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Suicide mortality in NSW: clients of mental health services.
This article examines suicide by clients of mental health services in NSW. Since April1992 the Mental Health Branch of the NSW Health Department has operated an incident monitoring system which requires all public mental ...
Suicide attempts in NSW: associated mortality and morbidity.
This article is the fifth in a series on suicide in New South Wales by the Mental Health Epidemiology Group. Its aim is to provide a quantitative account of suicide attempts and the associated mortality and morbidity in ...
Suicide mortality in NSW: an introduction to clinical audits.
This article is an introduction to the use of clinical audit to identify possible preventive approaches to suicide. We examine the ethical issues, techniques and feasibility of this method for collecting information on ...
Suicide mortality in NSW: geographic variation.
This is the first of a series of articles on the epidemiology of suicide in NSW. We examine pooled suicide mortality data for Area and District Health Services from the time of the introduction of the ICD9-CM cause of death ...
The effect of carbohydrate ingestion on the motor skill proficiency of soccer players
(Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., 1996)
This study examined the effects of ingesting a glucose-polymer (GP) solution on the motor skill proficiencies of association football (soccer) players from two teams playing during two matches in a cool environment. Fifteen ...
Die rol van die kerk as ondersteuningsnetwerk: Die verwantskap tussen psigo-sosiale klimaat, kerklike betrokkenheid en sielkundige welsyn
(South African Journal of Psychology, 1990-06)
The role of the church as a supportive network: The relationship between psycho-social climate, church involvement, and psychological well-being. The aim of the present study was to determine whether mere involvement in ...
Admission rates as an indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community
BACKGROUND: A reliable indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community is needed to monitor population-based asthma control strategies. We examined the potential use of asthma admissions to hospital as such ...
Mediation of detention trauma via perceived locus of control
(South African Journal of Psychology, 1990)
Political detention in South Africa has been documented to contain conditions inherently detrimental to psychological health. Reports indicate high levels of stress reponses associated with conditions of solitary confinement, ...
Praktykillustrasie van die vorming en terminering van n terapeutiese sisteem volgens ekosistemiese denke
(Unisa Press, 1996)
This article presents an illustration of how an ecosystemic perspective was used in a family therapy case study. Two ecosystemic concepts were used to discuss the case study. They are: the language determination of the ...
Participatory learning: a people centred way of working in community development
(Unisa Press, 1995)
In this article the authors propose a participatory learning approach to skill and knowledge acquisition in people centered community development knowing that it isn't always quick and easy but exciting and worth it.