Articles by Author: Calvin Gwandure

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  1. Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides an ethnopsychological view of infantile colic among the Shona people. Ethnopsychological perspectives are culturally grounded views of psychological phenomena, and intersect a number of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and cultural psychology. The study considered Shona perspectives on...
  2. Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study describes and evaluates community psychology in Zimbabwe. We distinguish between a professional with the title ‘community psychologist’ and the practice of the field of community psychology in Zimbabwe. Community psychology services in Zimbabwe include the provision of education...
  3. Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored integration and social identity of foreign African nationals in the South African workplace. The study also explored the implications of the Employment Equity Act of 2006 as interpreted by foreign African nationals within the contexts of integration...
  4. Delegitimisation of Disliked Political Organisations Through Biased Language and Acronyming

    Delegitimisation of Disliked Political Organisations Through Biased Language and Acronyming

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the use of biased language and acronyming in political organisations in South Africa and Zimbabwe. The study surveyed the discourses of political parties that were posted on the internet. Thematic content analysis was used to analyse the...
  5. Psychological Contract in HIV Prevention Clinical Trials in Resource Poor Communities in Africa

    Psychological Contract in HIV Prevention Clinical Trials in Resource Poor Communities in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The paper explored the application of psychological contract in HIV prevention clinical trials in resource poor communities in Africa. The psychological contract was discussed in relation to practices in New HIV Prevention Technologies in Africa. From this discussion, it would...
  6. Home-based care for parents with AIDS: impact on children's psychological functioning

    Home-based care for parents with AIDS: impact on children's psychological functioning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study explored the concept of home-based care for people living with full-blown AIDS and the impact of this on their children's psychological functioning. There were 30 children in the study whose parents had full-blown AIDS. The comparison group...
  7. Predicting HIV risk using a locus of control-based model among university students

    Predicting HIV risk using a locus of control-based model among university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: The purpose of the study was to predict HIV risk using a locus of control-based intervention. The locus of control-based variables that were used in this study were social systems control, self-control, fatalism and achievement-oriented behaviour. The study sample...
  8. Manualised health support interventions: Their efficacy in a South African primary healthcare setting

    Manualised health support interventions: Their efficacy in a South African primary healthcare setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the implementation efficacy of a stress-reduction intervention for people living with HIV/AIDS by health care workers in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Informants were 20 health care workers drawn from two health facilities. There were 17...
  9. A Prospective Model for HIV and AIDS Prevention in an African Setting

    A Prospective Model for HIV and AIDS Prevention in an African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study conceptualizes locus of control as a behavioural mechanism for HIV and AIDS prevention. The locus of control variables that could build the model are: social systems control, self-control, fatalism, achievement-oriented behaviour, willingness to delay gratification, personal values and...
  10. Caregivers’ perspective of the child support grant in South Africa: An exploratory study

    Caregivers’ perspective of the child support grant in South Africa: An exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored caregivers’ perceptions of the South African Child Support Grant as a poverty alleviation instrument. Informants consisted of 72 caregivers who were purposively selected through the snowball method (female = 99%; single parent = 71%, blacks = 100%)...