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The journal is the leading psychiatric journal of Africa. It provides open-access scholarly reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and all with an interest in mental health. It carries empirical and conceptual research articles, reviews, editorials, and scientific letters related to psychiatry. It publishes work from various places in the world, and makes special provision for the interests of Africa. It seeks to serve its readership and researchers with the most topical content in psychiatry for clinical practice and academic pursuits, including work in the subspecialty areas of psychiatry.

Submissions in English (full article) will be considered for publication.

Other websites related to this journal: http://www.sajp.org.za/index.php/sajp/


Vol 23, No 1 (2017)

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Non-medical use of methylphenidate among medical students of the University of the Free State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Roshini Jain, Ch Chiech Chang, Mpho Koto, Alden Geldenhuys, Richard Nichol, Gina Joubert
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.1006
Clinical and demographic factors associated with sexual behaviour in children with autism spectrum disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lurike Fourie, Carla Kotzé, Deborah van der Westhuizen
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.862
A rapid appraisal of the status of mental health support in post-rape care services in the Western Cape EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Naeemah Abrahams, Aník Gevers
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.959
Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A database analysis of South African private health insurance EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Renata Schoeman, Manie de Klerk
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.1010
Sniffing out olfactory reference syndrome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Eileen Thomas, Juané Voges, Bonginkosi Chiliza, Dan J. Stein, Christine Lochner
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.1016
Achalasia as a complication of bulimia nervosa: A case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Meryem O. Kutuk, Gulen Guler, Ali E. Tufan, Fevziye Toros, Umut Kaytanli
Neuropsychiatric symptoms and diagnosis of grey matter heterotopia: A case-based reflection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gian Lippi
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.923
The use of cyproterone acetate in a forensic psychiatric cohort of male sex offenders and its associations with sexual activity and sexual functioning EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gian Lippi, Paul J. van Staden
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.982
Traumatic stress and psychological functioning in a South African adolescent community sample EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Karl D. Swain, Basil J. Pillay, Wendy Kliewer
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1008
An exploration of alcohol use amongst undergraduate female psychology students at a South African university EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Indiran Govender, Kathryn Nel, Xolile M. Sibuyi
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1022
The dual model of perfectionism and depression among Chinese University students EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yefei Wang, Bin Zhang
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1025
Factors associated with and prevalence of depressive features amongst older adults in an urban city in eastern China EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ping Shao, Yong Xu, Chen-Wei Pan
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1064
High risk of metabolic syndrome among black South African women with severe mental illness EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shamima Saloojee, Jonathan K. Burns, Ayesha A. Motala
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1089
Achalasia as a complication of bulimia nervosa: A case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Meryem O. Kutuk, Gulen Guler, Ali E. Tufan, Fevziye Toros, Umut Kaytanli
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i1.996
A descriptive study of biological and psychosocial factors associated with body mass index for age, in adolescents attending an outpatient department at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kgomotso R. Ncube, Nadira Khamker, Deborah van der Westhuizen, Thea Corbett
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.973
Association between depression, glycaemic control and the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in a diabetic population in Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kirsty K. Hall, Joelle Tambekou, Linda Penn, Alioune Camara, Naby M. Balde, Eugene Sobngwi
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.983
Regional aspects of long-term public sector psychiatric care in the Eastern Cap EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kiran Sukeri
Couples-based interventions in the context of HIV discordance EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sibongile Mashaphu, Jonathan K. Burns
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1009
Validation of the Whooley questions for antenatal depression and anxiety among low-income women in urban South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Carina Marsay, Lenore Manderson, Ugasvaree Subramaney
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1013
Cognitive-perceptual deficits and symptom correlates in first-episode schizophrenia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Riaan M. Olivier, Sanja Kilian, Bonginkosi Chiliza, Laila Asmal, Petrus P. Oosthuizen, Robin Emsley, Martin Kidd
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1049
The clinical value of brain computerised tomography in a general hospital psychiatric service EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Usha Chhagan, Jonathan K. Burns
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1050
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 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Edwin D. du Plessis, Henri J. du Plessis, Henco C. Nel, Inge Oosthuizen, Suzahn van der Merwe, Stefan Zwiegers, Gina Joubert
Community mental health services in Southern Gauteng: An audit using Gauteng District Health Information Systems data EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lesley J. Robertson, Christopher P. Szabo
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1055
A retrospective record review and assessment of cost of quetiapine use in a community psychiatric setting in the Sedibeng district of Gauteng EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lesley J. Robertson, Jacqui K. Miot, Bernard Janse van Rensburg
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1057
The South African Society of Psychiatrists/Psychiatry Management Group management guidelines for adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Renata Schoeman, Rykie Liebenberg
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1060
Junior medical students’ knowledge about and attitudes towards electroconvulsive therapy in a South African setting EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Matthew B. Mausling, Muiruri Macharia, Gerhard P. Jordaan
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1062
Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Why should we pay attention? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Renata Schoeman, Ruth Albertyn, Manie de Klerk
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1072
Perceived parental rejection mediates the effects of previous maltreatment on emotional and behavioural outcomes in Chinese adolescents whereas mental illness has no moderating effect EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bo Xiao, Jianbo Liu, Jingbo Gong, Xuerong Luo
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1073
Alcohol use disorder and tuberculosis treatment: A longitudinal mixed method study in Thailand EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Samai Laprawat, Karl Peltzer, Wirat Pansila, Chalermpol Tansakul
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1074
Antipsychotic use in a resource-limited setting: Findings in an Eastern Cape psychiatric hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ingrid Eloff, Willem Esterhuysen, Kavendren Odayar
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1093
The development of the ICD-11 chapter on mental disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Umberto Volpe
Achievements hitherto and a new editorial team for the South African Journal of Psychiatry EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Werdie C.W. van Staden


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