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Psychological Distress and Substance Abuse in Jamaican Youths Living with HIV/AIDS

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.024
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341–5
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There is a statistically significant relationship between psychological distress and substance use in Jamaican youths living with HIV/AIDS. Strategies should be implemented that are geared at helping youths deal effectively with the psychosocial burden of the disease.

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Objective: Current epidemiological research indicates that HIV/AIDS endures and continues to be a significant vulnerability among adolescents and youths despite the increased access to antiretroviral drugs and the reduction in the global progression of the disease. This study examined the association between substance use and psychological distress within the Jamaican population of youths coping with the illness.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013

Impact of Environment and Behaviour on Self-Esteem in Jamaican Adolescent Girls

Changing the Research Culture at the Section of Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Mona

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171–7
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A significant increase in research output followed the implementation of research meetings as well as team building and project management strategies, all aimed at strengthening research activities in a section of a university department.

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Objective: To compare the medical research output of the Section of Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, before and after the implementation of strategies aimed at stimulating research.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

A Comparison of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination Results across Campuses of The University of the West Indies (2001 and 2002)

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139–143
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This study assesses the performance of medical students in the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) of the final MBBS examination across the four campuses of The University of the West Indies, (2001 and 2002). The OSCE scores in the medicine and therapeutics examination are generally uniform across all campuses of the University.

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Objective: To compare the performance of medical students in the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) of the final MBBS Examination across the four campuses of The University of the West Indies, over a two-year period.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

Capgras Syndrome Presenting in an Adolescent Girl in the Caribbean

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.175
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95–8

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e-Published: 13 Mar, 2013
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