Recent Submissions

  • Prognostic value of motor timing in treatment outcome in patients with alcohol- and/or cocaine use disorder in a rehabilitation program 

    Young, Susanne Yvette; Kidd, Martin; Van Hoof, Jacques J. M.; Seedat, Soraya, 1966- (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    Introduction: Individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) often have cognitive deficits in multiple domains, including motor timing deficits, with recovery times of up to 1 year. Cognitive deficits influence treatment ...
  • Neurological soft signs, spontaneous and treatment emergent extrapyramidal syndromes in Black Africans with first episode schizophrenia 

    Ojagbemi, Akin; Chiliza, Bonga; Bello, Toyin; Asmal, Laila; Esan, Oluyomi; Emsley, Robin; Gureje, Oye (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    Background: Very little is known about the relationship between spontaneous and treatment-induced motor syndromes in Africans with first episode schizophrenia. Objective: We investigated the association between spontaneous ...
  • Evaluating a screener to quantify PTSD risk using emergency care information : a proof of concept study 

    Van der Mei, Willem F.; Barbano, Anna C.; Ratanatharathorn, Andrew; Bryant, Richard A.; Delahanty, Douglas L.; DeRoon-Cassini, Terri A.; Lai, Betty S.; Lowe, Sarah R.; Matsuoka, Yutaka J.; Olff, Miranda; Qi, Wei; Schnyder, Ulrich; Seedat, Soraya, 1966-; Kessler, Ronald C.; Koenen, Karestan C.; Shalev, Arieh Y. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-03-02)
    Background: Previous work has indicated that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, measured by the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) within 60 days of trauma exposure, can reliably produce likelihood estimates ...
  • Body dysmorphic disorder : a diagnostic challenge in adolescence 

    Thungana, Yanga; Moxley, Karis; Lachman, Anusha (AOSIS, 2018)
    Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a chronic and disabling condition that is characterised by distressing preoccupations with perceived defects in one’s own appearance, which might be slight or not observable to others. It ...
  • Toward identifying reproducible brain signatures of obsessive-compulsive profiles : rationale and methods for a new global initiative 

    Simpson, Helen Blair; Van Den Heuvel, Odile A.; Miguel, Euripedes C.; Reddy, Y. C. J.; Stein, Dan J.; Lewis-Fernandez, Roberto; Shavitt, Roseli Gedanke; Lochner, Christine; Pouwels, Petra J. W.; Narayanawamy, Janardhanan C.; Venkatasubramanian, Ganesan; Hezel, Dianne M.; Vriend, Chris; Batistuzzo, Marcelo C.; Hoexter, Marcelo Q.; De Joode, Niels T.; Costa, Daniel Lucas; De Mathis, Maria Alice; Sheshachala, Karthik; Narayan, Madhuri; Van Balkom, Anton J. L. M.; Batelaan, Neeltje M.; Venkataram, Shivakumar; Cherian, Anish; Marincowitz, Clara; Pannekoek, Nienke; Stovezky, Yael R.; Mare, Karen; Liu, Feng; Otaduy, Maria Concepcion Garcia; Pastorello, Bruno; Rao, Rashmi; Katechis, Martha; Van Meter, Page; Wall, Melanie (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-02-14)
    Background: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has a lifetime prevalence of 2–3% and is a leading cause of global disability. Brain circuit abnormalities in individuals with OCD have been identified, but important knowledge ...
  • Prospective interepisodal mood monitoring in patients with affective disorders : a feasibility study 

    Van der Watt, Alberta S. J.; Suryapranata, Alexandra P. S. P.; Seedat, Soraya, 1966- (Dove Medical Press, 2017)
    Objectives : Our primary objective was to assess the feasibility of interepisodal telephonic mood monitoring in patients with affective disorders in a low-resource setting. Secondary objectives included gathering data on ...
  • Cultural considerations in the classification of mental disorders : why and how in ICD-11 

    Gureje, Oye; Lewis-Fernandez, Roberto; Hall, Brian J.; Reed, Geoffrey M. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-01-27)
    No abstract available.
  • The effect of childhood trauma, ApoE genotype and HIV-1 viral protein R variants on change in cognitive performance 

    Womersley, Jacqueline S.; Clauss, Lara B.; Varathan, Olivette; Engelbrecht, Susan; Hemmings, Sian M. J.; Seedat, Soraya; Spies, Georgina (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-12-27)
    Objective: Gene–environment interactions contribute to the development of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. We examined whether childhood trauma, apolipoprotein E isoforms and viral protein R (Vpr) variants were ...
  • Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among people living with HIV who drink heavily in South Africa : a cross-sectional baseline study 

    Egbe, Catherine O.; Londani, Mukhethwa; Parry, Charles D. H.; Myers, Bronwyn; Shuper, Paul A.; Nkosi, Sebenzile; Morojele, Neo K. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-12-16)
    Background: People living with HIV (PLWH) who drink alcohol and use tobacco are particularly vulnerable to tobacco-induced diseases due to an already compromised immune system. This study investigated the prevalence and ...
  • Heavy drinking and contextual risk factors among adults in South Africa : findings from the international alcohol control study 

