Articles by Author: Jace Pillay

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  1. The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to explore the experiences of self-injury among adolescents and young adults within the South African context. The participants were twelve university students who had self-injured in their adolescence (females = 92%). The data were...
  2. The role of educational psychologists in promoting ethical research conducted with children: an exploratory study

    The role of educational psychologists in promoting ethical research conducted with children: an exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored perceptions of educational psychologists on their role in promoting ethical research involving children. Participants were 10 South African educational psychologists (females = 60%; males = 40%) from mostly public services (90%). Data on their perceived roles in...
  3. Patriarchal influences on the lives of African adolescent girls from child-headed households

    Patriarchal influences on the lives of African adolescent girls from child-headed households

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the gendered experiences of patriarchal family life by adolescent girls from a low socio-economic status (SES) neighbourhood in South Africa. The informants were nine girls from an urban setting, three of whom were from child-headed homes. The...
  4. Child sexual abuse and literacy achievement in a sample of South African primary school children

    Child sexual abuse and literacy achievement in a sample of South African primary school children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated child sexual abuse (CSA) and literacy achievement among South African primary school children. Data on self-reported experience of CSA and actual literacy achievement were collected from a convenience sample of 160 learners from a Soweto school in...
  5. Factors leading to orphans and vulnerable children living in community-based homes

    Factors leading to orphans and vulnerable children living in community-based homes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the influences on living arrangements of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) housed at a community-based home in Johannesburg, South Africa. A total of 50 OVC (males = 36%, females = 64%; age range 11 to 18 years)...
  6. Perceived parental involvement and well-being among Ethiopian adolescents

    Perceived parental involvement and well-being among Ethiopian adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between perceived parent academic socialisation of their children and the children’s well-being in four domains: depression, self-esteem, school adjustment, and substance use. The participants consisted of 809 Ethiopian high school students, mostly male (52.9%) (mean...
  7. Bullying experiences and literacy achievement amongst primary school children

    Bullying experiences and literacy achievement amongst primary school children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the association between school bullying and literacy achievements in a sample of primary school children from Johannesburg, South Africa. The children (n = 443; females = 56%, males = 44%) attending six primary schools in the Soweto area suburbs, self-reported their experience of...
  8. Daily life with early orphanhood from HIV/AIDS: An exploratory study

    Daily life with early orphanhood from HIV/AIDS: An exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the everyday lived life by South African early adolescents orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Informants were ten early adolescents (age range 12 to 14 years; females = 6; males = 4) from a low socioeconomic status neighbourhood of Johannesburg. The adolescents completed autobiographical...
  9. Production of plantlets from tissue cultures of Lotononis, a southern African veld legume<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A simple procedure is described for the production of large numbers of rooted plantlets from callus cultures of Lotononis bainesii Baker. Highest frequency of shoots was obtained from somatic embryos formed in initiation cultures on Murashige & Skoog medium plus...
  10. Nitrification and the enumeration of marine nitrifying bacteria in a closed prawn-culture system

    Nitrification and the enumeration of marine nitrifying bacteria in a closed prawn-culture system

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Nitrification in a closed prawn-culture system was well established and followed the classical oxidation sequence of ammonia via nitrite to nitrate. Ammonia levels were in the range 4,8–68,7 μg-at N·ℓ−1 nitrite 0,15–891 μg-at N·ℓ−1 and nitrate approached a maximum of...