We investigate the types of childhood maltreatment and abu-ser–abused relational ties that best predict a dissociative disorder (DD). Psychiatric inpatients (n = 116; mean age = 35; F: M = 1.28:1) completed measures of ...
The event of a default for low-default portfolios, such as sovereign debt or banks, have received
much attention as a result of the increasing instabilities in financial markets. The lack
of sufficient default information ...
In the process of data acquisition the information obtained are more than often contaminated by noise.
To purify the data smoothers are designed to remove the noise. The LULU operators are such smoothers,
more speci cally, ...
Muller, Carien; Kritzinger, Alta M. (Aletta Margaretha); Pottas, Lidia; Bodenstein, Lovina(University of Johannesburg, 2016-12-03)
There is a need to dynamically monitor progress of functional auditory performance in young
children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Functional Auditory Performance
Indicators (FAPI) is a monitoring tool for ...
Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Audrey; Janse van Rensburg; Botha, Roelf Petrus Gerhardus; Wood, Paola Silvia; Nolte, Kim; Fletcher, Lizelle; Du Toit, Peet J.; Pepper, Michael Sean; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst)(Elsevier, 2016-12)
BACKGROUND : The FitTrack Index is a web-based programme developed in South Africa and
widely used by athletes to indicate their fitness. A need exists for a self-managed, noninvasive
tool to evaluate and categorise ...
Lippi, Gian; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-03-10)
BACKGROUND : Cyproterone acetate (CPA) is a steroidal anti-androgenic medication used in the
field of psychiatry for the treatment of paraphilic disorders, hypersexuality, and inappropriate
sexual behaviour which may be ...
The idea of process monitoring emerged so as to preserve and improve the quality of a
manufacturing process. In this regard, control charts are widely accepted tools in the manufacturing sector for
monitoring the quality ...
Donoghue, Sune; Van Oordt, Chanelle; Strydom, Nina(Wiley, 2016-07)
Although there is immense international support for consumer protection, the notion exists that
consumer protection can only exist in developed countries with ample fiscal resources and expertise
to properly act in the ...
We link schizophrenia in families from the genetically isolated South African Afrikaner population to
chromosome 13q (n =51), 1p (n =23) and combined 13q & 1p (n =18). Patients with linkages to chromosome
13q were 4.16 ...
Bekker, Andriette; Van Niekerk, Janet; Arashi, Mohammad(Elsevier, 2017-03)
In this paper, we generalize the Wishart distribution utilizing a fresh approach that leads
to the hypergeometric Wishart generator distribution with the Wishart generator and the
Wishart as special cases. Important ...
Immune responses to infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the use of highly active
antiretroviral therapy (HAART) to treat HIV infection, contributes to metabolic irregularities in the host.
Koen, Hildegarde; De Villiers, Johan Pieter; De Waal, Alta; Roodt, Henk(Elsevier, 2017-03)
A significant challenge in ecological modelling is the lack of complete sets of high-quality data. This is especially true in the rhino poaching problem where data is incomplete. Although there are many poaching attacks, ...
Reinprecht, Suzana; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Jordaan, Joyce; Bernitz, Herman(Springer, 2017-03)
High levels of crime in South Africa and the
resulting court cases requiring bite mark evidence have necessitated
continuous research into the prevalence and interrelationship
of recognisable dental features present in ...
Du Toit, Peet J.; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Mahomed, A.F.; Nortje, Evangeline; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Wood, Paola Silvia; Stander, Andre; Fletcher, Lizelle; Kleynhans, M.; Coetzee, N.; Ferreira, J.(LAM Publications Limited, 2016-06)
Vision is an essential sense and crucial throughout a student’s academic career. Reading and writing
during formal studies require a basic level of visual skills. Training of visual skills to students may
improve the way ...
In this paper the non-central bivariate Kummer-beta type IV distribution is introduced and derived
via the Laplace transform of the non-central bivariate beta distribution by Gupta et al. (2009). We focus
on and discuss ...
Nolte, Kim; Burgoyne, Sasha; Fletcher, Lizelle; Nolte, Heinrich; Van der Meulen, Julia(Edizione Minerva Medica, 2016-11)
AIM : The primary aim of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of a range of sports bras in reducing multi-planar breast displacement during treadmill running and a two-step star jump. A secondary aim was to assess ...
Chen, Ding-Geng (Din); Musekiwa, Alfred; Manda, Samuel O. M.; Mwambi, Henry G.(Public Library of Science, 2016-10-31)
Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies combines effect sizes measured at pre-determined
time points. The most common approach involves performing separate univariate metaanalyses
at individual time points. This simplistic ...
In this article, we consider the multiple regression model in the presence
of multicollinearity and study the performance of the preliminary
test estimator (PTE) both analytically and computationally, when it is a
De Wet, P.H. (Paul Henry); Pretorius, Hermanus W.; Sommerville, Jaqui E.M.; Khoele, Kwena B.(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05-06)
Women charged with murder or attempted murders of children are usually sent for forensic
psychiatric evaluation. In South Africa research and literature on this population is scarce. A
case series was studied of forensic ...