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  1. Die invloed van kalsium en magnesium op die groei van tabakplante en opname van kalium, kalsium en magnesium in waterkultuur

    Die invloed van kalsium en magnesium op die groei van tabakplante en opname van kalium, kalsium en magnesium in waterkultuur

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    'n Toename in the Ca-konsentrasie van 'n voedingsoplossing het 'n verhoging in biomassa tot gevolg gehad asook 'n verhoogde opname van K en Ca deur tabakplante. Die opname van Mg aan die anderkant word onderdruk deur toenemende konsentrasies van Ca...
  2. The Structure of Parental Bonding in South African Students

    The Structure of Parental Bonding in South African Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI: Parker, Tupling & Brown, 1979) offers a practical way of conceptualizing parental experiences. In the present study, PBI scores of 522 students from a South African university were factor analyzed, yielding a three-factor structure for...
  3. The Impact of Life-Long Illness on Women: A Qualitative Study of Low Socio-Economic Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients

    The Impact of Life-Long Illness on Women: A Qualitative Study of Low Socio-Economic Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this qualitative, ethnographic study was to explore the impact of a chronic disease on low socio-economic women with RA in South Africa. Ten women participants with a mean age of 48 years and a mean duration of...
  4. Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the association between depression and pragmatics in mild traumatic brain injured (MTBI) adults. Pragmatics is defined as the use of language in a social context (Wiig & Semel, 1984). The sample consisted of 14 MTBI adult males...
  5. Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 1. Challenges of the Translation Process

    Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 1. Challenges of the Translation Process

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the translation of the Beck Depression Inventory-II, the Beck Hopeless Scale, and the Beck Anxiety Inventory, into Xhosa the language spoken in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The processes of translation, back-translation and committee discussion failed...
  6. Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 2. Item Analysis, Internal Consistency and Factor Analysis

    Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 2. Item Analysis, Internal Consistency and Factor Analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II), the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), and the Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) were translated into Xhosa, a language widely spoken in South Africa to yield translated scales referred to as the XBDI-I (Xhosa BDI-II), the XBAI...
  7. Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 3. Concurrent and Convergent Validity

    Development and Validation of the Xhosa Translations of the Beck Inventories: 3. Concurrent and Convergent Validity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article provides data on the validity of the Xhosa versions of the Beck Depression Inventory-II (XBDI-II), the Beck Hopelessness Scale (XBHS) and the Beck Anxiety Inventory (XBAI) based on a sample of 122 Xhosa respondents which included students and...
  8. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports a clinical case study of “Grace”, a black Zimbabwean woman with post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a form of post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by aborting an unwanted pregnancy. She was treated by a middle class white South African trainee...
  9. Nurses' Experience of the Early Identification of Depression in the Primary Care Setting of South Africa

    Nurses' Experience of the Early Identification of Depression in the Primary Care Setting of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to explore and describe nurses' experience of the early identification of depression in the primary care setting of South Africa. A total of 55 female nurses participated in the study (50=black; 5=white). Data were...
  10. Coping Self-Efficacy as Mediator in the Dynamics of Psychological Well-Being in Various Contexts

    Coping Self-Efficacy as Mediator in the Dynamics of Psychological Well-Being in Various Contexts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore whether coping self-efficacy mediates between various distress related variables on the one hand (symptoms of stress and depression), and the degree of psycho-social well-being as measured on the upper end of the...