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A controlled study of life events, social support, and religious affinity among depressed Indian South Africans.
Cross cultural research on the association between Life Events, Social Support, Religious Affinity, and Depression is limited. In view of the clinical impression that depression is becoming more prevalent in the Indian ...
The epidemiology of parasuicide at RK Khan Hospital.
It was suspected that about 2 cases of parasuicide were admitted daily to RK Khan Hospital and this suspicion was confirmed by this study. Most of the cases were female, and in the 15 - 24 year age group. Patients were ...
Primary health care needs of an urban and a rural African community.
No abstract available.
Quality of paediatric care at King Edward VIII hospital.
The purpose of health service research is to produce knowledge that will contribute to the improvement in the delivery of health care and it is in this spirit that this study of the quality of paediatric care at King ...
The effect of corticosteroid therapy on growth in Black South African children with nephrotic syndrome.
The most useful drugs in the management of nephrotic syndrome are the corticosteroids. These drugs are as well known for their adverse effects as they are for their therapeutic advantages. The two most common paediatric ...
A study of diabetes mellitus in young Africans and Indians (age of onset under 35) in Natal.
No abstract available.
The prevalence of infertility in women attending a general practice in Katlehong.
A study to determine the prevalence of infertility in females in a patient population attending a general practice in Katlehong was done over seven weeks in 1985. In this study 40.6% out of a total of 143 patients interviewed ...
Cutaneous malignant melanoma in the Natal province : an epidemiologic study : reflections upon its aetiology.
The purpose of the study has been primarily to draw a profile of malignant melanoma in the different population groups inhabiting the Natal Province and Kwa-Zulu, to compare the presentation and incidence of the disease ...
Nephrotic syndrome in African and Indian children in South Africa.
There are comprehensive accounts of the nephrotic syndrome in childhood in temperate countries. Many of the important features of this disease have been known for close on to two decades. The causal link between malaria ...
The prevalence of obesity and associated medical conditions in an urban Indian general practice.
The prevalence of obesity and associated medical conditions amongst Indian patients attending an urban Indian general practice in Phoenix was investigated. Data were collected using standardized questionnaires and checklists. ...