Links to electronic resources of interest

University Departments

Universities:  South Africa and beyond

Psychology Department, UCT
The web site provides information on courses in Psychology offered by the University of Cape Town. Includes information on programmes in psychology, staff an internet resources.

Professional Bodies

Psychological Society of South Africa
Psyssa is a professional body contributing to the development of the profession of psychology, ensuring quality of service to the community, safeguarding ethical standards, building professional relationships in South Africa and abroad, collective marketing and bargaining for new work, better remuneration and conditions of service.

Health Professions Council of South Africa
This site has information on professional boards, registration, background to the council as well as news, financial information and continuing professional development.

Professional Board - Psychology
This section of the Health Professions Council of South Africa deals with the psychology profession. Links include education and training, accreditation, registration, training and guidelines for psychometrists.

Self Psychology

Self Psychology
The Self Psychology Page is dedicated to discussion, information, and communication regarding Heinz Kohut's psychoanalytic psychology of the self and contemporary developments. This site hosted in the USA includes a Forum Central with original papers, chapter reprints, and questions from members of the International Council for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. There is a Bulletin Board where visitors can post general notices and questions and a News page for the latest happenings.

Online resources

Universities: South Africa and beyond

Psychologynet is a non-profit organization dedicated to bring services to mental health professionals and people who need their services.

Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (Cadre)
Cadre is a South African non-profit organisation working in the area of HIV/AIDS social research, project development and communications.

The Body
An AIDS and HIV information resource.

World Health Organization
Global strategy.

Centres for Disease Control
National centre for HIV, STD and TB prevention.

Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
An AIDS information resource.

SA Dept of Health
Department of Health.

World Bank
Intensifying action against HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Internet Resource
AIDS/HIV Website links.

Medical news.

A useful guide to Psychology and Social Science Journals available on the Web.

The Online Dictionary of Mental Health
The Online Dictionary of Mental Health is a global information resource and research tool covering all of the disciplines contributing to our understanding of mental health . The Dictionary is an exercise in democratic psychiatry in keeping with the traditions of the host site. Instead of definitions there are links to many sites offering different viewpoints on issues in mental health, which are accessible using the A-Z links.