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A critical review of studies of South African youth resilience, 1990–2008
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
Given the growing emphasis in research and service provision on strengths rather than deficits, the focus on youth support in the South African Children’s Act of 2005 and the lack of educational, therapeutic and other ...
The hidden resilience of street youth
The phenomenon of resilience among street children as a group of at-risk youth goes unnoticed, since they are not typically regarded as resilient. Street children are mostly categorised as vulnerable youth who need care ...
Visual methodology to build a resilient communitas
(Taylor & FrancisUnisa Press, 2010)
‘Resilient Educators’ (REds) is a group intervention programme designed to empower teachers affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and is research in progress. In 2007, 99 participants from various primary and high schools ...
Enabling white, Afrikaans–speaking adolescents toward post–divorce resilience: implications for educators
(Educational Asociation of SA (EASA), 2010)
Using rich qualitative data, we describe the ecosystemically-embedded protective antecedents that enabled 10 white, Afrikaans-speaking adolescents from divorced families towards resilience. The description both confirms ...
Resilient street youth: a qualitative South African study
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Only quite recently have researchers begun to conceptualize street youth as resilient. The findings from our qualitative phenomenological study with 20 adolescent street youth in South Africa augment this transformed ...
Increased stress-evoked nitric oxide signaling in the Flinders sensitive line (FSL) rat: a genetic animal model of depression
(Oxford Univ Press, 2010)
Stress engenders the precipitation and progression of affective disorders, while stress-related release of excitatory mediators is implicated in the degenerative pathology observed especially in the hippocampus of patients ...