Articles by Author: Diane Elkonin

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  1. 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...
  2. Sense of Coherence and Quality of Life in Elderly Persons Living with Diabetes Mellitus: An Exploratory Study

    Sense of Coherence and Quality of Life in Elderly Persons Living with Diabetes Mellitus: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to explore and describe the sense of coherence (SOC) and quality of life (QoL) in elderly people living with diabetes mellitus (DM). Participants were 72 elderly persons with DM (men = 19, women = 53, M (age)...
  3. 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...
  4. An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An increasing body of literature shows that HIV/AIDS and mental health issues are closely related. In spite of this, the mental health correlates of HIV and AIDS remain largely unacknowledged and under-researched in sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, despite guidelines by the...
  5. Short Notes

    Short Notes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  6. Experiences and conceptualizations of sexual debut from the narratives of South African men and women in the context of HIV/AIDS

    Experiences and conceptualizations of sexual debut from the narratives of South African men and women in the context of HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Given the pivotal role of first sex in the development of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) practices, there is a need for more contextualised and nuanced understandings of young people's early sexual debut experiences. This study used sexual history narratives...
  7. On pricing kernels, information and risk

    On pricing kernels, information and risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This paper compares out-of-sample, ex-ante risk and returns of arbitrage pricing theory (APT) risk-factor based, zero-cost portfolios with characteristic-based, zero-cost portfolios. In particular the Haugen and Baker characteristic-based model framework is used in a comparison with the capital asset pricing...
  8. Short Notes

    Short Notes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology