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Original Research:

Antipsychotic use in a resource-limited setting: Findings in an Eastern Cape psychiatric hospital

 
Antipsychotic use in a resource-limited setting: Findings in an Eastern Cape psychiatric hospital
Ingrid Eloff, Willem Esterhuysen, Kavendren Odayar
 
Posted: 2017-07-17 More...
 

Editorial:

Achievements hitherto and a new editorial team for the South African Journal of Psychiatry

 
Achievements hitherto and a new editorial team for the South African Journal of Psychiatry
Werdie C.W. van Staden
 
Posted: 2017-07-17 More...
 

Original Research:

A retrospective record review and assessment of cost of quetiapine use in a community psychiatric setting in the Sedibeng district of Gauteng

 
A retrospective record review and assessment of cost of quetiapine use in a community psychiatric setting in the Sedibeng district of Gauteng
Lesley J. Robertson, Jacqui K. Miot, Bernard Janse van Rensburg
 
Posted: 2017-07-16 More...
 

Original Research:

Community mental health services in Southern Gauteng: An audit using Gauteng District Health Information Systems data

 
Community mental health services in Southern Gauteng: An audit using Gauteng District Health Information Systems data
Lesley J. Robertson, Christopher P. Szabo
 
Posted: 2017-07-04 More...
 

Original Research:

Junior medical students’ knowledge about and attitudes towards electroconvulsive therapy in a South African setting

 
Junior medical students’ knowledge about and attitudes towards electroconvulsive therapy in a South African setting
Matthew B. Mausling, Muiruri Macharia, Gerhard P. Jordaan
 
Posted: 2017-07-02 More...
 

Original Research:

Perceived parental rejection mediates the effects of previous maltreatment on emotional and behavioural outcomes in Chinese adolescents whereas mental illness has no moderating effect

 
Perceived parental rejection mediates the effects of previous maltreatment on emotional and behavioural outcomes in Chinese adolescents whereas mental illness has no moderating effect
Bo Xiao, Jianbo Liu, Jingbo Gong, Xuerong Luo
 
Posted: 2017-06-29 More...
 

Original Research:

The clinical value of brain computerised tomography in a general hospital psychiatric service

 
The clinical value of brain computerised tomography in a general hospital psychiatric service
Usha Chhagan, Jonathan K. Burns
 
Posted: 2017-05-31 More...
 

Original Research:

Association between depression, glycaemic control and the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in a diabetic population in Cameroon

 
Association between depression, glycaemic control and the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in a diabetic population in Cameroon
Kirsty K. Hall, Joelle Tambekou, Linda Penn, Alioune Camara, Naby M. Balde, Eugene Sobngwi
 
Posted: 2017-05-31 More...
 

Editorial:

Couples-based interventions in the context of HIV discordance

 
Couples-based interventions in the context of HIV discordance
Sibongile Mashaphu, Jonathan K. Burns
 
Posted: 2017-05-30 More...
 

Original Research:

Accountable or not accountable: A profile comparison of alleged offenders referred to the Free State Psychiatric Complex Forensic Observation Ward in Bloemfontein from 2009 to 2012

 
Accountable or not accountable: A profile comparison of alleged offenders referred to the Free State Psychiatric Complex Forensic Observation Ward in Bloemfontein from 2009 to 2012
Edwin D. du Plessis, Henri J. du Plessis, Henco C. Nel, Inge Oosthuizen, Suzahn van der Merwe, Stefan Zwiegers, Gina Joubert
 
Posted: 2017-05-30 More...
 

Original Research:

Alcohol use disorder and tuberculosis treatment: A longitudinal mixed method study in Thailand

 
Alcohol use disorder and tuberculosis treatment: A longitudinal mixed method study in Thailand
Samai Laprawat, Karl Peltzer, Wirat Pansila, Chalermpol Tansakul
 
Posted: 2017-05-29 More...
 

Original Research:

Regional aspects of long-term public sector psychiatric care in the Eastern Cape

 
Regional aspects of long-term public sector psychiatric care in the Eastern Cape
Kiran Sukeri
 
Posted: 2017-05-08 More...
 

Letter to Editor:

The development of the ICD-11 chapter on mental disorders

 
The development of the ICD-11 chapter on mental disorders
Umberto Volpe
 
Posted: 2017-05-08 More...
 

