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A comparison of the cardiometabolic profile of black South Africans with suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and excessive alcohol use
Excessive alcohol use and non–alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are putative cardiovascular disease risk factors. In order to ease the identification of these conditions on primary health care level, we aimed to determine ...
Psychological distress and the development of hypertension over 5 years in Black South Africans
Alarming increases in the incidence of hypertension in many low– and middle–income countries are related to alcohol overuse. It is unclear whether alcohol overuse is a symptom of psychological distress. The authors ...
HIV stigma and disclosure experiences of people living with HIV in an urban and a rural setting
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains a highly stigmatised condition for people living with HIV (PLWH) and people living close to them (PLC) globally. The research objectives for this study were to explore and describe ...
A comprehensive HIV stigma-reduction and wellness-enhancement community intervention: a case study
We describe the implementation of a comprehensive HIV stigma–reduction and wellness–enhancement community intervention that focused on people living with HIV (PLWH), as well as people living close to them (PLC) from six ...
Views of Christian fathers of their role as mentors in the transmission of values within the family context
(Vereniging vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, 2015)
There is a crisis in society with respect to peoples' values. Families are living in an era of moral anxiety and not only South Africa but also the rest of the world is suffering from a value-dilemma. Homes, schools and ...
Changeover-time in psychosocial wellbeing of people living with HIV and people living close to them after an HIV stigma reduction and wellness enhancement community intervention
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
HIV stigma continues to affect the psychosocial wellbeing of people living with HIV (PLWH) and people living close to them (PLC). Literature unequivocally holds the view that HIV stigma and psychosocial wellbeing interact ...