Articles by Keyword: Subjective Well Being

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  1. An ocular technique for estimating utilization of karoo bushes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A subjective technique for estimating utilization of karoo bushes is evaluated and guidelines for its use are proposed. Taking the average utilization from estimates on 30–40 bushes, 20% differences in utilization could be distinguished as significant ‐ even when different...
  2. Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Psychological Well-being

    Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Psychological Well-being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examines the literature on poverty and HIV/AIDS in an effort to explore the various psychological resources available for affected individuals. Poverty is an increased risk for HIV and AIDS for a majority of the citizens of sub-Saharan Africa,...
  3. Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Exploring the Psychological Exteriority and Interiority of Men's Violence Against Women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored male perpetrators subjective experiences of violence against their intimate partners. Participants were a convenience sample of 12 men (11 ‘Black’ and 1 ‘White’, between 18 to 70 years of age) recruited from three organisations in Johannesburg, South...
  4. Psychofortology of Women Undergoing Infertility Treatment

    Psychofortology of Women Undergoing Infertility Treatment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the coping and subjective well-being of women undergoing infertility treatment. Participants were 61 South African women attending a fertility clinic was selected by means of non- probability purposive sampling (mean age = 34.5). Data were gathered by...
  5. Perceived Work Uncertainties and Expectancy-Value as Predictors of Postgraduate Intentions

    Perceived Work Uncertainties and Expectancy-Value as Predictors of Postgraduate Intentions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Current globalized labor market trends have been associated with protracted and uncertain work environments for youth and consequently, prolonged periods spent in education. To investigate this association, we assessed work demands which is the perception of growing work-related uncertainties, expectancies,...
  6. On the Links between Sustainable Wellbeing and Electric Energy Consumption

    On the Links between Sustainable Wellbeing and Electric Energy Consumption

    Access to electric energy is one of the drivers of wellbeing and universal access to energy has recently been identified as an important goal in the international community. A data-driven analysis of electric energy consumption and subjective wellbeing indicators is...
  7. Exploring the Perceived Career Success of Staff in a South African Science and Engineering Company

    Exploring the Perceived Career Success of Staff in a South African Science and Engineering Company

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the core themes underlying individuals’ perceptions of their career success with the view to inform retention practices. The participants were a convenience sample of 207 employees (63% Blacks; 60% males) within a South African science and engineering...
  8. Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study

    Does thinking about the meaning of life make you happy in a religious and globalised world? A 75-nation study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper reports on a multilevel study of 75 nations, which tests two hypotheses that arose from considering Tolstoy's experience of thinking about the meaning and purpose of life. The globalisation-as-exacerbator hypothesis predicts that as globalisation increases, the relationship between...
  9. Psychological strengths and subjective well-being in South African white students

    Psychological strengths and subjective well-being in South African white students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the role of individual resources, notably self-efficacy, gratitude, and hope, in subjective well-being of white dormitory students at a historically white institution of higher learning. Using a convenience sample of white students (N = 227), we tested the role...