Articles by Author: Jill Weintroub

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  1. Urban secrets? Affinities and anthropologies of South African cities

    Urban secrets? Affinities and anthropologies of South African cities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper reflects on the discussions of a collective of academics in and around Johannesburg, Africa’s iconic city built on the extractive capital of gold mining. Captured aptly in William Kentridge’s art film Johannesburg: Second Greatest City after Paris (1989),...
  2. Deafness and HIV/AIDS: a systematic review of the literature

    Deafness and HIV/AIDS: a systematic review of the literature

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A systematic review of the literature focused on empirical work on deafness and HIV/AIDS published during the past decade. The review reveals that deaf people are vulnerable to contracting HIV and might lack access to HIV/ AIDS information, testing and...
  3. Knowledge on <em>Sclerocarya birrea</em> subsp. <em>caffra</em> with emphasis on its importance as a non-timber forest product in South and southern Africa: A Summary

    Knowledge on <em>Sclerocarya birrea</em> subsp. <em>caffra</em> with emphasis on its importance as a non-timber forest product in South and southern Africa: A Summary

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Sclerocarya birrea (marula) forms an integral part of the diet, tradition and culture of rural communities in southern Africa and also is central to various commercial initiatives. This second part of a review on the species provides an overview of...
  4. Tangible skill building and HIV youth prevention intervention in rural South Africa

    Tangible skill building and HIV youth prevention intervention in rural South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There have been countless youth programmes throughout Africa resulting in increased knowledge of HIV, but all too often there is a discrepancy between knowledge and behaviour change. According to available literature, successful projects need to consider the context in which...
  5. 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...
  6. HIV-related disabilities: an extra burden to HIV and AIDS healthcare workers?

    HIV-related disabilities: an extra burden to HIV and AIDS healthcare workers?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Background: Healthcare workers have been at the forefront of dealing with the impact of HIV and AIDS at all stages of the pandemic. This brings new challenges to include disability into HIV care. However, the implications for healthcare workers in...
  7. Home-based rehabilitation interventions for adults living with HIV: a scoping review

    Home-based rehabilitation interventions for adults living with HIV: a scoping review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Home-based rehabilitation (HBR) has been shown to improve the lives of people living with a wide range of chronic diseases in resource-rich settings. This may also be a particularly effective strategy in resource-poor settings, where access to institution-based rehabilitation is...
  8. Family structure and functioning: Influences on adolescents psychological needs, goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Family structure and functioning: Influences on adolescents psychological needs, goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to determine the effects of family structure and functioning on basic psychological need fulfilment, life goals and aspirations of adolescents in a South African setting. Participants were 457 adolescent learners (Mage = 16.31, SD = 1.45, females...
  9. 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.