Adjustment disorder with anxiety: an overlooked danger area?

Although adjustment disorder is not generally well-known outside of psychiatric practice, it is being diagnosed ever more frequently, and a…

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Covid-19: The great mental health equaliser

There is no country, society, or culture where people with mental illness have the same societal value as people without…

Covid-19 creates a new norm of unpredictability

The new normal is defined as ‘a current situation, social custom etc, that is different from what has been experienced…

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CPD POINTS: 2

When mothers get PMAD

Worldwide, as many as one in five women experience some type of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD). AUTHOR: Rene…

Romance and schizophrenia: An odd couple

Dating in an era of social media can be daunting. Dating for people living with schizophrenia is doubly daunting. This…

ADHD in the time of Covid-19

In a webinar that took place last year, Dr Jannie van der Westhuizen presented on the importance of addressing ADHD…

Talk therapy and medication – a powerful combination

One in every 100 South Africans is impacted by schizophrenia. Healthcare professionals may recommend daily, oral medication or long-term injectables.

Depression: ‘Main gateway’ to suicidal behaviour

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating mood disorder associated with excess mortality. Despite the availability  of effective treatment, it…