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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'

8 things you should never say to a depressed person

Clinical depression is tough to experience and understand. It consists of a wide variety of mood disorders, which impact lives differently.

Psychologist RATs on hackers

“We know a lot about real-world criminology. We don’t know anything about cyber juvenile delinquency.”

Why do women become violent?

Poverty and unfair expectations can lead women to commit acts of desperate violence.

Most mentally ill South Africans won’t be helped

Around a fifth of South Africans suffer from a mental disorder - but 75% don't receive the care they need.

Getting closure from the other side

Psychics such as John Edward are 'mostly harmless' and often quite helpful to the living, experts say.

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