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Trota, Michi - - 2009
Prosser, Rosslyn - - 2009
Brewster, Anne - - 2009
Herman, Allen - - 2009
Background. The South African Stress and Health (SASH) study is the first large-scale population-based study of common mental disorders in the country. This paper provides data on the 12-month and lifetime prevalence of these conditions.
Myer, Landon - - 2009
Background. There are few reports from South Africa on how common mental disorders may be associated with HIV-related perceptions and behaviours.
Stein, Dan - - 2009
Background. A nationally representative study of psychiatric disorders in South Africa provided an opportunity to study the association between perpetration of human rights violations (HRVs) during apartheid and psychiatric disorder. Prior work has suggested an association between perpetration and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but this remains controversial.
Moomal, Hashim - - 2009
Objectives. To describe the demographic correlates of perceived discrimination and explore the association between perceived discrimination and psychiatric disorders.
Seedat, Soraya - - 2009
Background. Although stressful life events (SLEs) are associated with psychopathology, the contribution from distal and proximal events and the specificity of their association with common mental disorders require further exploration. We examined the association of recent life events and past adversities to mood, anxiety, substance use and impulse control disorders ...
Tomlinson, Mark - - 2009
Background. Mental disorders are a major contributor to the burden of disease in all regions of the world. There are limited data on the epidemiology of major depressive disorder in South Africa.
van Heerden, Margaretha - - 2009
Background. There are limited data on substance use in South Africa. We describe patterns of substance use based on recent, nationally representative data.
Myer, Landon - - 2009
There are few data from South Africa and other low- and middle-income countries on how mental disorders in childhood and adolescence may influence different aspects of socio-economic position, including educational attainment. We examined the association between early-onset disorders and subsequent educational achievement in a nationally representative sample of 4 351 ...
Seedat, Soraya - - 2009
Background. Europe and North America have low rates of mental health service use despite high rates of mental disorder. Little is known about mental health service use among South Africans.
Penfold, Phillipa - - 2009
Moodley, A. - - 2009
Garrido, Roberto - - 2009
Introduction. Metabolic syndrome and obesity are risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus and/or cardiovascular disease, especially stroke. There is evidence worldwide of the high prevalence of these pathologies in health care providers.
Kao, Tung-Wei - - 2009
Background. Obesity leads to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and glucose intolerance, which are phenomena of chronic inflammation. This study was performed to determine whether a higher body mass index (BMI) and central obesity are associated with low-grade inflammation.
Kevany, Sebastian - - 2009
Background. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is being extended across South Africa. While efforts have been made to assess the costs of providing ART via accredited service points, little information is available on its downstream costs, particularly in public secondary level hospitals.
McMorrow, Meredith - - 2009
Objectives. Measles was virtually eliminated in South Africa following control activities in 1996/7. However, from July 2003 to November 2005, 1 676 laboratory-confirmed measles cases were reported in South Africa. We investigated the outbreak's cause and the role of HIV.
Sayed, Rauf - - 2009
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