Articles by Author: Gloria Da Costa

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  1. Exploring the personal and social context of female youth sex offenders

    Exploring the personal and social context of female youth sex offenders

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the personal and social context of young female sex offenders, probing their risk profiles for prospective treatment interventions. A convenience sample of eight young South African female sexual offenders participated in the study (black = 88%, Indian...
  2. Development and implementation of a peer-based mental health support programme for adolescents orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Development and implementation of a peer-based mental health support programme for adolescents orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Aim: The article describes a framework and the process for the development of the peer-based mental health support programme and its implementation. The development of a peer-based mental health support programme is based on Erikson's theory on the adolescent phase...
  3. Chromosomal population structuring in carangids (Perciformes) between the north-eastern and south-eastern coasts of Brazil

    Chromosomal population structuring in carangids (Perciformes) between the north-eastern and south-eastern coasts of Brazil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The family Carangidae comprises 151 species, of which only 19 have been so far karyotyped, including a few representatives from the Western Atlantic Ocean. This study compared the cytogenetic features of three Atlantic carangids, Chloroscombrus chrysurus, Trachinotus goodei and T...
  4. Diversity of decapod crustaceans at the interface of unconsolidated seabed areas and rocky shores in tropical/subtropical Brazil

    Diversity of decapod crustaceans at the interface of unconsolidated seabed areas and rocky shores in tropical/subtropical Brazil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The decapod crustacean assemblages from unconsolidated seabed areas located near rocky shores in the Ubatuba region on the south-east coast of Brazil were analysed by investigating the abundance, richness, diversity and dominance of species. The relationships of the sediment and...
  5. Population dynamics of the seabob shrimp <em>Xiphopenaeus kroyeri</em> (Dendrobranchiata, Penaeidae) in south-eastern Brazil

    Population dynamics of the seabob shrimp <em>Xiphopenaeus kroyeri</em> (Dendrobranchiata, Penaeidae) in south-eastern Brazil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The population dynamics, including the sex ratio, reproductive period, individual growth and longevity, and population structure of the shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri, are described. The shrimps were collected monthly from July 2005 to June 2007 at four sites in Ubatuba Bay,...
  6. The role of community participation in the control of bird hazards at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda

    The role of community participation in the control of bird hazards at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The location of Entebbe International Airport within the Entebbe Peninsula, a gazetted animal sanctuary and on the flight path of migratory bird species moving to and from Africa, makes it one of the most bird strike-prone airports in the world...
  7. Behaviour planning and problem solving deficiencies in children with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from the Balobedu culture, Limpopo province, South Africa

    Behaviour planning and problem solving deficiencies in children with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from the Balobedu culture, Limpopo province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: To compare planning behaviour (frontal lobe functioning) in children with and without symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  8. Motivations of farm tourism hosts and guests in the South West Tapestry Region, Western Australia: A phenomenological study

    Motivations of farm tourism hosts and guests in the South West Tapestry Region, Western Australia: A phenomenological study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    This paper describes a phenomenological investigation of the experience of farm tourism in the South West Tapestry Region of Western Australia from the perspective of both hosts and guests. The purpose of the study was to gain an understanding of...