Articles by Author: Lynne Marks

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  1. Community Psychology in Africa: The Way Forward?

    Community Psychology in Africa: The Way Forward?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article offers a reflective comment on the topics presented in this special issue. These topics address the concept of community psychology from various perspectives presented in three thematic categories: The states and form of community psychology; the application of...
  2. Voices of African Traditional Healers: Cultural Context and Implications for the Practice of Counselling in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Voices of African Traditional Healers: Cultural Context and Implications for the Practice of Counselling in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The healing paradigm implicit in many sub-Saharan African cultures is embedded in African cosmology, and thus the recognition of this is essential for understanding Traditional African Healing practices and implementing collaborative counselling practices. To this end, this article focuses on...
  3. South African Mothers' Perceptions and Experiences of an Unplanned Caesarean Section

    South African Mothers' Perceptions and Experiences of an Unplanned Caesarean Section

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    New motherhood is characterised as a profound change, and research suggests that the psychological effects of childbirth can be significant and far-reaching for some women. This study explored women's perceptions and experiences of childbirth by unplanned Caesarean section. In-depth interviews...
  4. The Influence of an Unplanned Caesarean Section on Initial Mother-Infant Bonding: Mothers' Subjective Experiences

    The Influence of an Unplanned Caesarean Section on Initial Mother-Infant Bonding: Mothers' Subjective Experiences

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the impact of an unplanned Caesarean section on mother-infant bonding, by examining the development of maternal identities and mothers' subsequent relationships with their babies. In-depth interviews with 10 women (mean age=28; SD=1.97) explored their lived experiences of...
  5. Childcare in poor urban settlements in Swaziland in an era of HIV/AIDS

    Childcare in poor urban settlements in Swaziland in an era of HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the role of the family in caring for orphans and other children in poor urban communities having some of the highest levels of HIV/AIDS prevalence in the world. A range of family forms in Swaziland was found...
  6. Relationships, partnerships and politics in the lives of the urban poor in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Relationships, partnerships and politics in the lives of the urban poor in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper seeks to better understand how poor urban families caring for children are able to access help from beyond the kinship group in a setting where HIV prevalence has risen to over 40%. The fieldwork shows that livelihoods were...
  7. Sexual discourse and decision-making by urban youth in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Sexual discourse and decision-making by urban youth in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article begins by considering the ethics and practicalities of researching sensitive issues with older children and young adults in the context of HIV/AIDS. As part of qualitative fieldwork in the municipality of Mbabane, Swaziland, family caregivers and learners at...
  8. SHORT NOTES

    SHORT NOTES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  9. Forum Respondents

    Forum Respondents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa