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The application of the theory of empowerment to the academic development of first year psychology students.
This study seeks to address the alarmingly high first year failure rates for black students in this country, by developing an intervention that unites the field of academic development with the theory of empowerment. High ...
An exploration of the multidimensional nature of poverty pictures across five Southern African development community countries.
This thesis explores the multidimensional nature of poverty as well as the impact of units of analysis on the creation of poverty pictures. The multidimensional nature of poverty is explored through the comparison of income ...
Co-operation in infant peers.
Throughout the world, infants and toddlers are spending less time with mothers and more time with peers than ever before, mainly in different kinds of day care. This changing pattern of child care may affect the early ...
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 ...
The morning has come but it is still dark.
Racism in sport has progressed from being blatant during Apartheid to being subtler in the 'New South Africa'. Using discourse analysis, this thesis focuses on how subtle racism reveals itself through the 'development' ...
The construction of a group test of cognitive processes for use in education.
While there is increasing emphasis in education on the learning of intellectual processes, relatively little attention has been given to the rigorous assessment of these processes. An attempt was made to construct a ...
A psychosocial framework for understanding condom use among urban Black adolescents.
Using lessor's psychosocial framework of risk behaviour, this study examined the impact of variables within a number of risk domains on condom use at last sex. The sample was 587 sexually active male and female black ...
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
Type A behavior pattern and dependency in the adjustment of post-myocardial infarction patients.
The World Health Organization (1969) has declared that heart disease is the largest plague that ever faced humanity. Myocardial Infarction (MD, in addition to causing more deaths than all other diseases of the heart ...
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 ...