Articles by Keyword: Psychosocial Support

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  1. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  2. Breaking the silence: using memory books as a counselling and succession-planning tool with AIDS-affected households in Uganda

    Breaking the silence: using memory books as a counselling and succession-planning tool with AIDS-affected households in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article reviews the experience of NACWOLA and Save the Children (UK) in using 'memory books' in AIDS-affected households in Uganda from the mid-1990s to the present. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with key stakeholders in early 2004, including NACWOLA...
  3. What do Tanzanian children worry about?

    What do Tanzanian children worry about?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the worries of children in a sample of 8- to 15-year-old children, drawn from three primary schools on the outskirts of Moshi, Tanzania. Data about children's worries were collected by two methods. First, lists of worries were...
  4. Bereavement, silence and culture within a peer-led HIV/AIDS-prevention strategy for vulnerable children in South Africa

    Bereavement, silence and culture within a peer-led HIV/AIDS-prevention strategy for vulnerable children in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In addressing the psychosocial effects of the HIV and AIDS pandemic among vulnerable children, the issue of bereavement appears inadequately addressed. Amid the global discourse on children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS, this paper explores how cultural...
  5. Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article describes the pilot phase of a participatory reflection and action (PRA) study. The longitudinal investigation explores teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support within the context of HIV/AIDS following an asset-based intervention. The study ensued from our desire to...
  6. The use of rites of passage in strengthening the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned children in Botswana

    The use of rites of passage in strengthening the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned children in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Children who have been bereaved in the context of AIDS may experience many challenges to their psychosocial wellbeing. Programmes to help orphaned children are usually anchored in child rights. As the individual focus of rights-based approaches is inept in African...
  7. Ethnographic experiences of HIV-positive nurses in managing stigma at a clinic in rural Uganda

    Ethnographic experiences of HIV-positive nurses in managing stigma at a clinic in rural Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the workplace experiences of HIV-positive nurses and their attempts to manage HIV/AIDS stigma. An HIV diagnosis can have a major impact on an individual's psychological and emotional wellbeing. Moreover, caring for those suffering from chronic HIV-related illnesses...
  8. Biographical, pain and psychosocial data for a South African sample of chronic pain patients

    Biographical, pain and psychosocial data for a South African sample of chronic pain patients

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objective: To gather biographical and pain data for a sample of South African patients visiting a specialist pain control unit. To investigate the role of various psychosocial variables in this sample's chronic pain experience. Subjects and Method: 325 adult outpatients...
  9. Growth and production of <em>Vicia dasycarpa</em> Ten., Namoi as influenced by an oat support crop and nitrogen fertilizer

    Growth and production of <em>Vicia dasycarpa</em> Ten., Namoi as influenced by an oat support crop and nitrogen fertilizer

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The performance of Vicia dasycarpa cv. Namoi in pure stand and mixed with oats at four densities, grown at three levels of N fertilizer, was studied in the field under irrigation. Both the increased plant density of oats and N...
  10. A review of site-growth studies in South Africa

    A review of site-growth studies in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The intensive nature of the South African forest industry requires reliable decision support systems to enhance site-specific silviculture. Furthermore, the principle of ecologically sustainable forest management requires a profound improvement in the understanding of the factors controlling tree growth and...