The South African Journal of Psychiatry publishes topical content in psychiatry for clinical practice and academic pursuits, including work in the subspecialty areas of psychiatry. View our Editorial Team.

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Review Article

A review of recent treatments for adults living with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder  
Candice Wakelin, Michele Willemse, Erica Munnik
05 December 2023

Review Article

Mental health education for physiotherapists: A scoping review  
Marilyn Hooblaul, Thayananthee Nadasan, Olagbegi M. Oladapo
01 December 2023

Original Research

Sleep quality of adult psychiatric outpatients at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital  
Celeste M. Harlies, Wendy Friedlander
29 November 2023

Original Research

Psychosis screening questionnaire: Exploring its factor structure among South African adults  
Yanga A. Thungana, Zukiswa Zingela, Stefan J. Van Wyk, Hannah H. Kim, Amantia Ametaj, Anne Stevenson, Rocky E. Stroud, Dan J. Stein, Bizu Gelaye
17 November 2023

Original Research

Factors affecting readmission of adolescent mental healthcare users to a psychiatric hospital  
Stephanie A. Eichstadt, Shren Chetty, Thulisile G. Magagula, Xan Swart
15 November 2023

Original Research

An initiative to reduce psychiatric boarding in a Cape Town emergency department  
Clint A. Hendrikse, Peter Hodkinson, Daniël J. van Hoving
14 November 2023

Original Research

Neurological and neuropsychiatric manifestations in hospitalised patients with COVID-19  
Gondah Lekpeh, Muneeb Salie, Leigh L. van den Heuvel, Soraya Seedat
13 November 2023

Original Research

Attitudes of medical students regarding legalisation of cannabis and cannabis-education  
Evan Eiselen, Kalaivani Naidu, Maryn Viljoen
07 November 2023

Original Research

Knowledge, attitudes, and help-seeking behaviour for mental illness in a Christian community  
Nomthandazo Hlongwane, Vidette Juby
07 November 2023


Ten game-changers in mental health for South Africa  
Dan J. Stein, Gustaaf G. Wolvaardt, Nompumelelo Zungu, Olive Shisana
06 November 2023
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Posted: 2023-11-09

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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Posted: 2022-01-28

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Posted: 2022-01-28
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