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  1. Feeding characteristics of sheep (<em>Ovis aries</em>) and Grant's gazelles (<em>Gazella granti</em>) on Kapiti ranch, Kenya

    Feeding characteristics of sheep (<em>Ovis aries</em>) and Grant's gazelles (<em>Gazella granti</em>) on Kapiti ranch, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A study was conducted to determine the dietary characteristics of sheep and Grant's gazelles on Kapiti Ranch, Kenya. The botanical composition of the diet was determined using the faecal microhistological technique. Plant species in the diets were categorised into grass,...
  2. Nature and Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Abuse Among High School Girls and College Students in Zimbabwe

    Nature and Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Abuse Among High School Girls and College Students in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the nature and prevalence of self-reported childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among a sample of Zimbabwean girls and college students. A total of 1059 high school girls and college students with a mean age (M = 18.31, SD...
  3. Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated childhood sexual abuse (CSA) experiences of female student teachers in Zimbabwe. A convenience sample of 112 female respondents (mean age = 27.4 years) responded to a retrospective questionnaire which assessed childhood sexual experiences. Data were analysed descriptively...
  4. Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Tobacco Use Trends among Adolescents and Adults in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this review is to synthesize the national prevalence data from eight surveys on tobacco use in South Africa over the past 13 years. Results from the national studies indicate that tobacco use among adults is on the...
  5. Child Physical Abuse Among Urban Secondary School Pupils in Zimbabwe

    Child Physical Abuse Among Urban Secondary School Pupils in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study had two main objectives: (a) to examine the nature and prevalence of child physical abuse among urban secondary school pupils in Zimbabwe; and (b) to investigate pupils' views on the causes of child physical abuse among urban secondary...
  6. Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed the prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and its correlates with socio-economic characteristics, disease variables and ART adherence in South Africa. The sample included 607 PLHIV (males =475, females =132; age range...
  7. Adult ADHD in a Student Population: Preliminary Findings

    Adult ADHD in a Student Population: Preliminary Findings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides preliminary findings about the likely prevalence rates of ADHD in a South African student population. Data collected using self-report measures to identify symptoms of this disorder, are reported. Participants were 402 undergraduate psychology students. They completed the...
  8. Psychological Distress and Associated Factors Among a Sample of Pregnant Women in South Africa

    Psychological Distress and Associated Factors Among a Sample of Pregnant Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We sought to identify the prevalence of psychological distress and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care clinics in a South Africa district. A cross-sectional study using systematic sampling was conducted among 1497 pregnant women...
  9. Childhood Exposure to Community and Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Posttraumatic Outcomes in a South African Student Sample

    Childhood Exposure to Community and Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Posttraumatic Outcomes in a South African Student Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The effects of exposure to direct and vicarious community and domestic violence on the posttraumatic adjustment of 323 South African students were examined. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires, with the relationship between exposure to violence and posttraumatic outcomes being...
  10. Alcohol Use, Problem Drinking and Health Risk Factors Among South African Youths

    Alcohol Use, Problem Drinking and Health Risk Factors Among South African Youths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of problem drinking among South African youth (18–24 years). A cross-sectional population-based household survey was conducted using a multi-stage stratified cluster sampling approach. The total sample included...