Original Research:

The South African Society of Psychiatrists/Psychiatry Management Group management guidelines for adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

 
The South African Society of Psychiatrists/Psychiatry Management Group management guidelines for adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Renata Schoeman, Rykie Liebenberg
 
Posted: 2017-04-27 More...
 

Original Research:

Validation of the Whooley questions for antenatal depression and anxiety among low-income women in urban South Africa

 
Validation of the Whooley questions for antenatal depression and anxiety among low-income women in urban South Africa
Carina Marsay, Lenore Manderson, Ugasvaree Subramaney
 
Posted: 2017-04-10 More...
 

Original Research:

High risk of metabolic syndrome among black South African women with severe mental illness

 
High risk of metabolic syndrome among black South African women with severe mental illness
Shamima Saloojee, Jonathan K. Burns, Ayesha A. Motala
 
Posted: 2017-04-09 More...
 

Original Research:

An exploration of alcohol use amongst undergraduate female psychology students at a South African university

 
An exploration of alcohol use amongst undergraduate female psychology students at a South African university
Indiran Govender, Kathryn Nel, Xolile M. Sibuyi
 
Posted: 2017-04-09 More...
 

Original Research:

Factors associated with and prevalence of depressive features amongst older adults in an urban city in eastern China

 
Factors associated with and prevalence of depressive features amongst older adults in an urban city in eastern China
Ping Shao, Yong Xu, Chen-Wei Pan
 
Posted: 2017-03-27 More...
 

Original Research:

Neuropsychiatric symptoms and diagnosis of grey matter heterotopia: A case-based reflection

 
Neuropsychiatric symptoms and diagnosis of grey matter heterotopia: A case-based reflection
Gian Lippi
 
Posted: 2017-03-27 More...
 

Original Research:

The use of cyproterone acetate in a forensic psychiatric cohort of male sex offenders and its associations with sexual activity and sexual functioning

 
The use of cyproterone acetate in a forensic psychiatric cohort of male sex offenders and its associations with sexual activity and sexual functioning
Gian Lippi, Paul J. van Staden
 
Posted: 2017-03-09 More...
 

Original Research:

Traumatic stress and psychological functioning in a South African adolescent community sample

 
Traumatic stress and psychological functioning in a South African adolescent community sample
Karl D. Swain, Basil J. Pillay, Wendy Kliewer
 
Posted: 2017-03-09 More...
 

Original Research:

The dual model of perfectionism and depression among Chinese University students

 
The dual model of perfectionism and depression among Chinese University students
Yefei Wang, Bin Zhang
 
Posted: 2017-02-23 More...
 

Case Report:

Achalasia as a complication of bulimia nervosa: A case report

 
Achalasia as a complication of bulimia nervosa: A case report
Meryem O. Kutuk, Gulen Guler, Ali E. Tufan, Fevziye Toros, Umut Kaytanli
 
Posted: 2017-02-06 More...
 

Original Research:

Clinical and demographic factors associated with sexual behaviour in children with autism spectrum disorders

 
Clinical and demographic factors associated with sexual behaviour in children with autism spectrum disorders
Lurike Fourie, Carla Kotzé, Deborah van der Westhuizen
 
Posted: 2017-02-05 More...
 

Original Research:

Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A database analysis of South African private health insurance

 
Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A database analysis of South African private health insurance
Renata Schoeman, Manie de Klerk
 
Posted: 2017-01-30 More...
 

Original Research:

Sniffing out olfactory reference syndrome

 
Sniffing out olfactory reference syndrome
Eileen Thomas, Juanè Voges, Bonginkosi Chiliza, Dan J. Stein, Christine Lochner
 
Posted: 2017-01-30 More...
 

Original Research:

A rapid appraisal of the status of mental health support in post-rape care services in the Western Cape

 
A rapid appraisal of the status of mental health support in post-rape care services in the Western Cape
Naeemah Abrahams, Anik Gevers
 
Posted: 2017-01-25 More...
 

Original Research:

Non-medical use of methylphenidate among medical students of the University of the Free State

 
Non-medical use of methylphenidate among medical students of the University of the Free State
Roshini Jain, Ch Chiech Chang, Mpho Koto, Alden Geldenhuys, Richard Nichol, Gina Joubert
 
Posted: 2017-01-19 More...
 

Editorial:

The South African Society of Psychiatrists’ response to the White Paper for National Health Insurance in South Africa

 
The South African Society of Psychiatrists’ response to the White Paper for National Health Insurance in South Africa
Lesley J. Robertson
 
Posted: 2016-10-25 More...
 

