• Resilience factors in families caring for a family member diagnosed with dementia 

      Deist, Melanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Dementia is a chronic illness characterised by the progressive deterioration of cognitive functions. Patients diagnosed with dementia are most often cared for by family members. Families caring for ...
    • Resilience factors in families living with a member with a mental disorder 

      Jonker, Liezl (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      An immense burden is placed on families caring for a member with a mental disorder as a result of deinstitutionalisation in South Africa. The aim of present study was to identify resilience factors in families living with ...
    • Resilience factors in families who have lost their homes in a shack fire 

      Lawrence, Jennilee (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      Informal settlements exist all over South Africa and are expanding and multiplying as people seek better jobs close to urban areas. The close proximity of the thousands of shacks has enabled the rapid spread of massive ...
    • Resilience in childhood sexual abuse survivors 

      Tshume, Nobom (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study will review the literature on resilience in adult female childhood sexual abuse survivors with specific focus on incestuous abuse. Adults with histories of sexual abuse are categorised as ...
    • Resilience in families after a child’s same-sex sexual orientation disclosure: the child’s perspective 

      De Villiers, Barend Laing (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Although same-sex attraction is more openly accepted by society, it is still perceived by some with immense negativity due to traditional and conservative ideas surrounding sexuality. Same sex-attracted ...
    • Resilience in families in which a member has been diagnosed with schizophrenia 

      Bishop, Melanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The primary aim of this study was to identify family resilience qualities that families use to adapt after a member has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Family resilience refers to the family’s ability ...
    • Resilience in families in which a parent has been retrenched 

      Der Kinderen, Susan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Family Resilience is a relatively new construct describing how families recover after experiencing stress and adversity. Defined within the salutogenic paradigm, resilience implies the ability to bounce ...
    • Resilience in families in which a parent has died 

      Human, Berquin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The death of a parent calls on the family to utilize all its resources in order to adapt successfully and maintain normal family functioning. Within the mental health field a paradigm-shift from ...
    • Resilience in families of children with developmental disabilities 

      Nolting, Claudia (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Family resilience refers to the family’s ability to overcome adversity using inherent and/or acquired strengths and resources. The aim of this study was to identify factors contributing to the successful ...
    • Resilience in families of husbands with prostate cancer 

      Thiel, Colleen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
      Family resilience is an increasingly visible concept in the field of family psychology. The aim of the present study was to identify family resilience qualities associated with the successful adaptation of families with a ...
    • Resilience in families that have experienced heart-related trauma 

      Wentworth, Ayesha (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      The current study was aimed at expanding on and understanding the adaptation and adjustment mechanisms used by families in the wake of heart-related trauma, as a means of providing information that reveals and supports the ...
    • Resilience in families with an autistic child 

      Van der Walt, Kerry-Jan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      The primary aim of this study was to identify the characteristics and resources that families possess that enable them to adapt successfully, and as such, be resilient despite the presence of an autistic child in the family. ...
    • Resilience in remarried families 

      Du Toit-Gous, Carien (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Using a cross-sectional survey research design the present study aims to explore those resilience factors which enable remarried families to withstand and rebound from the disruptive challenges they ...
    • Resiliency in families with a mother diagnosed with breast cancer 

      Naidoo, Nikita (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: This study aimed to identify resources, characteristics and factors that assisted families in the adjustment and adaptation to the chronic illness of breast cancer. Breast cancer is a growing global public ...
    • A review of the psychological process of forgiveness within Simon Wiesenthal’s ‘The Sunflower’ 

      Van der Heyden, Yoav (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      This paper examines the notion of forgiveness by highlighting the personal psychological experience that may be discarded in the moral and political debate. Faced with his dilemma of whether or not to forgive the heinous ...
    • Reviving a forgotten custom : an evaluation of a community based mentoring intervention - the Jamestown USIKO Youth Project 

      Fabrik, Carmen Janine (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      While children are young, they look to their parents for all their needs; they expect them to have the answers to all their questions. When they enter adolescence they go in search of their own answers. If they do not find ...
    • Riglyne vir omgewingsjoernaliste 

      Botes, Engela (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is calculated that the biosphere is worth between $16 and $54 trillion. The environment, however, is constantly under threat of proposed development that focuses on recreational, industrial, commercial ...
    • The roar on the other side of silence : women and anger - a postmodern perspective 

      Smith-Marais, P (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Assuming a postmodern perspective, this literature study attempts to address unprivileged dichotomies in an endeavour to make audible the silence surrounding women, emotion and anger. In alignment with ...
    • Rocking the hand that rocks the cradle : exploring the potential of group therapy with low-income South African mother-infant dyads 

      Spedding, Maxine F (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The transition to motherhood represents a critical period in a woman's life. It presents the mother with the opportunity for personal development, while simultaneously rendering her vulnerable to ...
    • Die rol van emosionele intelligensie in topbestuur-ontsporing 

      Visser, Marelise (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      The aim of this thesis is an exploratory study into the role of emotional intelligence and executive derailment, and on whether the factors of derailment are predictable and surmountable. The study focuses on the role of ...