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  1. The contribution and direct-use value of livestock to rural livelihoods in the Sand River catchment, South Africa

    The contribution and direct-use value of livestock to rural livelihoods in the Sand River catchment, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The productive functions of livestock ownership in communal areas are multipurpose in character, comprising a mix of stock types and a range of goods and services used. When all these multiple uses are accounted for, the cash and direct-use returns...
  2. Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study seeks to determine if guidance and counseling: (a) lessons are provided to students; (b) services provided are adequate; (c) students are aware of guidance and counseling services provided; and (d) difficulties that counselors face in implementing the programme...
  3. Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study describes and evaluates community psychology in Zimbabwe. We distinguish between a professional with the title ‘community psychologist’ and the practice of the field of community psychology in Zimbabwe. Community psychology services in Zimbabwe include the provision of education...
  4. Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatric Disorders in Africa: Implications for Psychological Interventions

    Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatric Disorders in Africa: Implications for Psychological Interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The authors start by critically discussing some core features of Western psychiatric diagnosis, and present the cultural formulation as one approach to ensure that the cultural aspects of the diagnostic process are addressed, followed by a summary of what is...
  5. AIDS as chronic illness: epidemiological transition and health care in south-eastern Botswana

    AIDS as chronic illness: epidemiological transition and health care in south-eastern Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper suggests that people in south-eastern Botswana experience the AIDS epidemic as part of a recent epidemiological transition in which rates of chronic debilitating illness have risen, even as the degree of acute infectious disease has fallen (HIV/AIDS aside)...
  6. Responses to VCT for HIV among young people in Kampala, Uganda

    Responses to VCT for HIV among young people in Kampala, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Attitudes to voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for HIV among young men and women in a slum area of Kampala, Uganda, were studied through 22 individual semi-structured interviews and 5 focus group discussions. Attitudes to VCT ranged from having no...
  7. Fertility desire and family-planning demand among HIV-positive women and men undergoing antiretroviral treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Fertility desire and family-planning demand among HIV-positive women and men undergoing antiretroviral treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Little information exists about desire to have children and family-planning use among HIV-positive individuals and how this may vary according to individual, social, health and demographic characteristics, especially in developing countries. To assess these topics in Ethiopia, a facility-based cross-sectional...
  8. Positive care? HIV and residential care for children in South Africa

    Positive care? HIV and residential care for children in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Responses to the HIV epidemic leading to an increase in the number of residential care facilities for children across sub-Saharan Africa have prompted concerns that large numbers of orphaned children are being placed in institutional care. There is little empirical...
  9. Personal coping strategies for managing the side effects of antiretroviral therapy among patients at an HIV/AIDS clinic in Uganda

    Personal coping strategies for managing the side effects of antiretroviral therapy among patients at an HIV/AIDS clinic in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The side effects of antiretroviral (ARV) medications negatively impact patients’ quality of life and adherence to treatment. This study describes the burden of side effects from ARV treatment as experienced by a sample of HIV/AIDS patients and identifies the personal...
  10. Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The national antiretroviral (ARV) programme in South Africa commenced in 2004. ARV drugs became readily available to all South Africans due to the concerted efforts of ‘access to all’ campaigns. This study investigates medication adherence among a sample of South...