Articles by Author: K Kirsten

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  1. Invloed van bewerking en besproeiing op die verwering van gneis in die Augrabies-gebied

    Invloed van bewerking en besproeiing op die verwering van gneis in die Augrabies-gebied

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Fisiese, chemiese en mineralogiese kriteria is gebruik om te bepaal of veranderinge in eienskappe van gronde op gneise, in die Augrabies-gebied, as gevolg van bewerking en besproeiing plaasgevind het. Bewerking en besproeiing van die halfverweerde gneise het die verweringsproses versnel...
  2. The mineralogy of five weathering profiles developed from Archaean granite in the eastern Transvaal, Republic of South Africa

    The mineralogy of five weathering profiles developed from Archaean granite in the eastern Transvaal, Republic of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Mineralogical, chemical and electron microscopy studies were carried out on five weathering profiles developed on Archaean granites from the Nelspruit area to study changes in the distribution of primary minerals and their weathering products with profile development. The pedons differ...
  3. Pedogenic differences between two adjacent basalt-derived soil profiles 1. Textural and chemical characteristics

    Pedogenic differences between two adjacent basalt-derived soil profiles 1. Textural and chemical characteristics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Eleven soil samples derived from a black vertisol (Arcadia form) and a red alfisol (Shortlands form) were investigated by means of X-ray fluorescence as well as standard soil chemical and physical analyses. The profiles developed from Jurassic basalt under identical...
  4. Pedogenic differences between two adjacent basalt-derived soil profiles 2. Mineralogical characteristics

    Pedogenic differences between two adjacent basalt-derived soil profiles 2. Mineralogical characteristics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The mineralogical composition of a black vertisol (Arcadia form) and a red alfisol (Shortlands form) profile, derived from Jurassic basalt and situated 35 m apart, has been determined by means of X-ray diffraction analysis. The non-clay fractions of the least-weathered...
  5. Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to obtain an “insiders' perspective” on the lived experience of Subclinical Eating Disorder (SED) in female university students. Participants were 30 white, undergraduate females from the Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University in South...
  6. Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored mindfulness amongst eight self-injuring psychiatric adolescents. A mixed-method design was used. Interviews and clinical records comprised the qualitative data, while quantitative data was gathered using the Five-Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ: Baer, Smith, Hopkins, Krietemeyer & Toney, 2006)...
  7. Tomatis Method Stimulation: Effects on Student Educational Interpreters

    Tomatis Method Stimulation: Effects on Student Educational Interpreters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the impact of the Tomatis Method of sound stimulation on student interpreters at a merged higher education institution in South Africa. Interpreters were randomly allocated to a pre-post, experimental (n=9) and non-intervention control group (n=9) (age range...
  8. Community as Outsider Witness: Utilising Community Members in the Reconstitution of Problem-Saturated Identities

    Community as Outsider Witness: Utilising Community Members in the Reconstitution of Problem-Saturated Identities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored community members' ability to enlist discourses affirming of psychiatric patients' quest for generative identities. The participants were members of the public who attended an exhibition of psychiatric patients' artwork (n = 7, age range 18–55). A Foucauldian...
  9. WORKING WITH CHILDREN EFFECTED BY VIOLENCE—A REFLECTION OF THE WORK OF THE TRAUMA CENTRE FOR SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE AND TORTURE

    WORKING WITH CHILDREN EFFECTED BY VIOLENCE—A REFLECTION OF THE WORK OF THE TRAUMA CENTRE FOR SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE AND TORTURE

    This paper explores the way in which child trauma survivors are responded to at the Trauma Centre for the Survivors of Violence and Torture.1 A background into the conditions and the context under which these children live is briefly discussed...
  10. Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper provides an overview of social science research in the marine environment of South Africa for the period 1994–2012. A bibliography based on a review of relevant literature and social science projects funded under the SEAChange programme of the...