Articles by Keyword: Aggression

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  1. 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...
  2. Street Children's Experiences of Aggression during Interaction with Police

    Street Children's Experiences of Aggression during Interaction with Police

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The research investigated street children's experiences of aggression during interaction with police. The participants were 16 black male street children (aged =13 to 18 years) residing in a temporary shelter in Hillbrow of Johannesburg. Data were collected through phenomenological individual...
  3. Teachers' Experience of Aggression in a Secondary School: Case study

    Teachers' Experience of Aggression in a Secondary School: Case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored and described the experience of aggression on teachers by students in a secondary school. Participants were a purposive sample of 8 (males = 3, females = 5, language group= Afrikaans and English, range in years of experience...
  4. Experiences of Managers of Aggression in the Workplace

    Experiences of Managers of Aggression in the Workplace

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored and described the experiences of workplace aggression by managers in a northern South African district. Participants were seven managers from two medium sized companies. One of the companies was from the dairy industry and the other from...
  5. Peer Aggression by Secondary School Learners in a South African School Setting: Effects of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

    Peer Aggression by Secondary School Learners in a South African School Setting: Effects of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the experience of aggression by secondary school learners attending a South African school. There were 14 participants ranging in age from 16 to 19 years (Gender: 6 young women and 8 young men; Ethnicity: 7 Black; 3...
  6. Exploring Perceptions of Xenophobia in a Sample of South African Employees

    Exploring Perceptions of Xenophobia in a Sample of South African Employees

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This brief report aimed to explore the perceptions of xenophobia within a sample of South African employees. Data on participants' views regarding xenophobia, related xenophobic violence and causes were collected from 127 respondents (males=43%, females=57%, with the majority of respondents...
  7. The lived experiences of single mothers in Swaziland of their son's aggressive behaviour

    The lived experiences of single mothers in Swaziland of their son's aggressive behaviour

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored and described the lived experiences of single mothers and described guidelines for psychiatric nurses to facilitate the mental health of single mothers subjected to aggression by their adolescent sons. Participants were a purposive sample of 8 (single...
  8. Lumbering the gauntlet: Cape Gannet fledglings killed by African Penguins

    Lumbering the gauntlet: Cape Gannet fledglings killed by African Penguins

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    This account presents the first known observations of Cape Gannet Morus capensis fledgling mortalities as a result of aggressive nest defence behaviour by African Penguins Spheniscus demersus. Observations were conducted in 2013 on Bird Island, Algoa Bay, South Africa –...
  9. The social correlates of self-directed behaviour and faecal glucocorticoid levels among adult male olive baboons (<em>Papio hamadryas anubis</em>) in Gashaka-Gumti National Park, Nigeria

    The social correlates of self-directed behaviour and faecal glucocorticoid levels among adult male olive baboons (<em>Papio hamadryas anubis</em>) in Gashaka-Gumti National Park, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Sociality confers many benefits to gregarious animals, but group-living does not come without associated costs. Social living can cause anxiety, which if prolonged can lead to stress. We investigate correlates of anxiety and stress among wild adult male olive baboons...
  10. Rapid assessment of montane anuran communities in the Albertine Rift: <em>Hyperolius castaneus</em> Ahl, 1931 as an umbrella species for conservation

    Rapid assessment of montane anuran communities in the Albertine Rift: <em>Hyperolius castaneus</em> Ahl, 1931 as an umbrella species for conservation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The species richness of seven montane anuran communities of the Albertine Rift was assessed with visual and acoustic transects. A total of 28 anuran species were detected. The highland anuran communities at (2000–2800 m) were dominated by up to nine...