• Cognitive training in patients with Trichotillomania (Hair-pulling Disorder) 

      Louw, Derine (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Hair-pulling disorder (HPD), also known as trichotillomania, is a psychiatric condition characterized by recurrent pulling of hair, resulting in hair loss. Patients report repeated but ...
    • The identification of novel susceptibility genes involved in anxiety disorders 

      McGregor, Nathaniel Wade (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch UniversityStellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The etiology of anxiety disorders remains incompletely understood. Clear evidence for a genetic component has been proposed; however, there is also an increasing focus on environmental factors and the ...
    • Psychobiological correlates of distress in pregnancy 

      Roos, Annerine (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pregnancy is often accompanied by distressing psychological symptoms such as anxiety. These symptoms may result from changes in cognitive-affective processing, which in turn reflect hormonal changes during ...