Psychology

4.6 million people, one psychologist: The Central African Republic’s mental health crisis

Meet the Central African Republic’s only practising clinical psychologist

Cyberflashing: Get your dick off my phone

It’s the tech version of the street corner flasher — or a man hoping you’ll reciprocate with a clit pic

Could this drug one day come out of the club and onto your therapist’s couch?

Ecstasy users are more empathetic than those who take other drugs – even when not on it.

Dr Sibu Qhogwana

Clinical psychologist

If you possess these 10 qualities, you might be a good fit for a high-stress job

Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?

​Racist stereotyping threatens SA

It is the primary cause of the ‘us against them’ view that is tearing the country apart.

When the sorrow doesn’t end: Could chronic grief be a medical condition?

The pain of bereavement is supposed to ease with time. When it doesn't, psychiatrists call it 'complicated grief' and it can be treated.

Decolonising psychology creates possibilities for social change

An engagement with blackness, black feminisms and black masculinities can help South African psychologists contribute to building healthy communities.

Mental shift: Yoga makes its way behind the walls of South African prisons

It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.

​Psychologists can’t practice in a vacuum, ignoring SA’s social conditions and rights

Professionals are being asked to look critically at the discipline’s ability to respond to South Africa’s context.

​Psych the metrics of your soul

'Psychometric tests are becoming more common in the workplace, and we at the ministry were asked to test them and make recommendations'

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders