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Ashraf Kagee
Stellenbosch University
152Publications
19H-index
1,138Citations
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#1Lena S. AndersenH-Index: 2
#2John A. JoskaH-Index: 24
Last.Steven A. SafrenH-Index: 42
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#1Wylene Saal (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 4
#2Ashraf Kagee (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 19
Last.Jason Bantjes (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 8
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We evaluated the effectiveness of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) in screening for alcohol use disorder (AUD) among 500 men and women seeking HIV testing. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis was used to determine the utility of the AUDIT in discriminating between AUD caseness and non-caseness. For men, a cut-off score of 10 on the AUDIT predicted AUD with 81% sensitivity and 77% specificity. For women, a cut-off score of 7 yielded optimal sensitivity (82%)...
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#1Wylene Saal (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 1
#2Ashraf Kagee (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 19
Last.Jason Bantjes (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 8
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Background: Routine anxiety screening is needed among HIV test seekers, given the lack of health-care professionals with the ability to identify individuals with generalised anxiety. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the Beck anxiety inventory (BAI) in predicting caseness for generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) among persons seeking HIV testing, using the structured clinical interview for the DSM-5 (SCID-5) as the gold standard. Setting: Five HIV testing sites in th...
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#1Jessica F. Magidson (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 16
#2Lena S. Andersen (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 2
Last.John A. Joska (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 24
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This article uses the Recognition, Reparation and Reconciliation Conference held at Stellenbosch University in December 2018 as a lens to argue for an academic boycott of Israel while maintaining t...
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#1Marwan Diab (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 1
#2Guido Veronese (University of Milano-Bicocca)H-Index: 11
Last.Ashraf Kagee (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 19
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AbstractIn this article, we reflect on decolonizing models of pedagogy with empirically-supported approaches as an epistemological point of departure. We discuss the risk of reproducing a colonial ...
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#1Crick Lund (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 39
#2Marguerite Schneider (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 14
Last.Ezra Susser (Columbia University)H-Index: 64
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Abstract The study's objective was to determine the effectiveness of a task-sharing psychological treatment for perinatal depression using non-specialist community health workers. A double-blind individual randomised controlled trial was conducted in two antenatal clinics in the peri-urban settlement of Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Adult pregnant women who scored 13 or above on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression rating Scale (EPDS) were randomised into the intervention arm (structured six-session psy...
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#1Annie S. K. Jones (University of Auckland)H-Index: 2
#2Bronwyne Coetzee (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 5
Last.Keith J. Petrie (University of Auckland)H-Index: 52
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Non-adherence remains the largest cause of treatment failure to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Despite having the largest HIV pandemic, few successful adherence interventions have been conducted in South Africa. Active visualisation is a novel intervention approach that may help effectively communicate the need for consistent adherence to ART. The current study tested an active visualisation intervention in a sample of non-adherent patients. 111 patients failing on first- or second-line ART were ...
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#1Anneliese de Wet (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 2
#2Leslie Swartz (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 38
Last.Peter A. Newman (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 35
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ABSTRACTCommunity engagement in biomedical trials is to ensure ethical conduct in research, yet it has been criticised regarding power and exploitation of vulnerable communities where trials take p...
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#1B. Everitt-Penhale (Stellenbosch University)
#2Ashraf Kagee (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 19
Last.Lena S. Andersen (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 2
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ABSTRACTThere is a need for a culturally adapted, evidence-based, psychotherapy treatment that is effective, acceptable, and feasible for integration into primary care in South Africa. This qualitative study used exit interviews to examine participants’ experiences of an adapted cognitive-behavioural therapy treatment for adherence and depression, task-shifted and delivered by nurses in two peri-urban HIV clinics near Cape Town. Nine semi-structured exit interviews were conducted with isiXhosa-s...
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