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دکتر معصومه امین اسماعیلی

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Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili, MD, MPH

Dr. Amin-Esmeili is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Department for Epidemiology and Public Health at the INCAS. Her postdoctoral project was “Iranian National Mental Health Survey: Prevalence, severity and costs of mental disorders and service utilization (IranMHS)”. She was involved in several qualitative, quantitative studies and systematic reviews in the field of mental health and addiction.


Personal Information

Name: Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili
Marital Status: Married (Husband: Mir Mohammad Miri, MD, Internist-Intensivist)
Nationality: Iranian
Date of Birth: August 25st 1969
Address: Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies (INCAS)
No. 486, South Karegar Ave., Tehran, Iran
Postal Code: 1336616357
Telefax.: +98-21-55412232
Email: dr.m.a.esmaeeli@gmail.com; m.aminesmaeeli@farabi.tums.ac.ir 

Education

Formal education:
 Postdoctoral (PostDoc) Iranian Mental Health Survey (IranMHS) 2010-2013
 Master of Public Health (MPH) , 2008
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran
 National Board of Psychiatry, 2004
Shahid Beheshty University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran.
 Medical Doctorate (MD), 1997
Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan-Iran


Employments

 September 2015 up to now
Director of Research Centers Collaboration Office, Research Deputy Tehran University of Medical Sciences
• January 2014 up to now
Director of Department for Epidemiology and Public Health, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
 March 2013 up to now
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department for Mental Health and Substance Use, Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
 April 2013 up to September 2015
Associate principle of Research Centers Collaboration Office, Research Deputy Tehran University of Medical Sciences

 March 2010-2013
Postdoctoral Researcher of Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Tehran-Iran
 2007 up to now
Part time teacher of “Mental Health” course, for MPH students, Faculty of Health/Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
• Aug 2007 to March 2009
Researcher of Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies; Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Tehran-Iran
 Mar 2006 to Aug 2007
Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health & Medical Education, as a focal point of Treatment And Rehabilitation 
 Nov 2003 to March 2006
Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health& Medical Education, as a focal point of Disaster Mental Health
 2005 &-2006
Part time teacher of “Disaster Mental Health” courses, for MS level disaster management students, Faculty of Environmental Study Tehran University.
 Sep 2000 to Sep 2003
Resident of Psychiatry, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran
 2007 up to now
Member of Mood Disorder Section of Iranian Psychiatric Association
 2008 up to now
Member of International Society for Bipolar Disorder
 2008 up to now
Member of International Harm Reduction Association
 Dec 1999 to Aug 2000
      Medical Practice at Baghiatallah Clinic, Shiraz-Iran
 Sept 1997 to Dec 1999
Blood Transfusion organization, as a medical doctor in Plasma-phresis Section; Shiraz- Iran


