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  1. Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined stressors and coping strategies of 281 Social Sciences students at the Midlands State University in Zimbabwe (49% female, 51% male). A questionnaire was used to collect data. The results showed that the 7 most common stressors were:...
  2. Levels of Social Support and Coping Strategies in Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

    Levels of Social Support and Coping Strategies in Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the effects of levels of social support and types of coping strategies on the psychological adjustment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Five hundred students from two universities in the Limpopo Province of South Africa participated...
  3. Stress in Doctors: A Pilot Study of the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

    Stress in Doctors: A Pilot Study of the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study had the objective of explored the stressful aspects of a doctor's job at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia. Stress can have a serious effect on the work output of a doctor and on their physical...
  4. “I have undergone some metamorphosis!” The Impact of REds on South African Educators Affected by the Hiv/Aids Pandemic. A Pilot Study

    “I have undergone some metamorphosis!” The Impact of REds on South African Educators Affected by the Hiv/Aids Pandemic. A Pilot Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the efficacy of Resilient Educators (REds), a group intervention program, designed to empower educators affected by the HIV/Aids pandemic and in research in progress. Fifteen participants (three male; twelve female) from various primary schools in two different...
  5. Culture at the Heart of Coping with HIV/AIDS

    Culture at the Heart of Coping with HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the manner in which a South African informal community coped with living with HIV/AIDS by relying on existing assets and local resources. A case study research design applying participatory reflection and action principles was used. Focus group/workshop...
  6. The Role of Identity in Self-Regulation: When Do Students Cope and When Do They Commit?

    The Role of Identity in Self-Regulation: When Do Students Cope and When Do They Commit?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore commitment in postgraduate students in relation to self-regulation. An exploratory case study design was employed. Three participants completed unstructured interviews about commitment, the Structured Interview for the Five-Factor Model of Personality (SIFFM)...
  7. Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The research aims were to compile and validate a multi-dimensional coping measure, taking African-centred coping behaviour into consideration. In a pilot study the Setswana-COPE (S-COPE) and the Africultural Coping Systems Inventory (ACSI) were administered to Setswana-speaking participants (N = 274)...
  8. “It can save you if you just forget”: Closeness and Competence as Conditions for Coping among Ugandan Orphans

    “It can save you if you just forget”: Closeness and Competence as Conditions for Coping among Ugandan Orphans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores the coping strategies of orphaned children and their caregivers supported by a community-based organization in a Ugandan slum area. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with eight orphans (aged 12 to 16 years) and their caregivers selected by...
  9. Rape and Trauma: A Case Study of a Journey of Recovery

    Rape and Trauma: A Case Study of a Journey of Recovery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study presents the results of a counselling intervention with a rape survivor. The woman was twenty-nine years old at the time of the violation. The objective of this study was to explore the dynamics which the woman engaged...
  10. Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined academic counselling needs for graduate research students enrolled with a distance education university. Participants were 17 students (males = 10, females = 7; mean years of enrollment =1). They responded to an open ended questionnaire on pertinent...