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  1. Necessity and sufficiency in the aetiology of HIV/AIDS: The science, history and politics of the causal link

    Necessity and sufficiency in the aetiology of HIV/AIDS: The science, history and politics of the causal link

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An earlier version of this paper was presented at the AIDS in Context Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4–7 April 2001
  2. HIV/AIDS policies, practices and conditions in South African prisons: Criticisms and alternatives. Towards a research agenda

    HIV/AIDS policies, practices and conditions in South African prisons: Criticisms and alternatives. Towards a research agenda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The level of HIV infection in South African prisoners is unknown. However, given that 4.2 million citizens or 20% of the adult population are infected by HIV then the problem of infection within the prison system would seem to be...
  3. HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A previous version of this paper was presented at the AIDS in Context Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4–7 April 2001
  4. Traditional Healing as Indigenous Knowledge: Its Relevance to HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and the Implications for Counselors

    Traditional Healing as Indigenous Knowledge: Its Relevance to HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and the Implications for Counselors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article integrates the results of several culture-based studies conducted over the past decade. Specifically, links are made between the continued relevance of the African traditional healer's corpus of knowledge, the efficacy of the healer's cultural authority, and the need...
  5. Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology in Cameroon is a budding discipline even its practice, given the scarcity of professionals with specialised training. However, this paper highlights public and private community-oriented projects that resonate with the principles of community psychology. The demands are high...
  6. Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper evaluates the perceived benefit to a group of thirty caring professionals of a brief training in Child-centred play therapy. Play therapy enables a child to create fictional worlds and in this way make sense of the real world...
  7. HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    HIV/AIDS Awareness of In—School Adolescents in Nigeria: Implications for Adolescence Sexuality

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated HIV/AIDS awareness of in-school adolescents in Nigeria to determine their risk for contracting HIV/AIDS. A total of 892 purposively selected adolescents (mean age = 16. 5 years; SD = 5. 2; males = 492; females = 400)...
  8. “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...