Papers in peer reviewed journals
1. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Sharifi V, Hajebi A, Radgoodarzi R, Mojtabai R, et al. Epidemiology of illicit drug use disorders in Iran: prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and service utilization results from the Iranian Mental Health Survey. Addiction. 2016 May 14. doi: 10.1111/add.13453.
2. Karimi H, Soleyman-Jahi S, Hafezi-Nejad N, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sharifi V, et al. Direct and indirect costs of non-fatal road traffic injuries in Iran; a population-based study. Traffic Inj Prev 2016:0. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2016.1211272
3. Khalagi K, Mansournia MA, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Nourijelyani K, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hajebi A, et al. Assessing measurement error in surveys by latent class analysis: application on self-reported illicit drug use in Iranian Mental Health Survey data. Epidemiol Health. 2016;0(0):e2016013-0.
4. Shadloo B, Motevalian A, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Amin-Esmaeili M , Sharifi V, Hajebi A, et al. Psychiatric disorders are associated with an increased risk of injuries: data from the Iranian Mental Health Survey (IranMHS). Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2016;45(5):623-35.
5. Saadat S, Hafezi-Nejad N, Ekhtiari YS, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, et al. Incidence of fall-related injuries in Iran: A population-based nationwide study. Injury. 2016 May 4. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.05.001.
6. Farmani-Shahreza S, Bahmani, B, Ghaedniay-Jahromi A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Khanjani, S. The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Existential Therapy on the Demoralization Syndrome in Women with HIV. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2016;8(1):11-24. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
7. Safarcherati, A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Shadloo, B., Mohraz, M., & Rahimi-Movaghar, A. Correlation of mental illness and HIV/AIDS infection. Tehran University Medical Journal (TUMJ). 2016; 73(10), 685-692. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
8. Malekinejad, M., Navadeh, S., Lotfizadeh, A., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., & Noroozi, A.  High hepatitis C virus prevalence among drug users in Iran: systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological evidence (2001-2012). International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2015 40, 116-130. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.09.022
9. Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Amin-Esmaeili , M., Safarcherati, A., Sarami, H., & Rafiey, H. A scientometric study of Iranian scientific productions in the field of ‎substance use and addiction research in the years 2008 to 2012‎. Addiction and Health. 2015; 7(3-4), 99-108.
10. Hafezi-Nejad, N., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Motevalian, A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Sharifi, V., Hajebi, A., . . . Rahimi-Movaghar, V. Population-based incidence and cost of non-fatal injuries in Iran: a consistent under-recognized public health concern. Public Health. 2015; 129(5), 483-492. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.01.016
11. Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Shadloo, B., Noroozi, A., & Malekinejad, M. (2015). Transition to injecting drug use in Iran: A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2015; 26(9), 808-819.
12. Bahmani, B., Shahreza, S. F., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Naghiay, M., & Jahromi, A. G. Demoralization syndrome in patients with human immunodeficiency virus. Journal of Neyshabur University of Medical Sciences. 2015; 3(1), 19-27. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
13. Salamati, P., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Motevalian, S. A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Sharifi, V., Hajebi, A., . . . Rahimi-Movaghar, V. Incidence of self-reported interpersonal violence related physical injury in Iran. Iran Red Crescent Medical Journal. 2015; 17(3), e15986. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.15986
14. Sharifi, V., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Hajebi, A., Motevalian, A., Radgoodarzi, R., Hefazi, M., & Rahimi-Movaghar, A. Twelve-month prevalence and correlates of psychiatric disorders in Iran: the Iranian Mental Health Survey, 2011. Archives of Iranian Medicine. 2015; 18(2), 76-84. doi: 015182/aim.004
15. Tarrahi, M. J., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Zeraati, H., Motevalian, A., Amin-Esmaeili, M., Hajebi, A., . . . Fotouhi, A. Latent Class Analysis of DSM-5 Criteria for Opioid Use Disorders: Results from the Iranian National Survey on Mental Health. European Addiction Research. 2015; 21(3), 144-152.
16. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, Rafiey H, Shariat SV, Sharifi V, et al. National Priority Setting for Mental Health in Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2014;20(3):189-200. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
17. Abolhassani Shahreza F, Sharifi V, Moazami Godarzi L, Mousavinia SJ, Jafarineia M, Amin-Esmaeili M, . . . Noee Z. Factors Associated with Drop-out from Treatment in Patients with Anxiety and Depressive Disorders. Hakim Research Journal. 2014; 17(3), 250-259. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
18. Malery khah Langeroudi Z, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Delbarpour Ahmadi S, Amin-Esmaeili M. Barriers of condom use among female sex workers in Tehran, a qualitative study. Journal of School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research. 2014; 12(2): 25-37. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
19. Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian SA, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rad Goodarzi R, et al.. Sheehan disability scale: translation and psychometric assessment of the Persian version. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 2014; 9 (3): 125-132.
20. Hafezi-Nejad N, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sharifi V, Hajebi A, et al. A nationwide population-based study on incidence and cost of non-fatal injuries in Iran. Injury Prevention, 2014; Online First: 20 February 2014 doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2013-041127
21. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sharifi V, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rad Goodarzi R, et al. The Iranian Mental Health Survey: design and field procedures. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 2014; 9 (2 ), 96-109.
22. Tarrahi MJ, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Zeraati H, Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian A, Hajebi A, et al. Agreement between DSM-IV and ICD-10 criteria for opioid use disorders in two Iranian samples. Addictive Behaviors. 2014; 39(3): 553-7.
23. Sharifi V, Abolhassani F, Farhoudian A, Amin-Esmaeili M. Community Mental Health Centers in Iran:Planning Evidence-based Services Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology (IJPCP), 2014; 19(3), 163-176. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
24. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Pharmacological therapies for maintenance treatments of opium dependence. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013; (1): Art. No.: CD007775. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007775.pub2.
25. Noee Z, Abolhassani F, Sharif V, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mosavineia SJ. Patients Satisfaction of the Role of Case Manager in Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, 2013; 19(2):139-48. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
26. Sharifi V, Abolhasani F, Farhoudian A, Amin-Esmaeili M . Which of Community-Based Services are Effective for People with Psychiatric Disorders? A Review of Evidence. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2013; 19(2):79-96. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
27. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Yunesian M, Sahimi-Izadian E, Moinolghorabaei M. Trend of smoking among students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences: results from four consecutive surveys from 2006 to 2009. Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran. 2013; 27(4):168-78.
28. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Haghdoost A, Sadeghirad B, & Mohraz M. “HIV prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Iran: A systematic review of studies conducted during the decade 1998–2007.” International Journal of Drug Policy. 2012; 23(4): 271-278
29. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Haghdoost A. & Mohraz M. “Evidence of HIV epidemics among non-injecting drug users in Iran: a systematic review.” Addiction. 2012; doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03926.x             
30. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Baghestani A, Jafari S. “Factors Correlated With Hepatitis C and B Virus Infections Among Injecting Drug Users in Tehran, IR Iran”. Hepatitis Monthly. 2012; 12(1): 24-32. 
31. Hajebi A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, Radgoodarzi R, Rahimi-Movaghar A, et al. “Telephone versus face-to-face administration of the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, for diagnosis of psychotic disorders.” Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2012; 53(5): 579-583.
32. Sharif-Alhoseini M, Saadat S, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, et al. “Reliability of a patient survey assessing "Short Form Injury Questionnaire 7" in Iran.” Chinese Journal of Traumatology. 2012; 15(3): 145-147.
33. Sharifi V, Mesgarpour B, Basirnia A, Amin-Esmaeeli M, Farhoudian A, Amini H, et al. Quality of studies on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2012; 18(2): 138-49. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
34. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hefazi M, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sahimi-Izadian E, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Lifetime prevalence of tobacco use among high school students in Iran: a systematic review. Payesh. 2012; 11(3): 337-49.[Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
35. Rahimi Movaghar A, Malayerikhah Langroodi Z, Delbarpour Ahmadi S, Amin Esmaeili M. A Qualitative Study of Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Addiction. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2011; 17(2): 116-25. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
36. Sadeghi rad B, Haghdoost AA, Amin-Esmaeili M, et al. “Epidemiology of Major Depressive Disorder in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010; 1(2): 81-90.
37. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E, Amin-Esmaeili. HIV, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus co-infections among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010; 14(1): e28-33.
38. Saberi- Zafarghandi MB, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hajebi A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Razaghi EM, Khastoo G, et al. Situation of Drug Use, Addiction and Related Services in the Laborers of Assaluyeh Industrial Area (South Pars Gas Field) in 2007. Hakim Research Journal. 2010; 12(4):58-68. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
39. Amin-Esmaeili M, Nedjat S, Motevalian A, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Majdzadeh R. “Comparison of databases for Iranian articles: Access to evidence on substance abuse and addiction”. Archives of Iranian Medicine. 2009; 12(6): 559-65.
40. Amin-Esmaeili M, Sardarpour Gudarzi S. Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Mood Disorders in Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2009; 15(2):159-67. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
41. Farhoudian A, Amini H, Sharifi V, Basirnia A, Mesgarpour B, Mansouri N, Amin-Esmaeili M, Salesian N, Mohammadi M, Reza Yousefi-Nooraie R, Rahimi Movaghar A. “Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran: A systematic review”. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 2(4):137-150.
42. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Sahimi-Izadian E, Hefazi M, Razaghi EM, Yousefi-Nooraie R. “The prevalence of smoking among Iranian middle school students, a systematic review”. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 2(4): 157-164.
43. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hefazi M, Davoli M, Amato L, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sahimi-Izadian E, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Pharmacological therapies for management of opium withdrawal (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007522. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007522.(Published protocol)
44. Amin Esmaeli M , Azar M, Iranpour C. The prevalence of anxiety symptoms in patients with vaginismus referred to a private psychiatric clinic in Tehran (2001-2002). Journal of Reproduction and Infertility. 2003; 4(2):156-64. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]
                                                                                                                        
