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  1. Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    If the practice of psychology is to be relevant to environmental realities and context sensitive then conscious consideration must be given to the psychology training programme. Training programmes should give due recognition to the historical, political, social, economic and cultural...
  2. Psychological Well-Being and the Metabolic Syndrome in African and Caucasian Women in South Africa

    Psychological Well-Being and the Metabolic Syndrome in African and Caucasian Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the association between comprehensive psychological well-being and the metabolic syndrome (MS), as well as whether women without MS markers differ significantly from women with MS (three or more markers) on specific facets of psychological well-being. African (N=102)...
  3. The Role of Personality Factors in the Dynamics of Context and Psychological Well-Being

    The Role of Personality Factors in the Dynamics of Context and Psychological Well-Being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this study was to determine personality factors that mediate between context and psychological well-being. A convenience sample of 514 mutlicultural participants from Potchefstroom (n=384) and Mafikeng (n=130) comprising mainly of black and white students was drawn. The...
  4. Exploring the Validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African Context

    Exploring the Validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African context. A convenience sample of 256 African students completed the VIA-IS in English. The majority of strengths subscales had good reliability coefficients and mean scores...
  5. Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The research aims were to compile and validate a multi-dimensional coping measure, taking African-centred coping behaviour into consideration. In a pilot study the Setswana-COPE (S-COPE) and the Africultural Coping Systems Inventory (ACSI) were administered to Setswana-speaking participants (N = 274)...
  6. Validation of a Community Collective Efficacy Scale in an African Context

    Validation of a Community Collective Efficacy Scale in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to validate a community collective efficacy scale in an African context. An abridged version of the Community Collective Efficacy Scale was validated in a cross-sectional survey design. Participants (N = 1050) from urban (n...
  7. Psychometric Properties of Various Scales Measuring Psychological Well-Being in a South African Context: The FORT 1 Project

    Psychometric Properties of Various Scales Measuring Psychological Well-Being in a South African Context: The FORT 1 Project

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to do a first phase screening of psychometric properties of various scales measuring facets of psychological well-being so as to address further questions in the FORT 1 project (FORT 1 = Clarifying the nature...
  8. The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents part of the results of an investigation into barriers to learning in the context of HIV in Richmond, a small KwaZulu-Natal town. Participants were learners from Grades 3,6, and 9(N=117; males=59; females=58). Data were collected by individual...
  9. 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...
  10. Students' Views on the Value of Psychological Research: A Contribution to Indigenising Psychology in Botswana

    Students' Views on the Value of Psychological Research: A Contribution to Indigenising Psychology in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The goal of the study was to explore the value that psychology students accredit to psychological research in a country like Botswana where psychology is a relatively new discipline. Forty-five undergraduate students belonging to the first cohort of psychology students...