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  • Bantjes, Jason   Nieuwoudt, Johan (SA ePublications, 2011-06)
    One way of approaching disruptive behaviour in schools is to pathologise the miscreants. Working within this paradigm, schools seek to discourage misconduct via concrete mechanisms such as control, discipline and exclusions. ...
  • Watermeyer, Brian (Taylor & Francis Routledge, 2012-03)
    Until recently disability studies has ignored questions regarding the psychological nature of oppression. Proponents of the social model have viewed such concerns as diversionary, diluting their emphasis on material and ...
  • Swartz, Leslie   Kilian, Sanja   Twesigye, Justus   Attah, Dzifa   Chiliza, Bonginkosi (Co-Action Publishing, 2014-02)
    Language is at the heart of mental health care. Many high-income countries have sophisticated interpreter services, but in low- and middle-income countries there are not sufficient professional services, let alone interpreter ...
  • Kagee, Ashraf   Freeman, Melvyn (Elsevier, 2008)
    INTRODUCTION: According to the World Health Report 2001, over the past 20 years a fundamental and inseparable connection between mental and physical health has been convincingly established (WHO, 2001). Both mental and ...
  • Swartz, Leslie (Taylor and Francis, 2013-09)
    The alleged shooting by Paralympian and Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has led to strong reactions worldwide. Scholars in the field of disability studies have expressed shock and ...
  • Van der Merwe, R. P.   Le Roux, J. A.   Meyer, J. C.   Van Niekerk, H. G. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 1990-06)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A study was conducted on how to obtain Holland's codes for South African occupations practically and economically by deducing them from information on the nature of the occupation (as derived by means of ...
  • Rotheram-Borus, Mary-Jane   Richter, Linda   Van Rooyen, Heidi   Van Heerden, Alastair   Tomlinson, Mark   Stein, Alan   Rochat, Tamsen   De Kadt, Julia   Mtungwa, Nonhle   Mkhize, Lungile   Ndlovu, Lindo   Ntombela, Lungile   Comulada, W. Scott   Desmond, Katherine A.   Greco, Erin (BioMed Central, 2011-01)
    Background: Pregnant women living with HIV (WLH) face daily challenges maintaining their own and their babies' health and mental health. Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed ...
  • Kagee, Ashraf   Lund, Crick (SA ePublications, 2012-03)
    Despite its importance in the international arena, the evidence-based movement appears to have had little impact among South African clinical and counseling psychologists. We interviewed 13 of the 18 directors of psychology ...
  • De Bruin, Gideon P. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2002-09)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examined the relationship between vocational interests and basic personality traits.The interest fields of the 19-Field-Interest Inventory were related to the second order factors of the 16 ...
  • Tol, Wietse, A.   Patel, Vikram   Tomlinson, Mark R.   Baingana, Florence   Galappatti, Ananda   Silove, Derrick   Sondorp, Egbert   Van Ommeren, Mark   Wessells, Michael G.   Panter-Brick, Catherine (Informa Healthcare, 2012-02)
    Background: Humanitarian crises are associated with an increase in mental disorders and psychological distress. Despite the emerging consensus on intervention strategies in humanitarian settings, the field of mental ...
  • Yasamy, M. Taghi   Maulik, Pallab K.   Tomlinson, Mark   Lund, Crick   Van Ommeren, Mark   Saxena, Shekhar (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2011-11)
    Between 13% and 49% of the world’s population develop neuropsychiatric disorders at some point in their life. More and more evidence indicates that mental disorders and problems are common in all countries studied, and ...
  • Tomlinson, Mark   Chopra, Micky   Hoosain, Naeema   Rudan, Igor (BioMed Central, 2011-05)
    Abstract. Background. It is estimated that more than $130 billion is invested globally into health research each year. Increasingly, there is a need to set priorities in health research investments in a fair and legitimate ...
  • Smit, Joalida   Middelkoop, Keren   Myer, Landon   Lindegger, Graham   Swartz, Leslie   Seedat, Soraya   Tucker, Tim   Wood, Robin   Bekker, Linda-Gail   Stein, Dan J. (Makerere University Medical School, 2005-09)
    Background: A number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are preparing for HIV vaccine efficacy trials. Social and behavioural factors related to HIV transmission require examination in each setting where these trials are ...
  • Spangenberg, Judora J.   Orpen-Lyall, Mark R. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2000-06)
    To examine the relationships between stress levels and, respectively, stressor appraisal, coping strategies and bio- graphical variables, 107 managers completed a biographical questionnaire. Experience of Work and Life ...
  • Daniels, Karen   Swartz, Leslie (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2007-11)
    We live in an age of evidencebased medicine, and with good reason. It is important to be able to evaluate the likely impact of various interventions, and it is no longer acceptable to practice health care on the basis ...
  • Buckley, Philippa   Reuter, Helmuth (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005-08)
    Many doctors dislike patients presenting with psychiatric symptoms. This may lead to less careful examination and less precise laboratory testing. When routine examinations and tests are declared normal, the patients ...
  • Tomlinson, Mark   Solomon, Wesley   Singh, Yages   Doherty, Tanya   Chopra, Mickey   Ijumba, Petrida   Tsai, Alexander C.   Jackson, Debra (BioMed Central, 2009-12)
    Background: To investigate the feasibility, the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect ...
  • Tomlinson, Mark R.   Lund, Crick (Public Livrary of Science (PloS), 2012-02)
    Introduction - The lifetime prevalence of mental disorders has been estimated to be between 12.2% and 48.6% globally. More than 13% of the global burden of disease for mental disorders is due to neuropsychiatric disorders, ...