Articles by Keyword: Social Behaviour

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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. Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationships among leisure, social self image, peer pressure and at-risk behaviours of adolescents in Nigeria. It also examined the moderating roles of gender, age, and locale and school type on measured relationships. A total of 1,141...
  3. Parenting Styles Affecting the Social Behaviour of Five-Year Olds

    Parenting Styles Affecting the Social Behaviour of Five-Year Olds

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The main aim of the study was to explore the relationship between parenting styles as a correlate of social behaviour among five-year olds. Participants were 30 parents of 25 pre-primary students of a school in Northern Province of South Africa,...
  4. The Prevalence of Well-Being on Teachers in Afri Twin Schools as Well as Non Afri Twin Schools

    The Prevalence of Well-Being on Teachers in Afri Twin Schools as Well as Non Afri Twin Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the prevalence of well-being in Afri Twin and non Afri Twin teachers. The Afri Twin project allows schools of comparable type and size in Britain and South Africa to be ‘twinned’ with each other, with a possible...
  5. 'We will eat when I get the grant': negotiating AIDS, poverty and antiretroviral treatment in South Africa

    'We will eat when I get the grant': negotiating AIDS, poverty and antiretroviral treatment in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The maturing HIV epidemic has led to a decline in the health status of many South Africans. One result is an increasing number of AIDS-affected poor who qualify for a government disability grant. Recent research has drawn attention to the...
  6. Short-term effects of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention among trainee teachers in Malawi

    Short-term effects of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention among trainee teachers in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This report describes the implementation and short-term results of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention on the HIV-related attitudes, knowledge and behaviours of primary school teachers in Malawi. The intervention, based on the social-cognitive learning model, took place in...
  7. Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Previous research has identified high levels of mental health problems among people affected by HIV. This study surveys specifically adolescents in southern Malawi on their experience of the impacts of living with HIV or AIDS on one's mental health. At...
  8. AIDS, individual behaviour and the unexplained remaining variation

    AIDS, individual behaviour and the unexplained remaining variation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    From the start of the AIDS pandemic, individual behaviour has been put forward, implicitly or explicitly, as the main explanatory concept for understanding the epidemiology of HIV infection and in particular for the rapid spread and high prevalence in sub-Saharan...
  9. The effects of gender and socioeconomic status on youth sexual-risknorms: evidence from a poor urban community in South Africa

    The effects of gender and socioeconomic status on youth sexual-risknorms: evidence from a poor urban community in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV and AIDS remains one of the most serious problems facing youths in many sub-Saharan African countries. Among young people in South Africa, gender is linked with a number of HIV-risk behaviours and outcomes. The literature suggests that factors such...
  10. Complex negotiations: ‘spiritual’ therapy and living with HIV in Ghana

    Complex negotiations: ‘spiritual’ therapy and living with HIV in Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Many people living with HIV in Ghana make use of spiritual therapy, however complex. This paper describes the complexities of these therapies in the context of increasing access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and high levels of HIV stigma. The study...