Papers presented in conferences
1. Amin-Esmaeili M. Excessive social networking: should it be considered as a disorder? 10th Annual International Addiction Science Congress, September 2016, Tehran, Iran. (Oral presentation)
2. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A. Motevalian A, Sharifi V, Radgoodarzi R, Hajebi A, Hefazi1 M, Gudarzi SS. Subthreshold bipolar disorder among individual diagnosed as major depressive disorder: results from Iranian mental health survey (IranMHS), XVI World Congress of Psychiatry September 2014, Madrid, Spain (Oral presentation)
3. Amin Esmaeili M, Rahimi- Movaghar A, Sharifi V, Motevalian A, Hajebi A, Radgoodarzi R, et al. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran: Result from Iranian Mental Health Survey (IranMHS). Paper presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Iranian Psychiatric Association, June 2013, Tehran, Iran.  (Oral presentation)
4. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Baghestani AR,  Razaghi M, Jafari, S. “Correlates of hepatitis C and B virus infections among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”.  Presented at the 3rd International Tehran Hepatitis Congress, Oct 2010, Tehran, Iran. (poster presentation)
5.
 Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A. A systematic review of HIV prevalence among non-injecting drug users in 10 years period (1998-2007) in Iran. Presented at IHRA’s 21st International congress, Apr 2010; Liverpool, England. (poster presentation)
6.
 Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M. HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in Iran, a systematic review of studies conducted from 1998 to 2007. Presented at IHRA’s 21st International congress; Apr 2010, Liverpool, England. (poster presentation)
7. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Factors associated with HCV seroprevalence among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (poster presentation)
8. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B coinfections among injection drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (poster presentation)
9. Rahimi-movaghar A. Razaghi EM, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Patterns of sexual behaviors among injection drug users in Tehran-Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (Oral presentation)
10. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A. “Research in disasters”.  Presented at 2nd National Congress on Injury prevention and Safety Promotion in Disasters, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Apr 2009, Kerman-Iran. (Oral presentation)
11. Amin-Esmaeili M, Razaghi EM, Rahimi-movaghar A, Sahimi-Izadian E. “A comparative study on blood- borne infection among new and old Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Tehran”. Presented at IHRA’s 19th International congress, May 2008, Barcelona-Spain. (poster presentation)
12. Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS, Mahdavi N. “A bibliometric study on Mood Disorders studies in Iran”. Journal of Bipolar Disorders; 2008, Vol. 10, supplement 1. Presented at 3rd Biennial Conference on Bipolar Disorders, Jan 2008; Delhi and Agra- India. (Oral presentation)
13. Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahim‌i-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Factors associated with HIV seroprevalence among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at 3rd annual seminar on HIV/AIDS in Iran, Nov 2009, Tehran-Iran. (poster presentation)
14. Amin-Esmaeili M, G‌udarzi SS, Mahdavi N. “A bibliometric study on Mood Disorders studies in Iran”. Presented at the World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Apr. 2009, Florence-Italy. (Oral presentation)
15. Amin-Esmaeili M, G‌udarzi SS. “Epidemiology of mood disorders in Iran & in the world: Living in the global village with an independent identity?”. Presented at the 9th consecutive annual meeting of The Iranian Psychiatric Association, Nov 2008; Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)
16. Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS. “Dreams: Where to discover the truth about PTSD”. Presented at the International Psychosocial trauma Symposium, Dec. 2005, Istanbul-Turkey. (Oral presentation)
17. Amin-Esmaeili M, Mottaghipour Y, Mohajer M. “Anxiety and depressive disorders among two general hospital in Tehran’. Presented at 7th Congress on Psychiatric and Psychological Research in Iran, May 2005, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)
18. Amin-Esmaeili M
, Gudarzi SS, Yasamy MT. Psychosocial Support in Post-Disaster Period: Role of Information Dissemination”. Presented at the 2nd International Child Psychiatry and Psychology Congress, Feb 2005, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)
19.  Amin-Esmaeili M. “The prevalence of anxiety disorders among women with vaginismus”.  Presented at the 1st symposium on family and sexual dysfunction; Oct 2003, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)


