Browsing Research Articles (Psychiatry) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Psychiatry) by Title

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  • Prinsloo, Riaan G.; Swanepoel, Andre; Lippi, Gian (AOSIS, 2017-12-04)
    BACKGROUND : Designated psychiatric facilities are responsible for the care, treatment and reintegration of State patients. The necessary long-term care places a considerable strain on health-care resources. Resource use ...
  • Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie); Kruger, Christa (BMJ Publishing, 2003)
    What renders some mentally disordered patients incapable of informed consent to medical interventions? It is argued that a patient is incapable of giving informed consent owing to mental disorder, if a mental disorder ...
  • De Villiers, Wium P. (LexisNexis, 2015-05)
    Plea bargains are touted in many international instruments and foreign jurisdictions, for example, the United Nations Guidelines on the role of prosecutors (Item 18 “Alternatives to prosecution”, adopted by the Eighth ...
  • Kruger, Christa (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2009-10)
    This article examines the influence of the conflicting discourses in the medieval church and its social context on the subconscious experiences of Hadewijch of Brabant, a 13th century Flemish visionary, mystical author, ...
  • Stavropoulos, Pam; Dorahy, Martin J.; Kruger, Christa; Lewis-Fernández, Roberto; Martínez-Taboas, Alfonso; Sar, Vedat; Brand, Bethany L. (SAGE, 2014-01)
    No abstract available.
  • Feller, Liviu; Feller, Gal; Ballyram, Theona; Chandran, Rakesh; Lemmer, Johan; Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar (Sage, 2020-08)
    AIM: The purpose of this narrative review is to discuss the interrelations between pain, stress and executive functions. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE : Self-regulation, through executive functioning, exerts control over ...
  • Kruger, Christa; Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie) (Leopolis agency, 2003)
    BACKGROUND: DSM-IV continues to classify conversion disorder separately from the dissociative disorders, together with the somatoform disorders. This is done on the basis that conversion disorder presents with bodily ...
  • Grobler, Gerhard Paul (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 ...
  • Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009-10)
    The role of neuroscience on the limited access of psychiatrists and other parties to the mental content of an individual and the use in courts.
  • Stefanutti, Claudia; Blom, Dirk J.; Averna, Maurizio R.; Meagher, Emma A.; Theron, Hendrik Du Toit; Marais, A. David; Hegele, Robert A.; Sirtori, Cesare R.; Shah, Prediman K.; Gaudet, Daniel; Vigna, Giovanni B.; Sachais, B.S.; Di Giacomo, S.; Du Plessis, Anna M.E.; Bloeden, LeAnne T.; Balser, J.; Rader, Daniel J.; Cuchel, Marina (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    OBJECTIVE : Lomitapide (a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor) is an adjunctive treatment for homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH), a rare genetic condition characterised by elevated low-density ...
  • Takata, Atsushi; Xu, Bin; Ionita-Laza, Iuliana; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Gogos, Joseph A.; Karayiorgou, Maria (Elsevier, 2014-05)
    Loss-of-function (LOF) (i.e., nonsense, splice site, and frameshift) variants that lead to disruption of gene function are likely to contribute to the etiology of neuropsychiatric disorders. Here, we perform a systematic ...
  • Grobler, G. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013-08)
    This treatment guideline draws on several international guidelines: (i) Practice Guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder, Second Edition; (ii) ...
  • Joubert, Pierre M.; Kruger, Christa; Bergh, Anne-Marie; Pickworth, Glynis Ellen; Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie); Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Schurink, W.J.; Du Preez, Renata; Grey, Somarie V.; Lindeque, B. Gerhard (In House Publications, 2006)
    OBJECTIVE: The Soft Skills Project examined the professional development of medical students at the University of Pretoria, especially their doctor-patient interaction skills and professional socialisation. This paper ...
  • Du Preez, Renata; Bergh, Anne-Marie; Grimbeek, J. (Jackie); Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-02)
    BACKGROUND : Evaluation of specific courses, rotations or attachments in medical education is common practice. OBJECTIVE : To evaluate medical students’ perceptions of their final psychiatry rotation of 7 weeks. METHODS ...
  • Alison, H.C.; Scribante, L.; Kruger, Christa (In House Publications, 2008-11)
    OBJECTIVE: A campus-based website was set up by medical students following their study that showed a low awareness and utilsation of support systems at the University of Pretoria. The aim of the website was to improve the ...
  • Schurink, W.J.; Kruger, Christa; Bergh, Anne-Marie; Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie); Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Pickworth, Glynis Ellen; Joubert, Pierre M.; Du Preez, Renata; Grey, Somarie V.; Lindeque, B. Gerhard (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2006)
    BACKGROUND: Following the introduction of a new, integrated, problem-oriented undergraduate medical curriculum at the University of Pretoria (UP) in 1997, a research project was undertaken to study interpersonal skills, ...
  • Bergh, Anne-Marie; Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie); Joubert, Pierre M.; Kruger, Christa; Pickworth, Glynis Ellen; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Schurink, W.J.; Du Preez, Renata; Grey, Somarie V.; Lindeque, B. Gerhard (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2006)
    BACKGROUND: This paper reports on medical students’ views on the ways in which their ‘soft skills’ were developed. It is the result of a study on soft skills among two groups of students before and after curriculum reform ...
  • Ng, M.Y.M.; Levinson, D.F.; Faraone, S.V.; Suarez, B.K.; DeLisi, L.E.; Arinami, T.; Riley, B.; Paunio, T.; Pulver, A.E.; Irmansya; Holmans, P.A.; Escamilla, M.; Wildenauer, D.B.; Williams, Neal M.; Laurent, Claude; Mowry, B.J.; Brzustowicz, L.M.; Maziade, M.; Sklar, P.; Garver, D.L.; Abecasis, G.R.; Lerer, B.; Fallin, M.D.; Gurling, H.M.D.; Gejman, P.V.; Lindholm, E.; Moises, H.W.; Byerley, W.; Wijsman, E.M.; Foraboso, P.; Tsuang, M.T.; Hwu, H-G.; Okazaki, Y.; Kendler, K.S.; Wormley, B.; Fanous, A.; Walsh, D.; O'Neill, F.A.; Peltonen, L.; Nestadt, G.; Lasseter, V.K.; Liang, K.Y.; Papadimitriou, G.M.; Dikeos, D.G.; Schwab, S.G.; Owen, M.J.; O'Donovan, M.C.; Norton, N.; Hare, E.; Raventos, H.; Nicolini, H.; Albus, M.; Maier, W.; Nimgaonkar, V.L.; Terenius, L.; Mallet, J.; Jay, M.; Godard, S.; Nertney, D.; Alexander, M.; Crowe, R.R.; Silverman, J.M.; Basset, A.S.; Roy, M-A.; Merette, C.; Pato, C.N.; Pato, M.T.; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Kohn, Y.; Amann-Zalcenstein, D.; Kalsi, G.; McQuillin, A.; Curtis, D.; Brynjolfson, J.; Sigmundsson, T.; Petursson, H.; Sanders, A.R.; Duan, J.; Jazin, E.; Myles-Worsley, M.; Karayiorgou, Maria; Lewis, C.M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2009-08)
    A genome scan meta-analysis (GSMA) was carried out on 32 independent genome-wide linkage scan analyses that included 3255 pedigrees with 7413 genotyped cases affected with schizophrenia SCZ) or related disorders. The primary ...
  • Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Kruger, Christa; Bohmer, M.W. (Manfred) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013-06)
    Studies comparing pharmaco- v. psychotherapy in HIV-positive patients with depression are of great importance. These are vulnerable patients, both in a psychological sense and because of potential drug interactions. ...
  • Pretorius, F.; Smith, H.W.; Kruger, Christa; Le Roux, C.; Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike); Groeneveld, Hendrik T.; Bartel, Peter R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2006-06)
    BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Hypoxia at altitude may lead to mental changes resembling dissociative symptoms. This study examined whether hypoxia precipitates dissociative states in normal subjects and whether quantitative ...