Articles by Author: Ancel George

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  1. The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to identify and describe the psychosocial factors that adolescents experience as stressful. Data were collected from 556 respondents (Grade 10 to 12; 250 males and 306 females; mean age = 17.3 yrs; SD = 1.66) who completed...
  2. The influence of psychosocial variables on adolescent suicidal ideation

    The influence of psychosocial variables on adolescent suicidal ideation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: Increased rates of suicide among adolescents aged 15–24 years have led to suicides becoming the third leading cause of death in the Unites States. South African statistics show an equally worrying trend as suicide constitutes 11.5% of the total...
  3. Resilience and suicide ideation: Coping mediator-moderator effects among adolescent learners

    Resilience and suicide ideation: Coping mediator-moderator effects among adolescent learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The current study aimed to investigate the influence of coping on the relationship between resilience and adolescent suicide ideation among secondary learners in the Free State Province, South Africa (n = 495; female = 61.6%; black = 55%, white =...
  4. Disaggregation of land types using terrain analysis, expert knowledge and GIS methods

    Disaggregation of land types using terrain analysis, expert knowledge and GIS methods

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Soil maps’ value is increasingly recognised for enabling the optimal management of ecosystems. Digital soil mapping (DSM) can overcome the cost constraints of traditional mapping methods, but requires local area-specific research. As South Africa is blessed with the land type...
  5. Linguistic innovation during a national crisis: An analysis of selected Shona metaphors created during the Zimbabwe crisis

    Linguistic innovation during a national crisis: An analysis of selected Shona metaphors created during the Zimbabwe crisis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article discusses the nature of metaphors that were created by Shona speakers in order to capture various aspects of the Zimbabwean political and socio-economic crisis. The data for this study were collected from August to December of 2008 and...
  6. COMPARISON OF COMMUNICATION AND SIGNALLING PATTERNS OF WHITEBROWED SPARROWWEAVERS AND OTHER GREGARIOUS PLOCEID WEAVERS

    COMPARISON OF COMMUNICATION AND SIGNALLING PATTERNS OF WHITEBROWED SPARROWWEAVERS AND OTHER GREGARIOUS PLOCEID WEAVERS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Ferguson, J. W. H. 1988. Comparison of communication and signalling patterns of Whitebrowed Sparrowweavers and other gregarious ploceid weavers. Ostrich 59: 54–62.
  7. The categorlal status of the possessive in zulu – a new perspective

    The categorlal status of the possessive in zulu – a new perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Die doel van hierdie artikel is eerstens om die geldigheid van die tradisionele kategoriale status van die possessief in Zulu te ondersoek en te bevraagteken, en tweedens om 'n algehele nuwe perspektief op die konseptualisering van besit aan te bied...
  8. Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed the prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and its correlates with socio-economic characteristics, disease variables and ART adherence in South Africa. The sample included 607 PLHIV (males =475, females =132; age range...