Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Epidemiology of major depressive disorder in South Africa (1997 – 2015): a systematic review protocol
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Introduction: Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a leading cause of disease and disability globally and in South Africa. Epidemiological data for MDD are essential to estimate the overall disease burden ...
Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder : a systematic review of treatment options
(Dove Medical Press, 2017)
Although pathological skin-picking has been documented in the medical literature since the 19th century, it has only recently been included as a distinct entity in psychiatric classification systems. In the Diagnostic and ...
Cortisol levels in different tissue samples in posttraumatic stress disorder patients versus controls : a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-01-07)
Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops following exposure to severely stressful events. Altered cortisol secretion has been reported in PTSD; however, results have been inconsistent ...
Psychological interventions for alcohol use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS : a systematic review
(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 ...
Does higher severity really correlate with a worse quality of life in obsessive compulsive disorder? A meta-regression
(Dove Medical Press, 2018)
Background: Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the leading causes of disability and reduced quality of life (QOL), with impairment in a number of domains. However, there is a paucity of literature on the association ...