Articles by Keyword: Trauma

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  1. Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Rwandan leaders in the health and educational sectors have begun to discuss the necessity for establishing culturally appropriate community-based mental health counselling services in Rwanda, especially trauma counselling. The need for a community psychology approach is anchored in the lingering...
  2. Maternal Response to Father-Daughter Incest: Experiences of Mothers Following Disclosure

    Maternal Response to Father-Daughter Incest: Experiences of Mothers Following Disclosure

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the impact of the disclosure of sexual abuse of the daughter by the father or father figure on the mother. Data were collected from seven mothers aged between 31 and 48 years whose daughters had a history...
  3. Management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Military: An Intervention Model

    Management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Military: An Intervention Model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Military Forces are involved in combat, peacekeeping operations and disaster management. The nature of such operations include violent conflict, death of women and children, child soldiers and own forces. These traumatic circumstances can contribute to the development of post traumatic...
  4. Responsive Integrative Treatment of Clients with PTSD and Trauma-Related Disorders: An Expanded Evidence-Based Model

    Responsive Integrative Treatment of Clients with PTSD and Trauma-Related Disorders: An Expanded Evidence-Based Model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article a practitioner oriented review of the literature on the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is used to construct a phase-based model that can serve as a basis for case formulation and treatment planning. Treatments shown to be...
  5. Critical Incidents Impact Management Among South African Police Service Officers

    Critical Incidents Impact Management Among South African Police Service Officers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes and interprets the law enforcement processes of managing critical incidents in a South African police district. Twenty participants from various police units were selected through purposive and theoretical sampling techniques. Data were collected using unstructured open-ended interviews,...
  6. The experience and psychosocial needs of patients with traumatic fractures treated for more than six months at Doctors on Call for Service Hospital, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

    The experience and psychosocial needs of patients with traumatic fractures treated for more than six months at Doctors on Call for Service Hospital, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Trauma-related consultations, admissions and complications are the leading problems at Doctors on Call for Service (DOCS) Hospital, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, and yet no studies have been carried out to document the experience of long-stay traumatic-fracture patients in...
  7. Ocular trauma

    Ocular trauma

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Ocular trauma is an important cause of unilateral blindness and visual impairment across the world. Most injuries are accidental, work-related injuries in developed countries, while assaults predominate as a cause in developing countries. Trauma may result in various forms of...