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  1. A criminogenic profile of a sample of South African high school learners

    A criminogenic profile of a sample of South African high school learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the prevalence of criminogenic risk factors among South African high school learners. A sample of 312 high school learners attending a secondary (high) school in the Gauteng province of South Africa were surveyed (55.3% = female). They...
  2. Bullying at Rural High Schools in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa: Prevalence, and Risk and Protective Factors at School and in the Family

    Bullying at Rural High Schools in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa: Prevalence, and Risk and Protective Factors at School and in the Family

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined bullying and risk and protective factors in school and family domains, in a sample of 1,565 Grade 11 students in 41 high schools in two rural school districts in South Africa. The questionnaire included two questions to...
  3. Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Self-reported Diabetes Prevalence and Risk factors in South Africa: Results from the World Health Survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Using the data from the South African World Health Survey (WHS), the current study aims to assess the self-reported prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors by socio-economic characteristics in South Africa. A population-based survey of 2314 participants (1116 men...
  4. Resilience and Career Counseling: Describing the Utility of Quadrant Mapping

    Resilience and Career Counseling: Describing the Utility of Quadrant Mapping

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the manner in which educational psychology students (n = 11 females) used quadrant mapping when doing career counseling with Grade 9 youths (n=88, 47 = male, 41 = female) in a rural secondary school in South Africa...
  5. Childhood Exposure to Community and Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Posttraumatic Outcomes in a South African Student Sample

    Childhood Exposure to Community and Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Posttraumatic Outcomes in a South African Student Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The effects of exposure to direct and vicarious community and domestic violence on the posttraumatic adjustment of 323 South African students were examined. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires, with the relationship between exposure to violence and posttraumatic outcomes being...
  6. Risk Factors for Educator-Targeted Bullying: A Social-Ecological Perspective

    Risk Factors for Educator-Targeted Bullying: A Social-Ecological Perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated educator-targeted bullying (ETB) in a South African school setting from a social-ecological perspective. Seven survivors of ETB were interviewed using open ended questions. The data were content analysed for themes. The main findings of the study were:...
  7. Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the associations between depression, sociodemographic, social and health variables among undergraduate students of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with undergraduate students that were recruited randomly from classes...
  8. Categories of Human Risk Factors Which Impact on the Psychological Fitness of Construction Workers: A Review of the Evidence

    Categories of Human Risk Factors Which Impact on the Psychological Fitness of Construction Workers: A Review of the Evidence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This systematic review sought to identify and examine the evidence on human factors which impact on the psychological fitness of construction workers. Studies were reviewed spanning the period from 1966 to 2012. Database searches included 135 ScienceDirect and EBSCOHost sources,...
  9. Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study examines the associations between the cumulative and additive risk models and Nigerian youth's likelihood of perceiving vulnerability to HIV infection. Both models of risk seem to provide unique contributions to such understanding. The analysis is based on data...
  10. Misconceptions about HIV prevention and transmission in Botswana

    Misconceptions about HIV prevention and transmission in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Misconceptions about how HIV can be transmitted or prevented often prevent individuals from making informed choices and taking appropriate action. The purpose of the research was to explore the socio-demographic and behavioural factors in Botswana that are associated with misconceptions...