    Trangenstein, Pamela J.; Morojele, Neo K.; Lombard, Carl; Jernigan, David H.; Parry, Charles D. H. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2018)
    Background: There is limited information about the potential individual-level and contextual drivers of heavy drinking in South Africa. This study aimed to identify risk factors for heavy drinking in Tshwane, South ...
  • Problematic use of the Internet is a unidimensional quasi-trait with impulsive and compulsive subtypes 

    Tiego, Jeggan; Lochner, Christine; Ioannidis, Konstantinos; Brand, Matthias; Stein, Dan J.; Yucel, Murat; Grant, Jon E.; Chamberlain, Samuel R. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-11-08)
    Background: Problematic use of the Internet has been highlighted as needing further study by international bodies, including the European Union and American Psychiatric Association. Knowledge regarding the optimal classification ...
  • Psychological interventions for alcohol use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS : a systematic review 

    Madhombiro, Munyaradzi; Musekiwa, Alfred; January, James; Chingono, Alfred; Abas, Melanie; Seedat, Soraya (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-10-28)
    Background: Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) are a significant impediment to achieving virological control. HIV non-suppression in PLWH with AUDs is mainly attributable to sub-optimal ...
  • HIV/AIDS mortality attributable to alcohol use in South Africa: a comparative risk assessment by socioeconomic status 

    Probst, Charlotte; Parry, Charles D. H.; Rehm, Jurgen (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018-02)
    Objectives To quantify HIV/AIDS mortality attributable to alcohol use in the adult general population of South Africa in 2012 by socioeconomic status (SES). Design Comparative risk assessment based on secondary individual ...
  • The diagnosis and management of depression in the era of the DSM-5 

    Thomas, E.; Seedat, S. (Medpharm Publications, 2018)
    Depressive disorders comprise a range of conditions that can be viewed along many dimensions. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) introduced several changes to the chapter on ...
  • Global mortality from firearms, 1990-2016 

    Naghavi, Mohsen; Marczak, Laurie B.; Kutz, Michael; Shackelford, Katya Anne; Arora, Megha; Miller-Petrie, Molly; Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine; Akseer, Nadia; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa M.; Alam, Khurshid; Alghnam, Suliman A.; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Aremu, Olatunde; Arora, Amit; Asadi-Lari, Mohsen; Assadi, Reza; Atey, Tesfay Mehari; Avila-Burgos, Leticia; Awasthi, Ashish; Quintanilla, Beatriz Paulina Ayala; Barker-Collo, Suzanne Lyn; Barnighausen, Till Winfried; Bazargan-Hejazi, Shahrzad; Behzadifar, Masoud; Behzadifar, Meysam; Bennett, James R.; Bhalla, Ashish; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Bilal, Arebu Issa; Borges, Guilherme; Borschmann, Rohan; Brazinova, Alexandra; Rincon, Julio Cesar Campuzano; Carvalho, Felix; Castaneda-Orjuela, Carlos A.; Dandona, Lalit; Dandona, Rakhi; Dargan, Paul I.; De Leo, Diego; Dharmaratne, Samath Dhamminda; Ding, Eric L.; Do, Huyen Phuc; Doku, David Teye; Doyle, Kerrie E.; Driscoll, Tim Robert; Edessa, Dumessa; El-Khatib, Ziad; Endries, Aman Yesuf; Esteghamati, Alireza; Faro, Andre; Farzadfar, Farshad; Feigin, Valery L.; Fischer, Florian; Foreman, Kyle J.; Franklin, Richard Charles; Fullman, Nancy; Futran, Neal D.; Gebrehiwot, Tsegaye Tewelde; Gutierrez, Reyna Alma; Hafezi-Nejad, Nima; Bidgoli, Hassan Haghparast; Hailu, Gessessew Bugssa; Haro, Josep Maria; Hassen, Hamid Yimam; Hawley, Caitlin; Hendrie, Delia; Hijar, Martha; Hu, Guoqing; Ilesanmi, Olayinka Stephen; Jakovljevic, Mihajlo; James, Spencer L.; Jayaraman, Sudha; Jonas, Jost B.; Kahsay, Amaha; Kasaeian, Amir; Keiyoro, Peter Njenga; Khader, Yousef; Khalil, Ibrahim A.; Khang, Young-Ho; Khubchandani, Jagdish; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Kieling, Christian; Kim, Yun Jin; Kosen, Soewarta; Krohn, Kristopher J.; Kumar, G. Anil; Lami, Faris Hasan; Lansingh, Van C.; Larson, Heidi Jane; Linn, Shai; Lunevicius, Raimundas; Abd El Razek, Hassan Magdy; Abd El Razek, Muhammed Magdy; Malekzadeh, Reza; Malta, Deborah Carvalho; Mason-Jones, Amanda J.; Matzopoulos, Richard; Memiah, Peter T. N.; Mendoza, Walter; Meretoja, Tuomo J.; Mezgebe, Haftay Berhane; Miller, Ted R.; Mohammed, Shafiu; Moradi-Lakeh, Maziar; Mori, Rintaro; Nand, Devina; Nguyen, Cuong Tat; Le Nguyen, Quyen; Ningrum, Dina Nur Anggraini; Ogbo, Felix Akpojene; Olagunju, Andrew T.; Patton, George C.; Phillips, Michael R.; Polinder, Suzanne; Pourmalek, Farshad; Qorbani, Mostafa; Rahimi-Movaghar, Afarin; Rahimi-Movaghar, Vafa; Rahman, Mahfuzar; Rai, Rajesh Kumar; Ranabhat, Chhabi Lal; Rawaf, David Laith; Rawaf, Salman; Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali; Safdarian, Mahdi; Safiri, Saeid; Sagar, Rajesh; Salama, Joseph S.; Sanabria, Juan; Milicevic, Milena M. Santric; Sarmiento-Suarez, Rodrigo; Sartorius, Benn; Satpathy, Maheswar; Schwebel, David C.; Seedat, Soraya; Sepanlou, Sadaf G.; Shaikh, Masood Ali; Sharew, Nigussie Tadesse; Shiue, Ivy; Singh, Jasvinder A.; Sisay, Mekonnen; Skirbekk, Vegard; Filho, Adauto Martins Soares; Stein, Dan J.; Stokes, Mark Andrew; Sufiyan, Mu’awiyyah Babale; Swaroop, Mamta; Sykes, Bryan L.; Tabares-Seisdedos, Rafael; Tadese, Fentaw; Tran, Bach Xuan; Tran, Tung Thanh; Ukwaja, Kingsley Nnanna; Vasankari, Tommi Juhani; Vlassov, Vasily; Werdecker, Andrea; Ye, Pengpeng; Yip, Paul; Yonemoto, Naohiro; Younis, Mustafa Z.; Zaidi, Zoubida; Zaki, Maysaa El Sayed; Hay, Simon I.; Lim, Stephen S.; Lopez, Alan D.; Mokdad, Ali H.; Vos, Theo; Murray, Christopher J. L. (American Medical Association, 2018)
    Importance: Understanding global variation in firearm mortality rates could guide prevention policies and interventions. Objective: To estimate mortality due to firearm injury deaths from 1990 to 2016 in 195 countries ...
  • Feasibility and acceptability of a bar-based sexual risk reduction intervention for bar patrons in Tshwane, South Africa 

