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  1. Parenting Styles Affecting the Social Behaviour of Five-Year Olds

    Parenting Styles Affecting the Social Behaviour of Five-Year Olds

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The main aim of the study was to explore the relationship between parenting styles as a correlate of social behaviour among five-year olds. Participants were 30 parents of 25 pre-primary students of a school in Northern Province of South Africa,...
  2. Self-Efficacy and Physical Self-Concept as Mediators of Parenting Influence on Adolescents' School and Health Wellbeing

    Self-Efficacy and Physical Self-Concept as Mediators of Parenting Influence on Adolescents' School and Health Wellbeing

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The current study examines the role of parenting styles (permissive, authoritative, and authoritarian) in predicting adolescents' school and health wellbeing through the mediational role of adolescents' academic self-efficacy and physical self-concept. Data were collected from 1599 Omani adolescents (mean age...
  3. Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Responsible Teenage Fatherhood in a South African Historically Disadvantaged Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the meaning of teenage fatherhood in a historically disadvantaged South African community. Open ended interviews on teenage fatherhood were conducted with sixteen teenage fathers aged between 16 and 21 years. The data were analysed using thematic content...
  4. Mothering Children with Schizophrenia in a Village Setting: A Multiple Case Study

    Mothering Children with Schizophrenia in a Village Setting: A Multiple Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the experiences of mothers (n=8) raising children with schizophrenia in a rural South African village. The mothers were individually interviewed at their homes, using in-depth, phenomenological methods. Data were thematically analysed. Mothers of children with schizophrenia...
  5. ‘Mum never loved me.’ How structural factors influence adolescent sexual and reproductive health through parent–child connectedness: A qualitative study in rural Tanzania

    ‘Mum never loved me.’ How structural factors influence adolescent sexual and reproductive health through parent–child connectedness: A qualitative study in rural Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Research in high income countries shows parent–child connectedness to be protective against undesirable sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes among young people. Little has been done to understand the nature of parent–child connectedness, the structural factors that impact on connectedness...
  6. Challenges experienced by parents living with a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

    Challenges experienced by parents living with a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: The aim of this South African study was to explore parents’ experiences of living with a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  7. “An African way of doing things”: reproducing gender and generation

    “An African way of doing things”: reproducing gender and generation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In this article I draw on ethnographic research conducted in the townships of Nyanga East and Khayelitsha, South Africa, to suggest a link between normative ideals about the relations between children and adults, normative practises around the care of children,...
  8. Single parenting effects: resource access and coping of children in Swaziland

    Single parenting effects: resource access and coping of children in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated single parenting influences on the psychosocial development of children in Swaziland. Participants were a convenience sample of 24 students attending eight urban and rural schools (females = 54%; males =46%; age range 13–21). Data on experiences of single parenthood...
  9. Parenting styles and psychological needs influences on adolescent life goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Parenting styles and psychological needs influences on adolescent life goals and aspirations in a South African setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present study examined the role of parenting styles and basic psychological needs in the adoption of goals and aspirations of learners, as well as for their psychological wellbeing (positive versus negative affect) in a South African sample of learners...
  10. Identity status and perceived parenting style in adolescents living in central South Africa

    Identity status and perceived parenting style in adolescents living in central South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationship between black South African adolescents’ identity statuses and their perceived parenting styles. Participants (n = 188; 66% = females) were from central South Africa. They completed the Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status and the...