Homicide committed by a person who subsequently commits suicide within one week of the homicide is a relatively rare event. The current study used an explanatory sequential design, including psychological autopsies, to ...
Ramano, Enos M.; De Beer, Marianne; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Becker, Piet J.(Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2017-09)
BACKGROUND ː Occupational therapists, as part of the multi-disciplinary psychiatric team, regularly include activities and or discussion groups to reduce symptoms of patients with major depressive disorders (MDD), and to ...
Visser, M.J. (Maretha Johanna)(Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-09)
The aim of the research was to gain increased knowledge regarding the sexual risk behaviour of school-going young people in South
Africa after two decades of HIV-education in schools, to contribute to the development of ...
Background and objectives: Whilst Active and Receptive Music Therapy techniques have been widely
researched and are employed within a range of contexts and with diverse client populations, this study
reports on their ...
Grobler, G.P.(Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2017-11)
PURPOSE OF THE REVIEW : To review the literature regarding the prevalence of mental health concerns, including psychiatric diagnoses in the TGNC community.
RECENT FINDINGS : Gender dysphoria is not the only mental health ...
Sar, Vedat; Dorahy, Martin J.; Kruger, Christa(Dove Medical Press, 2017-05)
Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a chronic post-traumatic disorder where developmentally stressful events in childhood, including abuse, emotional neglect, disturbed attachment, and boundary violations are central ...
Ncube, Kgomotso R.; Khamker, Nadira; Van der Westhuizen, Deborah; Corbett, A.D. (Thea)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2017-08-31)
OBJECTIVE : To describe biological and psychosocial factors associated with body mass index
(BMI) for age in adolescents attending an outpatient department at Weskoppies Psychiatric
METHODS : A total of 50 ...
Van Staden, Werdie C.W.(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
The South African Journal of Psychiatry (SAJP) is in its 24th year of publishing scholarly work in
psychiatry. This is no small achievement. The archives of all the articles that have been published
(all from 2002 are ...
Controversy exists regarding the merits of exposure-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) versus a phased approach when prominent dissociative symptoms are present. The first aim of this study was to ...
Fourie, Lurike; Kotze, Carla; Van der Westhuizen, Deborah(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-02-06)
INTRODUCTION : The sexual behaviour and development of children with autism spectrum
disorders (ASDs) have been mostly overlooked in research and practice. This study aimed to
determine the association between certain ...
Neuropsychiatric symptoms can be related to less common underlying neuropsychiatric
conditions – in this case report, the condition discussed is that of grey matter heterotopia
(GMH). The patient presented with a history ...
It is a privilege to use this opportunity to introduce
to the readership the International Society for
the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), my
involvement in it, and the implications for South
African psychiatry, ...
Joubert, Pierre M.; Van Staden, C.W.(Elsevier, 2016-11)
Psychiatric expert testimony is challenging in cases of violence when the accused person submits a defence that
he or shewas so overwhelmed by emotions triggered by an upsetting event that his or her violent behaviourwas
Sundarlall, Ravindra; Van der Westhuizen, Debbie; Fletcher, Lizelle(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05-31)
BACKGROUND : ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is gradually being
acknowledged as a functionally impairing disorder across the lifespan, underscored by
heritability. Nonetheless, lack of ADHD (adult ...
Rademeyer, Mia; Joubert, Pierre M.(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05)
BACKGROUND : Cognitive impairment is a core feature of schizophrenia that also has strong
prognostic significance. In most clinical settings comprehensive neuropsychological testing to
detect cognitive impairment in ...
Bohmer, M.W. (Manfred)(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-06-10)
BACKGROUND : Although religion and spirituality are increasingly recognised as important in the
understanding and treatment of patients, there are also concerns about their role in psychiatry.
The recommendation for the ...
Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw)(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05-06)
BACKGROUND : Recent genetic findings have led to profound changes in genetic and family
counselling for schizophrenia patients and their families.
OBJECTIVES : The article gives an overview of the present knowledge ...
Lippi, Gian(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-08-31)
How often do we find ourselves concentrating so much on treating a patient with schizophrenia
that we forget about the needs and difficulties of the family members who take care of that
patient? This article highlights ...
Lippi, Gian; Naude, Elna(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-08-31)
We report on a rare case of an adult presenting with psychotic symptoms, including prominent
thought form disorder and an aphasia. Further investigation revealed the presence of a mature
teratoma in the left frontal lobe, ...