Browsing Research Articles (Psychology) by Title

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    • Socio-behaviour challenges to phase III HIV vaccine trials in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      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 ...

    • Stress and coping strategies in a sample of South African managers involved in post-graduate managerial studies 

      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 ...

    • Understanding health care workers’ anxieties in a diversifying world 

      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 ...

    • An unusual case of an unusual bug 

      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 ...

    • The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool : a report from a household survey in South Africa 

      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 ...

    • Why does mental health not get the attention it deserves? An application of the Shiffman and Smith framework 

      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, ...