Chronic Diseases Journal

Journal  Information:

The Chronic Diseases Journal (eISSN: 2345-2226 and pISSN: 2588-7297) is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences from 2013. This journal and had Medical Journals Commission of Ministry of Health and Medical Education from 2013 (No. 1392/04/20-15/92/4508). In eache yesr this journal publish about 16 to 32 research and 2 to 3 review articles. Time from submission to first decision is less than 4 weeks. Time from submission to final decision is 8 weeks. Time from acceptance to publication is 2-10 weeks.


Aim and Scope: The manuscripts on the topic of chronic and subacute medical and health conditions and diseases will be published in this journal. This contains all aspects of the chronic and subacute diseases such as control, planning, treatment, patient education, managing guides, policymaking, and biocial-spiriopsychostual factors.

Article Fee: submission and processing are completely free of charge. The Chronic Diseases Journal is open access and provided full text of the published articles free of charge to readers.

Journal allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. journal allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions. The authors warrant that their contribution is an original work not published elsewhere.

The journal doesn't have a waiver policy (for developing country authors etc).

The journal allow software/spiders to automatically crawl the journal content (also known as text mining)

The journal provide article level metadata to DOAJ

The journal allow readers to read, download, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose.

Platform, Host or Aggregator; OJS- Open Journal System

Digital University archiving policy:

A national library; National Library & Archives of Iran

A university library: Repository of Research and Investigative Information


Chronic Diseases Journal  is visible on the National Web Directory site, named thousands  site.

Experts review journal manuscripts twice (once upon submission and again before printing) using piracy detection software such as Plagiarism – plagcheck for plagiarism.

This Journal belongs to:

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

Owner; Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences,  Deputy of Research

Publisher: Vesnu Publication

We invite you to submit your manuscript(s) to

All the best,
Editor-in-Chief: Prof.  Fariba Farhadifar (MD)

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Vol 6, No 4 (2018): Incomplete Issue

Table of Contents

Original Article(s)

Saeedeh Jafari , Amir Jabbari , Nader Esmailnasab , Ghobad Moradi , Saeed Sohrabi
Abdullah Abbasi , Hamed Jafarpour , Zahra Khodavandegari , Arash Rezaei , Saeid Amirkhanlou
Khaled Samiee-Roudi , Maryam Soltani
Hooshang Jadidi , Roonak Rezaie
Seyedeh Fereshteh Hosseini , Mohammad Arab , Sara Emamgholipour , Abass Rahimi-Froshani
Hayat Ghaderdostat , Bahman Kord
Ahmad Vahabi , Daem Roshani , Sirvan Sayyad , Shokreyeh Salavati , Shahnaz Hajisahne
Maryam Moallemi , Saied Kaviani , Saied Abroun , Marziyeh Bakhtiari
Golrokh Moridi , Sina Valiee , Mohammad Fathi , Alireza Nikbakht-Nasrabadi , Shahnaz Khaledi