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  1. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV-related mortality in children by up to 75%, almost half of HIV-positive children younger than 1 year old in Swaziland do not initiate ART. This study was conducted to identify barriers to early ART...
  2. Relations between woody and herbaceous components and the effects of bush‐clearing in southern African savannas

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The relations between woody and herbaceous plants in southern African savannas are reviewed in the context of pastoral use. Current knowledge is summarized, important gaps are indicated and research priorities are suggested. Although all savannas consist of a grass and...
  3. Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of timing of various rest breaking agents (RBAs) on vegetative and floral budburst, and production efficiency was investigated on 4-year-old ‘Bing’ sweet cherry trees on ‘Gisela® 5’ rootstock. Two experiments were conducted, near Clarens (28°28’S; 28°19’E, 1860 m.a.s.l)...
  4. Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides an ethnopsychological view of infantile colic among the Shona people. Ethnopsychological perspectives are culturally grounded views of psychological phenomena, and intersect a number of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and cultural psychology. The study considered Shona perspectives on...
  5. Finding The Positives in Psychology: What Are We Doing?

    Finding The Positives in Psychology: What Are We Doing?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this article is to delineate some of the consequential aspects of the intrinsic duality that is created in the pursuit of knowledge around positive psychological and asset-based constructs. I will reflect on what we have learned during...
  6. A Group of Sexually Abused Adolescents' Perceptions of their Future Life-Roles: An Exploratory Study

    A Group of Sexually Abused Adolescents' Perceptions of their Future Life-Roles: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Sexual abuse of adolescents can have detrimental effects on their perceptions of their different future life-roles. We investigated such perceptions of students with a history of sexual abuse (n=163) as well as typically developing others (n=237). Participants completed the Life-role...
  7. 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...
  8. Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the state of Positive Psychology in six African countries. Thirty-seven participants from the six African countries responded to a survey on the status and prospects for positive psychology in the respective countries. Data was analyzed qualitatively and...
  9. 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...
  10. Coping with Life's Challenges in the 21<sup>st</sup> Century: A Three-Pronged Strategy

    Coping with Life's Challenges in the 21<sup>st</sup> Century: A Three-Pronged Strategy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The demands and challenges of life in the 21st century are such that an ‘academic-rationalistic’ view of intelligence needs to be replaced with a more holistic view of intelligence as a multi-faceted construct. However, merely replacing the traditional view with...