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Dr Nokuthula Shabalala

Ph.D. (UWC)

Background and research interests

  • Psychopathology and race
  • Psychodynamic theories of personality development
  • Public Health Care provisioning
  • Mental handicap and psycho-legal issues

Teaching responsibilities

Various courses in the M.A. Clinical Psychology program.

Selected publications

From Boys to Men: men and masculinities in SA (in press): Edited by T. Shefer, K.Ratele, R. Buikema, N. Shabalala & A. Strebel. 

Dickman, B.J., Roux, A., Manson, S., Douglas, G. & Shabalala, N. (2006). ‘How could she possibly manage in court?’: an intervention programme assisting complainants with intellectual disabilities in sexual assault cases in the Western Cape. In L. Swartz, M. Schneider & B. Watermeyer (Eds), Disability and social change: a South African agenda.

T. Shefer, N. Shabalala & L. Townsend (2004). Women and authorship in post-apartheid psychology. South African Journal of Psychology, 34(4), 576-594. 

Simbayi, L.C., Strebel, A., Andipatin, A., Potgieter, C., Ratele, K., Shabalala, N.,Shefer, T. & Wilson, T. (2004). The evaluation of immediate behavioural outcomes of the syndromic case management approach for the treatment of patients with sexually transmitted infections at PHC centres in South Africa: Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and sexual behaviour. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance, 1(1), 35-44. 

Shabalala, N., Strebel, A., et al. (2003). Quality of care for STDs in primary health care centres. South African Journal of Psychology.

Contact details

Tel: 021 650 3908
Room Number: 33 - Child Guidance Clinic
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