Book review:

Book review: Sally Swartz. 2015. Homeless wanderers: Movement and mental illness in the Cape Colony in the nineteenth century

 
Book review: Sally Swartz. 2015. Homeless wanderers: Movement and mental illness in the Cape Colony in the nineteenth century
Rory du Plessis
 
Posted: 2016-10-25 More...
 

Original Research:

Copeptin levels and blood lipid profile in borderline patients with or without self-mutilation

 
Copeptin levels and blood lipid profile in borderline patients with or without self-mutilation
Sevda Korkmaz, Bilal Üstündağ, Ömer Özer, Gülay Taşçı, Şüheda Kaya, Metin Ateşçelik, Murad Atmaca
 
Posted: 2016-10-23 More...
 

Original Research:

Developing the language of futility in psychiatry with care

 
Developing the language of futility in psychiatry with care
Willie Pienaar
 
Posted: 2016-10-23 More...
 

Original Research:

Alexithymia and somatisation in patients with remitted major depression and their impact on social functioning

 
Alexithymia and somatisation in patients with remitted major depression and their impact on social functioning
Hakan Delibas, Asusinem A. Kirdok, Almila Erol
 
Posted: 2016-10-20 More...
 

Original Research:

Methamphetamine-induced psychosis: Clinical features, treatment modalities and outcomes

 
Methamphetamine-induced psychosis: Clinical features, treatment modalities and outcomes
Eileen Thomas, Helena Lategan, Chris Verster, Martin Kidd, Lize Weich
 
Posted: 2016-09-28 More...
 

Case Report:

Treated for psychosis and presenting with prominent speech and language abnormalities: A case report of an adult with a frontal lobe teratoma

 
Treated for psychosis and presenting with prominent speech and language abnormalities: A case report of an adult with a frontal lobe teratoma
Gian Lippi, Elna Naude
 
Posted: 2016-08-30 More...
 

Original Research:

Schizophrenia in a member of the family: Burden, expressed emotion and addressing the needs of the whole family

 
Schizophrenia in a member of the family: Burden, expressed emotion and addressing the needs of the whole family
Gian Lippi
 
Posted: 2016-08-30 More...
 

Original Research:

Depressive symptoms and marital adjustment among primary care patients with erectile dysfunction in Umuahia, Nigeria

 
Depressive symptoms and marital adjustment among primary care patients with erectile dysfunction in Umuahia, Nigeria
Nwaonu C. Nwakanma, John N. Ofoedu
 
Posted: 2016-08-18 More...
 

Scientific Letter:

Assessing the usefulness of electroencephalography in psychiatry: Outcome of referrals at a psychiatric hospital

 
Assessing the usefulness of electroencephalography in psychiatry: Outcome of referrals at a psychiatric hospital
Molokashe Molokomme, Ugasvaree Subramaney
 
Posted: 2016-08-18 More...
 

Original Research:

Anxiety and depressive features in chronic disease patients in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam

 
Anxiety and depressive features in chronic disease patients in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam
Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid
 
Posted: 2016-07-27 More...
 

Original Research:

Reliability of the GAIN-SS, CRAFTT and PESQ screening instruments for substance use among South African adolescents

 
Reliability of the GAIN-SS, CRAFTT and PESQ screening instruments for substance use among South African adolescents
Tara Carney, Bronwyn Myers, Johann Louw
 
Posted: 2016-07-14 More...
 

Original Research:

Anxiety, depression and psychological well-being in a cohort of South African adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 
Anxiety, depression and psychological well-being in a cohort of South African adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Samantha Ramkisson, Basil J. Pillay, Benn Sartorius
 
Posted: 2016-07-07 More...
 

Original Research:

Anxiety, depression and psychological well-being in a cohort of South African adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 
Anxiety, depression and psychological well-being in a cohort of South African adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Samantha Ramkisson, Basil J. Pillay, Benn Sartorius
 
Posted: 2016-07-08 More...
 

Original Research:

Prevalence and correlates of non-medical stimulants and related drug use in a sample of South African undergraduate medical students

 
Prevalence and correlates of non-medical stimulants and related drug use in a sample of South African undergraduate medical students
Mari Retief, Chris Verster
 
Posted: 2016-06-23 More...
 

Original Research:

Inpatient management of borderline personality disorder at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg

 
Inpatient management of borderline personality disorder at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg
Laila Paruk, Albert B.R. Janse van Rensburg
 
Posted: 2016-06-16 More...
 

