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Fostering meaningful communication among older adults. In M Warren & SI Donaldson (Eds.). Towards a positive psychology of relationships. Roos, V. (2018). New directions in theory and research, 211-230. Santa Brabara, CA: Praeger (Chapter in book, pp 211-230).
Active Ageing as Positive Intervention: Some Unintended Consequences. Roos, V. & Zaaiman, R. (2017). In C Proctor (2017). Positive psychology interventions in practice, 47-64. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. (Chapter in book, pp 47-64).
Intergenerational care perceptions of older women and middle adolescents in a resource-constrained community in South Africa. Roos, V., Silvestre, S., & De Jager, T. (2017). Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 60(20), 104 – 119.
Appointing an administrator and curator: the role of the psychologist. Roos, V. & Robinson, J.A. (2016). In V. Roos, J.G. Scholtz & C. Wessels. An introduction to forensic psychology,183-192. Pretoria, South Africa: Verbum.
Older people’s experiences of giving and receiving empathy in relation to middle adolescents in rural South Africa. Roos, V. & Wheeler, A. (2016). South African Journal of Psychology, 1 – 13. doi. 10.1177/0081246316638563 sap.sagepub.com
Using the Mmogo-method® to obtain Quality of Life contributors and inhibitors in the lives of older people in residential care facilities in South Africa. Van Biljon, L. & Roos, V. (2016). In R Ferreira. (Ed.). Thinking innovatively about psychological assessment in a contexts of diversity, 262-276. Cape Town, South Africa: Juta.
Ageing and community. Introduction to the special issue. Provencher, C., Keating, N., Warburton, J., & Roos, V. (2014). Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 24(1), 1-11.
(Re)creating community: Experiences of older women forcibly relocated during Apartheid. Roos, V., Kolobe, P. S., & Keating, N. (2014). Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 24(1), 12-25. doi. 10.1002/casp.2177.
Older adults’ coping with adversities in an African context: A Spiritual-informed relational perspective. Roos, V. (2013). In M. P. Wissing (Ed.). Well-being research in South Africa. Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology,341-354.New York:Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-6368-5.16.
Relational coping strategies of older black adults with drought in a rural African context. Roos, V., Chigeza, S., & Van Niekerk, D. (2013). In M. P. Wissing (Ed.). Well-being research in South Africa. Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology,375-388.New York:Springer.
The role of context and the interpersonal experiences of loneliness of older people in a residential care facility. Roos, V., & Malan, L. (2012). Global Health Action, 5: 18861 –http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha/v10.1886
Older persons’ experiences of loneliness: A South African perspective. Roos, V., & Klopper H.C. (2010). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 20(2), 281-292.
Older women’s subjective experience of loneliness – applying the Mmogo-method® Roos, V., & De Jager, L. (2010). Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe. (Journal for Humanities), 50(1), 15-30.
The meaning of friendships among older women in a residential care facility. Roos, V., & Nel. C. (2010). Die Maatskaplike Werk Navorser-Praktisyn/The Social Work/Practitioner, 22(2), 241-258.
The importance and meaning of friendships to older persons in South Africa. Roos, V. (2009). The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 13, supplement 1, S172.
Intergenerational relations of African migrants in post-Apartheid South Africa: Implications for older persons. Douglas, M., Roos, V., Kalule-Sabiti, I., & Mbenga, B. (2009). The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 13, supplement 1, S708.
An exploration of loneliness amongst older women: Loss of identity. De Jager, L., & Roos, V. (2009). The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 13, supplement 1, S337
Vulnerable communities: the elderly. Ntshangase, S., Duncan, N., & Roos, V. (2007). In N. Duncan, A. Naidoo, J. Pillay, & V. Roos. (Eds.). Community Psychology: Analysis, context and action, 242-261. Cape Town, South Africa: UCT Press.
Developmental evaluation: a lonely black elderly man smiled. Roos, V. (2005). Encyclopaedia of Evaluation. SAGE, 268-269.