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Gender patterns in the contribution of different types of violence to posttraumatic stress symptoms among South African urban youth
OBJECTIVE: Identifying the comparative contributions of different forms of violence exposure to trauma sequelae can help to prioritize interventions for polyvictimized youth living in contexts of limited mental health ...
Prevalence and correlates of anal sex among secondary school students in Cape Town, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Research efforts have overlooked anal sex as a risk factor for adolescents’ acquisition of HIV despite the high rates of HIV among South African youth. Here, we report findings from a survey conducted in 2012 among ...
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 ...