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  1. Chilaiditi syndrome—a clinical conundrum!

    Chilaiditi syndrome—a clinical conundrum!

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Over a century ago, radiologist Demetrius Chilaiditi reported a case series of three patients with the incidental radiological finding of colonic interposition between the liver and diaphragm. Thereafter called the Chilaiditi sign, this finding is a rare anomaly incidentally seen...
  2. <em>Pinus patula</em> establishment problem associated with poor ectomycorrhizal development in previously cultivated soils

    <em>Pinus patula</em> establishment problem associated with poor ectomycorrhizal development in previously cultivated soils

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    A field survey of Pinus patula Schlecht. et Cham. plantations at Mondi's Mooi River Estate, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa was conducted to assess the levels of ectomycorrhizal (EM) fungal colonisation. The objective was to determine whether the establishment problem (old land...
  3. Psychological Well-Being and the Metabolic Syndrome in African and Caucasian Women in South Africa

    Psychological Well-Being and the Metabolic Syndrome in African and Caucasian Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the association between comprehensive psychological well-being and the metabolic syndrome (MS), as well as whether women without MS markers differ significantly from women with MS (three or more markers) on specific facets of psychological well-being. African (N=102)...
  4. Why We Should Avoid the use of the Term “Post-Abortion Syndrome”: Commentary on Boulind and Edwards (2008)

    Why We Should Avoid the use of the Term “Post-Abortion Syndrome”: Commentary on Boulind and Edwards (2008)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Boulind and Edwards (2008) present a case study of Grace, a women suffering, in their words, from post-abortion syndrome (PAS). In this commentary I argue that while Boulind and Edwards' (2008) report is useful in terms of documenting the therapeutic...
  5. 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...
  6. The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated indigenous meanings attributed to the use of an animal skin wristband (isiphandla) in persons in KwaZulu-Natal. The study was motivated by the need for indigenous psychological knowledge in the South African context where western-based treatment approaches, ideologies...