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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Caregiver burden and its sociodemographic determinants in family caregivers of patients with schizophrenia attending a psychiatric tertiary hospital in South Africa  
Chioma O. Onyia, Julia S. Lethole, Gbenga Olorunfemi, Nnabuike C. Ngene
21 June 2024

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The effects of inpatient suicide on nurses at Weskoppies Hospital: A qualitative study  
Nomthandazo Zola, Thandazile G. Mtetwa, Nadira Khamker
21 May 2024

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Clinical profile of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder in Durban, South Africa  
Manisharani Gangai, Enver Karim, Saeeda Paruk
14 May 2024

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Views held by South African primary health care nurses on caring for people living with mental illness  
Nokukhanya Phungula, Lesley Robertson, Sumaya Mall
03 May 2024

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Long-term benzodiazepine prescriptions in community psychiatry clinics  
Machipi A. Tau, Mohamed Y.H. Moosa, Fatima Y. Jeenah
03 May 2024

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Psychiatric nurses advocating for the human rights of mental health care users in Gauteng  
Nompumelelo Ntshingila, Annie Temane, Marie Poggenpoel, Masodi E. Makhale
02 May 2024

Lived Experience

Lived experience narrative: My journey with schizophrenia  
Editorial Office
30 April 2024

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South African mental healthcare providers’ views about exercise for people with mental illness  
Belinda S. Marais
30 April 2024


Introducing the ‘Lived Experience’ section of the South African Journal of Psychiatry  
Laila Asmal, Mehita Iqani
30 April 2024

Original Research

Factors associated with long hospitalisation for psychotic disorder patients in an acute ward: Tertiary care hospital  
Tshepiso I. Paliweni-Zwane, Lucas N. Modisane, Gerhard P. Grobler
23 April 2024
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