Dr. J Mutambara

DOCTOR JULIA MUTAMBARA CHAIRPERSON BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

Dr. J Mutambara

CHAIRPERSON: Behavioural Sciences


Qualifications:

  • PhD-Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology ,University of Limpopo
  • MSc Clinical Psychology (UZ)
  • BSc (Hons) (UZ)

Research Interests

  • Indigenous psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Suicide
  • Trauma and coping
  • Women`s health
  • Positive Psychology

 

Publications & Conference Presentations

  1. Mutambara J. (2015).Enhancing Psychosocial Support through Positive Youth Development:Narratives from Orphans in Zimbabwe.Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior, 3: 264. doi:10.4172/2375-4494.1000264
  1. Julia Mutambara, Memory Chitambira, James January &Mpikelelo Maseko (2015) “Bearing my fruit into the grave”: experiences of anticipatory grieving and bereavement among Zimbabwean HIV positive women with loss of their only child, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 25:1, 20-24
  1. Maunganidze l, Mutambara J. Sodi T&Nkiwane S.(2015). Relationship Complexities among Women with Obstetric Fistula in Zimbabwe: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Psychology in Africa (25)4.
  1. Mutambara S. &Mutambara J. (2014). Multiple vulnerabilities locking rural communities in the south easternlowveld of Zimbabwe. JOURNAL of economics and sustainable development, 5(19). http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEDS/article/view/16104
  1. Mutambara J.( 2012). Helping the helper: Effective psychological intervention for trauma specialists. International journal of Scientific Research and Essays
  1. , Maunganidze L., Muchichwa P. (2012) Towards promotion of mental health: The impact of obstetric fistula among women in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Asian Social Science.
  1. Mutambara J. & Mutambara S. (2012). Fostering motivation in the engagement of volunteer workers: An analysis of volunteers in NGOs in Zimbabwe. Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences.
  1. Mutambara J. & Bhebe V. (2012). An analysis of the factors affecting students` adjustment at a university in Zimbabwe. Journal of International Education Studies
  1. Mutambara S. & Mutambara J (2012). Challenges of talent management in Non Governmental Organisations in Zimbabwe. Research Journal in Organisational Psychology and Educational Studies.
  1. Mutambara J. & Mutambara S. (2011). Stress and coping among adolescent orphans. The DYKE

 

Articles under review

  1. Mutambara J, January J, Matore S &Sodi T. “Goblins left dirt in my birth canal”: Cultural beliefs and meaning making among women with cervical cancer in Zimbabwe. ALTERNATION:Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Arts andHumanities in Southern Africa- UKZN
  1. Mutambara J, Madanhire S, MudhovoziP.‘If you don’t swim with us you are a pig’ Problems adapting to rural life, experiences of and emotional reactions to stigma among children living with albinism in rural Zimbabwe. Disability and Society
  1. Mutambara J. Suicidal Ideation and hopelessness among students at a university in Zimbabwe. Journal of Psychology and Behavioural Science

Published abstracts

  1. Psychological Aspects of Trauma and its Resolution: The Road to National Healing in Zimbabwe (2012). International Journal of Psychology. 
  1. Stress and coping among adolescent orphans (2012). International Journal of Psychology.

Articles published in non- refereed journals

Trauma effects and intervention for trauma specialists.  Mutambara, J. Quiet Mountain Essays

 

International Conference Presentations

  1. Mutambara J (10 Nov, 2015). Unforgiveness as a factor in repeated suicide attempts: The case of a parasuicidal HIV positive married women. East and Central Africa Regional Conference of Psychology (2ndECARCP, 2015). Nairobi, Kenya.
  1. Mutambara J. (Sept,2015). Enhancing psychosocial support through positive youth development: Narratives from adolescent orphans in Zimbabwe. Regional psychosocial support forum (September 2015). Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe
  1. Mutambara J. (July,2015). Suicidal ideation and hopelessness among students at a University in Zimbabwe.Midlands State University 1st International Multi-Disciplinary Research Conference. Driving socio-economic development 
  1. Mutambara J., Matore S.  &  January J.. It could be ‘mubobobobo’ : Meanings of cervical cancer to women in Zimbabwe. Forum for African Psychology, 27-29 March 2014. Limpopo University, Polokwane 
  1. International conference on Psychology (ICP 2012) .CAPE TOWN –South Africa. Paper presented-“Stress and coping among adolescents orphans” .Mutambara J. &Mutambara S. 
  1. International conference on Psychology (ICP 2012) .CAPE TOWN –South Africa. Paper presented- “Psychological Aspects of Trauma and its Resolution: The Road to National Healing in Zimbabwe”. Mutambara, J., Ngwenya, F.,  Mtemeri, J.,  Maphosa, S., Maseko M. 

Local Conference /workshop presentations

  1. Maunganidze l, Mutambara J. &Nkiwane S. (2014). Relationship issues among women with obstretric fistula. Social science research seminar series. MSU
  1. Mutambara, J., Ngwenya, F.,  Mtemeri, J.,  Maphosa, S., Maseko M. (2011) Psychological Aspects of Trauma and its Resolution: The Road to National Healing in Zimbabwe.Social Science Seminar Series. Midlands State University.
  1. Mutambara J. (2011) APA Stlye of Referencing. Staff training and Development Workshop. Communication Skills Centre,(2011). Midlands State University.
  1. Mutambara J. (2012) Indigenous knowledge systems in trauma healing: complex trauma experiences of a rural community in Zimbabwe. Psychology Department Doctoral Studies Presentation Seminar, 2012. Midlands State University.