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2013 Intimate partner violence, mental problems and behavioural problems among pre-school children in Vhembe district, South Africa

The aim of this study was to assess intimate partner violence, mental problems and behavioural problems among 1.5 to 5 year old children in ...

2013 Lay counselors' ability to deliver counseling for behavior change

Options for Health is an evidence-based sexual risk reduction intervention based on Motivational Interviewing (MI). Thirty-nine antiretrovir...

2012 Environmental lead exposure and socio-behavioural adjustment in the early teens: the birth to twenty cohort

Lead exposure remains high in South Africa. Environmental lead exposure has been associated with behaviour problems in childhood and adolesc...

2010 Stressful pregnancies linked to behavioural problems in children

Findings from a number of studies suggest that there is an association between mothers who had stressful pregnancies and behavioural problem...