Articles by Author: Henry D Mason

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  1. Student Development and Support using a Logotherapeutic Approach

    Student Development and Support using a Logotherapeutic Approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on participants' meaning-centred experiences and perspectives after attending a logotherapy-based student development and support programme. Thirteen students who were enrolled in the first year of the academic programme, in health science programme at a South Africa university,...
  2. A Case of Tragic Optimism: Volunteer Counsellors' Experience of Meaning

    A Case of Tragic Optimism: Volunteer Counsellors' Experience of Meaning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study applied concepts from logotherapy to construct the meaning that volunteer crisis counsellors experienced by working with victims of crime. Data were collected from seven participants who delivered services at community-driven crisis centre using a qualitative approach. The data...
  3. Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Compassion Satisfaction: Prevalence among Nursing Students

    Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Compassion Satisfaction: Prevalence among Nursing Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on the professional quality of life of a sample of participants who were enrolled for an academic programme in Nursing Science (N = 80, females = 73). Data were collected utilising the Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL...
  4. Meaning in Life Within an African Context: A Mixed Method Study

    Meaning in Life Within an African Context: A Mixed Method Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on a mixed method study that described and explored meaning in life among 179 university students (53.63% female). Data on their sense of meaning in life were collected using the Life Purpose Questionnaire (Hutzell, 1989), supplemented with...
  5. Meaning, happiness and psychological distress: correlates and qualitative reflections

    Meaning, happiness and psychological distress: correlates and qualitative reflections

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the concepts of meaning and happiness within an African context. Two hundred and forty-one participants (Mean age = 20.52 years, SD = 1.73, female = 57.67%) completed surveys on meaning, happiness and psychological distress. A subgroup of...
  6. Meaning as a coping resource: Experiences of nursing students

    Meaning as a coping resource: Experiences of nursing students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This exploratory study examined conceptions of meaning as a coping resource among nursing students. A qualitative approach was used to explore the lived experiences of 13 nursing students (female = 85%; age range = 18–22 years). Four conceptions of meaning...
  7. Sense of meaning and academic performance: A brief report

    Sense of meaning and academic performance: A brief report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined sense of meaning and academic performance among a sample of South African university students (n = 210, mean age = 19.49, SD = 1.99, female = 54.29%). Data on meaning were collected using the Purpose in Life...
  8. Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined grit and academic performance among a sample of South African university students (n = 121, mean age = 19.55, SD = 1.77, female = 57.85%). Data were collected using the Grit Scale and academic performance was assessed...
  9. The relationship between existential attitudes and professional quality of life among nursing students

    The relationship between existential attitudes and professional quality of life among nursing students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between existential attitudes and professional quality of life among a sample of South African nursing students (N = 150; mean age = 21.19, SD = 2.77; female = 90%). The student nurses completed the Life...
  10. The relationship between purpose and sources of meaning: A mixed methods study

    The relationship between purpose and sources of meaning: A mixed methods study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between meaning and sources of meaning among a sample of South African university students (N = 139; female = 44 0.6%; mean age = 19.76, SD = 1.82). The students completed the Purpose in Life...