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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 ...
Teachers' perceptions of participative decision-making in a public high school in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
The present research explores teachers’ perceptions of participative decision-making (PDM) in a public high school in Durban, South Africa. PDM is also termed as participative management. This study attempts to investigate ...
Factors influencing antiretroviral compliance in a small group of children between eight and twelve years of age.
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has implications at every level of social functioning. It affects individuals, families, communities and organisations. The burden of caring for those exposed, affected and infected is vast, but one ...
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 qualitative exploration of a women's work-life balance over the life course : a case study of female managers.
This study was a qualitative exploration of women’s work – life balance over the life course in retail management. Ten women who worked in the centre management of a mall in Durban were interviewed between June 2011 and ...
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 ...
Evaluation of the psychomotor education programme of a community based early childhood programme at the Dalton Trust Education Centre (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) in support of school preparation.
The early years of a child's growth and development are crucial for health, wellbeing and success in later life. Adequate stimulation during the pre-school years is a critical factor that can be associated with higher ...