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  1. Response rate on the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) by isiXhosa learners: a replication and extension

    Response rate on the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) by isiXhosa learners: a replication and extension

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study describes the response profiles of a sample of isiXhosa learners regarding to the Adjusted Rorschach Comprehensive System (ARCS) and related influences to explain the response latencies. This was a multiple case study in which six test naive high...
  2. The Social Value of Lobola: Perceptions of South African College Students

    The Social Value of Lobola: Perceptions of South African College Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present study reports on the social value of lobola (dowry payment) as perceived by a convenience sample of college students (N = 30; females = 60%; males = 40%) attending a majority Black university. Qualitative data were collected from...
  3. ‘Qualified to work’: Anthropological insights into employee empowerment

    ‘Qualified to work’: Anthropological insights into employee empowerment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Drawing on research conducted in a life insurance company, this paper looks at qualities and behaviour of a group of black financial consultants in terms of the notion of empowerment. It attempts to show that empowerment, in the sense of...
  4. Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies reviewed show that poverty has a negative impact on school success and the social and emotional functioning of learners in schools. Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities were found to influence their motivation and learning in schools. However,...
  5. Factors Impacting on Career Choices of Technikon Students From Previously Disadvantaged High Schools

    Factors Impacting on Career Choices of Technikon Students From Previously Disadvantaged High Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Career development is a socially constructed process involving complex interactions among different structures, forces, and systems all constituting spheres of influence. The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that influence career decisions. Eighty respondents (40 males and 40...
  6. Home Brewed Alcohol use Among High School Students in a Rural South African Community

    Home Brewed Alcohol use Among High School Students in a Rural South African Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigates the use of home brewed alcoholic beverages among adolescents in high schools in a rural community in South Africa. There is much concern about alcohol misuse among young people and very little information exists on alcohol produced...
  7. Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Guidance and Counseling Services in South African Schools: Issues and Challenges

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study seeks to determine if guidance and counseling: (a) lessons are provided to students; (b) services provided are adequate; (c) students are aware of guidance and counseling services provided; and (d) difficulties that counselors face in implementing the programme...
  8. Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The need to provide mental health services in disadvantaged communities remains a priority in South Africa. This paper illustrates how in consultation and partnership with the peri-urban community of Jamestown, a counselling psychology internship was established to provide a range...
  9. Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores adolescents' experiences of aggression in a secondary, multi-cultural school context in South Africa. The study group comprised of boys (n=24) and girls (n=17), attending grades 8–12. An inductive qualitative research approach was chosen where participants wrote about...
  10. The School Functioning of Individuals with Childhood Experiences of Sexual Abuse: Results and Implications of a South African Study

    The School Functioning of Individuals with Childhood Experiences of Sexual Abuse: Results and Implications of a South African Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the school functioning of individuals with childhood sexual experiences in South Africa. The nature of the study was qualitative, and employed two data collection strategies: in-depth individual interviews with 22 survivors of child sexual abuse and focus...