Articles by Keyword: Attachment

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  1. Integrating Ancestral Consciousness into Conventional Counselling

    Integrating Ancestral Consciousness into Conventional Counselling

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article discusses concepts from traditional beliefs in ancestral spirits as therapeutic behavior change agents. Specifically, it examines ancestral consciousness in relation to attachment theory and its application in conventional counselling. A case illustration is discussed to show the potential...
  2. Perceived Child Rearing Practices as Predictors of University Students' Satisfaction with their Sexual Relationships

    Perceived Child Rearing Practices as Predictors of University Students' Satisfaction with their Sexual Relationships

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the effects that perceived child-rearing practices have on the sexually intimate relationship satisfaction of a sample of 130 male (n=62) and female (n=68) fourth year South African university students. Participants completed the...
  3. The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to explore the experiences of self-injury among adolescents and young adults within the South African context. The participants were twelve university students who had self-injured in their adolescence (females = 92%). The data were...
  4. The Influence of an Unplanned Caesarean Section on Initial Mother-Infant Bonding: Mothers' Subjective Experiences

    The Influence of an Unplanned Caesarean Section on Initial Mother-Infant Bonding: Mothers' Subjective Experiences

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the impact of an unplanned Caesarean section on mother-infant bonding, by examining the development of maternal identities and mothers' subsequent relationships with their babies. In-depth interviews with 10 women (mean age=28; SD=1.97) explored their lived experiences of...
  5. Psychosocial Well-Being of Families in a South African Context: A Prospective Multifactorial Model

    Psychosocial Well-Being of Families in a South African Context: A Prospective Multifactorial Model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the psychosocial well-being of a group of South African families by determining the prevalence of psychosocial well-being indicators. A cross-sectional survey design and a purposive, voluntary sampling technique were used. Data on family well-being were collected from...
  6. A significant and unappreciated intertidal mytiloidean genus: the biology and functional morphology of <em>Brachidontes puniceus</em> (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Cape Verde Islands

    A significant and unappreciated intertidal mytiloidean genus: the biology and functional morphology of <em>Brachidontes puniceus</em> (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Cape Verde Islands

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin 1791) occurs on all the islands of the Cape Verde Archipelago and along the West African coast from Mauritania to Ghana. The species is morphologically, in terms of its acutely heteromyarian form, strong byssal attachment, stout ligament,...
  7. The November 2011 irruption of buoy barnacles <em>Dosima fascicularis</em> in the Western Cape, South Africa

    The November 2011 irruption of buoy barnacles <em>Dosima fascicularis</em> in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    November 2011 saw an unprecedented irruption of buoy barnacles Dosima fascicularis in coastal waters off the Western Cape, South Africa. Buoy barnacles not uncommonly strand in the region attached to feathers, plastic litter and other small objects, but the 2011...
  8. A qualitative exploratory study: Using medical students' experiences to review the role of a rural clinical attachment in KwaZulu-Natal

    A qualitative exploratory study: Using medical students' experiences to review the role of a rural clinical attachment in KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objectives: There are challenges when it is considered that a main role of a rural clinical attachment for medical students is to encourage students to return after graduation to practise in rural areas. This view may lead to the relative...
  9. Review of final-year medical students' rural attachment at district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal: student perspectives

    Review of final-year medical students' rural attachment at district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal: student perspectives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the views of students involved in rural community-based medical attachments during their final year at medical school. The programme has been in existence for some time, but no formal evaluation thereof has yet taken...
  10. First-year course experience and college adjustment: a case study

    First-year course experience and college adjustment: a case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This is a study on first year students’ experiences to adjusting to university life. Secondary data analysis was carried out on 49 cases, where students were required to record how they view university life and how they have adjusted. Thematic...