Psychosocial Well-being and Communal Thriving

This sub-programme aims to study the measurement and promotion of psychosocial well-being on three related levels, namely across a life-course, across life domains, and across cultures. Psychosocial well-being is conceived as a multi-dimensional and faceted construct which includes individual, social and community well-being.  Through theoretical and empirical studies, researchers in the sub-programme aim to gather knowledge about the antecedents, outcomes and dynamics of a broad spectrum of optimal functioning of individuals, groups, communities, and institutions.

 

Recent publications

2015
2014

Validation of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire in an African context.

Temane, L., Khumalo, I. P., & Wissing, M. P.

Journal of Psychology in Africa
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Members

Prof. T. (Tumi) Khumalo

Sub-programme Leader

tumi.khumalo@nwu.ac.za

Prof. S. (Silvia) Koller

Extraordinary Professor

Prof. H. (Hans-Henrik) Knoop

Extraordinary Professor

Dr K. (Karen) van der Merwe

Researcher

Ms S. (Stephanie) Nowack

Intern psychologist

Ms A. (Ayoushe) Natha

Intern psychologist