Amir Pakpour

Department of Nursing , School of Health and Welfare


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Broström, A., Alimoradi, Z., Lind, J., Ulander, M., Lundin, F., Pakpour, A. (2023). Worldwide estimation of restless legs syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence in the general adult population. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Bahrami, N., Khodaparast, S., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2023). Mediating role of psychological distress and domestic violence in the association of fear of COVID-19 with marital satisfaction and sexual quality of life among women of reproductive age: An Iranian cross-sectional study BMJ Open, 13(2). More information
Alimoradi, Z. Jafari, E. Lin, C. Rajabi, R. Marznaki, Z. Soodmand, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2023). Estimation of moral distress among nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis Nursing Ethics. More information
Al-Mamun, F. Hussain, N. Sakib, N. Hosen, I. Rayhan, I. Abdullah, A. , ... Mamun M. (2023). Sleep duration during the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: A GIS-based large sample survey study Scientific Reports, 13(1). More information
Kamolthip, R. Yang, Y. Latner, J. O'Brien, K. Chang, Y. Lin, C. , ... Lin C. (2023). The effect of time spent sitting and excessive gaming on the weight status, and perceived weight stigma among Taiwanese young adults Heliyon, 9(3). More information
Sunnergren, O., Pakpour, A., Bergquist, H., Sahlstrand-Johnson, P., Stjarne, P., Broström, A. (2023). Validation and psychometric evaluation of the Swedish version of the Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation scale LARYNGOSCOPE INVESTIGATIVE OTOLARYNGOLOGY. More information
Chang, C. Huang, R. Strong, C. Lin, Y. Tsai, M. Chen, I. , ... Griffiths M. (2022). Reciprocal Relationships Between Problematic Social Media Use, Problematic Gaming, and Psychological Distress Among University Students: A 9-Month Longitudinal Study Frontiers In Public Health, 10. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Abdi, F., Gozal, D., Pakpour, A. (2022). Estimation of sleep problems among pregnant women during COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review and meta-analysis. More information
Lin, C., Alimoradi, Z., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Psychometric properties of the Maslach Burnout Inventory for Medical Personnel (MBI-HSS-MP) Heliyon, 8(2). More information
Ahorsu, D. Imani, V. Lin, C. Timpka, T. Broström, A. Updegraff, J. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Associations Between Fear of COVID-19, Mental Health, and Preventive Behaviours Across Pregnant Women and Husbands: An Actor-Partner Interdependence Modelling International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 20, 68-82. More information
Li, L. Mamun, M. Al-Mamun, F. Ullah, I. Hosen, I. Zia, S. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). A network analysis of the Internet Disorder Scale-Short Form (IDS9-SF): A large-scale cross-cultural study in Iran, Pakistan, and Bangladesh Current Psychology. More information
Ahorsu, D. Lin, C. Chen, I. Ullah, I. Shoib, S. Zahid, S. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). The psychometric properties of motors of COVID-19 vaccination acceptance scale (MoVac-COVID19S): A dataset across five regions Data in Brief, 42. More information
Xu, P. Chen, J. Chang, Y. Wang, X. Jiang, X. Griffiths, M. , ... Lin C. (2022). Gender Differences in the Associations Between Physical Activity, Smartphone Use, and Weight Stigma Frontiers In Public Health, 10. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Rajabalipour, S., Rahmani, K., Pakpour, A. (2022). The effect of a social network-based cognitive behavioral therapy intervention on the severity of premenstrual syndrome symptoms: a protocol of a randomized clinical trial study Trials, 23(1). More information
Chang, C., Chang, K., Griffiths, M., Chang, C., Lin, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). The mediating role of perceived social support in the relationship between perceived stigma and depression among individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 29(2), 307-316. More information
Poorebrahim, A., Lin, C., Imani, V., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). A Prospective Study Examining the Relationship Between Dispositional Mindfulness and Insomnia Among Male Prisoners in Iran: The Mediating Effect of Psychological Distress and Perceived Stress International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 20, 19-30. More information
Huang, W. Tsang, H. Wang, S. Huang, Y. Chen, Y. Chem, C. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Effectiveness of using calligraphic activity to treat people with schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial in Southern Taiwan THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN CHRONIC DISEASE, 13. More information
Ahorsu, D., Lin, C., Marznaki, Z., Pakpour, A. (2022). The association between fear of COVID-19 and mental health: The mediating roles of burnout and job stress among emergency nursing staff Nursing Open, 9(2), 1147-1154. More information
