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Positive Psychology and the training of psychologists: students' perspectives
Orientation: The development of positive psychology interventions have burgeoned internationally and are relevant to the professional training of psychologists Research purpose: The aim of this studyExpand
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The effect of a prenatal hypnotherapeutic programme on postnatal maternal psychological well‐being
The aim of the current study was to evaluate the effect of a prenatal hypnotherapeutic programme on the postnatal psychological well‐being of first‐time mothers. The developed programme integratedExpand
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Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents
The aim of this study was to explore hope and psychosocial well-being among South African adolescents (N = 1169; males = 573, females = 596, mean age = 15.1) from different socioeconomic contexts.Expand
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Psychological Strengths and Posttraumatic Growth in the Successful Reintegration of South African Ex-Offenders
  • Tharina Guse, D. Hudson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of offender therapy and…
  • 1 December 2014
This study aimed to explore the possible presence of psychological strengths and posttraumatic growth in the life stories of ex-offenders who desisted returning to crime. Recidivism rates in SouthExpand
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The effect of contemplation and meditation on ‘great compassion’ on the psychological well-being of adolescents
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of contemplation and meditation (CM) training, with a focus on developing great compassion, on the psychological well-being (PWB) of adolescents. ParticipantsExpand
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Growing up with a sibling with dwarfism: perceptions of adult non‐dwarf siblings
Despite the fact that society seems to have become more tolerant towards human diversity, skeletal dysplasia still carries some extent of stigmatization and negative stereotyping. There seems to be aExpand
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Validation of the Children’s Hope Scale in a Sample of South African Adolescents
The aim of this study was to examine the validity of the Children’s Hope Scale (CHS) (Snyder et al. 1997) among South African adolescents. Participants (n = 1062) in the greater Johannesburg areaExpand
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An Integrated Hypnotherapeutic Model for the Treatment of Childhood Sexual Trauma: A Case Study
Abstract Sexual abuse appears to constitute a major risk factor for a variety of problems in adult life. The effects of abuse on adult living are not uniform therefore intervention strategies shouldExpand
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Validation of the Scale of Positive and Negative Experience in a South African student sample
This study investigated the validity of the Scale of Positive and Negative Experience in a South Africa context using a sample of 992 university students. Item fit and unidimensionality of theExpand
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