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  1. The Genetic Control of Ring Width, Wood Density and Tracheid Length in the Juvenile Core of <em>Pinus patula</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Controlled crosses were made between six Pinus patula Schiede & Deppe plus trees selected in plantations. Six full-sib families and two commercial checks were planted in randomised complete block thrice-replicated progeny tests at two sites in Zimbabwe. At 7,5 years,...
  2. The Gift of Growing Up in a Same-Gendered Family: A Case Study

    The Gift of Growing Up in a Same-Gendered Family: A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article portrays the personal strengths of children growing up in same-gendered families from a positive psychological framework. One of the major challenges all children growing up in same-gendered families are faced with is the integration of their family experience...
  3. Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the efficacy of photovoice as a research technique to explore the lives of children and families living in the context of HIV and AIDS. Participants were volunteers at a Day Care and Support Centre (n=18), and members...
  4. Caring for a Relative with Schizophrenia: Understandings, Challenges and the Interface with Mental Health Professionals

    Caring for a Relative with Schizophrenia: Understandings, Challenges and the Interface with Mental Health Professionals

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of families of people with schizophrenia, their understandings of schizophrenia as a mental disorder, their experience of living with a relative with schizophrenia, and their subsequent contact with mental health professionals. A convenience sample of...
  5. Perceptions of Violence and Crime as Aggression by Turkish—Islamic Families in Johannesburg

    Perceptions of Violence and Crime as Aggression by Turkish—Islamic Families in Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored perceptions of aggression of Turkish-Islamic families with adolescent children in a large South African city. Participants were from four Turkish families with adolescent children (father = 4, mothers = 4; children = 5). Data were collected via...
  6. Behavioural and Emotional Development in Children of Divorce

    Behavioural and Emotional Development in Children of Divorce

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on teacher perceptions of the impact of parental divorce on behaviour and emotional development in children of divorce. Participants were a purposive sampling of 80 primary school learners with parental divorce experience and a comparison group of...
  7. An Exploration of Families' Psychosocial Well-Being in a South African Context

    An Exploration of Families' Psychosocial Well-Being in a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore and describe aspects that contribute to the psychosocial well-being of families from diverse cultures in a South African context by analysing data obtained through narratives, drawings and interviews with families. Participant families...
  8. Children and youth at risk: adaptation and pilot study of the CHAMP (<em>Amaqhawe</em>) programme in South Africa

    Children and youth at risk: adaptation and pilot study of the CHAMP (<em>Amaqhawe</em>) programme in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper reports on the adaptation and pilot study of the CHAMP programme (Collaborative HIV/AIDS and Adolescent Mental Health Programme) in South Africa with specific reference to outcome effects among adults. CHAMP was originally developed in the United States and...
  9. Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is growing debate about the situations of children who care for a relative with HIV-related illness, especially in developing countries with high HIV prevalence. In particular, there is inadequate information on the long-term consequences of children taking on this...
  10. Questioning the use-value of social relationships: care and support of youths affected by HIV in child-headed households in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Questioning the use-value of social relationships: care and support of youths affected by HIV in child-headed households in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The opinion that the extended family can fulfil its supportive role in assisting child-headed households continues to exist. How these households encounter support, what this support entails, and how they experience this support is an under-researched subject. Most research literature...