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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 ...
A clinical approach to the assessment and management of co-morbid eating disorders and substance use disorders
(BioMed Central, 2013-11)
Introduction: Research has shown that eating disorder (ED) patients who abuse substances demonstrate worse ED symptomatology and poorer outcomes than those with EDs alone, including increased general medical complications ...
Private practice-driven research
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : No abstract available.
Availability of HIV prevention and treatment services for people who inject drugs : findings from 21 countries
(BioMed Central, 2013-08)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: About a third of the global HIV infections outside sub-Saharan Africa are related to injecting drug use (IDU), and this accounts for a growing proportion of persons living with HIV. This paper ...
Maternal post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcohol dependence and child behaviour outcomes in mother–child dyads infected with HIV : a longitudinal study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2013-12)
Objectives: HIV and psychiatric disorders are prevalent and often concurrent. Childbearing women are at an increased risk for both HIV and psychiatric disorders, specifically depression and post-traumatic stress disorder ...
Depression and resilience in women with HIV and early life stress : does trauma play a mediating role? : a cross-sectional study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2014-02)
Objectives: The present study sought to assess the relationship between depressive symptomatology and resilience among women infected with HIV and to investigate whether trauma exposure (childhood trauma, other discrete ...
The impact of voluntary exercise on relative telomere length in a rat model of developmental stress
(BioMed Central, 2012-12)
Background Exposure to early adverse events can result in the development of later psychopathology, and is often associated with cognitive impairment. This may be due to accelerated cell aging, which can be catalogued by ...
Lessons from the past : historical perspectives of mental health in the Eastern Cape
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-07-30)
The development of mental health services in the Eastern Cape Province is inextricably entwined in South Africa’s colonial history and the racist policy of apartheid. Prior to the development of mental hospitals, mental ...
Clinical and neuropsychological predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014-11)
Abstract: Although acute responses to traumatic stress generally resolve within a few weeks, some individuals experience severe and persistent problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While studies have ...
Methamphetamine-induced psychosis : clinical features, treatment modalities and outcomes
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
Objective: To investigate the clinical features, prescribing patterns and outcomes of psychiatric inpatients admitted with methamphetamine-induced psychosis. Method: A cross-sectional, descriptive pilot study was conducted ...