Articles by Author: Karl Peltzer

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  1. Responsible Alcoholic Beverages Sales and Services Training Intervention in Cape Town: A Pilot Study

    Responsible Alcoholic Beverages Sales and Services Training Intervention in Cape Town: A Pilot Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to pilot a responsible beverage service intervention in order to reduce alcohol-impaired road use. The sample included 20 shebeens including 10 licensed and 10 unlicensed establishments chosen from a list of alcohol serving establishments...
  2. Cultural and Religious Values: A Cross-Cultural Study In Austria, South Africa and Egypt

    Cultural and Religious Values: A Cross-Cultural Study In Austria, South Africa and Egypt

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article compares religious values found on the basis of the lexical approach in three cultures. Lists of human values in Austria (German), South Africa (Northern Sotho) and Egypt (Arabic) were compiled. These terms were rated by 456, 400 and...
  3. Alcohol Use in Three Different Inner Cities in South Africa: AUDIT-C and CAGE

    Alcohol Use in Three Different Inner Cities in South Africa: AUDIT-C and CAGE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the present study was to describe the frequency of risky drinking among a general urban population survey (n=1379) in South Africa with the help of (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) AUDIT-C scores, CAGE (Cut down, Annoyed, Guilty,...
  4. Indigenous Healing Practices in Malawi

    Indigenous Healing Practices in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    One of the most important areas of African culture in which the significant presence of traditional beliefs can be seen is through sickness and healing. In many traditional cultures, illness is thought to be caused by psychological conflicts or disturbed...
  5. Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this review is to synthesize the national prevalence data from eight surveys on tobacco use in South Africa over the past 13 years. Results from the national studies indicate that tobacco use among adults is on the...
  6. Screening and Brief Advice for Risky Substance Users among Charismatic and Main Stream Churches in South Africa

    Screening and Brief Advice for Risky Substance Users among Charismatic and Main Stream Churches in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to investigate screening and brief advice for risky substance users among charismatic and main stream churches in South Africa. The sample included 117 clergy (63 from charismatic and 54 from mainstream churches) chosen randomly...
  7. Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed the prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and its correlates with socio-economic characteristics, disease variables and ART adherence in South Africa. The sample included 607 PLHIV (males =475, females =132; age range...
  8. Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Using the data from the South African World Health Survey (WHS), the current study aims to assess the self-reported prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors by socio-economic characteristics in South Africa. A population-based survey of 2314 participants (1116 men...
  9. Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study is to investigate intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk among antenatal care attendees at primary care health care facilities in a South African setting. A convenient sample of 984 pregnant women (mean age of...
  10. Brief Intervention of Alcohol Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review

    Brief Intervention of Alcohol Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this review was to identify and assess studies that have described and quantified brief interventions of alcohol problems in sub-Saharan Africa. PubMed, Google scholar, CAB Abstracts and article references were searched to identify studies published in English...