Original Research:

Does psychiatry need religion and spirituality in its treatment approach? Narcissism as an example

 
Does psychiatry need religion and spirituality in its treatment approach? Narcissism as an example
Manfred Bohmer
 
Posted: 2016-06-09 More...
 

Original Research:

Schizoaffective Disorder in an acute psychiatric unit: Profile of users and agreement with Operational Criteria (OPCRIT)

 
Schizoaffective Disorder in an acute psychiatric unit: Profile of users and agreement with Operational Criteria (OPCRIT)
Ryola Singh, Ugasvaree Subramaney
 
Posted: 2016-06-05 More...
 

Original Research:

Forensic mental health services: Current service provision and planning for a prison mental health service in the Eastern Cape

 
Forensic mental health services: Current service provision and planning for a prison mental health service in the Eastern Cape
Kiran Sukeri, Orlando A. Betancourt, Robin Emsley, Mohammed Nagdee, Helmut Erlacher
 
Posted: 2016-06-05 More...
 

Original Research:

A comparison between the Mini-Mental State Examination and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test in schizophrenia

 
A comparison between the Mini-Mental State Examination and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test in schizophrenia
Mia Rademeyer, Pierre Joubert
 
Posted: 2016-06-05 More...
 

Original Research:

Genetic and family counselling for schizophrenia: Where do we stand now?

 
Genetic and family counselling for schizophrenia: Where do we stand now?
JL Roos
 
Posted: 2016-06-05 More...
 

Original Research:

Case series of females charged with murder or attempted murder of minors and referred to Weskoppies Hospital in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act over a period of 21 years

 
Case series of females charged with murder or attempted murder of minors and referred to Weskoppies Hospital in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act over a period of 21 years
Kwena B. Khoele, Paul H. de Wet, Hermanus W. Pretorius, Jaqui Sommerville
 
Posted: 2016-05-06 More...
 

Original Research:

The functioning and behaviour of biological parents of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, attending the outpatient department at Weskoppies Hospital, Pretoria

 
The functioning and behaviour of biological parents of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, attending the outpatient department at Weskoppies Hospital, Pretoria
Ravindra Sundarlall, Debbie Van der Westhuizen, Lizelle Fletcher
 
Posted: 2016-05-31 More...
 

Original Research:

Substance use and duration of untreated psychosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 

Substance use and duration of untreated psychosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Glen P. Davis, Andrew Tomita, Joy Noel Baumgartner, Sisanda Mtshemla, Siphumelele Nene, Howard King, Ezra Susser, Jonathan K. Burns

 
Posted: 2016-05-19 More...
 

Letter to Editor:

Depression in the South African workplace

 

Depression in the South African workplace

Marthinus P. Stander, Margreet Bergh, Helen Elizabeth Miller-Janson, Janetta C. De Beer, Frans A. Korb

 
Posted: 2016-05-19 More...
 

New article published:

Conjoint moderate or high risk alcohol and tobacco use among male out-patients in Thailand

 
Conjoint moderate or high risk alcohol and tobacco use among male out-patients in Thailand
Supa Pengpid, Karl Peltzer, Apa Puckpinyo, Kriengsak Thammaaphiphol
 
Posted: 2016-03-22 More...
 

New article published:

Methylphenidate use and poly-substance use among undergraduate students attending a South African university

 
Methylphenidate use and poly-substance use among undergraduate students attending a South African university
Francois Steyn
 
Posted: 2016-03-22 More...
 

New article published:

Spirituality, depression and quality of life in medical students in KwaZulu-Natal

 
Spirituality, depression and quality of life in medical students in KwaZulu-Natal
Narushni Pillay, Suvira Ramlall, Jonathan K. Burns
 
Posted: 2016-03-22 More...
 

New article published:

What patients with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder perceive as adverse life events precipitating a current major depressive episode

 

What patients with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder perceive as adverse life events precipitating a current major depressive episode

Robyn Anne van Schoor, Pierre M Joubert

 
Posted: 2016-01-27 More...
 

New article published:

Extent of alcohol use and mental health (depressive and post- traumatic stress disorder symptoms) in undergraduate university students from 26 low-, middle- and high-income countries

 

Extent of alcohol use and mental health (depressive and post- traumatic stress disorder symptoms) in undergraduate university students from 26 low-, middle- and high-income countries

Karl Peltzer, S Pengpid

 
Posted: 2016-01-27 More...
 
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