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  1. The clinical spectrum and cost implications of hospitalised HIV-infected children at Karl Bremer Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

    The clinical spectrum and cost implications of hospitalised HIV-infected children at Karl Bremer Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: HIV infection has become a common risk factor for hospital admission and a major contributor to childhood morbidity in South Africa. There remains a paucity of data describing the cost of hospitalisation of HIV-infected children in South Africa. The...
  2. Fear of stigma, beliefs, and knowledge about HIV are barriers to early access to HIV testing and disclosure for perinatally infected children and adolescents in rural communities in South Africa

    Fear of stigma, beliefs, and knowledge about HIV are barriers to early access to HIV testing and disclosure for perinatally infected children and adolescents in rural communities in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The majority of HIV-infected children in resource-limited countries are not aware of their HIV status because of the various reasons responsible for the delay in seeking HIV testing for children. The aim of the study was to determine the...
  3. Predictors of survival among HIV-positive children on ART in Swaziland

    Predictors of survival among HIV-positive children on ART in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The objective of the study was to determine predictors of survival among HIV-positive children (<15 years) in Swaziland. A retrospective cohort analysis of medical records for 4 167 children living with HIV who were initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) between...
  4. Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies reviewed show that poverty has a negative impact on school success and the social and emotional functioning of learners in schools. Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities were found to influence their motivation and learning in schools. However,...
  5. Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Temperament styles of 400 Nigerian children are described in reference to possible gender and age differences and compared with those of 3200 U.S. children in light of Jung's theory of temperament as modified by Myers and Briggs, one that highlights...
  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. The Effects of Kenyan Child-Raising Practices on Adult Life

    The Effects of Kenyan Child-Raising Practices on Adult Life

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the effects on adult behavior of child-raising practices in Nairobi, Kenya. The research sample consisted of 11 adult men and women from polygamous (five), monogamous (five) and single parent (one) backgrounds. Additionally, the sample included adult participants...
  8. Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article I argue that employing positive psychology conceptions in research allows for a continuum of findings for educational psychology. I illustrate my contention by means of a participatory action research (PAR) survey-based case study in which methodological decisions...
  9. Doing Childhoods in the Context of HIV and AIDS: Young Children in Early Schooling Speak

    Doing Childhoods in the Context of HIV and AIDS: Young Children in Early Schooling Speak

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated children's experiences and understandings of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Grade 3 children (n=31) from the province of KwaZulu-Natal aged between 8–11 years were participants in the study. Data were collected through a four-stage focus group process including activities...
  10. Relations of Power in Different Spaces: An Exploration of the Schooling Experiences of Children in an HIV/AIDS Context

    Relations of Power in Different Spaces: An Exploration of the Schooling Experiences of Children in an HIV/AIDS Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article we explore how the concept of relations of power in different spaces plays out in the lives of school children living in an HIV/AIDS context, and how processes of inclusion and exclusion are associated with particular spaces...