Articles by Keyword: Eating Disorders

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  1. A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated body image attitudes in a non-clinical sample of black and white older professional women in the workplace in South Africa. Participants were 125 professional women (white woman n=76 and black women n = 49). They completed the...
  2. Eating disorders are real treatable medical illnesses

    Eating disorders are real treatable medical illnesses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Eating disorders frequently appear during the teen years or in young adulthood. Common eating disorders include nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. Eating disorders affect both men and women.
  3. Patient safety and nutrition: is there a connection?

    Patient safety and nutrition: is there a connection?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Nutrition care is not always recognised as a patient safety issue. This article explores the origins of the patient safety initiative and seeks to identify possible connections between nutrition care and patient safety. Examples of tools that can be used...
  4. Eating behaviour, eating attitude and body mass index of dietetic students versus non-dietetic majors: a South African perspective

    Eating behaviour, eating attitude and body mass index of dietetic students versus non-dietetic majors: a South African perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The objective was to determine and compare the eating behaviour, eating attitude and body mass index (BMI) of dietetic students to those of non-dietetic majors.
  5. High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Gel breakdown is a major postharvest problem in ‘Songold’ plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) that is exacerbated in fruit harvested from lower canopy positions in large trees. Modern high-density orchards with small trees aggressively address this problem through improved light distribution...
  6. Variation in nutritional composition and growth performance of some halophytic species grown under saline conditions

    Variation in nutritional composition and growth performance of some halophytic species grown under saline conditions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Studies were conducted at the Biosaline Research Station-II of the Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology (NIAB), Faisalabad, Pakistan to evaluate biomass production and nutritive value of some salt-tolerant grasses and bushes, i.e. Leptochloa fusca, Sporobolus arabicus (Poaceae), Suaeda fruticosa,...
  7. Heroin Dependence Recovery

    Heroin Dependence Recovery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The consequences of heroin dependence can be extremely difficult to escape from, resulting in unpleasant and potentially terrifying experiences. This descriptive study explores the factors which are important in achieving abstinence, in allowing recovery to be maintained in the longer...
  8. Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to obtain an “insiders' perspective” on the lived experience of Subclinical Eating Disorder (SED) in female university students. Participants were 30 white, undergraduate females from the Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University in South...
  9. Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatric Disorders in Africa: Implications for Psychological Interventions

    Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatric Disorders in Africa: Implications for Psychological Interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The authors start by critically discussing some core features of Western psychiatric diagnosis, and present the cultural formulation as one approach to ensure that the cultural aspects of the diagnostic process are addressed, followed by a summary of what is...
  10. Offenders with Mental Disorders in a South African Prison Population: Profiling the Behavioural Characteristics on Mental Illness

    Offenders with Mental Disorders in a South African Prison Population: Profiling the Behavioural Characteristics on Mental Illness

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study validates a protocol to identify inmates with institutional adjustment difficulty from mental disorder, and who might have a need for therapeutic programming of a cognitive nature. The Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) was administered to a total of 236 South...