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Belewenis van vaderskap van tweelinge tydens die middelkinderjare : ‘n Gestalt perspektief

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dc.contributor.advisor Dunn, M.
dc.contributor.author Van der Merwe, Liezl
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-28T06:55:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-28T06:55:23Z
dc.date.submitted 2010-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/4436
dc.description Text in Afrikaans
dc.description.abstract The earlier conceptualisation of the roles of fathers that only focused on the breadwinner, has been replaced by a number of unique roles that are fulfilled by the father. The different aspects of fatherhood have a reciprocal influence on each other and can influence the father’s experience. The goal of this qualitative study was to explore the father’s experience of twins in their middle childhood. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight fathers. From this study it became clear that fatherhood of twins can generally be seen as a positive experience, but fathers of twins face extra challenges that lack in the case of single children. The researcher came to the conclusion that by being aware of the changes in each developmental stage, the father can prepare himself better for fatherhood and handle situations that he experiences at a particular moment. Various suggestions that can be useful for parental guidance and preparing fathers of twins for fatherhood were made. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (ix, 152 leaves) : col. ill.
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (ix, 152 leaves : ill.)
dc.language.iso af
dc.subject Fatherhood en
dc.subject Middle childhood en
dc.subject Gestalt perspective en
dc.subject Twins en
dc.subject Family en
dc.subject Father
dc.subject Experience
dc.subject.ddc 306.8742
dc.subject.lcsh Fatherhood -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcsh Fathers -- Psychology
dc.subject.lcsh Parenting -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcsh Twins -- Psychology
dc.title Belewenis van vaderskap van tweelinge tydens die middelkinderjare : ‘n Gestalt perspektief en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Social Work
dc.description.degree M. Diac. (Play Therapy)


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