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The nomological network of emotion recognition ability: evidence from the Geneva Emotion Recognition Test
The ability to recognize other people’s emotions from their face, voice, and body (emotion recognition ability, ERA) is crucial to successful functioning in private and professional life. The Geneva Emotion Recognition ...
Unpacking, summing and anchoring in retrospective time estimation
We examined whether or not interventions that have been used to try to influence predictions of future task duration – unpacking, summing and anchoring – had a similar effect on retrospective estimations of duration. In ...
Longitudinal changes of cardiac troponin and inflammation reflect progressive myocyte stretch and likelihood for hypertension in a Black male cohort: the SABPA study
Inflammation was cross-sectionally associated with subclinical wall remodeling and hypertension. Whether longitudinal changes (∆) in inflammation, myocyte injury (troponin T), and stretch (N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic ...
Skin-reducing mastectomy and direct-to-implant breast reconstruction with submuscular-dermal-mesh pocket
(Wolters Kluwer, 2019)
Background Despite skin-sparing mastectomy techniques have significantly improved reconstructive options and aesthetic outcomes, patients with large and ptotic breasts remain a challenging group to treat satisfactorily. ...
Associations of plasma total phospholipid fatty acid patterns with feeding practices, growth, and psychomotor development in 6‐month‐old South African infants
The objective of this study was to assess plasma fatty acid (FA) patterns of 6‐month‐old South African infants and to determine their association with feeding practices, growth, and psychomotor development. Plasma total ...
Assessing tobacco use in an African population: serum and urine cotinine cut-offs from South Africa
Background Cotinine, a nicotine metabolite, is used to measure tobacco use and exposure, but recommended cut-offs to differentiate tobacco users from those exposed through the environment range from 3 to 58 ng/ml in serum, ...
Early detection of cardiovascular risk in children: is there an alternative beyond routine blood pressure measurement?
(American Heart Association, 2019)
Animal models of major depressive disorder and the implications for drug discovery and development
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Introduction: Depression is a highly debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects the global population and causes severe disabilities and suicide. Depression pathogenesis remains poorly understood, and the disorder is ...
The behavioural self-regulation strategies of Indian South African university students: an exploratory study
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
This study explored the race-related self-regulation strategies of eight Indian South African university students (females: n = 4) attending a historically white university. Interactive qualitative analysis of their ...
Bio-behavioural studies into the antidepressant and antipsychotic-like effects of Garcinia mangostana Linn extract and alpha-mangostin as adjunctive-or mono-therapy in a rodent model of schizophrenia
ntroduction: Garcinia mangostana Linn (GML) or mangosteen has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuroprotective actions. Its bioactive constituents, α- , β- , and γ- mangostin also inhibit cAMP ...