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  1. Psychometric Properties of the Religious Orientation Test (ROT) in a Sample of South African Students

    Psychometric Properties of the Religious Orientation Test (ROT) in a Sample of South African Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Religious Orientation Test (ROT) (Idehen, 2001) with 1284 South African respondents. Participants were 323 learners (mean age = 15.81, SD = 1.24) and 961 university students (mean age = 20.08, SD =...
  2. Could a healthy ego identity serve as a protective factor against suicidal tendencies? A pilot study

    Could a healthy ego identity serve as a protective factor against suicidal tendencies? A pilot study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: The study investigated the interrelationship between adolescent ego identity, suicidal tendencies, gender and race in a sample of South African Indian and Black secondary school students.
  3. Cannabis use and family history in adolescent first episode psychosis in Durban, South Africa

    Cannabis use and family history in adolescent first episode psychosis in Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objectives: To investigate the clinical correlates of cannabis use in adolescents with first episode psychosis (FEP).
  4. Preliminary validation of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency (MAST) scale using a South African adolescent sample

    Preliminary validation of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency (MAST) scale using a South African adolescent sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: The factor structure of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency (MAST) scale was examined using a sample of non-white South African adolescents.
  5. Containment and contagion: How to strengthen families to support youth HIV prevention in South Africa

    Containment and contagion: How to strengthen families to support youth HIV prevention in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There has been little research done in South Africa that investigates how families nested within communities can be strengthened to support the prevention of HIV infection in youth. A focused ethnographic case-study approach was employed to better understand how families...
  6. Facilitating health-enabling social contexts for youth: qualitative evaluation of a family-based HIV-prevention pilot programme

    Facilitating health-enabling social contexts for youth: qualitative evaluation of a family-based HIV-prevention pilot programme

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper reports on a post-intervention qualitative evaluation of the pilot intervention of the AmaQhawe Family Project, in South Africa, which is a cartoon-based, manualised intervention delivered to multiple family groups over 10 sessions, aimed at preventing HIV in adolescents...
  7. High prevalence of abnormal liver enzymes in South African patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending a diabetes clinic

    High prevalence of abnormal liver enzymes in South African patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending a diabetes clinic

    Objective: To determine the prevalence of liver function test abnormalities in South African black and Indian adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending a tertiary diabetes clinic.
  8. Recommendations for the acute and long-term medical management of low-trauma hip fractures

    Recommendations for the acute and long-term medical management of low-trauma hip fractures

    Hip fractures are the most serious complication of osteoporosis and are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Generally, patients who sustain osteoporotic hip fractures are older adults who have a number of co-morbid diseases which predispose them to perioperative complications,...