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Development of a cost effective three-dimensional posture analysis tool: validity and reliability
(BioMed Central, 2013)
BACKGROUND: The lack of clear understanding of the association between sitting posture and adolescent musculoskeletal pain, might reflect invalid and/or unreliable posture measurement instruments. The psychometric properties ...
Gender patterns in the contribution of different types of violence to posttraumatic stress symptoms among South African urban youth
OBJECTIVE: Identifying the comparative contributions of different forms of violence exposure to trauma sequelae can help to prioritize interventions for polyvictimized youth living in contexts of limited mental health ...
An exploration into the impact of exposure to community violence and hope on children's perceptions of well-being: a South African perspective
The study aims to explore the relationship between exposure to community violence, hope, and well-being. More specifically, the study aims to ascertain whether hope is a stronger predictor of well-being than exposure to ...
Linking Life Skills and Norms with adolescent substance use and delinquency in South Africa
(National Institute of Health, 2013)
We examined factors targeted in two popular prevention approaches with adolescent drug use and delinquency in South Africa. We hypothesized adolescent life skills to be inversely related, and perceived norms to be directly ...
The prevalence of intimate partner violence in the family: a systematic review of the implications for adolescents in Africa
(Oxford University Press., 2013)
Background. Intimate partner violence (IPV) and its multiple effects are well documented in Western research, but these are not adequately described in Africa. The effects of IPV on adolescent health and well-being are ...