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  1. A theory based approach to managing illegal immigration into South Africa
    Letsiri, Cleophas, 2013-03-28T09:18:54Z
    The concern over the issue of illegal immigration into South Africa has resulted in widespread incidents of violent confrontation between the noted illegal immigrants and especially the impoverished South Africans. The need to manage illegal immigration effectively and efficiently is one of the p ...
  2. The effects of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) on attachment : experiences of mothers from diverse South African socio-economic groups.
    Wortmann, Lorin, 2013-04-02T06:53:32Z
    Attachment theory is concerned with the relational ‘tie’ that exists between a mother and her child, which is said to play an imperative role in a child’s mental development and future attachment relationships. Although there is extensive research on attachment theory on an international scale, t ...
  3. Attachment, defense mechanisms and emotion usage in children in institutions during middle childhood within a South African context.
    Robinson, Megan McKenzie, 2013-04-02T07:14:49Z
    Although the importance of Attachment in the normal development of a child has repeatedly been shown (Bowlby, 1961; 1979) there is a limited amount of research into its relationships with the usage of defense mechanisms and emotions. This research, therefore, investigated the relationships between a ...
  4. Hearing function in children with chronic renal dysfunction.
    Lau, Jennifer, 2013-04-02T08:16:32Z
    The primary aim of the research was to describe hearing function in a group of children with chronic renal dysfunction receiving treatment in an academic hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Specific objectives in the study were to determine the prevalence of hearing loss in paediatric patients w ...
  5. Exploring the efficacy of an applied diabetes numeracy intervention in a South African type 1 diabetic child population.
    Cronin, Meagan, 2013-04-02T09:04:27Z
    Numeracy skills are vital for a child with diabetes as they need to be able to manage their diabetes effectively, in order to protect one from the complications that come with diabetes. There have been numerous studies that illustrate the poor numeracy skills in children with diabetes. A numeracy ...
  6. Exploring learning through energy dialogues in an informal learning centre
    Brown, Marian Merle, 2013-04-02T12:03:22Z
    A research report submitted to the Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in fulfilment of the partial requirement of the degree of Master of Science. Johannesburg, 2012 ...
  7. Exploring general practitioners" management of patients with depression within the private health care sector in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    Repensek, Milica, 2013-04-03T06:11:32Z
    The majority of persons within South Africa (of whom 16% have claimed to have suffered from common mental disorders such as depression) that use medical treatment do so through primary care (Patel et al., 2007; Williams et al., 2007). However, studies have shown that general practitioners (GPs) ofte ...
  8. A narrative understanding of the maternal experience of urban black South African mothers.
    Dale, Lindsay Kate, 2013-04-03T08:22:52Z
    This qualitative study explores the maternal experiences of black South African mothers living in a township in Johannesburg. Extensive research and literature has begun to address the experiences of motherhood from the mother’s perspective, however research into the experiences of black mothers is ...
  9. South African adolescent mothers" experiences of parenting and representations of their infants and the relationship between them.
    Yates, Julianne, 2013-04-03T10:04:35Z
    This study aimed to investigate teenage mothers’ experiences of motherhood and their internal representations of their infants and the relationship between them. In addition, this study aimed to investigate whether there was a connection between teenage mothers’ experiences of parenting and their in ...
  10. Cognitive vulnerability as a predictor of alcohol misuse and posttraumatic stress in trauma-exposed university students.
    Webster, Victoria, 2013-04-04T06:38:51Z
    Cognitive vulnerabilities have been implicated in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol use disorders, two disorders that commonly co-occur. The comorbidity of these two disorders continues to pose a significant threat to the well being of university students. This study inve ...