimmons, Deborah; Potamianos, Gregory; Niakas, Dimitris; Tountas, Yannis // Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings; Jun2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p147 

    Previous research has shown that, although routine mammography screening can reduce mortality from breast cancer, the use of annual mammography screening remains well under 65%. In an effort to determine the factors that are associated with women's mammography behaviors, this study used the...

  • Correlation between knowledge of HIV, attitudes and perceptions of HIV and a willingness to test for HIV at a regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    Orisakwe, Emeka E.; Ross, Andrew J.; Ocholla, Peter O. // African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: With millions of South Africans infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and less than 10% of the population aware of their HIV status, HIV counselling and testing (HCT) is the first step in any attempt to reduce the number of new infections. For those who test negative, HCT...

  • Knowledge, Beliefs and Behavior of Food Consumption among Students of Military University: The Application of Health Belief Model (HBM).
    Dini, Talatappeh H.; Tavakoli, H. R.; Rahmati, Najarkolaei F.; Dabbagh, Moghadam A.; Khoshdel, A. // Journal of Military Medicine; Fall2012, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p192 

    Aims: Chronic diseases resulting from unhealthy nutrition and lifestyle, causes more than 70 percent of deaths in developed and developing countries. This study aims to assess the Knowledge, beliefs and behaviors of medical students in the military environment on the healthy dietary pattern...

  • The Effect of Education on Women's Practice Based on the Health Belief Model About Pap Smear Test.
    Pirzadeh, Asiyeh; Amidi, Maryam // International Journal of Preventive Medicine; Aug2012, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p585 

    Introduction: Cervical cancer is the most common gynecological cancer in Iran. The single most effective tool in reducing death due to cervical cancer is the use of pap smear as a screening tool. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of education based on Health...

  • Health Beliefs and Practices Related to Dengue Fever: A Focus Group Study.
    Wong, Li Ping; AbuBakar, Sazaly // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p1 

    Background: This qualitative study aimed to provide an in-depth understanding of the meaning of dengue fever (DF) amongst people living in a dengue endemic region, dengue prevention and treatment-seeking behaviours. The Health Belief Model was used as a framework to explore and understand dengue...

  • Healthy Sleep Environment for Expecting Mothers.
    Jarvis, Jessica // International Journal of Childbirth Education; Oct2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p77 

    Sleep disturbance is a major complaint voiced by certain populations. Health care providers may struggle with choosing the appropriate treatment method for patients of certain populations, such as expecting mothers. The fragility of the fetus often requires altering normal treatment procedures....

  • Impact of health belief modification on intention to make smoke free home among pregnant women.
    Kazemi, Ashraf; Ehsanpour, Soheila; Nekoei Zahraei, Nafiseh Sadat; Hasanzadeh, Akbar; Ali Beigi, Nastaran Mohammad; Malverdi, Zahra // Journal of Research in Medical Sciences; Jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p724 

    BACKGROUND: This study examined the effects of health education on modification of health belief and intention among pregnant women to have smoke free home. METHODS: In this randomized controlled study, 91 pregnant women completed the study in two groups. Intervention group was educated about...

  • Health beliefs, low mood, and somatizing tendency: contribution to incidence and persistence of musculoskeletal pain with and without reported disability.
    Vargas-Prada, Sergio; Martinez, José Miguel; Coggon, David; Delclos, George; Benavides, Fernando G.; Serra, Consol // Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health; Nov2013, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p589 

    Objective This study aimed to investigate whether associations of psychological risk factors with the incidence and persistence of disabling musculoskeletal pain differ from those for non-disabling musculoskeletal pain. Methods As part of the international Cultural and Psychosocial Influences in...

  • Astım Hastalarının SaÄŸlık Ä°nanç Modeline Dayalı Algı ve Tutumları ile Tedavi BaÅŸarısına Yönelik Düşüncelerinin Belirlenmesi.
    Çimen, Mesut; Akbolat, Mahmut; Çiftçi, Faruk; Işık, Oğuz; Şahin, Bayram // TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p87 

    AIM: This study is a descriptive study which aims to determine the attitude and perceptions of asthma patients about their health and their opinion regarding the success of treatment. METHOD: The study is carried out without any sampling. The participants are 74 patients who were admitted in a...

  • Impact of health beliefs, social support and self-efficacy on physical activity and dietary habits during the post-partum period after gestational diabetes mellitus: study protocol.
    Kaiser, Barbara; Razurel, Chantal; Jeannot, Emilien // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth; 2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as a glucose intolerance of variable severity occurring or diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy. Numerous epidemiological studies show that this disorder affects between 1 and 18% of pregnancies, depending on the ethnicity of...

