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  1. Spirituality and Religion in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Kwazulu-natal, South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

    Spirituality and Religion in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Kwazulu-natal, South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study assesses the effects of spirituality and religion in health outcomes of patients on ART in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Participants were 735 patients who attended three HIV clinics for ART over a period of 20 months as follows: 519...
  2. Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore hope and psychosocial well-being among South African adolescents (N = 1169; males = 573, females = 596, mean age = 15.1) from different socioeconomic contexts. Data was collected by means of convenience...
  3. Masculinity and sexual practices in the military: a South African study

    Masculinity and sexual practices in the military: a South African study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The military's organisational culture tends to condone or encourage risk-taking behaviour. Willingness to accept and engage in risk-taking behaviour is central to good soldiering and is strongly associated with readiness for combat. This core attribute of military culture might predispose...
  4. Have the educated changed HIV risk behaviours more in Africa?

    Have the educated changed HIV risk behaviours more in Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Theory predicts that when new health information becomes available, more educated individuals may adopt healthy behaviours sooner, resulting in lower morbidity and mortality among the highly educated. This may be the case for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent empirical work...
  5. The relationship between psychosocial variables and measures of health status in fibromyalgia

    The relationship between psychosocial variables and measures of health status in fibromyalgia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Fibromyalgia is considered to be a multifactorial condition in which a number of biological and psychological variables interact. However, the exact pathogenesis and effective treatment of fibromyalgia are still unknown.
  6. Mental health correlates of HIV risk behaviour and STIs/HIV infection among university students from 22 low, middle and high income countries

    Mental health correlates of HIV risk behaviour and STIs/HIV infection among university students from 22 low, middle and high income countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine mental health correlates of HIV risk behaviour and self-reported STIs/HIV infection among university students in 22 low, middle and high income countries. Data on mental health and HIV risk were collected from...
  7. Primary health care facility infrastructure and services and the nutritional status of children 0 to 71 months old and their caregivers attending these facilities in four rural districts in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, South Africa

    Primary health care facility infrastructure and services and the nutritional status of children 0 to 71 months old and their caregivers attending these facilities in four rural districts in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To assess primary health care (PHC) facility infrastructure and services, and the nutritional status of 0 to 71-month-old children and their caregivers attending PHC facilities in the Eastern Cape (EC) and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) provinces in South Africa.
  8. Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the breastfeeding pattern and its relationship with the physical growth and health status of infants aged 0–24 weeks.
  9. Knee osteoarthritis and perceived social support amongst patients in a family medicine clinic

    Knee osteoarthritis and perceived social support amongst patients in a family medicine clinic

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic disease affecting the lives of patients and their families, with the family characteristics moderating the illness course. The perceived social support received by a patient helps in determining the health and functionality of the...
  10. Loneliness: Its correlates and associations with health risk behaviours among university students in 25 countries

    Loneliness: Its correlates and associations with health risk behaviours among university students in 25 countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this cross-national study was to assess factors associated with loneliness and to determine the degree to which loneliness affects health status and risk behaviours among university students. Data were collected from 17 886 university students in 25...