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Facial affect recognition and exit examination performance in medical students : a prospective exploratory study
(BioMed Central, 2014-11)
Background: Facial affect recognition (FAR) abilities underpin emotional intelligence (EI). The latter is suggested to predict academic success and to be important for clinician-patient interaction. It is therefore ...
The rise of assertive community interventions in South Africa : a randomized control trial assessing the impact of a modified assertive intervention on readmission rates; a three year follow-up
(BioMed Central, 2014-02)
Background: Many countries have over the last few years incorporated mental health assertive interventions in an attempt to address the repercussions of deinstitutionalization. Recent publications have failed to duplicate ...
Use of traditional treatment methods in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2003)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : No abstract available.
Occupation and schizophrenia in a Xhosa population - A variant of the social drift theory?
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2004)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : no abstract available.
Morphological features in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
(BioMed Central, 2006-10)
Background: Demonstrating an association between physical malformation and schizophrenia could be considered supportive of a neurodevelopmental origin of schizophrenia and may offer insights into a critical period for the ...
A case of Ifufunyane : a Xhosa culture-bound syndrome
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-11)
Clinicians and patients frequently have a different understanding and interpretation of the nature of an illness. While many reasons for these discrepancies can be postulated, differences in sociocultural background often ...
Crisis discharges and readmission risk in acute psychiatric male inpatients
(BioMed Central, 2008-06)
Background: Severe pressures on beds in psychiatric services have led to the implementation of an early ("crisis") discharge policy in the Western Cape, South Africa. The study examined the effect of this policy and length ...
When apparent schizophrenia is excluded
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
Where must a clinician turn when straightforward schizophrenia suddenly turns out to be just the opposite? Fortunately, these days, there are protocols for just about everything. But how much value do these add? This article ...
Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-03)
Chromosome 22q11 aberrations substantially increase the risk for developing schizophrenia. Although micro-deletions in this region have been extensively investigated in different populations across the world, little is ...
Assessing the efficacy of a modified assertive community-based treatment programme in a developing country
(BioMed Central, 2010-09)
Background: A number of recently published randomized controlled trials conducted in developed countries have reported no advantage for assertive interventions over standard care models. One possible explanation could ...