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Call for applications for the PGDip and MPhil in…

The Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH), a joint initiative of the Department of Psychology at Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town (UCT), is an independent inter-disciplinary academic research and teaching centre for public mental health promotion and service development in Africa. The CPMH is proud to invite applications from across the African continent for the Master of Philosophy in Public Mental Health and Postgraduate Diploma in Public Mental Health in 2024.


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CPMH Seminar: Elder abuse in South Africa: Measurement, prevalence…

The CPMH’s seminar programme is an opportunity to share on-going work and invite broader participation in the Centre.

Dr Roxanne Jacobs is a researcher at the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She’s a research psychologist, working in areas of mental health, violence and injury, and ageing and dementia. As a researcher in the South African team of the STRIDE project (2018 – 2022) (i.e. Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries), her work included research on stigma and dementia, elder abuse and care and support for older persons living with dementia in South Africa.

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