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Community health workers can improve child growth of antenatally-depressed, South African mothers : a cluster randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-23)
Background: Maternal antenatal depression has long-term consequences for children’s health. We examined if home visits by community health workers (CHW) can improve growth outcomes for children of mothers who are antenatally ...
Intimate partner violence and depression symptom severity among South African women during pregnancy and postpartum : population-based prospective cohort study
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Background: Violence against women by intimate partners remains unacceptably common worldwide. The evidence base for the assumed psychological impacts of intimate partner violence (IPV) is derived primarily from studies ...
Mental health spillovers and the millennium development goals : the case of perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2012-06-29)
Mental illness currently ranks among the top ten causes of burden of disease in low-income countries . In the African region specifically, neuropsychiatric disorders account for approximately 5% of disability-adjusted ...
Prevalence and factors associated with recent intimate partner violence and relationships between disability and depression in postpartum women in one clinic in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2017-07-20)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by pregnant and post-partum women has negative health effects for women, as well as the foetus, and the new-born child. In this study we sought to assess the ...