Browsing Masters Degrees (Psychiatry) by Title

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  • Beyond the rhetoric : towards a more effective and humane drug policy framework in South Africa 

    Parry, Charles; Myers, Bronwyn (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-10)
    The March 2011 Anti-Substance Abuse Summit in Durban continued the outdated approach to policy around illicit drugs in South Africa. It missed opportunities for discussing how to impact significantly on the health and ...

  • The epidemiology of major depression in South Africa : results from the South African Stress and Health study 

    Tomlinson, Mark; Grimsrud, Anna T.; Stein, Dan J.; Williams, David R.; Myer, Landon (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009)
    Background. Mental disorders are a major contributor to the burden of disease in all regions of the world. There are limited data on the epidemiology of major depressive disorder in South Africa. Methods. A nationally ...

  • Medical management of opioid dependence in South Africa 

    Weich, Lize; Perkel, Charles; Van Zyl, Nicolette; Rataemane, S. T.; Naidoo, Lochan (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
    Medical practitioners in South Africa are increasingly confronted with requests to treat patients with opioid use disorders. Many do not possess the required knowledge and skills to deal with these patients effectively. ...

  • Risk factors for substance use in pregnant women in South Africa 

    Vythilingum, B.; Roos, A.; Faure, S. C.; Geerts, L.; Stein, D. J. (HPMG, 2012-11)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Objectives. To study the prevalence of alcohol and substance use in a South African antenatal population and its correlates with sociodemographic factors, depression and perceived stress. Methods. A ...

  • Validation of a rating scale for bedside cognitive assessment 

    Roos, Annerine (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Numerous tests exist for the assessment of general cognitive functioning. Most of these tests were developed within the discipline of psychology. Neuropsychological tests are very useful, but have some ...