• Malingering in clinical practice with specific reference to psychiatry and psychology 

      Hugo, Frans J.; Hemp, Frances (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Malingering is the intentional simulation of illness for an external gain. It can occur in any medical illness and most clinicians will encounter this problem at some point in their clinical practice. ...
    • Management of mental health disorders and central nervous system sequelae in HIV-positive children and adolescents 

      Nassen, R.; Donald, K.; Walker, K.; Paruk, S.; Vujovic, M.; Duncan, W.; Laughton, Barbara; Moos, B.; Eley, B.; Lachman, A.; Wilmshurst, J. (AOSIS Publishing, 2014-09)
      HIV-positive children and adolescents are at increased risk of both central nervous system (CNS) sequelae and mental disorders owing to a number of factors, including the impact of HIV infection on the brain, social ...
    • Management of violent behaviour in acutely relapsed schizophrenics 

      Koen, L.; Lategan, B. H.; Jordaan, E.; Niehaus, D. J. H.; Emsley, R. A. (AOSIS Publishing, 2004-09-28)
      The management of aggressive behaviour has always been a criticai issue in psychiatry. Finding measures that can be used to accurately predict the likelihood of assaultative behaviour and thus ensure timeous appropriate ...
    • Maternal post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcohol dependence and child behaviour outcomes in mother–child dyads infected with HIV : a longitudinal study 

      Nöthling, Jani; Martin, Cherie L.; Laughton, Barbara; Cotton, Mark F.; Seedat, Soraya (BMJ Publishing Group, 2013-12)
      Objectives: HIV and psychiatric disorders are prevalent and often concurrent. Childbearing women are at an increased risk for both HIV and psychiatric disorders, specifically depression and post-traumatic stress disorder ...
    • Medical research in South Africa : a psychiatric perspective 

      Stein, D. J.; Emsley, R. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
      We read the recent editorials on medical research in the new South Africa with great interest. MBewu1 argued convincingly that medical research in this country can be 'the fairy godmother who provides a brighter future for ...
    • Mental health outcomes in HIV and childhood maltreatment : a systematic review 

      Spies, Georgina; Afifi, Tracie O.; Archibald, Sarah L.; Fennema-Notestine, Christine; Sareen, Jitender; Seedat, Soraya (BioMed Central, 2012-06)
      Background: High rates of childhood maltreatment have been documented in HIV-positive men and women. In addition, mental disorders are highly prevalent in both HIV-infected individuals and victims of childhood maltreatment. ...
    • Mental health service use among South Africans for mood, anxiety and substance use disorders 

      Seedat, Soraya; Williams, David R.; Herman, Anna A.; Moomal, Hashim; Williams, Stacey L.; Jackson, Pamela B.; Myes, Landon; Stein, Dan J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009)
      Background. Europe and North America have low rates of mental health service use despite high rates of mental disorder. Little is known about mental health service use among South Africans. Design. A nationally representative ...
    • Mental health services for HIV/AIDS patients are long overdue 

      Andersen, L. S.; Seedat, S. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-11)
      Although progress has been made since the launch of the National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme in April 2004 in providing medical treatment to people infected with HIV, their psychosocial needs have not been similarly ...
    • Methamphetamine-induced psychosis : clinical features, treatment modalities and outcomes 

      Thomas, Eileen; Lategan, Helena; Verster, Chris; Kidd, Martin; Weich, Lize (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
      Objective: To investigate the clinical features, prescribing patterns and outcomes of psychiatric inpatients admitted with methamphetamine-induced psychosis. Method: A cross-sectional, descriptive pilot study was conducted ...
    • Methods of deliberate self-harm in a tertiary hospital in South Africa 

      Pieterse, Deirdre; Hoare, Jacqueline; Louw, Kerry-Ann; Breet, Elsie; Henry, Michelle; Lewis, Ian; Bantjes, Jason (AOSIS, 2020)
      Background: Little is known about the methods of deliberate self-harm (DSH) in South Africa (SA), despite the importance of means restriction as a public health strategy to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated ...
    • Minimization of childhood maltreatment is common and consequential : results from a large, multinational sample using the childhood trauma questionnaire 

