Articles by Author: Imran M Paruk

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  1. Characteristics of subjects with diabetes mellitus diagnosed before 35 years of age presenting to a tertiary diabetes clinic in Durban, South Africa, from 2003 to 2016

    Characteristics of subjects with diabetes mellitus diagnosed before 35 years of age presenting to a tertiary diabetes clinic in Durban, South Africa, from 2003 to 2016

    Background: Most patients diagnosed with diabetes mellitus < 35 years will have type 1 diabetes (T1D). The increase in youth-onset type 2 diabetes (T2D) parallels the obesity epidemic and in African subjects ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes (KPD) may occur in this age...
  2. Rickets mimicker: a report of two cases of primary hyperparathyroidism in adolescence

    Rickets mimicker: a report of two cases of primary hyperparathyroidism in adolescence

    The presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) in most Western countries has evolved from the classic description of ‘stones, bones, and groans’ to becoming increasingly asymptomatic as a result of more frequent serum calcium screening. However, many developing countries are still...
  3. 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 =...
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  7. On the metric dimension of generalized Petersen graphs

    On the metric dimension of generalized Petersen graphs

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    A family G of connected graphs is said to be a family with constant metric dimension if its metric dimension is finite and does not depend upon the choice of G in G. In this paper, we study the metric...
  8. 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...