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A psychobiography of Vuyiswa Mckonie.
This is a psychobiographical study of Vuyiswa Mackonie’s life, with the use of psychological theory to better understand and uncover her life. The choice was based on the extraordinary qualities that Vuyiswa Mackonie ...
The religious characteristics that influence risk behaviour in Christian youth.
The purpose of this study was to investigate if the belief and practice of Christianity is associated with alcohol use/abuse behaviour as well as risky sexual behaviour among Christian youth. The religious characteristics ...
Understanding the experiences of people recovering from drug use at the ARCA Rehabilitation Centre in Durban.
Background: Recently there has been a significant increase in treatment demand in South Africa for heroin (an opioid), a dangerous and extremely addictive drug that remains popular among different segments of the population, ...
Help-seeking attitudes : a study of University of KwaZulu-Natal students.
The study examined the help-seeking attitudes and behaviour of students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The aim was to explore the frequently encountered problems that students face, their preferred sources of help ...
Identity, PTSD, and psychotherapy with policemen during the transition from apartheid to post-apartheid South Africa.
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Exploring how PLWHA with co-morbid depression perceive depression and mental health services.
Background: South Africa, like many low and middle income countries (LMICs) continue to bear the excessive burden of HIV/AIDS. This problem has been further compounded by the growing prevalence of common mental disorders ...
A qualitative study of psychotherapists' approaches to cross-cultural assessment, diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Psychiatric illnesses are a reason for major concern for the health and welfare of people internationally and within the South Africa context (Slone et al., 2006; Stein et al). The rates of specific disorders such as Major ...
"A qualitative investigation into the perceived benefits and barriers in accessing psychological services amongst first year university students".
Aim: This study aimed at investigating the perceived benefits and perceived barriers in accessing psychological services amongst 1st year humanities‟ students from University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College). Methodol ...
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 interpretive evaluation of a positive rights based sexual health programme for Grade 11 learners in a secondary school in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Advances in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in the past 15 years have led to a reputable decline in the rate of new infections and a reduction of HIV related deaths. However, the prevalence rate in the Sub-Saharan ...