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Disaster resilience and complex adaptive systems theory: finding common grounds for risk reduction
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the emergence of resilience into the contemporary discourse of disaster risk. As a counter position to the current status quo in defining and addressing resilience, this ...
Measuring resilience in competitive tennis players: psychometric properties of the Resilience Scale for Adults
(Sage Publications, 2016)
he Resilience Scale for Adults is considered a valid and reliable measure of resilience resources and has received validation support across several populations. This study attempted to validate and examine the psychometric ...
Resistance in the classroom - from dysfunctional to functional: a future necessary skill?
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This article reports on resistance in primary schools, more specific grade five learners as perceived by teachers. A qualitative phenomenological interpretative approach was followed utilising focus group discussions and ...
The effectiveness of sensory stimulation therapy to strengthen the resilience of operating room nurses
Background: Operating room (OR) nurses need to be resilient in order to cope with extreme demands in their workplace. This research focused on the effectiveness of sensory stimulation therapy (SST) to strengthen the ...
Conceptual Model: psychosocial implications of caring for people living with HIV among nurses
Nursing is an occupation that is subjected to a high degree of stress. Stress had been seen as a predictor of the nature of care provided by nurses caring for people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (PLWH). ...
Substance use prevention programmes among adolescents focusing on resilience as a protective factor: a systematic review
Substance use among adolescents is a major problem facing the world today. However, there are challenges on prevention of substance use among this population. The purpose of this systematic review was to explore and describe ...
Positive adjustment to poverty: how family communities encourage resilience in traditional African contexts
(SAGE Publications, 2013)
In the main, resilience literature explains positive adjustment to adversity in ways that are biased towards western culture. Although studies of resilience among African Americans have reported the importance of kinship, ...
Resilience in the face of fragile X syndrome
(Sage publication, 2012)
In this article, we communicate transformative findings from a case study on the resilience of a young woman with fragile X syndrome (FXS), a genetic condition involving mental impairment and physical, emotional, and ...
Discrepancies between perceptions of English proficiency and scores on English tests: implications for teaching English in South Africa
((SAALT/SAVTO) South African Association of Language Teaching / Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Taalonderrig // Sabinet, 2011)
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 ...