Sumaya Mall

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Publications

  1. pmc Days out of role due to mental and physical illness in the South African stress and health study
    Sumaya Mall
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:461-8. 2015
  2. pmc Demand and access to mental health services: a qualitative formative study in Nepal
    Natassia F Brenman
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Baluwatar Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 14:22. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Mental health in primary human immunodeficiency virus care in South Africa: a study of provider knowledge, attitudes, and practice
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:196-201. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Changing patterns in HIV/AIDS stigma and uptake of voluntary counselling and testing services: the results of two consecutive community surveys conducted in the Western Cape, South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 25:194-201. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Parents' anxieties about the risk of HIV/AIDS for their Deaf and hard of hearing adolescents in South Africa: a qualitative study
    Sumaya Mall
    University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    J Health Psychol 17:764-73. 2012
  6. doi request reprint "I understand just a little…" Perspectives of HIV/AIDS service providers in South Africa of providing mental health care for people living with HIV/AIDS
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 24:319-23. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence and predictors of stigma amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in the Western Province
    Katherine R Sorsdahl
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 23:680-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Addressing intersections in HIV/AIDS and mental health: the role of organizations for d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Am Ann Deaf 156:492-500. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives towards mental illness in people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Katherine R Sorsdahl
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa
    AIDS Care 22:1418-27. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The impact of antenatal mental distress on functioning and capabilities: views of health care providers and service users in Cape Town, South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and
    Disabil Rehabil 36:1092-9. 2014

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Publications13

  1. pmc Days out of role due to mental and physical illness in the South African stress and health study
    Sumaya Mall
    Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:461-8. 2015
    ..This paper analyses data from the South African Stress and Health Study (SASH) on the association of both mental and physical disorders with days out of role...
  2. pmc Demand and access to mental health services: a qualitative formative study in Nepal
    Natassia F Brenman
    Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Baluwatar Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 14:22. 2014
    ..It focuses specifically on issues of demand and access to care, and aims to identify barriers and potential solutions for reaching people with priority mental disorders...
  3. doi request reprint Mental health in primary human immunodeficiency virus care in South Africa: a study of provider knowledge, attitudes, and practice
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:196-201. 2013
    ..Further effort is required to educate HIV service providers about the psychobiological underpinnings of psychiatric disorders and effective treatments...
  4. doi request reprint Changing patterns in HIV/AIDS stigma and uptake of voluntary counselling and testing services: the results of two consecutive community surveys conducted in the Western Cape, South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 25:194-201. 2013
    ..Given the role of HIV/AIDS-associated stigma in influencing choices to access HIV testing, and the benefits associated with HIV testing, interventions to reduce stigma in communities affected by this disease should be encouraged...
  5. doi request reprint Parents' anxieties about the risk of HIV/AIDS for their Deaf and hard of hearing adolescents in South Africa: a qualitative study
    Sumaya Mall
    University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    J Health Psychol 17:764-73. 2012
    ..Although they did communicate with their children about sexuality and HIV/AIDS, some experienced communication difficulties. Communicative relationships between these adolescents and their parents should be encouraged...
  6. doi request reprint "I understand just a little…" Perspectives of HIV/AIDS service providers in South Africa of providing mental health care for people living with HIV/AIDS
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 24:319-23. 2012
    ..Integration of mental health and HIV/AIDS care has potential benefit to the public HIV/AIDS care system. Mental health training should be provided to HIV/AIDS service providers in this regard...
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence and predictors of stigma amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in the Western Province
    Katherine R Sorsdahl
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 23:680-5. 2011
    ..There are a number of possible reasons for low reports of HIV-related stigma, including having access to treatment and not disclosing HIV status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Addressing intersections in HIV/AIDS and mental health: the role of organizations for d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Am Ann Deaf 156:492-500. 2012
    ..Others, seeing a need to address mental health in HIV/AIDS prevention, had designed programs accordingly. Such prevention efforts merit support, as do activities to reduce communication barriers...
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives towards mental illness in people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Katherine R Sorsdahl
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa
    AIDS Care 22:1418-27. 2010
    ..Interventions designed to increase mental health literacy and reduce the stigma associated with psychiatric disorders may increase the likelihood of PLWHA seeking treatment should they suffer from these conditions...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of antenatal mental distress on functioning and capabilities: views of health care providers and service users in Cape Town, South Africa
    Sumaya Mall
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and
    Disabil Rehabil 36:1092-9. 2014
    ..The analysis also adopts Amartya Sen's capabilities approach to provide suggestions for appropriate interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
    Liezl Koen
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:165-6. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that unique susceptibility loci may be present in this group...
  12. doi request reprint Perceptions of educators of Deaf and hard-of-hearing adolescents of HIV-risk factors for these youths
    Sumaya Mall
    a Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Afr J AIDS Res 11:343-8. 2012
    ..Adolescence is a vulnerable period, and adolescents who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing are likewise exposed to the risk of HIV infection. ..
  13. doi request reprint Towards a treatment model for family therapy for schizophrenia in an urban African setting: Results from a qualitative study
    Laila Asmal
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 60:315-20. 2014
    ..Modification in content of such programmes in response to local challenges is considered important, but has not been fully explored in Africa...