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 Minerals you need for a healthy nervous system Minerals such as iron and iodine are important for healthy nervous systems. Here's why. More in Mental health News Could reducing your stress levels help you lose weight? Mentally ill, tied to a tree and starved... South Africa struggles to manage mental illness Dog study may help kids with Batten disease 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 Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Get rid of lice! » Toddler dies after DIY lice treatment Back-to-school head lice Comb out head lice 20 head lice myths debunked Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in human hair. They cannot fly, jump or swim and are spread by head-to-head contact. Check out this infographic to learn more. About gout » Treatment of Gout Signs and symptoms of gout What is Gout? Is your diet causing gout? Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.