  • Using the Health Belief Model to Understand Pesticide Use Decisions.
    KHAN, MUHAMMAD // Pakistan Development Review; Winter2010, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p941 

    The Health Belief Model in public health and social psychology argues that persons who have had adverse health experiences are likely to adopt greater preventive behaviour. Using that model, this study builds an empirical model that links farmer's pesticide-associated adverse health problems and...

  • Using the Health Belief Model to Understand Pesticide Use Decisions.
    Khan, Muhammad // Pakistan Development Review; Winter2010, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p979 

    The Health Belief Model in public health and social psychology argues that persons who have had adverse health experiences are likely to adopt greater preventive behaviour. Using that model, this study builds an empirical model that links farmer's pesticide-associated adverse health problems and...

  • Vigorous physical activity among college students: using the health belief model to assess involvement and social support.
    King, K. A.; Vidourek, R. A.; English, L.; Merianos, A. L. // Archives of Exercise in Health & Disease; 2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p267 

    Objectives: The purpose of this study is to examine college students' perceived benefits, barriers, cues to action, and extent of involvement in vigorous physical activity. Methods: A convenience sample of 480 participants (92% response rate) was surveyed at a Midwestern university. Valid and...

  • Health Beliefs of the Female Academicians About Breast Cancer and Screening Tests and the Affecting Factors.
    DUMAN, Nuriye B.; ALGIER, Lale; PINAR, Gul // International Journal of Hematology & Oncology / UHOD: Uluslarar; 2013, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p233 

    This was a descriptive research conducted in order to determine health beliefs of the female academicians about breast cancer and screening tests and the Affecting factors that determined these beliefs. 200 female academicians made up the sample of the research. The data were gathered by the...

  • The influence of state mental health perceptions and spending on an individual's use of mental health services.
    Richardson, John; Morgenstern, Hal; Crider, Raquel; Gonzalez, Olinda // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology; Apr2013, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p673 

    Purpose: To explore the possible contextual effects of state-level mental health perceptions and public spending for mental health treatment on an individual's use of mental health services, independent of the individual's own perceptions. Methods: Cross-sectional data from the 2007 Behavioral...

  • Brushing behavior among young adolescents: does perceived severity matter.
    Kasmaei, Parisa; Amin Shokravi, Farkhondeh; Hidarnia, Alireza; Hajizadeh, Ebrahim; Atrkar-Roushan, Zahra; Karimzadeh Shirazi, Kambiz; Montazeri, Ali // BMC Public Health; 2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1 

    Background Oral health is a basis for general health and well-being and affects physical and psychological aspects of the human life. The aim of this study was to determine the power of the health belief model in general and the role of perceived severity and its components in particular in...

  • Application of the Health Belief Model in Promotion of Self-Care in Heart Failure Patients.
    Baghianimoghadam, Mohammad Hosein; Shogafard, Golamreza; Sanati, Hamid Reza; Baghianimoghadam, Behnam; Mazloomy, Seyed Saeed; Askarshahi, Mohsen // Acta Medica Iranica; 2013, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p52 

    Heart failure (HF) is a condition due to a problem with the structure or function of the heart impairs its ability to supply sufficient blood flow to meet the body's needs. In developing countries, around 2% of adults suffer from heart failure, but in people over the age of 65, this rate...

  • THE USE OF THE HIV TEST: A CONFLICT CHOICE APPROACH.
    BROYLES, ROBERT W.; MWACHOFI, ARI; KHALIQ, AMIR A. // Journal of Health & Human Services Administration; Winter2013, p274 

    The study introduces the "Conflict-Choice model"(C-C) as an analytic framework for studying consumer demand for health and healthcare. The proposed approach integrates the Theory of Consumer Behavior (TCB), the Investment Theory of Demand (ITD), and the Health Belief Model (HBM) into a single...

  • Survey of Osteoporosis Preventive Nutritional Behaviors Based Health Belief Model in Sample of Iranian Women.
    Jeihooni, A. Khani; Hidarnia, A.; Kaveh, M. H.; Hajizadeh, E.; Askari, A. // Middle East Journal of Scientific Research; 2014, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p595 

    Investigating factors affecting the adoption of preventive behaviors in women with osteoporosis using patterns that identify the effective factors which influence and reinforce on behavior is necessary. This study aims to evaluate the preventive nutritional behaviors of osteoporosis in women...

  • COLLEGE STUDENT HOME COMPUTER SECURITY ADOPTION.
    Claar, Chet L.; Shields, Robert C.; Rawlinson, David; Lupton, Robert // Issues in Information Systems; 2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p139 

    The home Internet user faces a hostile environment abundant in potential attacks on their computers. These attacks have been increasing at an alarming rate and cause damage to individuals and organizations regularly, and have the potential to cripple the critical infrastructures of entire...