Books, booklets, manuals
1. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Aaraj E, Hermez J. Assessment of situation and response of drug use and its harm in the Middle East and North Africa, 2012. Lebanon: Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA); 2013.
2. Amin-esmaeili M, Inanloo M, Hefazi M, Rahiminejad F, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Rashidian A, et al. Guideline for Electro Shock Therapy (ECT). Zarnaghsh publication, Kerman, Iran, 2009.
3. Hassanzadeh M, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, et al. Preventing Suicide: A guideline for Media Professionals. Ministry of Health, Tehran, 2008.
4. Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Haghdoost, AA, Saberi-Zafarghandy MB, Bashti Sh, Mirzazadeh A, Safarcherati A, Nouroozi AR, Roohparvar R, Mansouri N, Hadjebi A, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M et al.  “The geographical distribution of psychosocial disorders: resources and services in Iran, year 2005.” Bureau for Psychosocial Health and Office for Applied Research of Ministry of Health, Zarnaghsh publication, Kerman, 2008.
5. Yasamy M, Farajpour M, Gudarzi SS, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Bahramnezhad A ,Y Mottaghipor Y, Zamyad A, Amin-esmaeili M, Mirabzade A, Kafi A, Bina M, Alizadegan S. “Disaster Mental Health Care in Iran: Responses Based on Needs”. In: Advances in disaster mental health and psychological support. Edited by Dr. Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz, Dr.R Srinivasa Murthy, Dr.Rashmi Lakshminarayana, Voluntary Health Association of India Press, New Delhi, India, 2006.
6. Yasamy MT, Gudarzi SS, Amin-Esmaeili M. Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Ebrahimpour A, Bagheri Yazdi, SA, Mohit A. of a book entitled “practical mental health for general and family practitioner”. Aramesh publication, Tehran, 2005.
7. Amin-Esmaeili M, Iranpour CH, Yasamy MT, Bina M, Khazaeli A, Davari R. Shirazi E, Arabgol F, Samimi Ardestani SM, Ahmadkhaniha AR, Chimeh N, Sahlouei F, Lavasani F. Bagheri Yazdi SA. “Mental health and life skills for women”. Arvij publication, Tehran, 2004.
8. Alizadegan SH, Yasami MT, Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS, Mohsenifar S, Shams J. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Mental Health Professionals”. Published by MoH, 2004.
9. Yasamy MT, Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Ghorbani B, Habibi Kouhi L, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mohsenifar, S. “Psychosocial support in disaster for General Practitioners”. Published by MoH, 2004.
10. Yasamy MT, Farajpour M, Gudarzi SS, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Alizadegan SH, Bahramnejad A, Bolhari J. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Managers”. published by MoH, 2004.
11. Yasamy MT, Amin-Esmaeili M, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Bolhari J, Mottaghipour Y, Alizadegan SH, Bahramnejad A. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Volunteers”. Published by MoH, 2004.
12. Yasamy MT, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Multipurpose Health Workers (Behvarz)”. Published by MoH, 2004.
13. Yasamy MT, Dehbashi T, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Social Workers”. Published by MoH, 2004.
14. Mottaghipour Y, Bahramnejad A, Mahmoudi-Gharaei SJ, Yasamy MT, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Teachers and School counselor”. Published by MoH, 2004.
15. Yasamy MT, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Technicians”. Published by MoH, 2004.


Awards & Commendations
 Samuel Gershon award and GSK travel fellowship award for junior researchers, in the third biennial conference on Bipolar Disorders, India
 Commendation from Head of Psychiatric Department in Shahid Beheshti Medical University, for getting first rank among psychiatric residents in first year of residency.
 Commendation from Chancellor of Shahid Beheshti University, for providing psychosocial service in Qazvin and Hamedan Earthquake survivors, 2001.
• Commendation from Health deputy of Health/Ministry of Health for designing, planning, monitoring and evaluation of mental health program in headquarter/ Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health, 2005.
 Commendation from Head of Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health for important achievements of headquarter/ Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health in 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

  • AWT IMAGEPersonal Information

 

- Name: Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili

- Marital Status: Married (Husband: Mir Mohammad Miri, MD, Internist-Intensivist)

- Nationality: Iranian

- Date of Birth: August 25st 1969

- Address: Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS

   Imam Khomeini Hospital, Keshavarz Blvd.

  Tehran, Iran

- Telfax: +98-21-66947984

- Email: dr.m.a.esmaeeli@gmail.com; m.aminesmaeeli@farabi.tums.ac.ir 


 

  • Education

 

- Formal education:

- Postdoctoral (PostDoc) Mental Health Survey at Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, 2010-2013

- Master of Public Health (MPH) , 2008

  Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran

- National Board of Psychiatry, 2004

  Shahid Beheshty University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran.

- Medical Doctorate (MD), 1997

  Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan-Iran


 

  • Employments

 

- April 2013 up to now

Associate principle of  Office for Management of Research Centers, Research Deputy Tehran University of Medical Sciences

- 2013 up to now

Director of Department for Epidemiology, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

- March 2013 up to now

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department for Mental Health and Substance Use, Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

- March 2010-2013

Postdoctoral Researcher of Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Tehran-Iran

- 2007 up to now

Part time teacher of “Mental Health” course, for MPH students, Faculty of Health/Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

- Aug 2007 to March 2009

Researcher of Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies; Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Tehran-Iran

- Mar 2006 to Aug 2007

Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health & Medical Education, as a focal point of Treatment And Rehabilitation 

- Nov 2003 to March 2006

Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health& Medical Education, as a focal point of Disaster Mental Health

- 2005 &-2006

Part time teacher of “Disaster Mental Health” courses, for MS level disaster management students, Faculty of Environmental Study Tehran University.

- Sep 2000 to Sep 2003

Resident of Psychiatry, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran-Iran

- 2007 up to now

Member of Mood Disorder Section of Iranian Psychiatric Association

- 2008 up to now

Member of International Society for Bipolar Disorder

- 2008 up to now

Member of International Harm Reduction Association

- Dec 1999 to Aug 2000

   Medical Practice at Baghiatallah Clinic, Shiraz-Iran

- Sept 1997 to Dec 1999

   Blood Transfusion organization, as a medical doctor in Plasma-phresis Section; Shiraz- Iran


 

  • Papers in peer reviewed journals

 

1- Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian SA, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rad Goodarzi R, et al.. Sheehan disability scale: translation and psychometric assessment of the Persian version. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 2014; 9 (3), (In print).

Indexed in Pubmed

2- Hafezi-Nejad N, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sharifi V, Hajebi A, et al. A nationwide population-based study on incidence and cost of non-fatal injuries in Iran. Injury Prevention, 2014; Online First: 20 February 2014 doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2013-041127

Indexed in ISI; IF: 1.755

3- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sharifi V, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rad Goodarzi R, et al. The Iranian Mental Health Survey: design and field procedures. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 2014; 9 (2 ), 96-109.

Indexed in Pubmed

4- Tarrahi MJ, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Zeraati H, Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian A, Hajebi A, et al. Agreement between DSM-IV and ICD-10 criteria for opioid use disorders in two Iranian samples. Addictive Behaviors. 2014; 39(3): 553-7.

Indexed in ISI; IF: 2.021

5- Sharifi V, Abolhassani F, Farhoudian A, Amin-Esmaeili M. Community Mental Health Centers in Iran:Planning Evidence-based Services Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology (IJPCP), 2014; 19(3), 163-176. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in Pubmed

6- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Pharmacological therapies for maintenance treatments of opium dependence. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013; (1): Art. No.: CD007775. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007775.pub2.

Indexed in ISI; IF: 5.912

7- Noee Z, Abolhassani F, Sharif V, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mosavineia SJ. Patients Satisfaction of the Role of Case Manager in Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, 2013; 19(2):139-48. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in PsycINFO

8- Sharifi V, Abolhasani F, Farhoudian A, Amin-Esmaeili M[1]. Which of Community-Based Services are Effective for People with Psychiatric Disorders? A Review of Evidence. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2013; 19(2):79-96. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in PsycINFO

9- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Yunesian M, Sahimi-Izadian E, Moinolghorabaei M. Trend of smoking among students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences: results from four consecutive surveys from 2006 to 2009. Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran. 2013; 27(4):168-78.

Indexed in Pubmed                                                                                           

10- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M1, Haghdoost A, Sadeghirad B, & Mohraz M. “HIV prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Iran: A systematic review of studies conducted during the decade 1998–2007.” International Journal of Drug Policy. 2012; 23(4): 271-278

Indexed in ISI; IF: 2.405

11- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Haghdoost A. & Mohraz M. “Evidence of HIV epidemics among non-injecting drug users in Iran: a systematic review.” Addiction. 2012; doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03926.x                                                                       

Indexed in ISI; IF: 4.313                                                                                      

12- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Baghestani A, Jafari S. “Factors Correlated With Hepatitis C and B Virus Infections Among Injecting Drug Users in Tehran, IR Iran”. Hepatitis Monthly. 2012; 12(1): 24-32.                                  

Indexed in ISI; IF: 2.190

13- Hajebi A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, Radgoodarzi R, Rahimi-Movaghar A, et al. “Telephone versus face-to-face administration of the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, for diagnosis of psychotic disorders.” Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2012; 53(5): 579-583.

Indexed in ISI; IF: 2.257

14- Sharif-Alhoseini M, Saadat S, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hefazi M, et al. “Reliability of a patient survey assessing "Short Form Injury Questionnaire 7" in Iran.” Chinese Journal of Traumatology. 2012; 15(3): 145-147.

Indexed in Pubmed 

15- Sharifi V, Mesgarpour B, Basirnia A, Amin-Esmaeeli M, Farhoudian A, Amini H, et al. Quality of studies on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2012; 18(2): 138-49. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in PsycINFO     

16- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hefazi M, Amin-Esmaeili M1, Sahimi-Izadian E, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Lifetime prevalence of tobacco use among high school students in Iran: a systematic review. Payesh. 2012; 11(3): 337-49.[Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

 Indexed in CINAHL        

17- Rahimi Movaghar A, Malayerikhah Langroodi Z, Delbarpour Ahmadi S, Amin Esmaeili M. A Qualitative Study of Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Addiction. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2011; 17(2): 116-25. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in PsycINFO     

18- Sadeghi rad B, Haghdoost AA, Amin-Esmaeili M1, et al. “Epidemiology of Major Depressive Disorder in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010; 1(2): 81-90.

Indexed in Pubmed                                                                                          

19- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E, Amin-Esmaeili1. HIV, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus co-infections among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010; 14(1): e28-33.

Indexed in ISI; IF: 2.529           

20- Saberi- Zafarghandi MB, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hajebi A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Razaghi EM, Khastoo G, et al. Situation of Drug Use, Addiction and Related Services in the Laborers of Assaluyeh Industrial Area (South Pars Gas Field) in 2007. Hakim Research Journal. 2010; 12(4):58-68. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in IMEMR                                                

21- Amin-Esmaeili M, Nedjat S, Motevalian A, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Majdzadeh R. “Comparison of databases for Iranian articles: Access to evidence on substance abuse and addiction”. Archives of Iranian Medicine. 2009; 12(6): 559-65.

Indexed in ISI; IF: 1.348                                                                  

22- Basirnia A, Sharifi V, Mansouri N, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mesgarpour B, Mohammadi M, Amini H, Farhoudian A, Yousefi-Nooraie R, Rahimi Movaghar A. “Prevalence of Mental Disorders among High-School Students in Iran: A Systematic Review”. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. 2009, 4(1): 1-6.

Indexed in Pubmed

23- Amin-Esmaeili M1, Sardarpour Gudarzi S. Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Mood Disorders in Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology. 2009; 15(2):159-67. [Abstract in English, Full text in Persian]

Indexed in PsycINFO                                                                                                                                      

24- Farhoudian A, Amini H, Sharifi V, Basirnia A, Mesgarpour B, Mansouri N, Amin-Esmaeili M, Salesian N, Mohammadi M, Reza Yousefi-Nooraie R, Rahimi Movaghar A. “Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran: A systematic review”. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 2(4):137-150.

Indexed in Pubmed                                                                                                                          

25- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Sahimi-Izadian E, Hefazi M, Razaghi EM, Yousefi-Nooraie R. “The prevalence of smoking among Iranian middle school students, a systematic review”. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 2(4): 157-164.