Chang, K., Hou, W., Pakpour, A., Lin, C., Griffiths, M. (2022). Psychometric Testing of Three COVID-19-Related Scales Among People with Mental Illness International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 20, 324-336. More information
Ahorsu, D., Lin, C., Yahaghai, R., Alimoradi, Z., Broström, A., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). The mediational role of trust in the healthcare system in the association between generalized trust and willingness to get COVID-19 vaccination in Iran Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 18(1), 1-8. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Gozal, D., Tsang, H., Lin, C., Broström, A., Ohayon, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Gender-specific estimates of sleep problems during the COVID-19 pandemic: Systematic review and meta-analysis. More information
Akbari, M., Zamani, E., Seydavi, M., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). The Persian Exercise Addiction Inventory—Adult and Youth Versions: Psychometric Properties Based on Rasch Analysis Among Iranians International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. More information
Saffari, M., Sanaeinasab, H., Rashidi-Jahan, H., Pakpour, A., Mahmoudi, H., Al-Zaben, F., Koenig, H. (2022). Determinants of health-related quality of life in Iranian patients after recovery from COVID-19: Demographic influences and insomnia International Journal of Public Health Science, 11(1), 220-231. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Lin, C., Ullah, I., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Item Response Theory Analysis of the Fear of COVID-19 Scale (FCV-19S): A Systematic Review. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Ohayon, M., Griffiths, M., Lin, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). Fear of COVID-19 and its association with mental health-related factors: systematic review and meta-analysis. More information
Chen, I. Wu, P. Yen, C. Ullah, I. Shoib, S. Zahid, S. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Motors of COVID-19 Vaccination Acceptance Scale (MoVac-COVID19S): Evidence of Measurement Invariance Across Five Countries Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, 15, 435-445. More information
Lin, C., Alimoradi, Z., Ehsani, N., Ohayon, M., Chen, S., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Suicidal Ideation during the COVID-19 Pandemic among A Large-Scale Iranian Sample: The Roles of Generalized Trust, Insomnia, and Fear of COVID-19 Healthcare, 10(1). More information
Ullah, I. Ali, S. Ashraf, F. Hakim, Y. Ali, I. Ullah, A. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Prevalence of depression and anxiety among general population in Pakistan during COVID-19 lockdown: An online-survey Current Psychology. More information
Mamun, M. Alimoradi, Z. Gozal, D. Manzar, M. Broström, A. Lin, C. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Validating insomnia severity index (Isi) in a bangladeshi population: Using classical test theory and rasch analysis International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(1). More information
Alimoradi, Z. Majd, N. Broström, A. Tsang, H. Singh, P. Ohayon, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Is alexithymia associated with sleep problems?: A systematic review and meta-analysis Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 133. More information
Zaman, M. Babar, M. Babar, M. Sabir, F. Ashraf, F. Tahir, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Prevalence of gaming addiction and its impact on sleep quality: A cross-sectional study from Pakistan Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 78. More information
Lecuona, O. Lin, C. Rozgonjuk, D. Norekvål, T. Iversen, M. Mamun, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). A Network Analysis of the Fear of COVID-19 Scale (FCV-19S): A Large-Scale Cross-Cultural Study in Iran, Bangladesh, and Norway International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(11). More information
Bakioğlu, F., Deniz, M., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Adaptation and validation of the Online-Fear of Missing Out Inventory into Turkish and the association with social media addiction, smartphone addiction, and life satisfaction BMC Psychology, 10(1). More information
Tofangchiha, M. Lin, C. Scheerman, J. Broström, A. Ahonen, H. Griffiths, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Associations between fear of COVID-19, dental anxiety, and psychological distress among Iranian adolescents BDJ open, 8(1). More information
Lin, C., Tsai, C., Fan, C., Griffiths, M., Chang, C., Yen, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). Psychometric Evaluation of Three Versions of the UCLA Loneliness Scale (Full, Eight-Item, and Three-Item Versions) among Sexual Minority Men in Taiwan International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(13). More information
Alimoradi, Z. Jafari, E. Broström, A. Ohayon, M. Lin, C. Griffiths, M. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) on quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis Sleep Medicine Reviews, 64. More information
Ohayon, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Prevalence, incidence, evolution and associated factors of sleep paralysis in a longitudinal study of the US general population Sleep Medicine, 98, 62-67. More information
