Articles by Author: Pierre Fossion

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  1. Trauma awareness and preparedness: Their influence on posttraumatic stress disorder development related to armed conflict experience

    Trauma awareness and preparedness: Their influence on posttraumatic stress disorder development related to armed conflict experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined influences of trauma awareness and preparedness on the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian and military personnel with exposure to the civil war. Participants were 302 people with exposure to civil war in the Democratic...
  2. <em>Bisisimi</em> or the language of the wise

    <em>Bisisimi</em> or the language of the wise

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Some speakers of Teke (a Bantu language spoken in the Congo) use a kind of linguistic virtuosity called Bisisimi which is entirely based on a competitive use of chanted proverbs. In this article I attempt to define the term Bisisimi,...
  3. <em>Mbyi Bandzogho</em>: ridicule among Teke youngsters

    <em>Mbyi Bandzogho</em>: ridicule among Teke youngsters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article deals with a speech event among Teke youngsters. The participants meet in the evening and play a game that entails a decision to refrain from speaking. Whoever breaks the silence becomes the target of unpleasant jokes in the...
  4. Verbal suffixes of derivation in Fang-Ntumu

    Verbal suffixes of derivation in Fang-Ntumu

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Verbal suffixes have been the subject of a protracted debate. Suffixes are diachronically defined as the elements of formation that are added at the end of a root or a radical (cf. Marouzeau, 1969:216; Phélizon, 1976:209; Mounin, 1995:311). This definition...
  5. Controlling the flood in the Senegal Delta: do waterfowl populations adapt to their new environment?

    Controlling the flood in the Senegal Delta: do waterfowl populations adapt to their new environment?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Triplet, P. & Yésou, P. 2000. Controlling the flood in the Senegal Delta: do waterfowl populations adapt to their new environment? Ostrich 71 (1 & 2): 106–111.
  6. To be indexed

    To be indexed

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice