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  1. Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A survey study design was used to determine the knowledge of a sample of South African university students regarding the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act and their beliefs and attitudes toward abortion. A total of 146 (110 female,...
  2. Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Stressors and Coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined stressors and coping strategies of 281 Social Sciences students at the Midlands State University in Zimbabwe (49% female, 51% male). A questionnaire was used to collect data. The results showed that the 7 most common stressors were:...
  3. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  4. Aspects of Alcohol Use at a South African University Campus

    Aspects of Alcohol Use at a South African University Campus

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to investigate aspects of alcohol use by students attending a South African university. A convenience sample of 40 students (20 male, 20 female; aged 20–30 years.) participated. Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire and interviews in...
  5. Unwanted Early Sexual Experiences Among Male University Students in Belgium and South Africa

    Unwanted Early Sexual Experiences Among Male University Students in Belgium and South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study compared the unwanted early sexual experiences (UESE) of Belgian and South African first-year male university students. A self-report checklist was administered to all consenting students attending an orientation programme at a Belgian and a South African University. Respondents...
  6. Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the findings from exploratory career counselling with Italian undergraduate university students using the Career Interest Profile (CIP). The participants (n = 178, females = 51.69%; mean age 22.28, SD = 1.59 years) received elective career counselling on...
  7. Psychological Well-Being Among Tanzanian University Students

    Psychological Well-Being Among Tanzanian University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the prevalence of levels of psychological well-being in a group of Tanzanian university students. A quantitative cross-sectional survey design was implemented for data-gathering. A convenience sample of 279 undergraduate students (19 to 40 years, mean age 29...
  8. Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Depression and Associated Factors Among University Students in Western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the associations between depression, sociodemographic, social and health variables among undergraduate students of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with undergraduate students that were recruited randomly from classes...
  9. Sources of life meaning among South African university students

    Sources of life meaning among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the sources of meaning in life among a group of 243 South African university students, using a sequential exploratory mixed methods design. First, data from semi-structured questionnaires (n=40) were subjected to qualitative content analysis; next, from the...
  10. Examining significant predictors of students’ intention to drop out

    Examining significant predictors of students’ intention to drop out

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to determine if core self-evaluation traits, burnout, disengagement, social support and career decision making difficulties are significant predictors of university students’ intention to drop out. A cross-sectional design and non-probability sample (N=782) was used...