Chronic Diseases Journal

Journal  Information:

The Chronic Diseases Journal (eISSN: 2345-2226) is a biannual 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 10 to 12 research and 2 to 3review 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:

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 iThenticate for plagiarism.

This Journal belongs to:

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences,

Owner & Publisher: Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Deputy of Research

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 1 (2018): Incomplete Issue

Table of Contents

Original Article(s)

Esmaeil Rahimi, Saman Esmaeilnejad, Iman Sadeghi
Shokreyeh Salavati, Ahmad Vahabi, Mahnaz Sayyadi, Sana Zandi, Boshra Vahabi
Seyfullah Aghajani, Hamidreza Samadifard
Mohammad Abedi-Samakoosh, Fatemeh Ahangarkani, Kosar Yaghubi, Bahram Adelani
Sharareh Bagheri, Farzin Rezaie, Arezoo Fallahi, Sirous Shahsavari, Tahereh Pashaei
Sholeh Shagheibi, Fariba Seyedoshohadaie, Ghobad Moradi, Azim Gholami, Samaneh Rouhi

Short Communication(s)

Keyvan Khasi, Bita Khasi, Shirin Fakhri-Moradiazam, Srva Rezaee