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The association between perceived parenting styles and adolescent substance use
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Using the literature on Baumrind's theory of Parenting Styles and how perceptions of these are associated to adolescent at-risk behaviour, this study set out to examine whether any parenting style increased or decreased ...
Adolescent substance use: The development and validation of a measure of perceived individual and contextual factors
The purpose of the study was to gather validity evidence for a South African developed instrument designed to measure individual and contextual factors associated with adolescent substance use in low socio-economic status ...
The effect of peer pressure and leisure boredom on substance use among adolescents in low-income communities in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
The adolescence period is a time of high risk for health and social problems such as substance use globally and in South Africa. Past research has shown that there is a need to investigate factors such as peer pressure, ...
Investigating the scalar equivalence of the English version of the South African Substance Use Contextual Risk Instrument across the English and isiXhosa mother tongue speakers
(University of the Western cape, 2016)
There is an overwhelming concern about substance use amongst adolescents across the world, especially in low socio-economic status communities. The South African Substance Use Contextual Risk Instrument was developed to ...
Investigating item bias in some of the scales of the English version of the South African Substance Use Contextual Risk Instrument (SASUCRI) across a sample of English and isiXhosa mother-tongue learners
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Substance abuse is a global concern, particularly amongst adolescents. Research shows that secondary school learners in the Western Cape are susceptible to substance use due to the ease of access to and constant use of ...