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The impact of inter-group conflict on stereotype threat or lift.
Stereotype threat and lift occur when a negative or positive group stereotype results in a shift in task performance for group members. Social identity theory (SIT) explains that the socio-structural variables influence ...
Work engagement, organisational commitment, job resources and job demands of teachers working within two former model C high schools in Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal.
Orientation: Teachers have a vital role to play within any society. Of late, it can be seen that, generally, teachers within South African schools are becoming increasingly unhappy and dissatisfied with their work. This ...
An exploratory study of trainee and registered psychologists' perceptions of indigenous healing and the role of indigenous healers in the mental health care system.An exploratory study of trainee and registered psychologists' perceptions of indigenous healing and the role of indigenous healers in the mental health care system.
This study was undertaken to explore trainee and registered psychologists' perceptions of
An exploratory study of infection control practices in home-based care in Durban, South Africa.
Infection control practices are a critical element in home-based care for people living with HIV/AIDS. It involves principles and procedures used to minimize the risk of spreading infections in home-based care. Infection ...
Teachers' perceptions of participative decision-making in a public high school in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
The present research explores teachers’ perceptions of participative decision-making (PDM) in a public high school in Durban, South Africa. PDM is also termed as participative management. This study attempts to investigate ...
Factors influencing antiretroviral compliance in a small group of children between eight and twelve years of age.
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has implications at every level of social functioning. It affects individuals, families, communities and organisations. The burden of caring for those exposed, affected and infected is vast, but one ...
An exploratory investigation of the common ethical dilemmas experienced by psychologists assessing Black African school children.
This is an explorative study into the challenges and ethical dilemmas that practitioners face when assessing the intellectual functioning of black learners. Participants were registered psychologists and intern psychologists ...
An exploration of factors that are perceived to create parenting stress among mothers for whom pregnancy was mistimed or unintended : an object relations perspective.
It is a novel experience for a woman to enter into motherhood. While she may have some familiarity with basic methods of childcare, the experience of caring for her own child is a new one. Becoming a mother elicits a ...
How do adolescents perceive and experience poverty and the stigma associated with poverty?
The objectives of this study were to explore adolescents’ perceptions and experiences of poverty and its associated stigma when at school and within their communities. The study attempted to do this by uncovering the effects ...
Job demands and job resources as antecedents of work engagement among school educators in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
The objective of this study is to assess the relationship between work engagement, job demands and job resources in a sample of educators. A cross-sectional survey design was used. Convenience samples (N = 157) were taken ...