Articles by Author: Wilna J Basson

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  1. Perceived Stress of Dental Students

    Perceived Stress of Dental Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to investigate the perceived stress of dental students at a South African medical facility. Data on stress levels in a dental school environment were collected from eighty eight students in their clinical years of study, using the...
  2. Helping Divorced Parents to Benefit Adolescent Children: A Prospective Enrichment Programme

    Helping Divorced Parents to Benefit Adolescent Children: A Prospective Enrichment Programme

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study proposes a prospective integrative theory-based enrichment programme for divorced custodial parents to help their adolescent children. The programme comprises five brief sessions addressing: the needs of parents for information on post-divorce experiences of their children (cognitive component); the...
  3. Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences and Challenges of Adolescents during Pregnancy

    Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences and Challenges of Adolescents during Pregnancy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explores and describes the experiences and challenges of pregnant adolescents (N = 9, mean age = 16.33 years, SD = 1.58 years) by focusing on their thoughts and feelings about their pregnancies and future prospects. The expectant mothers...
  4. Mother- and daughter-in-law relationship within a South African context: Influence of family systems

    Mother- and daughter-in-law relationship within a South African context: Influence of family systems

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored family system influences on mother-in-law and daughter-in-law relationships in a South African setting. A convenience sample of 20 mothers-in-law (age range from 40 to 86) and 20 daughters-in-law (age range from 20 to 60) were informants. They...
  5. Neurobehavioural profile following cumulative mild traumatic brain injury in adolescent rugby players in South Africa

    Neurobehavioural profile following cumulative mild traumatic brain injury in adolescent rugby players in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the neurobehavioural components of executive dysfunction following sport-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) in Grade 12 adolescent rugby players over a rugby season. In a non-equivalent quasi-experimental design, a rugby group (nā€‰=ā€‰90) were compared with demographically equivalent...
  6. Research note: Maize and forage sorghum as silage crops under drought conditions

    Research note: Maize and forage sorghum as silage crops under drought conditions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Maize (Senkuil) and a forage sorghum hybrid (DeKalb FS2) were compared as silage crops under drought conditions. Sorghum yielded more digestible organic matter per hectare than maize. Maize and forage sorghum silage were well preserved and stable under aerobic conditions.
  7. Research note: The effect of a lactic acid bacterial inoculant on the fermentation dynamics of <em>Eragrostis curvula</em> during ensiling

    Research note: The effect of a lactic acid bacterial inoculant on the fermentation dynamics of <em>Eragrostis curvula</em> during ensiling

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Making good quality hay from Eragrostis curvula is a risky operation in many areas in South Africa due mainly to unfavourable weather conditions. Ensiling should therefore be considered as an alternative method for conserving the forage. The aim of this...
  8. Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether employees' psychological career resources significantly predicted their work engagement. A non-probability sample of 111 early career (26ā€“40 years of age) white male and female staff in a South African human resource software and technology consulting services...
  9. Accumulation of hepatic Hsp70 and plasma cortisol in <em>Oreochromis mossambicus</em> following sublethal metal and DDT exposure

    Accumulation of hepatic Hsp70 and plasma cortisol in <em>Oreochromis mossambicus</em> following sublethal metal and DDT exposure

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Heat shock response in Oreochromis mossambicus livers was measured, using antibodies specific to Hsp70 family members, by an immunoblotting protocol. The hepatic isoforms Hsp70, Hsp74 and Hsp76 were identified and quantified from copper exposures. Long-term DDT exposure did not result...