Fan, C., Chang, K., Lee, K., Yang, W., Pakpour, A., Potenza, M., Lin, C. (2022). Rasch Modeling and Differential Item Functioning of the Self-Stigma Scale-Short Version among People with Three Different Psychiatric Disorders International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(14). More information
Chang, K. Chang, Y. Yen, C. Chen, J. Chen, P. Lin, C. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). A longitudinal study of the effects of problematic smartphone use on social functioning among people with schizophrenia: Mediating roles for sleep quality and self-stigma Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 11(2), 567-576. More information
Abbasi, A. Azeem, S. Farooq, M. Hussain, K. Ting, D. Rehman, U. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Engagement in educational games and quality of life in early and middle childhood: evidence from a developing country Current Psychology. More information
Lin, C., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A., Tsai, C., Yen, C. (2022). Relationships of familial sexual stigma and family support with internalized homonegativity among lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals: The mediating effect of self-identity disturbance and moderating effect of gender BMC Public Health, 22(1). More information
Tung, S. Gan, W. Chen, J. Kamolthip, R. Pramukti, I. Nadhiroh, S. , ... Griffiths M. (2022). Internet-Related Instruments (Bergen Social Media Addiction Scale, Smartphone Application-Based Addiction Scale, Internet Gaming Disorder Scale-Short Form, and Nomophobia Questionnaire) and Their Associations with Distress among Malaysian University Students Healthcare, 10(8). More information
Alimoradi, Z., Lin, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). Domestic violence during COVID-19 pandemic: An issue that needs comprehensive attention and intervention Asian Journal of Social Health and Behavior, 5(1), 1-2. More information
Jabbarian, R., Tofangchiha, M., Ranjbaran, M., Akafzadeh, N., Samadian, S., Pakpour, A., Patini, R. (2022). Attitude of parents towards oral health and dental treatment of their children during the COVID-19 pandemic Brazilian Dental Science, 25(3). More information
Alimoradi, Z., Jafari, E., Potenza, M., Lin, C., Wu, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). Binge-Watching and Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. More information
Imani, V., Ahorsu, D., Taghizadeh, N., Parsapour, Z., Nejati, B., Chen, H., Pakpour, A. (2022). The Mediating Roles of Anxiety, Depression, Sleepiness, Insomnia, and Sleep Quality in the Association between Problematic Social Media Use and Quality of Life among Patients with Cancer Healthcare, 10(9). More information
Pakpour, A., Fazeli, S., Zeidi, I., Alimoradi, Z., Georgsson, M., Broström, A., Potenza, M. (2022). Effectiveness of a mobile app-based educational intervention to treat internet gaming disorder among Iranian adolescents: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, 23(1). More information
Ahonen, H., Pakpour, A., Norderyd, O., Broström, A., Fransson, E., Lindmark, U. (2022). Applying World Dental Federation Theoretical Framework for Oral Health in a General Population International Dental Journal, 72(4), 536-544. More information
Molsted, S., Bennett, P., Wilund, K., Bruun, K., Pakpour, A., Liljehult, J., Brandi, L. (2022). Nurses' and medical doctors' attitudes towards exercise for people with chronic kidney disease in Denmark Journal of Renal Care. More information
Chen, I. Chen, H. Gamble, J. Liao, X. Chen, X. Yang, Y. , ... Lin C. (2022). Evaluating a cross-lagged panel model between problematic internet use and psychological distress and cross-level mediation of school administrator support on problematic internet use: The serial mediating role of psychological needs thwarting of online teaching and psychological distress Frontiers In Public Health, 10. More information
Alimoradi, Z. Broström, A. Ohayon, M. Lin, C. Griffiths, M. Jernelöv, S. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Reply to Liu et al.: “Effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) on quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis” Sleep Medicine Reviews, 66. More information
Attieh, R., Koffi, K., Toure, M., Parr-Labbe, E., Pakpour, A., Poder, T. (2022). Validation of the Canadian French version of the fear of COVID-19 scale in the general population of Quebec Brain and Behavior, 12(5). More information
Alijanzadeh, M. Lin, C. Yahaghi, R. Rahmani, J. Yazdi, N. Jafari, E. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Measurement Invariance and Differential Item Functioning of the Health Literacy Instrument for Adults (HELIA): A Large-Scale Cross-Sectional Study in Iran Healthcare, 10(10). More information
Alimoradi, Z., Lotfi, A., Lin, C., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Estimation of Behavioral Addiction Prevalence During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Current Addiction Reports, 9, 486-517. More information
Ohayon, M., Pakpour, A., Cote, M. (2022). Prevalence and Incidence of Hypnagogic Hallucinations In A Longitudinal Study of The American General Population Sleep, 45, A245. More information
