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  1. Forgiveness and the Well-Being of Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): A Process for Discussion

    Forgiveness and the Well-Being of Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): A Process for Discussion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Africa is a continent of conflict, violence and war. South Africa, with a recent history of apartheid and current high percentage of crime is no exception. Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) take part in peacekeeping operations...
  2. Career Development for Psychology Students through an Inpatient Mental Health Volunteer Programme

    Career Development for Psychology Students through an Inpatient Mental Health Volunteer Programme

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We report on a volunteer programme for undergraduate psychology students, as a prospective career pathway into the inpatient mental health context. Data on motives for joining the programme, as well as their expectations and career plans were collected from 56...
  3. The role of educational psychologists in promoting ethical research conducted with children: an exploratory study

    The role of educational psychologists in promoting ethical research conducted with children: an exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored perceptions of educational psychologists on their role in promoting ethical research involving children. Participants were 10 South African educational psychologists (females = 60%; males = 40%) from mostly public services (90%). Data on their perceived roles in...
  4. Patriarchal influences on the lives of African adolescent girls from child-headed households

    Patriarchal influences on the lives of African adolescent girls from child-headed households

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the gendered experiences of patriarchal family life by adolescent girls from a low socio-economic status (SES) neighbourhood in South Africa. The informants were nine girls from an urban setting, three of whom were from child-headed homes. The...
  5. Vicarious trauma: The psychological impact of working with survivors of trauma for South African psychologists

    Vicarious trauma: The psychological impact of working with survivors of trauma for South African psychologists

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Traumatic events are highly prevalent in South African society and psychologists who work with survivors of trauma have been identified as particularly at risk of being adversely affected by their work, and experiencing vicarious trauma. This study aimed to explore...
  6. Child sexual abuse and literacy achievement in a sample of South African primary school children

    Child sexual abuse and literacy achievement in a sample of South African primary school children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated child sexual abuse (CSA) and literacy achievement among South African primary school children. Data on self-reported experience of CSA and actual literacy achievement were collected from a convenience sample of 160 learners from a Soweto school in...
  7. Reflections on becoming a psychologist: Professional development experiences of students in a South African psychology graduate program

    Reflections on becoming a psychologist: Professional development experiences of students in a South African psychology graduate program

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to describe student psychologists’ experiences of their professional preparation activities in which they used reflective journals. The students (n =7; female = 71%, black = 86%) were enrolled in a masters training program in the clinical and...