Articles by Author: Benn Sartorius

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  1. The clinical impact of a positive family history of psychosis or mental illness in psychotic and non-psychotic mentally ill adolescents

    The clinical impact of a positive family history of psychosis or mental illness in psychotic and non-psychotic mentally ill adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: A family history of psychosis is associated with negative clinical characteristics of psychosis.
  2. Clinical correlates of first episode early onset psychosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Clinical correlates of first episode early onset psychosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: The study of first episode early onset psychosis can yield many clues to understanding the early development of psychosis and guide interventions to decrease psychosis risk and improve outcome. The aim of the study was to investigate the socio-demographic...
  3. Maternal HIV infection and preterm delivery outcomes at an urban district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal 2011

    Maternal HIV infection and preterm delivery outcomes at an urban district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal 2011

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: The seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in pregnant women attending public facilities in KwaZulu-Natal province in 2011 was 37%, the highest in South Africa. An association between the HIV status of the pregnant women and preterm delivery, with...
  4. Diabetes distress and related factors in South African adults with type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes distress and related factors in South African adults with type 2 diabetes

    Background: In South Africa, the prevalence rate of diabetes is 9.27%, with an estimated 2.6 million people living with the disease. Diabetes-related distress has been described as encompassing the patient’s concerns about the self-management of diabetes, perception of support, emotional...
  5. Knowledge, attitude and practices of South African healthcare professionals towards complementary and alternative medicine use for atopic eczema – a descriptive survey

    Knowledge, attitude and practices of South African healthcare professionals towards complementary and alternative medicine use for atopic eczema – a descriptive survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are used widely for treating atopic eczema (AE), commonly in conjunction with conventional medicines prescribed by mainstream healthcare professionals (HCPs). This cross-sectional survey evaluated the knowledge, general attitudes and practices regarding CAM among dermatologists,...
  6. Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) performance versus weight for height in South African children (0–59 months) with acute malnutrition

    Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) performance versus weight for height in South African children (0–59 months) with acute malnutrition

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The objective of this study was to compare mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) and weight for height (W/H) as indices of acute malnutrition in children aged 0–59 months in South Africa.
  7. DIET, HOME RANGE, HUNTING AND REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR OF A PAIR OF DICKINSON'S KESTREL <em>FALCO DZCKZNSONZ</em> IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA

    DIET, HOME RANGE, HUNTING AND REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR OF A PAIR OF DICKINSON'S KESTREL <em>FALCO DZCKZNSONZ</em> IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    BENN, G.A. & KEMP, A.C. 1995. Diet, home range, hunting and reproductive behaviour of a pair of Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Ostrich 66: 81–91.
  8. Plantation Forestry in South Africa and its Impact on Biodiversity

    Plantation Forestry in South Africa and its Impact on Biodiversity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Empirical studies and other evidence indicate that tree farming has had a marked impact on biodiversity in some areas of South Africa, Plant and animal species have been made extinct or are threatened by afforestation, and afforestation is largely responsible...
  9. Land use patterns within Wattled Crane (<em>Bugeranus carunculatus</em>) home ranges in an agricultural landscape i

    Land use patterns within Wattled Crane (<em>Bugeranus carunculatus</em>) home ranges in an agricultural landscape i

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    There The Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus is one of the top five most threatened bird species in South Africa, with the main threat being the loss of undisturbed breeding habitat. A basic understanding of this species' use of its environment...