Ohayon, M., Pakpour, A., Cote, M. (2022). The Role of Hypersomnolence In Depression: Results From a Longitudinal Study of the American General Population Sleep, 45, A293-A294. More information
Liu, C., Chen, Y., Chen, J., Fan, C., Hsieh, M., Lin, C., Pakpour, A. (2022). Burdens on caregivers of patients with stroke during a pandemic: relationships with support satisfaction, psychological distress, and fear of COVID-19 BMC Geriatrics, 22(1). More information
Golboni, F., Alimoradi, Z., Fridlund, B., Årestedt, L., Griffiths, M., Broström, A., Pakpour, A. (2022). A Qualitative Analysis of Personal Health Care Challenges Experienced by Iranian Divorcees Qualitative Report, 27(12), 2783-2800. More information
Craftman, Å., Pakpour, A., Calderon, H., Meling, A., Browall, M., Lundh Hagelin, C. (2022). Home care assistants' attitudes and perceptions of caring for people at the end of life in their homes in Sweden Health & Social Care in the Community, 30(5), e2648-e2656. More information
Snögren, M., Pakpour, A., Eriksson, I., Stensson, M., Ek, K., Browall, M. (2022). Psychometric evaluation of a short-form version of the Swedish "Attitudes to and Knowledge of Oral Health" questionnaire BMC Geriatrics, 22. More information
Chang, K., Chen, H., Huang, S., Chen, J., Potenza, M., Pakpour, A., Lin, C. (2022). Comparisons of psychological distress and self-stigma among three types of substance use disorders receiving treatment-as-usual approaches: real-world data from a 9-month longitudinal study Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease, 13. More information
Huang, P. Chen, J. Potenza, M. Griffiths, M. Pakpour, A. Chen, J. , ... Lin C. (2022). Temporal associations between physical activity and three types of problematic use of the internet: A six-month longitudinal study Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 11(4), 1055-1067. More information
Alimoradi, Z., Majd, N., RezaeiNiaraki, M., Bajalan, Z., Griffiths, M., Pakpour, A. (2022). Prevalence of household food insecurity and its predictive role on the health of mothers with children aged under 60 months Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 51, 246-252. More information
Chen, I., Chang, K., Chang, C., Huang, S., Potenza, M., Pakpour, A., Lin, C. (2022). Temporal associations between problematic use of the internet and self-stigma among people with substance use disorders: A cross-lagged model across one year Journal of Psychiatric Research, 156, 339-348. More information
Cheng, W. Chang, C. Griffiths, M. Yen, C. Liu, J. Su, J. , ... Pakpour A. (2022). Quality of life and care burden among family caregivers of people with severe mental illness: mediating effects of self-esteem and psychological distress BMC Psychiatry, 22(1). More information
Lin, C., Potenza, M., Broström, A., Pakpour, A. (2021). Internet gaming disorder, psychological distress, and insomnia in adolescent students and their siblings: An actor-partner interdependence model approach Addictive Behaviors Reports, 13. More information
Pakpour, A. Yahaghi, R. Ahmadizade, S. Fotuhi, R. Taherkhani, E. Ranjbaran, M. , ... Broström A. (2021). A population-based dataset concerning predictors of willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Iran Data in Brief, 39. More information
Fan, C., Liu, C., Huang, H., Lin, C., Pakpour, A. (2021). Weight Stigma Model on Quality of Life Among Children in Hong Kong: A Cross-Sectional Modeling Study Frontiers in Psychology, 12. More information
Tahir, M. Malik, N. Ullah, I. Khan, H. Perveen, S. Ramalho, R. , ... Pakpour A. (2021). Internet addiction and sleep quality among medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multinational cross-sectional survey PLOS ONE, 16(11 November). More information
Fazeli, S., Mohammadi Zeidi, I., Lin, C., Namdar, P., Griffiths, M., Ahorsu, D., Pakpour, A. (2020). Depression, anxiety, and stress mediate the associations between internet gaming disorder, insomnia, and quality of life during the COVID-19 outbreak Addictive Behaviors Reports, 12. More information
Eriksson, K., Wikström, L., Broström, A., Pakpour, A. (2020). Predictors for Early Physical Recovery for General and Orthopedic Patients after Major Surgery: Structural Equational Model Analyses Pain Management Nursing, 21(4), 371-378. More information
Lin, C., Imani, V., Broström, A., Årestedt, K., Pakpour, A., Griffiths, M. (2019). Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of the 7-Item Persian Game Addiction Scale for Iranian Adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. More information
Fitzmauric, C. Fitzmaurice, C. Abate, D. Abbasi, N. Abbastabar, H. Abd-Allah, F. , ... Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration ,. (2019). Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived with Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for 29 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2017: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study JAMA Oncology, 5(12), 1749-1768. More information

Conference paper

Imani, V., Pakpour, A. (2022). GENDER- SPECIFIC ESTIMATES OF SLEEP PROBLEMS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META- ANALYSIS. 16th World Sleep Congress, March 11-16, 2022 in Rome, Italy. More information