Dr Anne Jarvis

Person Dr Mary Ann Jarvis
Telephone  +27 (0)31 260 3561
Email jarvism@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Howard College
Research Interests Mental health nursing (mental well-being, loneliness, aggression, autism), mHealth and nursing education
Designation Lecturer
 Biosketch Dr Mary Ann Jarvis is a Senior lecturer in the School of Nursing & Public Health. She completed her Masters Nursing (Mental health summa cum laude) and PhD at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa. She lectured at Natal College of Nursing for 10 years, followed by 10 years in the corporate sector in the Wellness industry. She is currently lecturing in the field of mental health to undergraduate and postgraduate students and supervising masters and PhD students as well as being actively engaged in community projects.
 List Publications 1. Chipps, J. and Jarvis, M.A., (2015). Social capital and mental well-being of older people residing in a residential care facility in Durban, South Africa. Aging & Mental health, 1-7

2. Jarvis, M. A., & Chipps, J. (October 01, 2015). Social capital of older persons living at a residential facility in Durban, South Africa: primary health / community health. African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 21, 211-222.

3. Chipps, J. and Jarvis, M.A. (2017). Technology assisted communication in older persons living in a residential care facility in South Africa, Information Development, 33(4), 393-405.

4. Jarvis, M.A. and Bhodraj, L., (2017). Student Nurses’ Perceptions of District Hospital Resource Adequacy for Aggression Management of Mental Health Care Users. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 19(1), 118-130

5. Chipps, J., Jarvis, M. A., & Ramlall, S. (2017). The effectiveness of e-Interventions on reducing social isolation in older persons: A systematic review of systematic reviews. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 23(10), 817-827.

6. Oyelade, O., Smith, A. A. H., & Jarvis, M. A. (2017). Dismissing de-escalation techniques as an intervention to manage verbal aggression within mental health care settings: attitudes of psychiatric hospital-based Nigerian mental health nurses. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 19(2), 1-18.

7. Abugri, A., & Jarvis, M. A. (2018). Northern Ghana final-year nurses’ attitudes towards nursing and remaining post qualification. Curationis, 41(1), 7.

8. Ojuri-King, M. I., Jarvis, M. A., & Baloyi, O. (2018). Midwives perceptions of their post-natal role in a South African level one hospital. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 8, 23-27.

9. Mjadu, T., & Jarvis, M.A. (2018). Patients’ safety in adult ICUs: registered nurses’ attitudes to critical incident reporting. International Journal African Nursing Science, 9, 81-86

10. Jarvis, M. A., Padmanabhanunni, A., & Chipps, J. (2019). An Evaluation of a Low-Intensity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy mHealth-Supported Intervention to Reduce Loneliness in Older People. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(7), 1305.

11. Jarvis, M.A.., Chipps J., &. Padmanabhanunni, A., (2019). This phone saved my life”: Older persons’ experiences and appraisals of an mHealth intervention aimed at addressing loneliness. Journal of Psychology In Africa, 29(2), 159-166

12. Jarvis, M. A., Sartorius, B., & Chipps, J. (2019). Technology acceptance of older persons living in residential care. Information Development, 0266666919854164.

13. Jarvis M.A., Padmanabhanunni, A., Balakrishna, Y., & Chipps, J. (2019). The effectiveness of interventions addressing loneliness in older persons: An umbrella review. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 100177.

14. Jarvis, M. A., & Baloyi, OB., (2020). Scaffolding in reflective journaling: A means to develop higher order thinking skills in undergraduate learners. International Journal of African Nursing Science. Online publication Feb 2020.


15. Ntinkica O., Jarvis, M. & Baloyi O.B. Ouch that was sore: Advanced midwifery students’ perceptions of neonate pain assessment. *Submitted to: Global Journal of Health Science

16. Baloyi O. & Jarvis, M. Continuing Professional Development in WHO Afro-region member states: A literature review. *Submitted to: Global Journal of Health Science

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