Articles by Author: Yvonne Duagani Masika

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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. Herbaceous biomass, species composition and soil properties of keygrazing patches in coastal forest thornveld and two grassland types of theEastern Cape province, South Africa

    Herbaceous biomass, species composition and soil properties of keygrazing patches in coastal forest thornveld and two grassland types of theEastern Cape province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    In spite of predictions of communal rangeland collapse due to continuous grazing and increased livestock populations, this grazing system remains prevalent in communal areas, suggesting animals utilise heterogeneity found in these areas. A study was conducted to compare biomass and...
  3. Promoting Inter-Relational Reflexivity with Psychosocial Workers in Community Work: A Case Study from Burundi

    Promoting Inter-Relational Reflexivity with Psychosocial Workers in Community Work: A Case Study from Burundi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We explore the practice of creating reflexive spaces within community work with psychosocial workers living in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A central idea is inter-relational reflexivity—reflexivity within relationships that leads to collective action. Theoretical ideas related...
  4. Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore hope and psychosocial well-being among South African adolescents (N = 1169; males = 573, females = 596, mean age = 15.1) from different socioeconomic contexts. Data was collected by means of convenience...
  5. Phonological awareness and learning to read in Afrikaans

    Phonological awareness and learning to read in Afrikaans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In this study, the issue of whether phonological awareness is a precursor to learning to read in Afrikaans or a consequence of literacy was explored. It appears that, for children learning to read in Afrikaans, certain aspects of phonological awareness...
  6. Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    One outcome of my experiences as a reviewer of distance learning courses for the 1995 national audit of teacher education in South Africa and as a writer of in-service professional development courses for teachers, is an increased awareness of the...