Landmine Victims

Research Article

Self-reported behavioral-emotional problems among adolescent victims of landmines and unexploded ordnance

Objective (s): To study and compare the psychological status of male and female teenage victims of landmine and unexploded ordnances in 5 border states of Iran. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study. The Youth Self Report (YSR) test of Achenbach …

Mousavi B, Neshat M, Masoumi M, Pirkhaefi A & Hemmati M

Payesh 2017 Jul; 16(4): 422-429


Research Article

Phantom Limb Sensation (PLS) and Phantom Limb Pain (PLP) among Young Landmine Amputees

OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of phantom limb sensation (PLS) and phantom limb pain (PLP) in children and young adults suffering landmine-related amputation. MATERIALS & METHODS: All youths with amputation due to landmine explosions participated in this study. The proportions …

Poor Zamany Nejatkermany M, Modirian E, Soroush M, Masoumi M & Hosseini M

Iran J Child Neurol. 2016 Sep; 10(3): 42-7


Research Article

Mental health disorders in child and adolescent survivors of post-war landmine explosions

BACKGROUND: To describe the mental health status of 78 child and adolescent survivors of post-war landmine explosions. METHODS: Child and adolescent survivors of landmine explosions who were younger than 18 years old at the time of the study were identified …

Hemmati MA, Shokoohi H, Masoumi M, Khateri S, Soroush M, Modirian E, et al.

Mil Med Res 2015 Nov; 2: 30

Research Article

Epidemiological Study of Child Casualties of Landmines and Unexploded Ordnances: A National Study from Iran

BACKGROUND: Despite landmine-risk education programs and extensive demining activities on the Western border of Iran, landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs) still cause civilian and child casualties three decades after the Iraq-Iran war (1980-1988). The objective of this study was to …

Mousavi B, Soroush MR, Masoumi M, Khateri S, Modirian E, Shokoohi H, et al.

Prehosp Disaster Med 2015 Oct;3 0(5): 472-477


Research Article

Satisfaction of child victims of landmines with services of Veterans and Martyr Affair Foundation (VMAF)

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the satisfaction of landmine victims less than 18 years of the types of services provided by Veterans and Martyr Affair Foundation (VMAF). Materials and Methods: The descriptive study evaluated the status …

Abbaspour R, Seyed Hoseini Davarani SH, Masoumi M, Modirian E, Khateri Sh, Mousavi B, et al.

Daneshvar Medicine 2015 Sep; 22(118): 43-50


Research Article

Prevalence of Pain in Adolescent Survivors of Landmines and Unexploded Ordnances and its Relationship with Limb Problems

Aims: Pain and limitation of motion due to amputation of victims, especially children, cause irreversible long-term mobility problems. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of pain and its relationship with limb problems in adolescent victims of …

Poor Zamany Nejat Kermany M, Masoumi M, Modirian E, Nouri F, Khateri Sh & Shokouhi H

Iran J War Public Health 2015 Sep; 7(3): 175-182


Research Article

Situation of Orthotics and Prosthetics Usage in Adolescent Victims of Landmines and Unexploded Ordnances

Aims: Children are more vulnerable to the risks of the landmines and unexploded ordnances. Due to the smaller organs and less resistance to the accident and trauma, the physical injuries in the children are more severe than adults. The aim …

Masoumi M, Kamyab M, Allami M, Modirian E, Yavari A & Soroush MR

Iran J War Public Health 2015 May; 7(2): 81-89


Research Article

Prevalence of hearing impairments in landmine survivors less than 18 years

Aims: Sudden terrible sound, like the sound of landmine explosion, can rupture the eardrum, disruption of the ossicular chain, ear nervous system disorders and in some cases causes complete deafness. Accordingly, this study aimed to data collection and assesses the …

Heydarian Moghaddam M, Seyyed Hosseini Davarani SH, Shokouhi H, Mirsadeghi SA, Arab Sheybani GhH, Masoumi M, et al.

Iran J War Public Health 2015 Jan; 7(1): 29-34

Research Article

The Relationship between Depression and Anxiety Symptoms and Activity of Daily Living in Landmine Explosion Adolescent Survivors

Introduction: Physical disability, especially in childhood and adolescence can cause major psychological problems such as depression and anxiety. Burden of landmine in western border cities of Iran caused many disabled survivors through the years after Iran-Iraq war. Aims: To investigate …

Masoumi M, Soroush M, Modirian E, Mousavi B, Hemmati MA, Shokoohi H, et al.

The International Journal of Indian Psychology 2014 Dec; 2(1): 12-21


Research Article

Daily Activity of Adolescent Victims of Landmine and Unexploded Ordnance

Aims: Physical and psychological complications due to the explosion of mine and unexploded ordnances affect the level of individual and social performance of the victims. The aim of this study was to determine the level of performance and dependency level …

Ganjparvar Z, Mousavi B, Khateri Sh, Soroush MR, Masoumi M & Shokoohi H

Iran J War Public Health 2014 Sep; 6(4): 137-142


Research Article

Life satisfaction in children survivors of landmine and unexploded ordnance

Background and Objective: Landmine and unexploded ordnance casualties usually accompany with physical and mental health problem. The aim of this study was toevaluate life satisfaction in children survivors of landmine and unexploded ordnance. Materials and Methods: Children with post war …

Mousavi B, Ganjparvar Z, Soroush M, Khateri Sh, Shokoohi H & Montazeri A

Daneshvar Medicine 2013 Oct; 21(107): 15-22


Research Article

Quality of life among children survivors of land mine and explosive remnants of war

Background and Objective: Physical and general health limitations may affect quality of life among children survivors of land mine and explosive remnants of war (ERW). This study aimed to assess the quality of life among children survivors of land mines …

Ganjparvar Z, Mousavi B, Soroush M, Shokoohi H, Khateri Sh & Montazeri A

Daneshvar Medicine 2012 Jan; 19(96): 11-18