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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A quantitative study looking at the relationship between religious beliefs, religious affiliation, religious orientation and help-seeking among university students.
This purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between religious beliefs, religious affiliation, religious orientation, as defined by Allport and Ross (1967) and help-seeking behaviour amongst students ...
An exploration of the therapeutic value of Ihlambo : community members' perspectives.
Ihlambo is an African indigenous cleansing ceremony that has been used in an attempt to anchor the peace that has been initiated in some communities in KwaZulu-Natal. Indigenous ways of healing have become increasingly ...
Operationalising the notion of sufficient maturity to provide informed consent when minors present for treatment.
Laws in South Africa, such as the Children’s Amendment Act 41 of 2007(Government Gazette, Act 38 of 2005), is developed with good intentions of promoting prevention and intervention on various health-related issues. Laws ...
The structure of knowledge production : mapping patterns of co-authorship collaboration between African and international countries.
This research sought to explore the patterns of co-authorship collaboration between African and international authors who have published together in journals relating to the field of social psychology. Bibliographic data ...