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M Visser; A Moleko
ISBN: 9780627029523
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Community psychology is an applied branch of psychology that strives to promote the health and wellbeing of people in various contexts. This discipline is of particular relevance in South Africa, where excellent infrastructure and meaningful pockets of wealth coexist with extremely poor communities experiencing specific social and psychological issues. Community psychology in South Africa presents the depth and width of the field of Community psychology in its quest to eradicate psychosocial problems and empower people through community development. This book considers the theoretical foundations of the field and how these theories can be applied to understanding psychosocial problems within the multicultural South African context. Psychosocial problems discussed in the book include the following: Health promotion; Mental health; HIV/AIDS; Substance abuse; Poverty; Crime and violence; Violence towards women and children; Interracial relationships.

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ISBN13 (SKU) 9780627029523
Title Community Psychology in South Africa
Author M Visser; A Moleko
Edition 2nd
Publisher Van Schaik Publishers
Publication Date 2012
Country of Publication South Africa
Publishing Status -
Format Type Physical
Number of Pages 341
Institutions University of Pretoria,Varsity College
Course Codes SLK320,CPSY8111,CPSY8111p
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