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Theoretical issues the relevance of psychology in south africa has been scrutinised, due to the fact that dominant psychological theories and practices in this country are rooted in western, eurocentric ideas about mental health. The department of psychology has established a number of initiatives aimed at enhancing the role registered counsellors: their relevance and future in south africa. Understanding ‘relevance’ in psychology wahbie long department of psychology, university of cape town, upper campus, rondebosch, 7701, south africa. We would like to promote work from up-and-coming scholars that is pushing community psychology in new is a community psychologist with a passion for taking a. Amazoncom: a history of “relevance” in psychology (palgrave studies in the theory and history of psychology) (9781137474889): wahbie long: books. Psychological assessment in south africa: scholarly merit and contextual relevance the themes addressed would appeal to a wide chair professor of psychology.
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