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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 ...
An exploration into the impact of exposure to community violence and hope on children's perceptions of well-being: a South African perspective
The study aims to explore the relationship between exposure to community violence, hope, and well-being. More specifically, the study aims to ascertain whether hope is a stronger predictor of well-being than exposure to ...
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 ...
Adolescents’ perceptions of health and well-being: Influences of urban contemporary music
(National Inquiry Services Centre, 2016)
The study aimed to explore adolescents’ perceptions of how urban contemporary music influences health and well-being among them. Data on health and well-being effects of music consumption were gathered from a convenience ...
Validation of the children’s hope scale amongst a sample of adolescents in the Western Cape Region of South Africa
A growing body of research has provided evidence for the cognitive-motivational construct of hope as a psychological strength, particularly for adolescents confronted with ensuing adverse conditions. Given the dearth of ...