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2018 "We help each other": relational patterns among older Individuals in South African samples

The present study aimed to describe the reasons for the importance of relationships for older individuals living in urban and rural sites in...

2018 Perceptions of socio-economic circumstances: survey indicates a daunting task lies ahead

In President Cyril Ramaphosa???s first speech in Parliament, during which he accepted his nomination as president, he emphasised the importa...

2018 The best and worst times of life for South Africans: evidence of universal reference standards in evaluations of personal well-being using Bernheim's ACSA

Bernheim's self-anchoring Anamnestic Comparative Self-Assessment (ACSA) measure of personal well-being was applied for the first time in Sou...