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Aggression as a form of power with the incarceration of youth
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
This thesis examined the use of aggression by youth in Pollsmoor Prison during incarceration. Though the incarceration of children and youth is a problem internationally, it is particularly problematic in South Africa where ...
The psychometric properties of the child PTSD checklist in a sample of treatment-seeking children and adolescents from a youth stress clinic in the Western Cape
Exposure to severe trauma and resulting PTSD affects individuals of all ages, cultures and geographical areas. Epidemiological surveys reveal that approximately one third of the general population is exposed to a traumatic ...
Sexual behaviour and perception of risk to HIV among Rosebank college students, Pretoria, South Africa
The study had an observational, descriptive, cross sectional design. The sample consisted of 205 participants selected through convenience sampling. All students who presented for HIV testing during the colleges’ HIV ...
The relationship between life stress, emotional adjustment and family relationships in early adolescents from low-income urban areas
(University of the Western Cape, 2002)
The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between life stress, emotional adjustment and family relationships in early adolescents from low-income urban areas. A non-experimental, survey research design was ...
The influence of HIV knowledge, beliefs, and religiosity on sexual risk behaviours of private school adolescents
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
Despite the rapid increase of HIV infections among South Africa’s adolescent population, many teenagers continue to pa ake in sexually risky behaviours. The between these variables. Placed within a quantitative framework, ...