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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Moodley, K., Staunton, C., Rossouw, T., de Roubaix, M., Duby, Z. & Skinner, D. (2019) The psychology of "cure": unique challenges to consent processes in HIV cure research in South Africa. BMC Medical Ethics. 20:Online.

Consent processes for clinical trials involving HIV prevention research have generated considerable debate globally over the past three deca...

Sharp, C., Penner, F., Marais, L. & Skinner, D. (2019) School connectedness as psychological resilience factor in children affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care. January:Online.

Children affected by HIV/AIDS are at high risk for poor mental health outcomes. Social and psychological connectedness to school has been id...

Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2019) Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy in a general national population in South Africa. South African Journal of Psychiatry. 25:Online.

Alcohol use in pregnancy is linked with various negative health effects on the infant. The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence o...

Pengpid, S. & Peltzer, K. (2019) Prevalence and predictors of current and former tobacco use among older adults in Indonesia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 20:395-401.

The study aims to describe sociodemographic and health variable indices related to current and former tobacco use among older adults who par...

Peltzer, K., Chao, L-W., Ramlagan, S. & Szrek, H. (2019) Daily tobacco use and problem drinking among urban adults in South Africa: a longitudinal study. PanAfrican Medical Journal. January:Online.

There is a lack of longitudinal studies investigating daily tobacco use and problem drinking in Africa. The aim of this study was to explore...