Articles by Keyword: Traumatic Recall

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  1. Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Trauma aesthetics in war documentaries about the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Memory studies scholar Cathy Caruth postulates that “history is precisely the way we are implicated in one another's trauma” (24). Given the violent and traumatic history of post-independence Uganda, especially the bloody, insane and protracted Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency...
  2. Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the association between depression and pragmatics in mild traumatic brain injured (MTBI) adults. Pragmatics is defined as the use of language in a social context (Wiig & Semel, 1984). The sample consisted of 14 MTBI adult males...
  3. Post Abortion Syndrome is a Clinical Reality: A Critical and Methodological Reflection on the Politics, Biology and Phenomenology of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion

    Post Abortion Syndrome is a Clinical Reality: A Critical and Methodological Reflection on the Politics, Biology and Phenomenology of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Macleod (2009) criticizes Boulind and Edwards (2008) for using the concept of post-abortion syndrome (PAS) in their conceptualization of the case of Grace. This article responds to this by arguing the following points: 1) the appropriation of PAS into anti-abortion...
  4. Prevalence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress in HIV Lay Counsellors in Nkangala District, South Africa

    Prevalence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress in HIV Lay Counsellors in Nkangala District, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study evaluated the prevalence and correlates of posttraumatic stress in a sample of HIV lay counsellors in South Africa. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with 117 HIV lay counsellors in 71 health facilities in one health district (Nkangala) in...
  5. Traumatic Experiences and PTSD Among Adolescent Congolese Refugees in Uganda: A Preliminary Study

    Traumatic Experiences and PTSD Among Adolescent Congolese Refugees in Uganda: A Preliminary Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined experienced traumatic events and the related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) amongst a sample of 89 adolescent Congolese refugees (56 females and 33 males) at a refugee camp in Uganda. Data was collected using a questionnaire, and analyzed...
  6. Psychological distress in the first year after diagnosis of HIV infection among women in South Africa

    Psychological distress in the first year after diagnosis of HIV infection among women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Cross-sectional studies on psychological responses associated with an HIV diagnosis are replete, but a paucity of research exists to evaluate the changes and stability of these responses, particularly among black African women. One hundred and five HIV-positive black and coloured...
  7. Dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder in general practice

    Dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder in general practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Traumatic experiences are prevalent in South Africa and may result in psychiatric disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is accompanied by a range of psychobiological alterations, including changes in brain structure and functioning. General practitioners have an important...
  8. Ocular trauma

    Ocular trauma

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Ocular trauma is an important cause of unilateral blindness and visual impairment across the world. Most injuries are accidental, work-related injuries in developed countries, while assaults predominate as a cause in developing countries. Trauma may result in various forms of...
  9. Profile and management of the firework-injured hand

    Profile and management of the firework-injured hand

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Numerous studies internationally highlight the devastating effects of firework-related injuries and the costs involved in treating these injuries, in addition to the calls to alter legislation to prevent these injuries from occurring. There has, however, been a paucity of...
  10. Vicarious trauma: The psychological impact of working with survivors of trauma for South African psychologists

    Vicarious trauma: The psychological impact of working with survivors of trauma for South African psychologists

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Traumatic events are highly prevalent in South African society and psychologists who work with survivors of trauma have been identified as particularly at risk of being adversely affected by their work, and experiencing vicarious trauma. This study aimed to explore...