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  1. Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present investigation analysed the Community Psychology doctoral thesis trends with respect to student demographics, thesis topics, research methodology, research participant demographics, rural/urban focus, community empowerment focus, and programme development and evaluation at one institution. Of the 51 students who...
  2. Male Soldiers' Constructions of Masculinity, Sexuality and Sexual Violence

    Male Soldiers' Constructions of Masculinity, Sexuality and Sexual Violence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores soldiers' constructions of masculinity, sexual practices and gender-based violence, in particular sexual violence towards women. Fourteen male soldiers in the South African National Defence Force between the ages of 23 and 33 years old participated. A discourse...
  3. 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...
  4. Dating and Identity Development Among IsiXhosa Speaking Adolescents

    Dating and Identity Development Among IsiXhosa Speaking Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored dating and identity development among IsiXhosa speaking adolescents in South Africa. The participants were 40 Grade 12 learners (females = 50%) aged between 17 and 24 years. Data were collected using identity status interviews and analyzed descriptively...
  5. Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In Uganda, HIV prevalence remains high with young people at higher risk of infection than adults. Much is known about the sexual risk factors for HIV transmission among youths, including sexual encounters that are coerced. On the other hand, relatively...
  6. Gender inequality dynamics in the prevention of a heterosexual HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Gender inequality dynamics in the prevention of a heterosexual HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper critiques the approach to the elimination of gender inequality as an HIV prevention strategy in the just ended era of the Millennium Development Goals, with the aim of contributing to the formulation of policy guidelines for sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. Childhood physical and sexual abuse, and adult health risk behaviours among university students from 24 countries in Africa, the Americas and Asia

    Childhood physical and sexual abuse, and adult health risk behaviours among university students from 24 countries in Africa, the Americas and Asia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The goal of this study was to retrospectively estimate the prevalence of childhood physical abuse (CPA) and childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in relation to experience of adult violence, poor mental health, addictive behaviour and sexual risk behaviour among university students...
  8. Non-fatal injuries of interpersonal violence at the Leratong Provincial Hospital, South Africa

    Non-fatal injuries of interpersonal violence at the Leratong Provincial Hospital, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Interpersonal violence is a global health issue. More than 1.6 million people die annually as a result of violence. Injured survivors suffer from a range of physical, sexual, reproductive and mental health problems. The aim of this study is...
  9. Psychometric properties of beliefs about relationship violence against women and gender stereotypes scale

    Psychometric properties of beliefs about relationship violence against women and gender stereotypes scale

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes psychometric properties of the Gender-Based Relationship Violence Beliefs Scale (BEREVIWOS) and the Gender Stereotypes and Beliefs (GESTABE) scale in a Nigerian setting. Analysis was based on a convenience sample of 202 respondents. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was...
  10. Adolescents’ perceptions of health and well-being: Influences of urban contemporary music

    Adolescents’ perceptions of health and well-being: Influences of urban contemporary music

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed to explore adolescents’ perceptions of how urban contemporary music influences health and well-being among them. Data on health and well-being effects of music consumption were gathered from a convenience sample of 16 participants (male = 50%, females...