Browsing Research Articles (Psychiatry) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Psychiatry) by Title

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  • 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 ...
  • Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie) (In House Publications, 2006-05)
    OBJECTIVE: To clarify monist, dualist, and pluralist philosophy that could help psychiatrists to explain how mental and physical states relate in general. METHOD: Varieties of monism and dualism are summarised and the ...
  • Kruger, Christa; Van Staden, C.W. (Werdie); Bodemer, W.; Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike); Millard, Sollie M. (Medpharm, 1995)
    The seasonality of birth dates of schizophrenic and bipolar patients has been studied extensively. The moon cycle, another rhythmical influence, is unfoundedly believed to affect mental health. This pilot study investigated a ...
  • Panzer, Annie; Viljoen, Margaretha; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw) (In House Publications, 2007-05)
    Anxiety disorders are amongst the most common psychiatric disorders affecting approximately 25% of all adults. Fear and anxiety have many shared neuroanatomical and neurochemical characteristics. In this paper we ...
  • Lippi, Gian (AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-03-28)
    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 ...
  • Scribante, L. (Medpharm Publications, 2007-07)
    Nightmares are common in childhood and concern regarding underlying psychological or physical causes should only be investigated when nightmares become frequent, are present for a prolonged period of time or are associated ...
  • Bipath, Priyesh; Levay, Peter F.; Olorunju, Steve; Viljoen, Margaretha (Makerere University Medical School, 2015-06)
    BACKGROUND : A general non-specific marker of disease activity that could alert the clinician and prompt further investigation would be of value in patients with HIV/AIDS, especially in resource limited environments. OBJECTIVE ...
  • Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2014-02-24)
    Die genetiese komponent in die etiologie van skisofrenie word reeds ’n geruime tyd al aanvaar. Die onderliggende argitektuur van die genetiese risiko bly ’n punt van bespreking. Vroeë studies oor koppeling en ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Deborah; Kruger, Christa (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2005-12)
    Childhood depressive disorders frequently go unrecognised. This study explores how a decline in school functioning (often associated with depressive disorders) can be identified by teachers using an 8-item questionnaire. ...
  • Kruger, Christa; Lewis, C (In House Publications, 2011)
    OBJECTIVE: The slow discharge of long-term psychiatry patients from Weskoppies Hospital into the community has not matched the national and international drive towards deinstitutionalisation. This article investigates ...
  • Hattingh, Rene; Joubert, Pierre M. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-01)
    BACKGROUND : Referral of patients from tertiary specialist psychiatric hospitals to primary healthcare settings is a worldwide goal. This is of particular importance in South Africa with its considerable burden of mental ...
  • Malherbe, P.J.; Roos, J.L. Jr.; Ehlers, Rene; Karayiorgou, Maria; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw) (Elsevier, 2015-01)
    Genome-wide scans have revealed a significant role for de novo copy number variants (CNVs) and Single Nucleotide variants (SNVs) in the genetic architecture of schizophrenia. The present study attempts to parse schizophrenia ...