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  1. Empowering caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland

    Empowering caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper reports on the health and psychosocial impacts of a programme designed to economically empower female caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The results presented are from a cohort of 492 female caregivers who participated in savings groups...
  2. Protein turnover: possible contributing factor in determining drought tolerance in <em>Nicotiana tabacum</em> L.

    Protein turnover: possible contributing factor in determining drought tolerance in <em>Nicotiana tabacum</em> L.

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Drought stress-induced changes in the water-soluble protein concentration and total number of sulphydryl (-SH) groups were monitored under controlled environmental conditions in four tobacco cultivars (Nicotiana tabacum L.) with different drought tolerances. The drought stress ranged from light (-0.52 MPa)...
  3. Estimates of combining ability for agronomic traits in pepper (<em>Capsicum annuum</em> L.)

    Estimates of combining ability for agronomic traits in pepper (<em>Capsicum annuum</em> L.)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Twenty-one F1 hybrids were obtained from non-reciprocal crosses among seven genetically diverse pepper genotypes. The parents and F1 (S were evaluated for combining ability and the relative importance of additive and non-additive gene action. The plants were grown in a...
  4. Community Forestry—Project Implementation Through Communities as a Whole or Through Interest Groups?

    Community Forestry—Project Implementation Through Communities as a Whole or Through Interest Groups?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The term community forestry, as in the case of “community development”, can easily be misinterpreted as forestry and a development approach that must be implemented and managed by a community as a whole. The diverse groupings within a community, as...
  5. Dimensions of Social Well-Being in a Motor Manufacturing Organisation in South Africa

    Dimensions of Social Well-Being in a Motor Manufacturing Organisation in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the psychometric properties of the 15-item version of the Social Well-being Scale (SWBS-15: Keyes, 1998) for a South African sample with diversity in culture. The SWBS-15 and a biographical questionnaire were administered to employees in a motor...
  6. Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A psychological well-being counselling program, which provided person centered, group counselling interventions for inpatients infected with HIV/AIDS was evaluated at Amangwe therapeutic village in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The aim was to improve the psychological well-being of participants (9 male, 21...
  7. Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study constructed a participant centred perspective of what members of a support group for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) desired from their group meetings. The study sample (n = 34) was from three support groups of PLWHA...
  8. ‘We Do Not Cook, We Only Assist Them’: Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity Through Gendered Activity

    ‘We Do Not Cook, We Only Assist Them’: Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity Through Gendered Activity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article discusses how the gendering of activity by boys coincides with, contests or recreates constructions of hegemonic masculinity in the context of South Africa. The study used a qualitative methodology including a series of three focus groups with 14–16...
  9. Intergroup Attitude Change in South Africa: A Thirty-Seven Year Longitudinal Study

    Intergroup Attitude Change in South Africa: A Thirty-Seven Year Longitudinal Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This longitudinal study reports intergroup attitude changes in South Africa over a 37-year period beginning from the 1970s when the apartheid dispensation was still firmly in place, following by a second data collection period after a time of political turmoil...
  10. Measurement Equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire for Diverse South African Cultural Groups

    Measurement Equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire for Diverse South African Cultural Groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the measurement equivalence of the South African Psychological Ownership Questionnaire (SAPOS) for black and white South African employees. Participants were a non-probability sample of 645 professional level employees from both the private and the public sector (59.4%...