Indexed in Pubmed

26- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hefazi M, Davoli M, Amato L, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sahimi-Izadian E, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Pharmacological therapies for management of opium withdrawal (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007522. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007522.(Published protocol)

Indexed in ISI; IF: 5.912

27- Amin Esmaeli M[2], Azar M, Iranpour C. The prevalence of anxiety symptoms in patients with vaginismus referred to a private psychiatric clinic in Tehran (2001-2002). Journal of Reproduction and Infertility. 2003; 4(2):156-64.

Indexed in Scopus

28- Malayerikhah Langroodi Z,  Rahimi-Movaghar A, Delbarpour Sh, Amin-Esmaeili M. Assessment of barriers of condom use among female sex workers in Tehran, a qualitative study. Accepted on Journal of the School of Public Health, 2014.


                                                                                                                        

  • Papers presented in  conferences

1- Amin Esmaeili M, Rahimi- Movaghar A, Sharifi V, Motevalian A, Hajebi A, Radgoodarzi R, et al. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran: Result from Iranian Mental Health Survey (IranMHS). Paper presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Iranian Psychiatric Association, June 2013, Tehran, Iran.  (Oral presentation)

2- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Baghestani AR,  Razaghi M, Jafari, S. “Correlates of hepatitis C and B virus infections among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”.  Presented at the 3rd International Tehran Hepatitis Congress, Oct 2010, Tehran, Iran. (poster presentation)

3- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A. A systematic review of HIV prevalence among non-injecting drug users in 10 years period (1998-2007) in Iran. Presented at IHRA’s 21st International congress, Apr 2010; Liverpool, England. (poster presentation)

4- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M. HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in Iran, a systematic review of studies conducted from 1998 to 2007. Presented at IHRA’s 21st International congress; Apr 2010, Liverpool, England. (poster presentation)

5- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Factors associated with HCV seroprevalence among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (poster presentation)

6- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B coinfections among injection drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (poster presentation)

7- Rahimi-movaghar A. Razaghi EM, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Patterns of sexual behaviors among injection drug users in Tehran-Iran”. Presented at IHRA’s 20th International congress, Apr 2009, Bangkok-Thailand. (Oral presentation)

8- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A. “Research in disasters”.  Presented at 2nd National Congress on Injury prevention and Safety Promotion in Disasters, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Apr 2009, Kerman-Iran. (Oral presentation)

9- Amin-Esmaeili M, Razaghi EM, Rahimi-movaghar A, Sahimi-Izadian E. “A comparative study on blood- borne infection among new and old Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Tehran”. Presented at IHRA’s 19th International congress, May 2008, Barcelona-Spain. (poster presentation)

10- Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS, Mahdavi N. “A bibliometric study on Mood Disorders studies in Iran”. Journal of Bipolar Disorders; 2008, Vol. 10, supplement 1. Presented at 3rd Biennial Conference on Bipolar Disorders, Jan 2008; Delhi and Agra- India. (Oral presentation)

11- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahim­i-Movaghar A, M Razaghi EM, Sahimi-Izadian E. “Factors associated with HIV seroprevalence among injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran”. Presented at 3rd annual seminar on HIV/AIDS in Iran, Nov 2009, Tehran-Iran. (poster presentation)

12- Amin-Esmaeili M, G­udarzi SS, Mahdavi N. “A bibliometric study on Mood Disorders studies in Iran”. Presented at the World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Apr. 2009, Florence-Italy. (Oral presentation)

13- Amin-Esmaeili M, G­udarzi SS. “Epidemiology of mood disorders in Iran & in the world: Living in the global village with an independent identity?”. Presented at the 9th consecutive annual meeting of The Iranian Psychiatric Association, Nov 2008; Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)

14- Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS. “Dreams: Where to discover the truth about PTSD”. Presented at the International Psychosocial trauma Symposium, Dec. 2005, Istanbul-Turkey. (Oral presentation)

15- Amin-Esmaeili M, Mottaghipour Y, Mohajer M. “Anxiety and depressive disorders among two general hospital in Tehran’. Presented at 7th Congress on Psychiatric and Psychological Research in Iran, May 2005, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)

16- Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS, Yasamy MT. Psychosocial Support in Post-Disaster Period: Role of Information Dissemination”. Presented at the 2nd International Child Psychiatry and Psychology Congress, Feb 2005, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)

 17- Amin-Esmaeili M. “The prevalence of anxiety disorders among women with vaginismus”.  Presented at the 1st symposium on family and sexual dysfunction; Oct 2003, Tehran-Iran. (Oral presentation)


 

  • Books, booklets, manuals

1- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M. Aaraj E, Hermez J. et al. “HIV/AIDS among Injecting Drug Users  in the Middle East and North Africa, Epidemiology and Response, Year 2012.” World Health Organization, Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA), Beirut, 2012. (In print)

2- Amin-esmaeili M, Inanloo M, Hefazi M, Rahiminejad F, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Rashidian A, et al. Guideline for Electro Shock Therapy (ECT). Zarnaghsh publication, Kerman, Iran, 2009.

