Vol 99, No 5 (2009)

Table of Contents

The South African Stress and Health (SASH) study: A scientific base for mental health policy PDF
Dan J Stein, David R Williams, Ronald C Kessler 337
The South African Stress and Health Study (SASH) PDF
Allen Andrew Herman, David R Williams, Dan J Stein, Soraya Seedat, Steve Heeringa, Hashim Moomal 339
Mental health service use among South Africans for mood, anxiety and substance use disorders PDF
Soraya Seedat, David R Williams, Kathleen McGaffigan, Allen Herman, Hashim Moomal, Stacey L Williams, Pamela B Jackson, Landon Meyer, Dan J Stein 346
Impact of common mental disorders during childhood and adolescence on secondary school completion PDF
Landon Myer, Dan J Stein, Pamela B Jackson, Allen Herman, Soraya Seedat, David R Williams 354
Patterns of Extra-medical Drug Use in South Africa: Results from the South African Stress and Health Study PDF
Margaretha Susanna van Heerden, Anna Grimsrud, Soraya Seedat, Landon Myer, David Williams, Dan Stein 358
The Epidemiology of Major Depression in South Africa: Results from the SASH Study PDF
Mark Tomlinson 368
Life Stress and Mental Disorders in the South African Stress and Health Study PDF
Soraya Seedat, Dan J. Stein, Pamela B Jackson, Steven G. Heeringa, David R. Williams, Landon Myer 375
Perceived Discrimination and Mental Health Disorders: The South African Stress and Health Study (SASH) PDF
David R. Williams 383
Perpetration of gross human rights violations in South Africa: Association with psychiatric disorders PDF
Dan Stein 390
DSM-IV-defined common mental disorders: Association with HIV testing, HIV-related fears, perceived risk and preventive behaviours among South African adults PDF
Landon Myer, Dan J Stein, Allen Herman, Soraya Seedat, Hashim Moomal, David R Williams 396


Cover PDF


Content page PDF

From the Editor

Vaccines for Africa (VACFA) website: An innovative immunisation advocacy tool PDF
Charles Shey Wiysonge, Zainab Waggie, Linda Rhoda, Gregory Hussey 275

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 277


We can train them but how do we retain them ? PDF
Sandie Rutherford Thomson 278
The Tokoloshe Homunculus PDF
Anand A Moodley 278
HRT prescriptions linked to 25% of Breast Cancers in California PDF
Alwyn Jacobus Carstens 280
Medical Aid double standards PDF
Phillipa Penfold 280


Free State ARV crisis – central government blamed PDF
No pay, no cure – can our hospitals be salvaged? PDF
Qualified ethics nod to doctors downing tools PDF
Bio-ethics vigilance vital; medical and legal doyens PDF


Hydatid disease masquerading as an incisional hernia PDF
Bhugwan Singh, Ashwini G Maharaj 300
Mao Tse-tung (1893-1976): his habits and his health PDF
André Wessels 302


David Bourne PDF
Abdul-Rauf Sayed, Leslie London 306


Paediatric Liver Transplantation in South Africa in 2009 PDF
Alastair John Ward Millar 308

Scientific letters

Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource limited settings. A systematic Review. PDF
Derek Sloan, Sipho Dlamini, Martin Dedicoat 310
Chronic Bilateral Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature PDF
Adekunle Yisau Abdulkadir, Olusola Morohunfade Adesiyun, Olusegun Rabiu Jimoh, Adewumi D Amole 313

Original articles

Measles outbreak in South Africa, 2003-2005 PDF
Meredith Lynn McMorrow, Goitom Gabremedhin, Johann van den Heever, Robert Kezaala, Bernice Harris, Robin Nandy, Peter Strebel, Abdoulie Jack, Karen Lisa Cairns 314
Clinical and Financial Burdens of Secondary Level Care in a Public Sector Antiretroviral Roll-Out Setting: GF Jooste Hospital PDF
Sebastian Kevany, Graeme Meintjes, Kevin Rebe, Gary Maartens, Susan Cleary 320
Associations between Body Mass Index and serum levels of C-Reactive Protein PDF
Tung-Wei Kao, I-Shu Lu, Kuo-Chen Liao, Hsiu-Yun Lai, Ching-Hui Loh, Hsu-Ko Kuo 326
Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity among workers at Kanye Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, Botswana PDF
Roberto Andrés Garrido, Maria Beatriz Semeraro, Samuel M Temesgen, Marcelo R Simi 331


CPD Questionnaire PDF