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The role of fortitude in relation to exposure to violence among adolescents living in lower socio-economic areas in South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
OBJECTIVE: There is compelling evidence that a significant proportion of adolescents exposed to violence do not develop trauma-related symptoms, but adapt successfully. This differential vulnerability has propelled research ...
Derailed by a sugar daddy: An investigation of the failed treatment of an adolescent township rape survivor with PTSD
(South African Society on the Abuse of Children (SAPSAC), 2016)
This study investigates the transportability of an evidence-based psychological intervention to local contexts by documenting the treatment process with an isi-Xhosa speaking Black South African adolescent. She was sexually ...
Vicarious trauma: The psychological impact of working with survivors of trauma for South African psychologists
(National Inquiry Services Centre, 2016)
Traumatic events are highly prevalent in South African society and psychologists who work with survivors of trauma have been identified as particularly at risk of being adversely affected by their work, and experiencing ...
Abused women's understandings of intimate partner violence and the link to intimate femicide
(Institute for qualitative research, 2016)
In this article, we explore how women survivors of intimate partner violence understand the abuse they endured and the possible link to intimate femicide. This is a qualitative study based on a feminist poststructuralist ...
Mental healthcare providers’ attitudes towards the adoption of evidence-based practice in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2016)
South African society is characterised by a high prevalence of exposure to traumatic events that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. In treating post-traumatic stress disorder, mental healthcare providers are tasked ...