Articles by Keyword: African Psychology

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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. Community Counselling: Values and Practices

    Community Counselling: Values and Practices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article focuses on community counselling, specifically in African contexts. A community psychology approach is used as a framework for this discussion. This approach, linked to a critical perspective, highlights the importance of going beyond individualist assessments and interventions towards...
  3. Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores community counselling as a form of professional practice for psychologists, with a particular focus on practices that are relevant in African contexts. The discussion identifies and discusses various models of practice identified in community psychology, including an...
  4. Guidelines for Counsellors Working with People of African Ancestry in a Sport Context

    Guidelines for Counsellors Working with People of African Ancestry in a Sport Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective this article is to describe five practice guidelines for counsellors working with people of African ancestry in a sport context. The practice guidelines pertain to counsellor training, counsellor perspectives, counsellor services, counsellor ethics and counsellor research. These practice...
  5. Jungian Analysts and African Diviners: An Exploration of the Archetype of the Self

    Jungian Analysts and African Diviners: An Exploration of the Archetype of the Self

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper compares Jungian psychology and African indigenous healing practices through a theoretical review. It argues that while both practices express the shamanic archetype and facilitate the universal instinct towards wholeness, the expression of this differs. In Jungian psychology the...
  6. Value Orientations, Acculturative Stress and Mental Health Among African German Immigrants

    Value Orientations, Acculturative Stress and Mental Health Among African German Immigrants

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study describes the relationship between value orientations, acculturative stress, and wellbeing of African migrants in Germany. Concepts from culture learning theory are applied in the context of intercultural interaction. Data were collected from 85 African migrants (males=73.4, females=26.5%; age...
  7. The career development of Christiaan Neethling Barnard: A psychobiography

    The career development of Christiaan Neethling Barnard: A psychobiography

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study employs a psychobiographical case study to describe and interpret the career development of Christiaan Neethling Barnard, who performed the first human heart transplant. It interprets Barnard's life history according to the career development model of Greenhaus, Callanan and...
  8. Strengthening doctoral supervision in a Doctor of Psychology (DPsych) Specialisation in Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Strengthening doctoral supervision in a Doctor of Psychology (DPsych) Specialisation in Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Supervision differs in PhD and DPsych contexts. PhD supervision focuses on students' pursuit of a career in academia, with the emphasis on research. In a DPsych framework, the focus of supervision is to assist students, who are experienced practitioners in...
  9. An assessment of cassava African mosaic disease in South Africa and Swaziland

    An assessment of cassava African mosaic disease in South Africa and Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A preliminary assessment of the distribution of African mosaic disease (AMD) in cassava in Natal, Transvaal and Swaziland suggests that at present the threat to commercial plantings in Natal has been contained through (i) commercial establishment of cassava in an...