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  1. Music, sex, and religiosity : a cybernetic study on South African university students" use and interpretation of music media
    Baron, Philip Reeve, 2017-06-13T09:03:42Z
    For many people music is an important aspect of their daily life. Music preference is a complex subject tied to social identity, personality, leisure activities, religion, family and friends, and so forth. Music is also a form of expression, which is communicated to the public over various mediums a ...
  2. The Relationship between mental health and socioeconomic status : depressive symptoms among adults in South Africa
    Mungai, Kinyanjui, 2017-06-12T14:03:26Z, University of the Western Cape
    Mental disorders are estimated to be experienced by one out of three South Africans in their lifetime. (Stein, Seedat, Herman, Moomal, Heeringa, Kessler & Williams, 2009:3). Empirical studies indicate, that people, who are poor, live in impoverished neighbourhoods, have lower education levels and ar ...
  3. Health promotion : the design of a School Health Index Score Card to assess psychosocial health and well-being in early childhood development at primary schools
    Daniels, Karin Elizabeth, 2017-06-12T13:11:41Z, University of the Western Cape
    Schools, world-wide, have been regarded as important settings for health promotion and health education. Research indicate that schools constitute a crucial setting for programmes that aim at promoting the health of children, young adults, their families and their community, and could make a positiv ...
  4. Strategies for the reduction of alcohol and substance abuse among adolescents at two selected universities in Ethiopia
    Alemayehu Nigatu Gebremichael, 2017-06-09T07:34:52Z
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the magnitude, behavioural issues and other contributing factors for alcohol and substance abuse, in order to develop a strategy for alcohol and substance abuse among Ethiopian university students. Method: An explorative, mixed method approach r ...
  5. Free Church pastors in Germany : perceptions of spirit possession and mental illness
    Grossklaus, Michael, 2017-06-09T13:40:51Z
    In many cultures and religions of the world the belief in transcendental realities, like God, the Devil and other benevolent and malevolent spirits are widespread. These realities are constructed in different ways, depending upon context. In light of the development Western industrial societies have ...
  6. N,N"-diisopropylthiourea and N,N"-dicyclohexylthiourea zinc(II) complexes as precursors for the synthesis of ZnS nanoparticles
    Moloto, N., 2017-06-09T11:17:27Z, Academy of Science of South Africa
    The single X-ray crystal structures of zinc (II) complexes of N,N"-diisopropylthiourea and N,N"-dicyclohexylthiourea were determined. These complexes, similar to other alkylthioureas, were found to be effective as precursors for the preparation of hexadecylamine-capped ZnS nanoparticles. The complex ...
  7. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the 360-credit National Professional Diploma in Education (NPDE) programme
    Ngidi, David, 2017-06-09T11:17:52Z, Education Association of South Africa (EASA)
    We investigated the effectiveness of the 360-credit National Professional Diploma (NPDE) as a programme that is aimed at the upgrading of currently serving unqualified and under-qualified educators, with a view to improving the quality of teaching and learning in schools and Further Education and Tr ...
  8. Investigating the application of Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) for mitigating power transmission line losses
    Aduragba, Adebiyi Abayomi, 2017-06-09T06:55:12Z
    Submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, 2017. ...
  9. Retrospective experiences of a rural school partnership : informing global citizenship as a higher education agenda
    Machimana, Eugene Gabriel, 2017-06-08T13:07:03Z, University of Pretoria
    The purpose of this study was to inform global citizenship practice as a higher education (HE) agenda by comparing retrospective experiences of a range of community engagement (CE) partners, including the often silent voices of non-researcher partners. HE-CE aims to contribute to social justice as i ...
  10. The experiences of Grade 5 learners of an enriched Life Skills curriculum
    Bentley, Kaitlyn, 2017-06-08T13:07:02Z, University of Pretoria
    This study forms part of a broader research project that involves the investigation of the effect of a health promotion intervention (Win-LIFE) on a resource-constrained community"s practices, needs and expectations related to food choice, preparation and production. As part of the Win-LIFE interven ...