Are we giving up on the elderly too easily?

“This is most unfortunate, as mental health problems in elderly people can in many instances be successfully managed. While dementia

Exam stress is no joke

Too much stress, however, can be overwhelming and stop us from being able to study and function healthily in life.

Combat depression with ketamine

“A study done late last year delivered a black eye to ketamine, and as a result of the coverage, there

Burnout crisis in SA doctors

Burnout is universal, but especially worrying in the healthcare sector because of the type of work and type of people

#CrazySocks4Docs campaign spotlights doctors’ mental health

We tend to think of doctors as the professionals we turn to when we are suffering, but we often forget

Antidepressants work, given sufficient time

Depression affects millions of people worldwide. It can be severely disabling, impacting general health and wellbeing, and performance at work

Tackle student anxiety

Although exciting, students starting university and children embarking on their primary or high school careers, may find themselves facing unexpected anxiety.

It’s the season to be impulsive

Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often have a tough time keeping their spending in check during the festive season.

Tips to manage burnout

A recent Medical Protection survey of more than 500 South African healthcare professionals found that more than 40% of doctors feel burned out.

Mind over sphincter: brain-training GORD away

In days of yore, before the scientific revolution normalised abstract thinking, people would often locate the emotions they felt in

New link identified between inflammation and depression in type-1 diabetes

Depression in type-1 diabetes patients is associated with higher levels of the inflammatory protein galectin-3, according to research published in

Teen suicide: communication key to prevention

The South African Anxiety and Depression Group (SADAG) also points out SA’s high teen suicide rate and concerns about the