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  1. Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the association between social-psychological factors (misconduct, impulsivity, school sense of belonging, intention to use non-violent strategies, beliefs supportive of violence) and bullying behaviour. A total of two-hundred and fifteen (n=215) secondary school students randomly selected from five...
  2. Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study involved a particular group of children in Rwanda—girls who are living on the street and who miss out on education. Noting their relative absence from “the picture” in relation to accesses to services, the study explored how participatory...
  3. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Experienced by Survivors of School Violence in South Africa: Sex and Age Differences

    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Experienced by Survivors of School Violence in South Africa: Sex and Age Differences

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated sex and age differences in the experiences of posttraumatic stress disorder by survivors of school violence in urban and rural schools in the Eastern Cape area of South Africa. One hundred and thirty five survivors of school...
  4. A Violent Heritage: Non-Governmental Organizations as an Arena for the Reproduction of Childhood Violence in the Context of HIV/AIDS

    A Violent Heritage: Non-Governmental Organizations as an Arena for the Reproduction of Childhood Violence in the Context of HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article used ethnographic fieldwork to explore the overt and covert patterns of childhood violence experienced in a community on the north of Durban, South Africa. Participants included nine female teachers, two hundred pre-school children (age range 6 months to...
  5. Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence against children in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 20 purposively selected girl-children (age range = 12 to 15 years) from two SOS Children's Village who have been victims...
  6. Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the types of violence and the effect on children's education in Kakamega district, Kenya. Participants were 150 children (58 males, 92 females; age range up to 17 years). Data were collected using a questionnaire. Analysis was done...
  7. The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    The Socio-Historical Context of In-School Corporal Punishment in a KwaZulu-Natal Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents part of the results of an investigation into barriers to learning in the context of HIV in Richmond, a small KwaZulu-Natal town. Participants were learners from Grades 3,6, and 9(N=117; males=59; females=58). Data were collected by individual...
  8. Abused Women in South Africa who Kill their Intimate Male Partners: A Psychological Exploration

    Abused Women in South Africa who Kill their Intimate Male Partners: A Psychological Exploration

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore psychological risk factors that may precipitate the murder of a partner by an abused woman. In this article, the authors use multiple case studies and interviews with three women incarcerated for the...
  9. Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study is to investigate intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk among antenatal care attendees at primary care health care facilities in a South African setting. A convenient sample of 984 pregnant women (mean age of...
  10. 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...