Current postgraduate Students & fellows

Current postgraduate students & fellows

PhD student

Degree and title of thesis

Supervisor and Co-supervisor

Prof Gerhard Grobler

PhD (Psychiatry)

Title: Predictive validity and reliability of an incapacity and legal status algorithm applied to purposively developed narratives depicting mood disorders 

Prof W van Staden

Ms Camille Castelyn

PhD (Health Ethics)

Title: A qualitative study of the values that underpin anticipated reproductive human cloning and enhancement through gene editing

Prof W van Staden

Prof M Pepper

Ms Cristel Vosloo

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: Validity and reliability of the Agentive Steadfastness Index and its relation to temperament and character

Prof W van Staden

Ms Phumelele Masondo

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: A phenomenological study on experiencing others anomalously in early onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders

Prof W van Staden

Mr Veren Gyapersad

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: Measurement and training of self-effacing empathy in a randomised parallel controlled single-blinded study in parent-adolescent dyads attending as psychiatric outpatients

Prof W van Staden

Ms Zola Zantile

PhD (Physiotherapy)

Title: Ethical standards in the curriculum of undergraduate physiotherapy training in South Africa

Dr N Mshunqane

Prof W van Staden

 

 

Current MPhil- Students

  1. Dr C Anderson
  1. Ms Gernia van Niekerk
  1. Mr Bashu Pule
  1. Dr Trevin Naidu
  1. Ms Khutso Phalane
  1. Ms Samsam Khanyile
  1. Mr Theophilus Madamala
  1. Ms Makungu Valoyi

 

 PhD Student

Degree and title of thesis

Graduation date

Supervisor and

Co-supervisor

Dr Antonia Dlagnekova

PhD (Mental Health)

Validity and reliability of the Vigour Assessment Scale (VAS) and invigoration tasks in remitted but avolitional schizophrenia patients

April 2020

Prof W van Staden

Dr Ellenor Meyer van Heerden

PhD (Health Ethics)

The qualitative development of a practical and ethical framework for the integration of spiritual aspects in the health practitioner’s consultation

April 2020

Prof W van Staden

Dr Lanel Mare

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: Perspectives of primary caregivers on the disruptive behaviour of children who attend as outpatients at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital

April 2019

Prof W van Staden

Prof Kalai Naidu

PhD (Psychiatry)      

Title: A symptomatologial study of syndromal and undifferentiated anxiety comorbid to schizophrenia  

Sept 2018

Prof W van Staden

Dr Isabelle Swanepoel

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: The effect of psychological resilience and vulnerability on the impact of adverse life events on fatigue, motor dysfunction and paraesthesiae in multiple sclerosis

Sep 2018

Prof W van Staden

Dr Rory du Plessis

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: A critical discourse analysis of the casebooks by Dr T.D. Greenlees from the Grahamstown Lunatic Asylum, 1890-1907.

Did pre-doc fellowship at the Max Planck Institute (Germany).

April 2018

Prof W van Staden

Dr Carol Lotter

PhD (Mental Health)

Title: Qualitative experiences afforded by active and receptive music therapy techniques among patients suffering from schizophrenia spectrum disorder or depressive illness.

Sept 2017

Prof W van Staden

Dr JC Coetzee

PhD (Psychiatry)

Title: Meanings of loneliness: The subjective experience of loneliness among psychiatric patients.

Sept 2015

Prof W van Staden

Dr R Sommers

PhD (Health Ethics)

Title: Information that patients want to be captured in a consent document for participating in research on cancer and diabetes mellitus medication.

Sept 2015

Prof W van Staden

Prof PM Joubert

PhD (Psychiatry)

Title: Emotionally triggered involuntary violent behaviour: conceptual criteria and their reliability

April 2015

Prof W van Staden

M-degree Student

Degree

Year graduated

Supervisor and

Co-supervisor

Dr A Colin

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2021, cum laude

Prof W van Staden

Ms S Jacobs

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2021

Prof W van Staden

Ms D Malete

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2021

Prof W van Staden

Ms P Mokwena

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2021

Prof W van Staden

Dr M Banda

MMed(Psych)

Title of publication: The professionalism of psychiatry registrars as perceived by patients and various health practitioners at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital, Pretoria.

2021

Prof W van Staden

Dr N Paul

MMed(Psych)

Title of dissertation: Patients’ reflections on a course of music therapy following a major depressive episode or an acute phase of schizophrenia spectrum disorder

2019

Prof W van Staden

Ms L Schweickerdt

MA(Drama)

(Co-supervisor)

Title of dissertation: Process drama to facilitate the training of empathy skills in healthcare education

2019

Prof M Coetzee

Prof W van Staden

Dr T Pearton

MMed(Psych)

Title of dissertation: Religious content yielded by the standard and an adapted Cultural Formulation Interview among patients suffering from a current major depressive episode

2018

Prof W van Staden

Dr JP Roux

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2017, cum laude

Prof W van Staden

Dr U Chhagan

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2017

Prof W van Staden

Dr M Welgemoed

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2017

Prof W van Staden

Dr K Jhazbhay

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2016

Prof W van Staden

Ms A Maidment

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2016

Prof W van Staden

Dr L Daws

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2015

Prof W van Staden

Dr Lauren Gouws

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2015

Prof W van Staden

Dr MM Welgemoed

MMed (Psychiatry)

Title of dissertation: Religious identification of South African psychiatrists and their approach to religious matters in clinical practice

2015

Prof W van Staden

Dr H Maung

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2014, cum laude

Prof W van Staden

Dr Deon Jordaan

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2014

Prof W van Staden

Dr RR du Plessis

MPhil (Philosophy & Ethics of Mental Health)

2011, cum laude

Prof W van Staden

Prof K Naidu

MMed (Psychiatry)

Title of dissertation: Severity of psychotic episodes in predicting concurrent depressive and anxiety features in acute phase schizophrenia

2011

Prof W van Staden

Dr AM Dikobe

MMed (Psychiatry)

Title of dissertation: Deficient testosterone among men above 45 years with major depressive disorder: an age-matched case control study

2007

Prof W van Staden

 

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