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The discourses that influence the application of the Ntu psychotherapy by psychologists based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The study made use of critical discourse analysis to explore how psychologists in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, talk about their practice of psychotherapy and Ntu psychotherapy in particular. The objectives of the study ...
Help seeking attitudes of non-university rural youth at eMashingeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The present study was motivated by a gap in the knowledge about the help seeking attitudes and behaviours of South African rural youth. The aim of the study was to determine the help seeking behaviours and attitudes of ...
South African National Health Act (No. 61 of 2003) vs. Emmanuel framework for ethical research (2004): implications for children research.
The South African government promulgated the National Health Act (NHA) (Act No. 61 of 2003) in 2004, where Section 71 (promulgated in March 2012) regulates research involving human participants, including minors. This study ...
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 ...
Exploring factors influencing career decision-making in first year students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal coming from rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal.
Career psychology in the South African context was predominantly practiced on White learners from urban areas during the Apartheid era. Subsequent to the Apartheid era, the South African democratic government introduced a ...
An examination of timelines in the expedited ethics review process at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, biomedical research ethics committee.
Purpose This study examined the timelines of the expedited ethics review process at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Biomedical Research Ethics Committee. The purpose of the study was to evaluate timeframes of BREC review ...
An investigation of the relationship between body image and westernisation: a comparison of black rural and urban women.
The ideal of thinness as portrayed for western women has shown a relationship between body image concerns and socio-cultural values as found throughout literature. These concerns also extend to Black African women, although ...
Research with children: compliance with section 71, South African National Health Act 61 of 2003.
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The construction of femininity and masculinity in the views of business women in Pietermaritzburg.
Background: Literature on business ownership has focused mainly on the differences between male and female business owners. Other research has concentrated on how female business owners adapt in a field that is perceived ...
Self-efficacy and locus of control as predictions of job search behaviour among unemployed individuals actively searching for employment in South Africa.
The observed increase unemployment especially after the 2008 global recession saw an increased interest in, particularly, the antecedents of job search behaviour. Job search literature indicates that psychological factors ...