Articles by Author: Jonathan L Burke

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  1. Increasing the labour epidural rate in a state hospital in South Africa: challenges and opportunities

    Increasing the labour epidural rate in a state hospital in South Africa: challenges and opportunities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: A 2012 audit on labour epidural analgesia rates in Tygerberg Hospital (TBH) revealed that only 2.2% of labouring parturients received epidural analgesia. This unacceptably low number necessitated a dedicated epidural service that was subsequently initiated in June 2014 by...
  2. Psychometric Properties and Factorial Structure of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T) in Caribbean University Students

    Psychometric Properties and Factorial Structure of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T) in Caribbean University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the psychometric properties of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory—Trait Scale (STAI-T: Spielberger, 1983) in a Caribbean university student sample. Participants were 415 undergraduate students (75% female) who completed the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T; Spielberger, 1983), Beck...
  3. The Problem of Identifying and Diagnosing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (AADHD): Results and Implications of a South African Study

    The Problem of Identifying and Diagnosing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (AADHD): Results and Implications of a South African Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this study an attempt is made to design a more South African relevant self-report questionnaire. In attempt to design such an instrument 402 undergraduate Psychology students responded to an online survey in which they completed a number of existing,...
  4. Adult ADHD in a Student Population: Preliminary Findings

    Adult ADHD in a Student Population: Preliminary Findings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides preliminary findings about the likely prevalence rates of ADHD in a South African student population. Data collected using self-report measures to identify symptoms of this disorder, are reported. Participants were 402 undergraduate psychology students. They completed the...
  5. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
  6. The young, the rich, and the beautiful: Secrecy, suspicion and discourses of AIDS in the South African lowveld

    The young, the rich, and the beautiful: Secrecy, suspicion and discourses of AIDS in the South African lowveld

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article investigates emic accounts of the AIDS deaths that have occurred in a village in the Bushbuckridge district of the South African lowveld. I argue that whilst AIDS was publicly hidden and shrouded in secrecy, private gossip created moral...
  7. Rumours about blood and reimbursements in a microbicide gel trial

    Rumours about blood and reimbursements in a microbicide gel trial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A rumour that emerged during a microbicide gel trial tells the tale of clinic staff purchasing trial participants’ blood. This paper documents the rumour and explores its divergent interpretations and meanings in relation to the context of the trial and...
  8. The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is a need for actors within the philanthropic sector to pursue collaborative partnerships with developing nations which could result in sustainable country-led responses to HIV and AIDS. There is also a need to evaluate the structures governing these partnerships...