      MacDonald, Kai; Thomas, Michael L.; Sciolla, Andres F.; Schneider, Beacher; Pappas, Katherine; Bleijenberg, Gijs; Bohus, Martin; Bekh, Bradley; Carpenter, Linda; Carr, Alan; Dannlowski, Udo; Dorahy, Martin; Fahlke, Claudia; Finzi-Dottan, Ricky; Karu, Tobi; Gerdner, Arne; Glaesmer, Heide; Grabe, Hans Jorgen; Heins, Marianne; Kenny, Dianna T.; Kim, Daeho; Knoop, Hans; Lobbestael, Jill; Lochner, Christine; Lauritzen, Grethe; Ravndal, Edle; Riggs, Shelley; Sar, Vedat; Schafer, Ingo; Schlosser, Nicole; Schwandt, Melanie L.; Stein, Murray B.; Subic-Wrana, Claudia; Vogel, Mark; Wingenfeld, Katja (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Childhood maltreatment has diverse, lifelong impact on morbidity and mortality. The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) is one of the most commonly used scales to assess and quantify these experiences ...
    • Moral perspectives on stimulant use in healthy students 

      Verster, G. C.; Van Niekerk, Anton A. (HMPG, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The quest for enhancement has been part of human culture for thousands of years. Progress in scientific developments and especially in medical science has enabled previously unimaginable advances to be ...
    • Morphological features in a Xhosa schizophrenia population 

      Koen, Liezl; Niehaus, Dana J. H.; De Jong, Greetje; Muller, Jacqueline E.; Jordaan, Esme (BioMed Central, 2006-10)
      Background: Demonstrating an association between physical malformation and schizophrenia could be considered supportive of a neurodevelopmental origin of schizophrenia and may offer insights into a critical period for the ...
    • Mothers’ pupillary responses to infant facial expressions 

      Yrttiaho, Santeri; Niehaus, Dana; Thomas, Eileen; Leppanen, Jukka M. (BioMed Central, 2017-02-06)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Human parental care relies heavily on the ability to monitor and respond to a child’s affective states. The current study examined pupil diameter as a potential physiological index of mothers’ ...
    • Moving beyond access : towards a quality-orientated substance abuse treatment system in South Africa 

      Myers, Bronwyn J.; Petersen, Zaino; Kader, Rehana; Parry, Charles D. H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-08)
      There is growing concern about the increased demand for and limited access to substance abuse treatment in South Africa.1 The government has responded by allocating more money to the delivery of substance abuse treatment, ...
    • The nature of relapse in schizophrenia 

      Emsley, Robin; Chiliza, Bonginkosi; Asmal, Laila; Harvey, Brian, H. (BioMed Cenral, 2013-02)
      Background Multiple relapses characterise the course of illness in most patients with schizophrenia, yet the nature of these episodes has not been extensively researched and clinicians may not always be aware of important ...
    • Needs-based gap analysis for service transformation in the Eastern Cape 

      Sukeri, K.; Alonso-Betancourt, O.; Emsley, R. (AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
      Objectives. Part I of this research article presents a needs-based analysis for the management of schizophrenia, bipolar mood disorder and major depression for the Eastern Cape (EC) Province, South Africa. This part of the ...
    • Neonatal septicaemia : prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of common pathogens at Princess Marina Hospital, Botswana 

      Mudzikati, Lydia; Dramowski, Angela (Medpharm Publications, 2015)
      Background: Septicaemia is the third most common cause of neonatal death after prematurity and birth asphyxia. The prevalence of neonatal sepsis and the spectrum of causative microorganisms fluctuates over time, thus ...
    • Neurological ageing factors : neurobiology of ageing and prevention of dementia 

      Potocnik, Felix C. V.; Janse van Rensburg, Susan; Bouwens, Christianne (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005-06)
      By the year 2000 the total human population passed the 6 billion mark. It is estimated to peak at 9 billion around 2070 before declining to 8.4 billion at the end of the century. The decline will largely be due to reduced ...
    • Neurological soft signs, spontaneous and treatment emergent extrapyramidal syndromes in Black Africans with first episode schizophrenia 

      Ojagbemi, Akin; Chiliza, Bonga; Bello, Toyin; Asmal, Laila; Esan, Oluyomi; Emsley, Robin A.; Gureje, Oye (Frontiers Media, 2018)
      Background: Very little is known about the relationship between spontaneous and treatment-induced motor syndromes in Africans with first episode schizophrenia. Objective: We investigated the association between spontaneous ...