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  1. Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated readiness as a correlate of academic success among beginning university students. A total of 829 first-time entering students from a large business sciences faculty were participants (males = 319, females = 510, mean age = 19, SD...
  2. Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A survey study design was used to determine the knowledge of a sample of South African university students regarding the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act and their beliefs and attitudes toward abortion. A total of 146 (110 female,...
  3. Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The development of community psychology is of vital importance in South Africa because of the historical context, questions about the relevance of mainstream western psychology and the current social change in the country in the post-apartheid era. Accordingly successful community...
  4. Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined stressors and coping strategies of 281 Social Sciences students at the Midlands State University in Zimbabwe (49% female, 51% male). A questionnaire was used to collect data. The results showed that the 7 most common stressors were:...
  5. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  6. Life Satisfaction and Perceived Stress Among University Students in Barbados

    Life Satisfaction and Perceived Stress Among University Students in Barbados

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed life satisfaction and perceived stress among undergraduate university students in Barbados. Data were collected from 172 students using a self-report questionnaire. The analysis regressed life satisfaction and perceived stress measures on student demographics. Findings indicate that students...
  7. Aspects of Alcohol Use at a South African University Campus

    Aspects of Alcohol Use at a South African University Campus

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to investigate aspects of alcohol use by students attending a South African university. A convenience sample of 40 students (20 male, 20 female; aged 20–30 years.) participated. Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire and interviews in...
  8. Unwanted Early Sexual Experiences Among Male University Students in Belgium and South Africa

    Unwanted Early Sexual Experiences Among Male University Students in Belgium and South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study compared the unwanted early sexual experiences (UESE) of Belgian and South African first-year male university students. A self-report checklist was administered to all consenting students attending an orientation programme at a Belgian and a South African University. Respondents...
  9. Teaching Community Psychology as Community Engagement

    Teaching Community Psychology as Community Engagement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This report describes a model for teaching community psychology as a form of community engagement and the related practices to encourage active engagement between students and their communities. As active community learners, students need to explore self, family and community...
  10. Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the findings from exploratory career counselling with Italian undergraduate university students using the Career Interest Profile (CIP). The participants (n = 178, females = 51.69%; mean age 22.28, SD = 1.59 years) received elective career counselling on...