  • COLLEGE STUDENT HOME COMPUTER SECURITY ADOPTION.
    Claar, Chet L.; Shields, Robert C.; Rawlinson, David; Lupton, Robert // Issues in Information Systems; 2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p139 

    The home Internet user faces a hostile environment abundant in potential attacks on their computers. These attacks have been increasing at an alarming rate and cause damage to individuals and organizations regularly, and have the potential to cripple the critical infrastructures of entire...

  • Comparison Between the Health Belief and the Theory of Rational Action in Health Pregnancy and Presenting a Suitable Model.
    Aghda, Mohammad Afkhami; Nodooshan, Ebrahim Salmani; Zavaraki, Esmaeil Zarei // Research Journal of Biological Sciences; Oct2011, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p487 

    Suitable use of educational technology in design and presenting educational models has particular importance in health promotion. The present research has been carried out to compare the efficiency of the Health Belief Model and Theory of Rational Function during pregnancy period as well as...

  • Effect of educational program on knowledge and health belief model structures about acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) among high school female student in Isfahan, Iran.
    Pirzadeh, A.; Sharifirad, Gh. R. // Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences; Autumn2012, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1 

    Background and Objective: Although acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a vital medical problem but it is more prominant as a personal behavior social cultural phenomenon. Adolescents have been identified as risk population in immune deficiency virus. Health education is only effective...

  • Effect of a Self-care Educational Program Based on the Health Belief Model on Reducing Low Birth Weight Among Pregnant Iranian Women.
    Ekhtiari, Yalda Soleiman; Majlessi, Fereshteh; Foroushani, Abbas Rahimi; Shakibazadeh, Elham // International Journal of Preventive Medicine; Jan2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p76 

    Background: Low birth weight (LBW) is considered as an important outcome of birth and pregnancy, which is associated with long-term consequences and health-care problems. Maternal lifestyle and health care during pregnancy are powerful predictors of BW of infants. The purpose of this study was...

  • The Effects of Education on Promoting Knowledge, Beliefs and Preventive Behaviors on Brucellosis among Women: Applying a Health Belief Model.
    Aligol, Mohammad; Nasirzadeh, Mostfa; Bakhtiari, Mona Hafezi; Ali Eslami, Ahmad // Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences; Spring2014, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p343 

    Introduction: Brucellosis is one of the most common zoonosis diseases in the developing and undeveloped countries, with the adverse socio-economic status. This study aimed to assess the effect of health education intervention based on health belief model on promoting knowledge, beliefs, and...

  • The Effect of Education Based on Health Belief Model (HBM) in Mothers about Behavior of Prevention from Febrile Convulsion in Children.
    Mohsen, Shamsi; Mahboobeh, Sajadi Hazaveyee // World Journal of Medical Sciences; 10/15/2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p30 

    Febrile convulsion is the most common convulsions in children under 5 years. Therefore this study carried out to determine the effects of education based on Health Belief Model (HBM) on mothers' behavior preventing from febrile convulsion in their children. This is a pre-post Clinical trial, in...

  • Psychosocial Correlates of Mammography Screening in Older African American Women.
    Farmer, Deborah; Reddick, Bobbie; D'Agostino Jr., Ralph; Jackson, Sharon A. // Oncology Nursing Forum; Jan2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p117 

    Purpose/Objectives: To explore psychosocial correlates of older African American women's adherence to annual mammography screening, including cancer fatalism, dispositional optimism, social support, knowledge of breast cancer screening guidelines, perceptions of general health, and components of...

  • Physical Activity and Health Beliefs among Saudi Women.
    Al-Eisa, Einas S.; Al-Sobayel, Hana I. // Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism; 2012, p1 

    Background. Physical activity (PA) is associated with health benefits and disease prevention and is often prescribed in managing many health conditions. Understanding the cultural influences is relevant in order to effectively promote PA. The objective of this study was to assess the level of PA...

  • The effect of educational intervention on prevention of osteoporosis through Health Belief Model (HBM) in volunteers of Khorramabad city's Health Centers in 2010-2011.
    Shojaeizadeh, Davoud; Sadeghi, Roya; Tarrahi, Mohammad Javad; Asadi, Mojgan; Safari, Hossein; Lashgarara, Behnam // Annals of Biological Research; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p300 

    Osteoporosis is the most prevalent metabolic disease of bones, which nowadays has been identified as a public health problem. This study was performed to determine the effect of Health Belief Model in osteoporosis prevention among health volunteers of Khorramabad's health centers in 2011. This...

  • Knowledge and practice among women about self-medication based on health belief model.
    Pirzadeh, A.; Sharifirad, Gh. // Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences; Winter2011, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p76 

    Background and Objective: The majority of medicines are associated with some form of side effects due to high prevalence of self- medication in Iran .There is not any drug without side effects; the prevalence of self- medication in Iran's provinces is increasing. This study was done to determine...

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