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  1. AIDS communications through social networks: catalyst for behaviour changes in Uganda

    AIDS communications through social networks: catalyst for behaviour changes in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Objective: To investigate distinctive communications through social networks which may be associated with population behaviour changes and HIV prevalence declines in Uganda compared to other countries.
  2. The Influence of Television on Adolescent Girls' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour in a South African Setting

    The Influence of Television on Adolescent Girls' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how television influences the sexual attitudes and behaviour of adolescent girls in a South African urban setting. A total of 4 adolescent girls participated (average age = 16 years old, range = 15–17 years old). Data was...
  3. Sexual Behaviour of High School Students in Two Rural South African Communities

    Sexual Behaviour of High School Students in Two Rural South African Communities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the prevalence and correlates of sexual risk behaviour among high school students in two rural settings in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, using a cross-sectional survey design. One thousand six hundred and thirteen randomly-selected adolescents (58% female)...
  4. Young Rural Males in South Africa Speak on Teenage Pregnancy: “It's Really Her Problem”

    Young Rural Males in South Africa Speak on Teenage Pregnancy: “It's Really Her Problem”

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of school-going rural males in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on teenage pregnancy. Two methods of data collection were used, namely, a quantitative survey with a sample of 294...
  5. Psychological Distress and Associated Factors Among a Sample of Pregnant Women in South Africa

    Psychological Distress and Associated Factors Among a Sample of Pregnant Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We sought to identify the prevalence of psychological distress and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care clinics in a South Africa district. A cross-sectional study using systematic sampling was conducted among 1497 pregnant women...
  6. Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We sought to identify the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care clinics in a South Africa health district. A cross-sectional study using systematic sampling was conducted among 1497 pregnant...
  7. Early Sexual Debut and Associated Risk Factors Among Male and Female Youth in South Africa

    Early Sexual Debut and Associated Risk Factors Among Male and Female Youth in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of early sexual debut among youth aged 18–24 in South Africa. In a cross-sectional population based survey 3123 youth were interviewed with a structured questionnaire in four provinces...
  8. The Prevalence of Coping Behaviour, Posttraumatic Growth and Psychological Well-Being in Women who Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

    The Prevalence of Coping Behaviour, Posttraumatic Growth and Psychological Well-Being in Women who Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the prevalence of coping behaviour, posttraumatic growth and psychological well-being in adult South African women (n=60, mean age=32, ethnicity=70% European, 28% African and 2% Asian descent). Specifically, the study considered the prevalence of constructive coping, posttraumatic growth...
  9. Coping Behaviour, Posttraumatic Growth and Psychological Well-Being in Women with Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Coping Behaviour, Posttraumatic Growth and Psychological Well-Being in Women with Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the coping behaviours and posttraumatic growth of women with sexual abuse in childhood (CSA) and long-term effects on their psychological well-being in adulthood. Participants were 10 women survivors of CSA (ages ranging from 23–48 years). Data on...
  10. Knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild retardation, in relation HIV/AIDS

    Knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild retardation, in relation HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study investigates the knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of adolescents with mild mental retardation (MMR) in relation to HIV/AIDS. Questionnaires were personally administered to a saturation sample of 90 adolescents with MMR drawn from one specialised educational institution in...