Articles by Keyword: Adolescents

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  1. A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Programme for Conduct Disorder: The Case of Tumeleng

    A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Programme for Conduct Disorder: The Case of Tumeleng

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents a case study of a teenager with conduct disorder (CD) using a cognitive-behavioural treatment programme for anger and aggression. Unique features of the case included comorbid expressive language disorder and a history of multiple traumatic brain injuries,...
  2. Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores adolescents' experiences of aggression in a secondary, multi-cultural school context in South Africa. The study group comprised of boys (n=24) and girls (n=17), attending grades 8–12. An inductive qualitative research approach was chosen where participants wrote about...
  3. Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationships among leisure, social self image, peer pressure and at-risk behaviours of adolescents in Nigeria. It also examined the moderating roles of gender, age, and locale and school type on measured relationships. A total of 1,141...
  4. Suicidal Ideation and Associated Factors Among School-Going Adolescents in Harare, Zimbabwe

    Suicidal Ideation and Associated Factors Among School-Going Adolescents in Harare, Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the prevalence and associated factors of suicidal ideation among school-going adolescents in Harare, Zimbabwe. Data on 1970 respondents were obtained from a cross sectional study of the Global School-based health survey. Respondents were selected using a two-stage...
  5. Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this review is to synthesize the national prevalence data from eight surveys on tobacco use in South Africa over the past 13 years. Results from the national studies indicate that tobacco use among adults is on the...
  6. Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding HIV/AIDS among Adolescents in a Rural Secondary School in the Eastern Cape

    Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding HIV/AIDS among Adolescents in a Rural Secondary School in the Eastern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding HIV/AIDS among adolescents at a rural secondary school in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Participants comprised of 120 Grade 7 to 9 learners (males =46; females =74; age range 12 to 19...
  7. The Influence of Television on Adolescent Girls' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour in a South African Setting

    The Influence of Television on Adolescent Girls' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how television influences the sexual attitudes and behaviour of adolescent girls in a South African urban setting. A total of 4 adolescent girls participated (average age = 16 years old, range = 15–17 years old). Data was...
  8. Psychosocial Well-being in a Group of South African Adolescents

    Psychosocial Well-being in a Group of South African Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore the psychosocial well-being of a group of South African adolescents. Participants (N=665, ages 15–17 years; males = 214, females = 451) from three high schools completed questionnaires on psychosocial well-being. Structured interviews...
  9. Parental Involvement in Career Development among Disadvantaged Adolescents

    Parental Involvement in Career Development among Disadvantaged Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated perceived parental involvement in career development amongst disadvantaged adolescents. Participants were 14 Grade 9 learners (8 boys and 6 girls: mean age =14 years) from a disadvantaged community in North-West Province in South Africa. Data were collected...
  10. Career Counselling in the 21st Century: A Reaction Article

    Career Counselling in the 21st Century: A Reaction Article

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reviews the articles on career counselling in the special edition of the Journal of Psychology in Africa. A thematic analysis to the content of the articles was conducted and common themes extrapolated. The main themes were (a) the...