Articles by Author: Anil Parakh

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  1. Anaesthetic management of a patient with multiple system atrophy

    Anaesthetic management of a patient with multiple system atrophy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a rare adult-onset neurodegenerative disease. Symptoms vary from autonomic dysfunction to Parkinsonism and cerebellar ataxia, in any combination. MSA affects many organ systems with many possible complications and makes perioperative management of a patient with...
  2. Knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild retardation, in relation HIV/AIDS

    Knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild retardation, in relation HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study investigates the knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild mental retardation (MMR) in relation to HIV/AIDS. Questionnaires were personally administered to a saturation sample of 90 adolescents with MMR drawn from one specialised educational institution in...
  3. Patterns of disclosure and antiretroviral treatment adherence in a South African mining workplace programme and implications for HIV prevention

    Patterns of disclosure and antiretroviral treatment adherence in a South African mining workplace programme and implications for HIV prevention

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Social and psychological barriers to the disclosure of one's seropositive HIV status to significant others and poor adherence to taking medications pose significant challenges to the scaling-up of access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) in the workplace. Such barriers are predictive...
  4. Bullying boys: the traumatic effects of bullying in male adolescent learners

    Bullying boys: the traumatic effects of bullying in male adolescent learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study investigated the nature and extent of the relationship between bullying and trauma among male adolescent learners. Trauma was operationalised through the multiple constructs of post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, dissociation and anger. Method: In this quantitative study, two...
  5. Bridging the gap between VCT and HIV/AIDS treatment uptake: perspectives from a mining-sector workplace in South Africa

    Bridging the gap between VCT and HIV/AIDS treatment uptake: perspectives from a mining-sector workplace in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This qualitative study sought to understand users' perceptions of the voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) and HIV-treatment services offered by a mining company in South Africa, with the intention of making recommendations to improve the rates of uptake. A purposive...