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The relationship between mode and locus of exposure and the impact of interpersonal violence in a sample of South African adolescents.
Children living in South Africa are exposed to chronic adversity on a daily basis, placing them at increased risk for psychological distress and high levels of fear. In particular, the impact of interpersonal violence ...
An exploration of stigmatisation relating to the terms used to refer to HIV and AIDS amongst women in a rural area in the Eastern Cape.
This thesis explores the terms used by women in a rural area of the Eastern Cape Province to reference HIV/AIDS. Exploring whether these terms are stigmatising and investigating and describing how they are stigmatising ...
An exploration of the relationships amongst the constructs of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behaviour in an outpatient clinical population sample in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Suicidal behaviour presents a significant global concern. Despite several global studies on suicide; there remains a lack of a comprehensive theory of suicidal behaviour. Several theories have been proposed over the years ...
Traditional healing in KwaZulu-Natal Province : a study of University students’ assessment, perceptions and attitudes.
Traditional healing practices are widely used by Black South Africans from different socio-economic backgrounds. These practices are highly esteemed by most, while frowned upon by others. Scholars have engaged in various ...
The construction of masculinity by the seminarians of the Roman Catholic Church: “a South African study”
Masculinity has been a topic of interest for many academic institutions in the last few decades. For the Roman Catholic Church, the topic of masculinity comes with a particular complication. Candidates for Roman Catholic ...
Community caregivers: a thematic analysis of the perceived psychological impact that community caregiving has on the caregivers.
This study focused on the impact of community caregiving work on caregivers. The HIV/AIDS pandemic and other health crises have led to an increased number of orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa. There is hence ...