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Inner-city female sex workers in Durban, South Africa : a qualitative inquiry.
Background: Female sex workers (FSWs) in sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa are classified as a most-at-risk-population with regards to HIV acquisition and transmission. This is due to the nature of their work, which ...
Empirical investigation of ethical issues raised by two research ethics committees reviewing biomedical research in South Africa.
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The influence of ancestral spirits on sexual identity amongst traditional healers (izangoma) in South Africa : a discourse analysis.
The main aim of this study was to explore whether sexual identity is influenced by ancestral guides among Traditional Healers (iZangoma) in South Africa. The focus of this study was on iZangoma; diviners who are possessed ...
A quantitative study on the psychological capital, psychological climate, and organisational citizenship behaviours of academic lecturers across South Africa.
Psychological Capital (PsyCap), Organisational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) and Psychological Climate (PC) are all positive constructs, which have shown a positive relationship to coping mechanism in the workplace, and ...
A social constructionist study of masculinity and its effects on health seeking behaviours among men who are at risk of cardiovascular disease.
In a world that has gender constructions, the masculine and the feminine, these gender constructions are used to highlight differences, and from this emerges differences in power that has an important effect on the phenomenon ...
Role of resilience and related coping in the adjustment of first year psychology students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus.
The transition to university is often a challenging process that requires students to adapt to new social and academic stresses whilst balancing the changing roles within their families, friends, academic work, leisure and ...
Understanding the perceptions of the University of KwaZulu-Natal students with disabilities of parental support and the effects it has on their academic performance.
This study focused on understanding the perceptions that students with disabilities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal have of parental support and the effect it has on their academic performance. In this qualitative study, ...
Subjective well-being of academic staff in a South African university: the role of work-life balance, job demands and job resources.
The purpose of this study was to examine how academic staffs in a selected public university evaluate the overall quality of their lives. In recognition of the changes in the higher education sector and its potentially ...
Perceptions of nurses on the significance of integrating mental health into primary care in the Dr. Kenneth Kaunda District.
Due to the huge burden of mental health especially in low- and middle-income countries, there is an increasing shift in mental health policy and practice towards a more comprehensive and integrated health care system. This ...