Articles by Author: Greg Howcroft

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  1. Encountering a cartwheeling princess: relational psychoanalytic therapy of a child with attachment difficulties and ADHD

    Encountering a cartwheeling princess: relational psychoanalytic therapy of a child with attachment difficulties and ADHD

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study was conducted to demonstrate the use and process of contemporary relational psychoanalytic child therapy to address the interpersonal implications of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and interlinked insecure attachment processes.
  2. A psychobiographical analysis of Dambudzo Marechera's personal development through his writings

    A psychobiographical analysis of Dambudzo Marechera's personal development through his writings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study applied psychobiography to explore the personal development of Zimbabwean novelist Dambudzo Marechera – and particularly focus on psychological disintegration. For the evidence, we examined primary and secondary works on his life history with special attention to his literary...
  3. Hagiography: Current and prospective contributions

    Hagiography: Current and prospective contributions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study considers the historical development of hagiographic research, including its antecedents and contemporary motivations and intentions. As a sub-approach of psychobiographical research, hagiography's defining qualities include the venerability of the subject, the aim of edifying the reader and illustrating...
  4. The voice of the child in parental divorce: implications for clinical practice and mental health practitioners

    The voice of the child in parental divorce: implications for clinical practice and mental health practitioners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: Research on parental divorce suggests that the nature of the divorce process, as experienced by the child, is the most important factor in his or her post-divorce adjustment. Research regarding children’s experiences of the divorce process has been limited...
  5. Talking about sex in Botswana: social desirability bias and possible implications for HIV-prevention research

    Talking about sex in Botswana: social desirability bias and possible implications for HIV-prevention research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Evaluations of the safety, effectiveness, and feasibility of HIV prevention interventions rely on self-reported sexual behaviour data. The accuracy of such data has sometimes been questioned. The absence of a so-called objective measure of sexual behaviour complicates this. Social desirability...
  6. Evidence of partial migratory behaviour by the Cape Griffon <em>Gyps coprotheres</em>

    Evidence of partial migratory behaviour by the Cape Griffon <em>Gyps coprotheres</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Migratory behaviour has been reported for several Old World vulture species, but not for the Cape Griffon (Cape Vulture) Gyps coprotheres. Analysis of opportunistically obtained Cape Griffon distributional data from the Eastern Cape province of South Africa showed that griffon...
  7. Climate change and birds: perspectives and prospects from southern Africa

    Climate change and birds: perspectives and prospects from southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Global climate warming, now conclusively linked to anthropogenically-increased CO2 levels in the earth's atmosphere, has already had impacts on the earth's biodiversity and is predicted to threaten more than 1 million species with extinction by 2050. Climate change in southern...
  8. On the road again: concurrency and condom use among Uganda truck drivers

    On the road again: concurrency and condom use among Uganda truck drivers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Long-distance truck drivers have been shown to be a critical population in the spread of HIV in Africa. In 2009, surveys with 385 Ugandan long-distance truck drivers measured concurrency point prevalence with two methods; it ranged from 37.4% (calendar-method) to...
  9. Vagrant Subantarctic fur seal on the coast of Tanzania

    Vagrant Subantarctic fur seal on the coast of Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    An immature Subantarctic fur seal was sighted on Unguja Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania, in 2008. This is the most northerly record of a vagrant of this species. The nearest breeding colony is on the Prince Edward Islands, 4500 km distant. While...