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  1. Exploring the Application of Actuarial Criminology in Southern Africa

    Exploring the Application of Actuarial Criminology in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In response to the declared intent of the White Paper on Corrections (Department of Corrections, 2005) to transform prisons into needs-based centers of reform, the Self-appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) was used to explore its potential as a reliable and valid prediction...
  2. An Evaluation of the Reliability and Validity of the Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) in South African Context

    An Evaluation of the Reliability and Validity of the Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) in South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ: Loza, 2005) is a self-report questionnaire designed to assist with the prediction of violent and nonviolent recidivism among correctional populations. Use of scale could help in the assessment of risk and the identification of factors that...
  3. Sex Offender Assessment Procedures: A South African Comparison

    Sex Offender Assessment Procedures: A South African Comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the results of a reflective case analysis of a first generation assessment procedure of a chronic offender. The assessment focused on offender's experiential world and his pathway to crime, including precipitating crime risk factors as well...
  4. Offenders with Mental Disorders in a South African Prison Population: Profiling the Behavioural Characteristics on Mental Illness

    Offenders with Mental Disorders in a South African Prison Population: Profiling the Behavioural Characteristics on Mental Illness

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study validates a protocol to identify inmates with institutional adjustment difficulty from mental disorder, and who might have a need for therapeutic programming of a cognitive nature. The Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) was administered to a total of 236 South...
  5. An exploration of the Self-Appraisal Questionnaire for assessing female recidivism in South Africa

    An exploration of the Self-Appraisal Questionnaire for assessing female recidivism in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study profiled incarcerated female offenders’ criminogenic-oriented self-appraisals. Respondents were 77 female offenders between the ages of 20 and 56 years, serving custodial sentences within the South African Department of Correctional Services ranging from under a year to 25 years,...
  6. Research note: Evaluation of the reliability of local farmer knowledge in Namaqualand, South Africa

    Research note: Evaluation of the reliability of local farmer knowledge in Namaqualand, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Local farmer knowledge of species distribution patterns and plant palatability in Namaqualand, South Africa, was assessed using Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques. These findings were compared with the results obtained using phytosociological techniques (species distribution), and with palatability indices published in...
  7. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...
  8. A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated body image attitudes in a non-clinical sample of black and white older professional women in the workplace in South Africa. Participants were 125 professional women (white woman n=76 and black women n = 49). They completed the...
  9. Psychometric Properties of the Short Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SSRQ) in a South African Context

    Psychometric Properties of the Short Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SSRQ) in a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Self-regulation (SR), an important construct within the psychological well-being context, involves the ability to monitor behaviour, to contrast it with reference values and to introduce adjustments where necessary. A lack of validated measures of SR in the South African context...
  10. Developing a Basic Mathematics Questionnaire for Grades 4 to 7

    Developing a Basic Mathematics Questionnaire for Grades 4 to 7

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article, the authors report on the development of a basic mathematics questionnaire for Grades 4 to 7 (the BM(P)). The provisional instrument was completed by 1,103 Afrikaans-, English-and Tswana-speaking learners in Grades 4 to 7 in the North-West...