Browsing Research Articles (Psychology) by Title

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    • 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 ...

    • Value of a mobile information system to improve quality of care by community health workers 

      Tomlinson, Mark; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane; Doherty, Tanya; Swendeman, Dallas; Tsai, Alexander C.; Ijumba, Petrida; Le Roux, Ingrid; Jackson, Debra; Stewart, Jackie; Friedman, Andi; Colvin, Mark; Chopra, Mickey (AOSIS Publishing, 2013)
      Background: We will be unable to achieve sustained impact on health outcomes with community health worker (CHW)-based interventions unless we bridge the gap between small scale efficacy studies and large scale interventions. ...

    • Video observations of treatment administration to children on antiretroviral therapy in rural KwaZulu-Natal 

      Coetzee, Bronwyne; Kagee, Ashraf; Bland, Ruth (Taylor & Francis Online, 2016-07)
      For children younger than five years, caregivers are responsible for the measurement and administration of antiretroviral medication doses to children. Failure to adhere to the regimen as prescribed may lead to high viral ...

    • 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, ...

    • Women's experiences of reporting rape to the police : a qualitative study 

      Du Plessis, Nina; Kagee, Ashraf; Maw, Anastasia (Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, 2009)
      Many survivors of rape experience secondary traumatisation when they report their experience to the police. By means of qualitative interviews the authors explored the experiences of 16 women of reporting rape to the police ...

    • "You must carry your wheelchair" : barriers to accessing healthcare in a South African rural area 

      Vergunst, Richard; Swartz, Leslie; Mji, Gubela; MacLachlan, Malcolm; Mannan, Hasheem (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-10-01)
      Background: There is international evidence that people with disabilities face barriers when accessing primary healthcare services and that there is inadequate information about effective interventions that work to ...