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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 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 ...
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 ...
Aids for the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM)
Mortality and morbidity rates associated with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) are substantial. The average duration of the untreated disease from onset to death is about 17 days. The prognosis of TBM is known to correlate ...
An Investigation into dopamine function in bipolar and unipolar primary affective disorders measuring prolactin when challenged by chlorpromazine and L-Dihydroxyphenylalanine.
This work is the result of an investigation into aspects of prolactin and dopamine in primary affective disorders. It is introduced by a discussion on the need for obtaining good scientific data on the organic and psychosocial ...
Dyskinesia : An analysis of abnormal involuntary movement types among white psychiatric inmates of Town Hill Hospital, Pietermaritzburg.
An overview of the varied clinico-neurological features of dyskinesias in general is presented, and literature an the epidemiology af tardive dyskinesia since the introduction of antipsychotic drugs in 1950, reviewed. ...
A Cultural study of auditory hallucinations in psychotic Indian males from the Durban area.
The aim of this project was to study the phenomenology of auditory hallucinations in Indians. The sample investigated consisted of thirty adult Indian males domiciled in the Durban area, attending neuroclinics, who had ...
The blood groups of the Natal Indian people.
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