Home > Mental health Mental health All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Happiness among teens can be infectious Teenagers can feed off peers' happiness, allowing them to forget about depression, a study suggests. Mental health News How your brain reads other people's faces Researchers found the one area of the brain which appears to be responsible for recognizing facial expressions. More in Mental health News Young adults with autism lag in school, work SA psychologists need to get involved at grassroot level Toxoplasmosis from cat faeces may trigger bouts of rage Who will look after my disabled child while I work? Mental health in SA Why are people in SA trying to kill themselves? There are 230 serious attempts at suicide in South Africa daily, while 23 people kill themselves. An expert explains why mental health issues need to be addressed especially in males. See all Mental health in SA » News 'Rose Parents' take care of mental health patients The 'Rose Parent Project' involves people and families from the surrounding communities in fostering mental patients from the Lentegeur hospital in Mitchells Plain. See all News » Treatment This brain training app could help people with schizophrenia A "brain training" iPad game developed in Britain may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at home and at work, researchers said on Monday. See all Treatment » Disorders Taking a look at stalking CyberShrink analyses the phenomenon of stalking and explains why people may feel the need to stalk others. See all Disorders » Take action Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke News Mentally ill, tied to a tree and starved... In some corners of South Africa, those living with mental disorders are still tied to trees and denied food by the very people meant to protect them – their families. See all News » Treatment FDA approves new drug for mental illness The FDA has approved a new drug, Vraylar, to treat two mental illnesses: schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. See all Treatment » Disorders When somebody’s watching you . . . For a period of 18 months CyberShrink suffered the unwelcome attentions of a stalker. Here's his story. See all Disorders » Brain Cognitive and learning disorders Cognitive function, also called cognitive performance or cognition, refers to the ability of an individual to think, process, and store information in order to solve problems. See all Brain » advertisement From our sponsors Top tips for beating PMS now Win a spa voucher worth R1000! Don't let PMS get you down Four tips for healthy winter hair Live healthier Not loosing the weight? » Your quick guide to Banting Banting for health? Banting vs Heart Foundation Diet – which is cheaper? 8 non-food reasons why your Banting weight loss has stalled You're religiously sticking to your low-carb programme, but the scales aren’t moving. An extract from The Banting Solution looks at reasons why this could happen. The struggle is real » 5 things to know before taking an antihistamine How to cope with seasonal allergies 15 tips for students with allergies For university students, moving out of home can be daunting at the best of times but for those with severe allergies or asthma, it may feel close to impossible.