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Fears of South African children affected by HIV/AIDS
Although fears are part of normal development, the living environment of HIV/AIDS affected children is conducive to the development of particular fears. This study examined the fears of 39 South African children (7-13 ...
Intrasexual competition and sexual selection in cooperative mammals
In most animals, the sex that invests least in its offspring competes more intensely for access to the opposite sex and shows greater development of secondary sexual characters than the sex that invests most. However, in ...
Consulting private health care providers aggravates treatment delay in urban South African tuberculosis patients
SETTING: An urban primary health care facility in Khayelitsha, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To determine the difference in total tuberculosis (TB) treatment delay in patients who initially seek care at National TB Control ...
Predictors of response to pharmacotherapy in social anxiety disorder: An analysis of 3 placebo-controlled paroxetine trials
Background: There is increasing evidence that patients with social anxiety disorder (social phobia) respond to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Response rates to SSRIs in social anxiety ...
Transmission of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain resembling 'strain W' among noninstitutionalized, human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative patients
Since 1990, several outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR- TB) have been described among institutionalized patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We describe a community MDR-TB outbreak ...
Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
Background: Alcohol-serving venues in South Africa provide a location for HIV prevention interventions due to risk factors of patrons in these establishments. Understanding the association between mental health and risk ...