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Adolescents’ perceptions and experiences of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) at a tertiary hospital in Francistown, Botswana
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Botswana is experiencing high levels of HIV prevalence rate at 16.9% among the general population, 4.5% among adolescents aged 10-14 and 4.7% among adolescents aged 14-19. Adolescents are in a critically stage between ...
The perceptions of boys regarding substance abuse amongst adolescents
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
South Africa is overwhelmed by the increase of substance abuse among adolescents. Having consulted the literature, South Africa is not the only country faced with this problem. It raises concerns with regard to the social ...
An examination of the relationship between psychologically controlling parenting and antisocial behavior of emerging adults in the Faculty of Community and health Science (CHS)
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Parents are important in the socialization of children to develop into adjusted adults. Parenting is a developmental process and encourages the child to become an independent adult in society, an adult who is pro-social ...
The effects of the LEQ’s life skills domains as it relates to the engagement in health risk behaviour among grade 8 learners in a selected high school in Paarl
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Adolescence can be understood as the transitional period between childhood and adulthood. During adolescence individuals tend to experiment and discover who they are in terms of their unique social identity and are more ...
Exploring the role of the parent in the aftercare of their adolescent children who participated in a treatment programme for substance abuse
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Substance abuse remains a debilitating social issue for many people in South Africa. It generally has a devastating effect on family life, and especially so when adolescents become dependent on substances, as it can have ...