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  1. HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A previous version of this paper was presented at the AIDS in Context Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4–7 April 2001
  2. Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Temperament styles of 400 Nigerian children are described in reference to possible gender and age differences and compared with those of 3200 U.S. children in light of Jung's theory of temperament as modified by Myers and Briggs, one that highlights...
  3. Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology in Cameroon is a budding discipline even its practice, given the scarcity of professionals with specialised training. However, this paper highlights public and private community-oriented projects that resonate with the principles of community psychology. The demands are high...
  4. Factors in Computer Self-Efficacy Among Nigerian College of Education Teachers

    Factors in Computer Self-Efficacy Among Nigerian College of Education Teachers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated factors that are associated with computer self-efficacy among teachers of Southwestern Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Two hundred and eighteen teachers (males =146; females=72; age =52.82, SD=16.38) randomly selected from four Colleges of Education responded to a...
  5. Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the association between social-psychological factors (misconduct, impulsivity, school sense of belonging, intention to use non-violent strategies, beliefs supportive of violence) and bullying behaviour. A total of two-hundred and fifteen (n=215) secondary school students randomly selected from five...
  6. Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study involved a particular group of children in Rwanda—girls who are living on the street and who miss out on education. Noting their relative absence from “the picture” in relation to accesses to services, the study explored how participatory...
  7. Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence against children in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 20 purposively selected girl-children (age range = 12 to 15 years) from two SOS Children's Village who have been victims...
  8. Gender, Spirituality and Psychological Well-Being

    Gender, Spirituality and Psychological Well-Being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine whether gender moderates the relationship between spirituality and psychological well-being. A secondary data analysis based on a cross sectional survey was implemented. A convenience sample of 508 participants (males = 143, females...
  9. Gender Identity Development and Career Decision-Making Process among High School Learners

    Gender Identity Development and Career Decision-Making Process among High School Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Previous studies reveal an inconsistent picture of identity formation for both genders. This study investigated gender differences in identity formation (identity statuses) and career decision-making process among Black South African high school learners. A sample of 156 Grade 12 learners...
  10. Young Rural Males in South Africa Speak on Teenage Pregnancy: “It's Really Her Problem”

    Young Rural Males in South Africa Speak on Teenage Pregnancy: “It's Really Her Problem”

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of school-going rural males in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on teenage pregnancy. Two methods of data collection were used, namely, a quantitative survey with a sample of 294...