Articles by Author: Karel Botha

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  1. Cancer Patients' Illness Experiences During a Group Intervention

    Cancer Patients' Illness Experiences During a Group Intervention

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study used secondary data analysis to explore cancer patients' illness experiences during a listening group intervention. Participants were 12 patients (age range 22 to 62 years in age; males = 4; females = 8). Data were analysed using qualitative...
  2. Perceived Challenges in the Self-Management of Essential Hypertension in South African Settings

    Perceived Challenges in the Self-Management of Essential Hypertension in South African Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the subjective experiences of Essential Hypertension (EH) in a sample of urban white Afrikaans-speaking (n=25) and black Sotho-speaking (n=25) patients. Measures of self-management were obtained and their subjective experience of EH and its self-management was explored during...
  3. Psychometric Properties of the Short Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SSRQ) in a South African Context

    Psychometric Properties of the Short Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SSRQ) in a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Self-regulation (SR), an important construct within the psychological well-being context, involves the ability to monitor behaviour, to contrast it with reference values and to introduce adjustments where necessary. A lack of validated measures of SR in the South African context...
  4. Exploring Young Black Persons' Narratives About the Apartheid Past

    Exploring Young Black Persons' Narratives About the Apartheid Past

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined intergeneration narratives about the apartheid past through the retelling of 14 young black South Africans aged 16 to 21 (males =6, females =8). A qualitative categorical-content data analysis underpinned by social constructionism, explored these secondary narrative segments...
  5. Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored mindfulness amongst eight self-injuring psychiatric adolescents. A mixed-method design was used. Interviews and clinical records comprised the qualitative data, while quantitative data was gathered using the Five-Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ: Baer, Smith, Hopkins, Krietemeyer & Toney, 2006)...
  6. The Effect of the Lifeplan® Programme on the Psychological Wellbeing of a Rural Community in South Africa

    The Effect of the Lifeplan® Programme on the Psychological Wellbeing of a Rural Community in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the effect of the Lifeplan® programme on a rural South African community's psychological wellbeing. Participants were adult individuals (N=99) between 20 and 83 years (mean age = 43 years, SD=13.28). A mixed method sequential explanatory research design...
  7. Gender Effects on Self-Regulation Among University Students

    Gender Effects on Self-Regulation Among University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore the relation between self-regulation, psychopathology and gender amongst a group of South African university students (N=384). Self-regulation was measured with the Shortened Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SSRQ: Carey, Neal, & Collins, 2004), and psychopathology...
  8. Cancer Treatment in South Africa: A Narrative Literature Review

    Cancer Treatment in South Africa: A Narrative Literature Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Due to the advances in cancer treatment, there are a growing number of cancer survivors. Finishing treatment rarely indicates the end of the cancer experience. As a result, cancer management has shifted from an acute care model to one that...
  9. Interpersonal conflict and meaning making in early adulthood: a self-regulation perspective

    Interpersonal conflict and meaning making in early adulthood: a self-regulation perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore meaning making in response to interpersonal conflict in a group of young adults. A self-regulatory perspective was taken to explore and elaborate on current approaches to meaning making. Participants were 127 young...
  10. Tomatis® Method comparative efficacy in promoting self-regulation in tertiary students: A systematic review

    Tomatis® Method comparative efficacy in promoting self-regulation in tertiary students: A systematic review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This systematic review sought to determine the evidence on how the Tomatis® Method, a sound stimulation intervention for improving listening, compares to other self-regulation interventions with tertiary students. We searched studies from the following data bases ‘Academic FileOne, CINAHL, Cochrane...