3- Hassanzadeh M, Hajebi A, Hefazi M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, et al. Preventing Suicide: A guideline for Media Professionals. Ministry of Health, Tehran, 2008.

4- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Razaghi EM, Haghdoost, AA, Saberi-Zafarghandy MB, Bashti Sh, Mirzazadeh A, Safarcherati A, Nouroozi AR, Roohparvar R, Mansouri N, Hadjebi A, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M et al.  “The geographical distribution of psychosocial disorders: resources and services in Iran, year 2005.” Bureau for Psychosocial Health and Office for Applied Research of Ministry of Health, Zarnaghsh publication, Kerman, 2008.

5- Yasamy M, Farajpour M, Gudarzi SS, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Bahramnezhad A ,Y Mottaghipor Y, Zamyad A, Amin-esmaeili M, Mirabzade A, Kafi A, Bina M, Alizadegan S. “Disaster Mental Health Care in Iran: Responses Based on Needs”. In: Advances in disaster mental health and psychological support. Edited by Dr. Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz, Dr.R Srinivasa Murthy, Dr.Rashmi Lakshminarayana, Voluntary Health Association of India Press, New Delhi, India, 2006.

6- Yasamy MT, Gudarzi SS, Amin-Esmaeili M. Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Ebrahimpour A, Bagheri Yazdi, SA, Mohit A. of a book entitled “practical mental health for general and family practitioner”. Aramesh publication, Tehran, 2005.

7- Amin-Esmaeili M, Iranpour CH, Yasamy MT, Bina M, Khazaeli A, Davari R. Shirazi E, Arabgol F, Samimi Ardestani SM, Ahmadkhaniha AR, Chimeh N, Sahlouei F, Lavasani F. Bagheri Yazdi SA. “Mental health and life skills for women”. Arvij publication, Tehran, 2004.

8- Alizadegan SH, Yasami MT, Amin-Esmaeili M, Gudarzi SS, Mohsenifar S, Shams J. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Mental Health Professionals”. Published by MoH, 2004.

9- Yasamy MT, Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Ghorbani B, Habibi Kouhi L, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mohsenifar, S. “Psychosocial support in disaster for General Practitioners”. Published by MoH, 2004.

10- Yasamy MT, Farajpour M, Gudarzi SS, Amin-Esmaeili M, Mahdavi Hazaveh N, Alizadegan SH, Bahramnejad A, Bolhari J. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Managers”. published by MoH, 2004.

11- Yasamy MT, Amin-Esmaeili M, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Bolhari J, Mottaghipour Y, Alizadegan SH, Bahramnejad A. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Volunteers”. Published by MoH, 2004.

12- Yasamy MT, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Multipurpose Health Workers (Behvarz)”. Published by MoH, 2004.

13- Yasamy MT, Dehbashi T, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Social Workers”. Published by MoH, 2004.

14- Mottaghipour Y, Bahramnejad A, Mahmoudi-Gharaei SJ, Yasamy MT, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Teachers and School counselor”. Published by MoH, 2004.

15- Yasamy MT, Bagheri Yazdi SA, Amin-Esmaeili M. “Psychosocial support in disaster for Health Technicians”. Published by MoH, 2004.


 

  • Other research projects

1- Amin-Esmaeili M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Shadlou B. Mental Health programme for People living with HIV/AIDS (First phase). Research Deputy of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Financially supported by Ministry of Health and UNFPA.

2- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Rafiey H, Amin-Esmaeili M, Sarami H. National Planning of research on Addiction. Supported by Iran Drug Control Headquarter.

3- Rahimi-Movaghar A, Sharifi V, Motevalian A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Hajebi A, Radgoodarzi R, Hefazi M. Iran Mental Health Survey (IranMHS): Prevalence, severity and costs of mental disorders and service utilization. Research Deputy of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Financially supported by Ministry of Health.

4- Sharifi V, Abolhasani F, Amin-Esmaeili M. Establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) in urban area under supervision of Tehran University of Medical Science. Research Deputy of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Financially supported by Ministry of health.


 

  • Awards & Commendations

 

- Samuel Gershon award and GSK travel fellowship award for junior researchers, in the third biennial conference on Bipolar Disorders, India

- Commendation from Head of Psychiatric Department in Shahid Beheshti Medical University, for getting first rank among psychiatric residents in first year of residency.

- Commendation from Chancellor of Shahid Beheshti University, for providing psychosocial service in Qazvin and Hamedan Earthquake survivors, 2001.

- Commendation from Health deputy of Health/Ministry of Health for designing, planning, monitoring and evaluation of mental health program in headquarter/ Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health, 2005.

- Commendation from Head of Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health for important achievements of headquarter/ Mental Health Division of Ministry of Health in 2004.