Articles by Keyword: Developmental Disability

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  1. Mothering Children with Schizophrenia in a Village Setting: A Multiple Case Study

    Mothering Children with Schizophrenia in a Village Setting: A Multiple Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the experiences of mothers (n=8) raising children with schizophrenia in a rural South African village. The mothers were individually interviewed at their homes, using in-depth, phenomenological methods. Data were thematically analysed. Mothers of children with schizophrenia...
  2. Response of three sorghum (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em> L. Moench) varieties to soil moisture stress at different developmental stages

    Response of three sorghum (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em> L. Moench) varieties to soil moisture stress at different developmental stages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Three varieties (Segaolane, Mahube and Phofu) of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) that were selected in Botswana, were water-stressed at the vegetative, booting and flowering stages in a pot experiment under glasshouse conditions. Stomatal conductance was reduced by water stress...
  3. COMPOSITION, ABUNDANCE AND SEASONALITY OF LARVAL FISH IN RICHARDS BAY HARBOUR, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

    COMPOSITION, ABUNDANCE AND SEASONALITY OF LARVAL FISH IN RICHARDS BAY HARBOUR, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The present study examined the composition, abundance and seasonality of fish larvae occurring in Richards Bay Harbour, over an 18-month period from June 1991 to November 1992. Ichthyoplankton samples were collected every six weeks at top, mid and bottom depths...
  4. Disability Cosmology: The Practice of Making Disability Worlds

    Disability Cosmology: The Practice of Making Disability Worlds

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The practice of making disability worlds is investigated both theoretically, in the context of developments in disability studies, in particular in the cultural model of disability, and practically in two examples, namely inclusive education environments and public environments. Theoretically, we...
  5. Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The application of positive psychology concepts in professional psychology in Uganda is in its infancy. Both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes in Ugandan universities have very limited emphasis on positive psychology concepts. Some applications are apparent in HIV/AIDS and disability...
  6. Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explored the processes and functions amongst a community of students who had to adjust to new social and academic settings. Thirteen university students of a predominantly seTswana ethnic background participated in the study (males = 5, females =...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Educational Psychology Theory and the Promotion of Dental Care for Children Aged Five to Six

    Educational Psychology Theory and the Promotion of Dental Care for Children Aged Five to Six

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this article is to illustrate the value of educational psychology theory in developing an age-appropriate programme to prevent tooth decay. A theory-based approach was adopted for the programme development, and a questionnaire was used to ascertain the...
  10. The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to identify and describe the psychosocial factors that adolescents experience as stressful. Data were collected from 556 respondents (Grade 10 to 12; 250 males and 306 females; mean age = 17.3 yrs; SD = 1.66) who completed...