Articles by Keyword: Perception

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  1. The incompatibility of controlled selective grazing systems with farmers’ needs

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Since extension inputs, subsidy schemes and even legislation over several decades were unable to stem the veld deterioration in southern Africa, a renewed attempt was made to identify the causes of the non‐adoption of recommended veld management practices. The hypothesis...
  2. Lay Perceptions of Psychotherapists in South Africa

    Lay Perceptions of Psychotherapists in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated South African layperson perceptions of psychotherapists. Participants were 10 males and 25 females (Whites = 23, Blacks = 10, Coloreds = 2; age range 20 to 59). Semi structured interviews were used to study expectations, attitudes and...
  3. “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...
  4. 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...
  5. Perceived Sexual Harassment Among Female Students at a Zimbabwean Institution of Higher Learning

    Perceived Sexual Harassment Among Female Students at a Zimbabwean Institution of Higher Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study analysed perceived sexual harassment experiences and responses among 136 female students (aged 19 to 40) randomly drawn from an institution of higher learning in Zimbabwe. A Sexual Harassment Questionnaire (SEQ) was administered to the participants. Data were summarized...
  6. Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Perceptions of the benefits and affordability of antiretrovirals among HIV-positive persons in a rural area of South-West Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To assess the affordability of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and accessibility to treatment for opportunistic infections (OIs) among HIV-1 seropositive persons, we used semi-structured interviewer-administered questionnaires to interview 154 individuals seeking ARV treatment at the Daughter of Charity German Leprosy and...
  7. Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study examines the associations between the cumulative and additive risk models and Nigerian youth's likelihood of perceiving vulnerability to HIV infection. Both models of risk seem to provide unique contributions to such understanding. The analysis is based on data...
  8. Factors that Affect Municipal Service Delivery in Gauteng and North West Provinces of South Africa

    Factors that Affect Municipal Service Delivery in Gauteng and North West Provinces of South Africa

    This study attempts to identify and quantify factors that affect service delivery by local government counsellors in the Gauteng and North-West provinces. The study is based on a stratified random sample of size n=300 respondents. Both quantitative and qualitative research...
  9. Association of waist circumference with perception of own health in urban African males and females: the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Africans (SABPA) study

    Association of waist circumference with perception of own health in urban African males and females: the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Africans (SABPA) study

    Background: Current waist circumference (WC) cut-points of the Joint Statement Consensus (JSC) (male ≥ 94 cm, female ≥ 80 cm) were compared with a recently proposed WC cut-point (RPWC) (male ≥ 90 cm, female ≥ 98 cm). In this study,...
  10. Patients' perception and knowledge of anaesthesia and anaesthetists—a questionnaire survey

    Patients' perception and knowledge of anaesthesia and anaesthetists—a questionnaire survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Most surgical patients do not recognise the role played by anaesthetists in the perioperative period because of poor public knowledge of anaesthesia as a medical discipline. This study was conducted to determine patients' knowledge of anaesthesia and of the...