High Burden of Stroke Risk Factors in Developing Country: the Case Study of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Marija Bender, Edin Jusufovic, Vesna Railic³, Sima Kelava, Selma Tinjak, Damir Dzevdetbegovic, Dario Mot, Mensuda Tresnjo, Sandra Lakicevic, Natasa Pejanovic-Skobic, Osman Sinanovic Abstract Introduction: The burden of stroke has been increasing worldwide, especially in developing countries. Very few data regarding epidemiology of stroke are available in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH). Patients and methods: We undertook…

An Editorial View on Authors’ Malversations

Doncho M. Donev, Izet Masic, Edin Begic Abstract Materia Socio-Medica (Mater Sociomed) is peer review journal with open access, which publishes original research papers, reviews, viewpoints, news notes, letters and other items on topics related to public health, epidemiology, social medicine and health care organization, health management & economics. From the year 2009 plagiarism check…

Exploring the Added Value of Women Health Care Managers in Poland

Katarzyna Czabanowska, Alicja Domagała, Stavroula Kalaitzi, Aleksandra Krogulec, Genc Burazeri, Suzanne Babich Abstract Introduction: Female managers in the Polish health care system are seldom a subject of scientific investigation. Material and Methods: This study describes the share and profile of women in health care management positions and explores how and why Polish female health care…

The Impact of Risk Factors and Comorbidities on The Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation

Nabil Naser, Mirza Dilic, Azra Durak, Mehmed Kulic, Esad Pepic, Elnur Smajic, Zumreta Kusljugic Abstract Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice and its prevalence increases with age. Patients who develop AF also have cardiovascular risk factors, structural heart disease, and comorbidities, all of which can increase…

Analysis of Food Toxin Trends in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Over Five Years Period

Salih Tandir, Adnan Mujezinovic, Suad Sivic, Aida Sivic, Lejla Lihic Tandir Abstract Introduction: Alimentary toxoinfections represent a significant public health problem. Globalization of the market and food production, significant impoverishment of a large part of the population, and traditional approach with food preparation and consumption, cause a significant increase in the rates of population infections…

Relationship of Employees’ Achievement Motivation and Quality of Working Life with Their Self-efficacy at Selected Hospitals with a Multi-group Analysis: Moderating Role of Organizational Ownership

Ghahraman Mahmoudi, Fahimeh Hoseinian Rostami, Shaharbanoo Mahmoudjanloo, Mohammad Ali Jahani Abstract Introduction: Motivational deficiencies and the low quality of working life significantly reduce employees’ work performance and consequently their efficacy (effectiveness and proper performance in doing a task or specific tasks). Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between achievement motivation…

Determining the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on Life Expectancy and Anxiety Among Bereaved Patients

Tayebeh Malmir, Hedayat Jafari, Zahra Ramezanalzadeh, Jabbar Heydari Abstract Introduction: Acceptance and commitment therapy tries to increase one’s psychological acceptance regarding subjective experiences (thoughts, feelings, etc.,) and in turn, decrease ineffective control actions. Aim: The current study was conducted with the aim to investigate the effect of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) on the amount…

The Relationship Between Research Anxiety and Self-Efficacy

Seyed Aliasghar Razavi, Afsaneh Shahrabi, Hasan Siamian Abstract Aim of the study: The aim of this research was to study of the relationship between research anxiety and self-efficacy from viewpoints of students at the Islamic Azad University (Babol Branch). Methods: The present study is applied research which using a survey and has done by descriptive…

The Role of Dual Tasking in the Assessment of Gait, Cognition and Community Reintegration of Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Azadeh Leland, Kamran Tavakol, Joel Scholten, Debra Mathis, David Maron, Simin Bakhshi Abstract Background: This study focussed on the effect of dual versus single tasking on balance, gait and cognition in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). We examined the correlation between these parameters, with responses to questions on community reintegration activities. Method: 22…