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Psychology : PMB PSYCH 101 ESSAY 2018

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PMB PSYCH 101 2018 ESSAY QUESTION

 Essay topic

Onya, Tessera, Myers, and Flisher (2012) claim that there are “several intrapersonal, interpersonal and environmental risk factors [associated with] adolescent alcohol use” (p. 352). Discuss each of these factors, and identify which factor is likely to be the most influential in the development of adolescent alcohol abuse and dependence.

 

Reference

Onya, H., Tessera, A., Myers, B., & Flisher, A. (2012). Adolescent alcohol use in rural South African high schools. African Journal of Psychiatry, 15(5), 352-357. doi:10.4314/ajpsy.v15i5.44

Recommended reading for essay

Myers, B., Bhana, A., & Mpofu, E. (2016). Substance abuse and psychopharmacology. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V. O’Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An introduction (4th ed.) (pp. 441-457). Cape Town: Oxford University Press.  (THIS IS YOUR TEXTBOOK)

 

In addition to the above two references, your essay should reference at least two additional references (either journal articles and/or books). 

How to find the 1st resource on your list

Go to the University Library webpage http://library.ukzn.ac.za.

Look for WorldCat Local in the middle of the page.

Click on ADVANCED SEARCH.

In the TITLE field type in your title eg. ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE IN RURAL SOUTH AFRICA.

In the AUTHOR field type in your AUTHOR eg. ONYA.

Click on the BLUE SEARCH BUTTON

You will then be taken to a Results page

Click on the title of the correct document.

Under FIND A COPY ONLINE, Click on View full textAfrican journal of psychiatry, Sabinet SA ePublications.

Once in SABINET, Click on MORE, then Click on DOWNLOAD

How to find the 2nd resource on your list

Go to the University Library webpage http://library.ukzn.ac.za.

Look for WorldCat Local in the middle of the page.

Click on ADVANCED SEARCH.

In the TITLE field type in your title eg. Psychology: an introduction.

In the AUTHOR field type in your AUTHOR eg. SWARTZ.

Click on the BLUE SEARCH BUTTON

You will then be taken to a Results page

Click on the title of the Correct book, OR, Click on VIEW ALL FORMATS AND LANGUAGES.

If the book is at Academic Reserves, please ask for ii at The Main Library Issue Desk.

If it is an e-book, please follow the prompts. You may need to Register / Sign in with some e-books.

 

How to find other / more resources

Go to the University Library webpage http://library.ukzn.ac.za.

Look for WorldCat Local in the middle of the page.

Click on ADVANCED SEARCH.

In the KEYWORD field type in your keywords eg. ADOLESCENT and ALCOHOL USE and SOUTH AFRICA; ADOLESCENT and SUBSTANCE USE. Type each Keyword on a separate KEYWORD field. Use the drop down arrows to make all fields Keywords.

Click on the BLUE SEARCH BUTTON

You will then be taken to a RESULTS list

Click on the title of the correct document and follow the prompts from there.

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