Articles by Author: Melissa Howlett

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  1. Mindfulness for adolescent chronic pain: a pilot feasibility study

    Mindfulness for adolescent chronic pain: a pilot feasibility study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: Chronic pain is common in paediatric populations and many patients do not respond to the currently available evidence-based treatments. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) have a growing evidence-base in adults, but evidence is limited in youth with chronic pain.
  2. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports a clinical case study of “Grace”, a black Zimbabwean woman with post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a form of post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by aborting an unwanted pregnancy. She was treated by a middle class white South African trainee...
  3. The distribution of passives in spoken Sesotho

    The distribution of passives in spoken Sesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    A previous study of passive constructions has suggested that these are much more frequent in Sesotho than in English spontaneous speech (Demuth, 1989). This has raised a number of questions regarding the possible effects of the input on the apparently...
  4. Sexual-risk behaviour among sexually active first-year students at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa

    Sexual-risk behaviour among sexually active first-year students at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In South Africa, new HIV infections are concentrated among persons aged 15–24 years. The university population falls within this age group and are prone to higher-risk behaviours that place them at risk of acquiring HIV. In a study to assess...
  5. New Technologies in Remittance Sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa

    New Technologies in Remittance Sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa

    Mobile remittances have a high development potential as they hold the promise of providing quick, easy and cheap money transfers. In Africa, mobile phone usage has increased sharply and mobile banking providers are extending their services, therefore offering opportunities for...
  6. The Utopianism of Hamilton's State of Needs: on rights, deliberation, and the nature of politics

    The Utopianism of Hamilton's State of Needs: on rights, deliberation, and the nature of politics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This article explores the role and conception of politics in Lawrence Hamilton's The Political Philosophy of Needs (Cambridge, 2003), including his critique of the 'rights-preference couple' and of rights in general; his critique of deliberation; and his view regarding the...
  7. HIV-related stigma: implications for symptoms of anxiety and depression among Malawian women

    HIV-related stigma: implications for symptoms of anxiety and depression among Malawian women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An estimated 11% of the adult population in Malawi, Africa, is living with HIV/AIDS. The disease has taken a toll on communities, resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Malawian women carry the burden of being caretakers for individuals infected with...
  8. Being Used as a Mouthpiece: Mutual Recognition during Parental Feedback

    Being Used as a Mouthpiece: Mutual Recognition during Parental Feedback

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    The experience of being a therapist can be both gratifying and frustrating at the same time. This article takes the form of a psychoanalytical formulation of the process of therapy and parental feedback sessions conducted with an adolescent diagnosed with...
  9. The cheeseboard in Dutch fine dining restaurants, III: Using the FSC model in finding good cheese-wine combinations: A pilot study with red bacteria cheeses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    The authors selected four wines that, according to their restaurant experience, matched well with red bacteria cheeses. Subsequently, an expert panel created flavour profiles of these four wines and of four red bacteria cheeses, using the FSC model by Klosse (2004, 2014)...