    Morojele, Neo K.; Kitlelic, Naledi; Ngakod, Kgalabi; Kekwaletswe, Connie T.; Nkosi, Sebenzile; Fritz, Katherine; Parry, Charles D. H. (Taylor & Francis Open, 2014)
    Alcohol consumption is a recognised risk factor for HIV infection. Alcohol serving establishments have been identified as appropriate venues in which to deliver HIV prevention interventions. This paper describes experiences ...
  • Perceptions of alcohol use in the context of HIV treatment : a qualitative study 

    Madhombiro, Munyaradzi; Marimbe-Dube, Bazondlile; Dube, Michelle; Kaiyo-Utete, Malinda; Paradzai, Angeline; Chibanda, Dixon; Rusakaniko, Simbarashe; Van Der Watt, A. S. J.; Seedat, Soraya (Dove Medical Press, 2018)
    Background: Alcohol use is associated with poor HIV treatment outcomes. This study aimed to understand patients’ perceptions of the impact of alcohol use in the context of HIV care. Methods: The study design was a descriptive ...
  • Prevalence and correlates of probable posttraumatic stress disorder and common mental disorders in a population with a high prevalence of HIV in Zimbabwe 

    Verhey, R.; Gibson, L.; Brakarsh, J.; Chibanda, D.; Seedat, S. (Taylor & Francis Open, 2018)
    Background: We investigated the prevalence of and factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and common mental disorders (CMDs), which include depression and anxiety disorders, in a setting with a ...
  • Application of data pooling to longitudinal studies of early post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) : the International Consortium to Predict PTSD (ICPP) project 

    Qi, Wei; Ratanatharathorn, Andrew; Gevonden, Martin; Bryant, Richard; Delahanty, Douglas; Matsuoka, Yutaka; Olff, Miranda; DeRoon-Cassini, Terri; Schnyder, Ulrich; Seedat, Soraya; Laska, Eugene; Kessler, Ronald C.; Koenen, Karestan; Shalev, Arieh (Taylor & Francis Open, 2018)
    Background: Understanding the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a precondition for efficient risk assessment and prevention planning. Studies to date have been site and sample specific. Towards ...
  • The development of the visual screening tool for anxiety disorders and depression : addressing barriers to screening for depression and anxiety disorders in hypertension and/or diabetes 

    Ogle, Zimbini; Koen, Liezl; Niehaus, Dana J. H. (AOSIS, 2018-06)
    Background: There is a lack of screening tools for common mental disorders that can be applied across cultures, languages and levels of education in people with diabetes and hypertension. Aim: To develop a visual screening ...

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