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Long-lasting bio-behavioural effects of early-life sildenafil administration in stress-sensitive versus healthy control rats
(North-West University (South-Africa). Potchefstroom Campus, 2019)
Major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents is prevalent, serious and of great concern globally. Yet, only two selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are approved for the treatment of juvenile MDD, ...
Prescribing patterns of central nervous system drugs among children, adolescents and their families with/without treatment for ADHD
This study set out to investigate possible differences in the prescribing patterns of central nervous system (CNS) medication in children and adolescents with and without treatment for ADHD in the South African private ...
Eating habits and nutrient intakes of 10-15 year old children in the North West Province
(North-West University, 2005)
During adolescence, the nutritional needs are higher than at any other time in the lifecycle. Childhood food practices persist into late adolescence and children's food preferences predict their food consumption patterns. ...
Die verband tussen leptien, liggaamsamestelling en fisieke fiksheid in swart adolessente : die PLAY-studie
(North-West University, 2006)
Leptin is a protein hormone primarily secreted by the subcutaneous adipose tissue and is responsible for regulating the energy balance. Individuals with more adipose tissue have much higher leptin levels and often suffer ...
Antidepressant usage by South African children and adolescents : a drug utilisation review
This study set out to review and analyse aspects of antidepressant prescribing in children and adolescents in a section of the private health care sector of South Africa. The research was conducted in two phases, namely a ...
Prescribing patterns of ADHD medication in children under the age of eighteen years in the Western Cape
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
The study consisted of a quantitative, retrospective drug utilisation review analysing medicine claims data from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2013 provided by a nationally representative Pharmaceutical Benefit Management ...