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  1. Effect of planting and harvesting dates on fungus-growing termite infestations in maize

    Effect of planting and harvesting dates on fungus-growing termite infestations in maize

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Fungus-growing termites (Microtermes spp. and Allodontermes spp.) damage maize roots and cause lodging. The pattern of attack, incidence of lodging, and the effect of planting and harvesting dates on damage and yield were studied in field trials over five seasons...
  2. Still Photography Provides Data for Community-Based Initiatives

    Still Photography Provides Data for Community-Based Initiatives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We use community psychology's accent on methodological pluralism and giving voice to the marginalised as a platform to critically examine the utility and outcome of photography as a data collection and community engagement method. Accordingly we focus on two community...
  3. Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Depression and Pragmatics in Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the association between depression and pragmatics in mild traumatic brain injured (MTBI) adults. Pragmatics is defined as the use of language in a social context (Wiig & Semel, 1984). The sample consisted of 14 MTBI adult males...
  4. Perceptions of Staffriding in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Lethal Thrill of Speed or the Masculine Performance of a Painful Past?

    Perceptions of Staffriding in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Lethal Thrill of Speed or the Masculine Performance of a Painful Past?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Staffriding, or train surfing, involves taking life threatening physical risks by moving around the outside of moving trains. In aiming to better understand this risky practice, this small scale qualitative study used three semi-structured interviews and three focus discussions to...
  5. Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Exploring Mindfulness in Self-Injuring Adolescents in a Psychiatric Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored mindfulness amongst eight self-injuring psychiatric adolescents. A mixed-method design was used. Interviews and clinical records comprised the qualitative data, while quantitative data was gathered using the Five-Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ: Baer, Smith, Hopkins, Krietemeyer & Toney, 2006)...
  6. The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    The Experiences of Self-Injury Amongst Adolescents and Young Adults within a South African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study was to explore the experiences of self-injury among adolescents and young adults within the South African context. The participants were twelve university students who had self-injured in their adolescence (females = 92%). The data were...
  7. Needleless Intravascular Access

    Needleless Intravascular Access

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at risk for needlestick injuries (NSIs), and in the modern context infections acquired in this manner may have life-threatening sequelae.