Dr. med. Mohammad Reza Sharbafchi is a psychiatrist and holds a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psycho-Oncology from Freiburg University, Germany. He has been an assistant professor of psychiatry in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran since 2014. His interest mainly focuses on Psychosomatic Medicine, Psycho-Oncology, and Palliative Care. He is head of psycho-oncology and pain clinic in a university oncology hospital in Isfahan, and head of the department of psycho-oncology and spiritual care in a non-governmental national cancer control center (MACSA). He teaches various subjects on psycho-oncology, including breaking bad news and pain management in related courses for the training of trainers offered by Iran Ministry of Health and Medical Education.
Medical Doctor, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, 2010
Board of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, 2014
Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psycho-Oncology, Albert Ludwig Universitat Freiburg, 2017
Development and Evaluation of a Curriculum in Psycho-Oncology in Iran – focus on communication skills,
Supported by Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Development and Evaluation of a Curriculum in Psycho-Oncology in Iran – focus on communication skills
Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Freiburg, Germany
1. Assessment of delirium prevalence and associated factors in end-stage cancer patients in home care services in Isfahan
2. Evaluating the prevalence of different somatization symptoms in the first-degree family members of patients with breast, lung and colon cancer
3. Psycho-social interventions in mental health, quality of life, anxiety, depression, and pain in children with cancer: a systematic review
1. Efficacy of duloxetine add on in treatment of inflammatory bowel disease patients: A double blind controlled study.
2. Psychological status in Iranian patients with ulcerative colitis and its relation to disease activity and quality of life.
3. The Efficacy of N-Acetylcysteine in the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence: A Double-blind Controlled, Cross-over Study
4. Breaking Bad News: Different Approaches in Different Countries of Iran and Germany- an Expert Panel.
5. Health Anxiety Disorder and Its Impact on Health Services Utilization: A Narrative Review Article.