Articles by Author: Tholene Sodi

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  1. The Practices of Apostolic Faith Healers in Mental Health Care in Zimbabwe

    The Practices of Apostolic Faith Healers in Mental Health Care in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to understand and interpret faith healers' explanations of the aetiology and treatment of diseases and to canvass their views regarding collaboration between Western trained health care professionals and faith healers. Fifteen female and six male faith healers...
  2. A Survey of the Views of College Students on Academic Dishonesty

    A Survey of the Views of College Students on Academic Dishonesty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of the study was to examine students' views on dishonest academic behaviours. First year students from Mkoba Teachers' College in Zimbabwe's city of Gweru (n = 152) responded to an open-ended questionnaire that was used to collect data...
  3. Teacher Attitudes towards the Inclusion of Children with Mild Hearing Impairments into the Regular School Settings

    Teacher Attitudes towards the Inclusion of Children with Mild Hearing Impairments into the Regular School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the attitudes of a sample of Zimbabwean teachers towards the inclusion of children with mild hearing impairments. Two hundred and forty-six primary school teachers participated in the study. The teachers completed the modified Attitude Toward Mainstreaming Questionnaire...
  4. Teacher Ratings and Standardised Test Scores: How Good for Predicting Achievement in Students with Learning Support Placement?

    Teacher Ratings and Standardised Test Scores: How Good for Predicting Achievement in Students with Learning Support Placement?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study analysed the relationships between teacher ratings and standardised test scores in Reading and Mathematics for students receiving learning support for learning difficulties (n = 60, mean age= 16.3). Teacher ratings were found to significantly predict pupils' performance in...
  5. The Experiences of Rural VhaVenda Women Involved in Polygamous Marriages

    The Experiences of Rural VhaVenda Women Involved in Polygamous Marriages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the experiences of five rural VhaVenda women involved in polygamous marriages aged between twenty seven and sixty four years. The five participants were selected through snowball sampling method from four villages in Vhembe District (Limpopo Province). Data...
  6. College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the factors that college students perceive to influence their ability to do research. Participants were 160 students from a teachers' college (males=71; females=81; mean age=27; SD=5.32). Data were collected using an open ended survey. For data analysis...
  7. Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined academic counselling needs for graduate research students enrolled with a distance education university. Participants were 17 students (males = 10, females = 7; mean years of enrollment =1). They responded to an open ended questionnaire on pertinent...
  8. Marriage and Counselling in African Communities: Challenges and Counselling Approaches

    Marriage and Counselling in African Communities: Challenges and Counselling Approaches

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The article explores a variety of marital counselling approaches relevant to African settings: indigenous, Western, Christian and Islamic. These approaches to marital counselling are influenced in their use by various social movements, including globalisation, women empowerment, sexual orientation and living...
  9. Safe Sex Education for Adolescent Daughters: vhaVenda Mothers Views

    Safe Sex Education for Adolescent Daughters: vhaVenda Mothers Views

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored vhaVenda mothers' perceptions of imparting safe sex education to their adolescent daughters. Data was collected through six focus group discussions with each group consisting of six to eight mothers. The results indicated that mothers want their children...
  10. Cultural Embeddedness of Health, Illness and Healing: Prospects for Integrating Indigenous and Western Healing Practices

    Cultural Embeddedness of Health, Illness and Healing: Prospects for Integrating Indigenous and Western Healing Practices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Culture influences conceptualizations about illness, health and healthcare. In this article we argue that Western-oriented health care models have limited success when applied to health conditions of people of non-Western cultures and contend that culture is an important factor in...