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  1. Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Following the legal recognition of subsistence fishers in 1998 through the promulgation of the Marine Living Resources Act, a Subsistence Fisheries Task Group (SFTG) was appointed by national government to provide recommendations on the management of subsistence fishing in South...
  2. Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study is a part of a larger study that examined the epidemiology and aetiology of child abuse by teachers in Zimbabwean primary schools. The purpose of the study was to determine teacher trainees' conception of sexual abuse of pupils...
  3. Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies available on sexual abuse of pupils in schools have examined the epidemiology of the phenomenon by teachers but have not looked at what the pupils themselves say about why some teachers sexually abuse them. This study sought to...
  4. Discourse Analysis of the Perceptions of Bereavement and Bereavement rituals of Tshivenda Speaking Women

    Discourse Analysis of the Perceptions of Bereavement and Bereavement rituals of Tshivenda Speaking Women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article examined the discourses of bereavement and bereavement rituals that inform Tshivenda speaking women's positions within their social structure. The Tshivenda speaking community that participated in this study is located in the Vhembe District of the Limpopo province in...
  5. The Value of Social Representations Theory in Understanding Perceptions Regarding HIV/AIDS

    The Value of Social Representations Theory in Understanding Perceptions Regarding HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the extent to which individuals experience ideologic strain from identifying with members in their in-group and its shared representation of HIV. 200 students from a large South African University completed a HIV Knowledge, Perceptions & Practices survey...
  6. Perceptions of High-risk Sex Among Men and Women Attending an STI Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa

    Perceptions of High-risk Sex Among Men and Women Attending an STI Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The widespread occurrence of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) among young adults in South Africa suggests that there is a need to increase safe sex practices among those who are sexually active. Given the high rate of HIV infection in the...
  7. Educators' Perceptions of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: An Exploratory Study

    Educators' Perceptions of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the perceptions of educators about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, specifically their views on its incidence, causes and appropriate interventions in school settings. Five purposively selected educators from a private school participated in the study. Ethnographic interview was...
  8. College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the factors that college students perceive to influence their ability to do research. Participants were 160 students from a teachers' college (males=71; females=81; mean age=27; SD=5.32). Data were collected using an open ended survey. For data analysis...
  9. The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    The Experience of Psychosocial Stressors Amongst Adolescent Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to identify and describe the psychosocial factors that adolescents experience as stressful. Data were collected from 556 respondents (Grade 10 to 12; 250 males and 306 females; mean age = 17.3 yrs; SD = 1.66) who completed...
  10. Older People's Portrayal in the Print Media: Implications for Intergenerational Relations

    Older People's Portrayal in the Print Media: Implications for Intergenerational Relations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the perceptions of older people in a residential care facility regarding how they are portrayed in the print media and the implications of such portrayal for intergenerational relations. Twenty-one older residents in a residential care facility participated...