Shabnam Nohesara, (MD) is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at IUMS and psychoanalyst. She is Residency Program Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Director of Student`s Health and Counseling Division, Director of evaluation & Accreditation Division of the School of Medicine. She is a graduate of ACAP-NJ in New Jersey.

Dr. Nohesara is the Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Discourse journal and currently works at Psychotherapy Department at the Faculty of Psychiatry where she lectures on psychoanalytic psychotherapy to psychiatry residents. She specializes in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adults, and supervises psychology interns and trainees.

She has presented on a wide range of topics such as creativity, psychoanalytic relationship and psychoanalytic attitude towards psychopathology.

Her publications are:

Translations into Farsi

M. Eftekhar & S. Nohesara (2012). Translators. Bologini, S. (2012). Secret Passages: The Theory and Technique of Interpsychic Relations. Tehran, Iran: Arjmand

Papers

Behnam Shariati , Amir Shabani *, Elmira Ariana-Kia , Masoud Ahmadzad-Asl , Kaveh Alavi , Zohreh Mousavi Behbahani , Mohammad Reza Ghasemzadeh , Sahar Hasani , Zahra Ghiasi , Fatemeh Kashaninasab , Soodeh Tajik Esmaeeli , Mohammad Reza Najjarzadegan , Amin Kheirolahi , Mahboobeh Beihaghi , Seyed Vahid Shariat and Shabnam Nohesara(2018). Drug Attitude Inventory in Patients with Bipolar Disorder: Psychometric Properties. Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci, 12(3):e9831. Published online 2018 July 21.

Shabnam Nohesara*,Mohammad Ghadirivasfi,Mahmood Barati,Mohammad-Reza Ghasemzadeh,Samira Narimani,Zohreh Mousavi-Behbahani,Mohammadtaghi Joghataei,Mansoureh Soleimani,Mozhgan Taban,Soraya Mehrabi,Sam Thiagalingam,Hamid Mostafavi Abdolmaleky (2016). Methamphetamine-induced psychosis is associated with DNA hypomethylation and increased expression of AKT1 and key dopaminergic genes. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Vol 171, Issue 8, December 2016, 1180–1189, first published: 18 October 2016.

Homa Mohammad-Sadeghi a, Masoud Ahmadzad-Asl b, Atefe Ghanbari-Jolfaei a, Mehrasa Mohammad-Sadeghi c, Shabnam Nohesara (2015).Comparison of Attachment Styles in Subjects with and without Obesity.Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 21, No. 1, spring, 37- 49

Seddighi A , Seddighi AS , Nikouei A , Ashrafi F , Nohesara S (2015).Psychological aspects in brain tumor patients: A prospective study. Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine [, 18 Suppl 1:63-67].Department of Neurosurgery, Shohada Tajrish Hospital, Tajrish Sq, Tehran, Iran. a_sedighi@sbmu.ac.ir.

Hamid Mostafavi Abdolmaleky, Shabnam Nohesara, Mohammad Ghadirivasfi, Arthur W Lambert, Hamidreza Ahmadkhaniha, Sait Ozturk, Chen Khuan Wong, Rahim Shafa, Ashraf Mostafavi, Sam Thiagalingam(2014).DNA hypermethylation of serotonin transporter gene promoter in drug naïve patients with schizophrenia.Schizophr Res Feb 8;152(2-3):373-80. Epub Jan 8.

Raziyeh Nasirzadeh, Mohammad Ali Mazaheri, Sima Ferdosi, Shabnam Nohesara, Shahriar Shahidi(2014).Mothers’ Narratives of their Infants’ Feeding Problems and Comparing Infant Feeding Styles. Payesh Health Monitor Journal Vol. 13, No. 3, May-June

Amir Shabani, Masoud Ahmadzad-Asl, Kambiz Zangeneh, Samaneh Teimurinejad, Sadaf Kokar, Mojgan Taban, Behnam Shariati, Zohreh Mousavi Behbahani, Mohammadreza Ghasemzadeh, Sahar Hasani, Shabnam Nohesara, Somayyeh Tat, Shahabali Shirkhoda, Zahra Ghorbani, Seyed Vahid Shariat(2013).Quality of life in patients with bipolar I disorder: is it related to disorder outcome? Acta Medica Iranica. 51(6):386-393.

Amir Shabani 1 , Samaneh Teimurinejad 2 , Sadaf Kokar 2 , Masoud Ahmadzad 2 , Behnam Shariati 2 , Zohreh Mousavi Behbahan 2 , Mohammad Reza Ghasemzadeh 2 , Sahar Hasani 2 , Mojgan Taban 3 , Shahab Shirekhoda 4 , Zahra Ghorbani 4 , Somayeh Tat 2 , Shabnam Nohesara 5 and Seyed Vahid Shariat (2013).Suicide Risk Factors in Iranian Patients With Bipolar Disorder:A 21- Month Follow-Up From BDPF Study. Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. Spring; 7(1):16-23

Mohammad Ghadiri, Shabnam Nohesara ,Hamid Mostafavi Abdolmaleky ,Hamidreza Ahmadkhaniha, Mozhgan Taban (2012).The Establishment of Iranian DNA Bank for Genetic and Epigenetic Studies in Psychiatric Disorders. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 17, No. 4, winter, 324 – 331

Mohammad Reza Ghasemzadeh, MD,1 Mohammad Ghadiri Vasfi, MD,2 Shabnam Nohesara, MD,2 and Amir Shabani, MD3(2012).Shared Psychotic Manic Syndrome in Monozygotic Twins: A Case Report.Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. Spring-Summer; 6(1): 75–77.

Mohammad Ghadirivasfi, Shabnam Nohesara, Hamid-Reza Ahmadkhaniha, Mohammad-Reza Eskandari, Siavash Mostafavi, Sam Thiagalingam, Hamid Mostafavi Abdolmaleky(2011).Hypomethylation of the serotonin receptor type-2A Gene (HTR2A) at T102C polymorphic site in DNA derived from the saliva of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet Jul 19; 156B (5):536-45. Epub May 19.

Shabnam Nohesara, Mohammad Ghadirivasfi, Sahar Mostafavi, Mohammad-Reza Eskandari, HamidReza Ahmadkhaniha, Sam Thiagalingam, Hamid Mostafavi Abdolmaleky(2011).DNA hypomethylation of MB-COMT promoter in the DNA derived from saliva in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Res Nov 5; 45(11):1432-8. Epub Aug 5.

Amir Shabani, Aida Taheri, Sanaz Azadforouz, Chehreh Najd Abbasi, Zahra Mousavi, Kambiz Zangeneh, Seyed Vahid Shariat, Shabnam Nohesara, Morteza Naserbakht, Mojgan Taban, Sadaf Kokar, Samaneh Teimoorinejad, Mitra Hakimshooshtari, Elham Shirazi(2010).Bipolar Disorder Patients Follow-up (BDPF): methods and materials. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 15(4):229-234.