Home > Mental health > Disorders Disorders All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Migraine drug may up risk of eating disorders in teens Topiramate, an established migraine drug for adults that was recently approved for use in teens may cause appetite reduction and weight loss as side effects. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Andreas Lubitz: inside the mind of a suicide killer CyberShrink explains how the mind of a killer works and what might have led Andreas Lubitz to end his life and those of many others in a dramatic plane crash. Could the Germanwings disaster have been prevented? CyberShrink discusses how the recent Germanwings airplane disaster, where co-pilot Andreas Lubitz crashed a plane with 150 passengers in the French Alps, could have been prevented. Fashion industry still encourages anorexia DietDoc examines how the fashion industry's insistence on using models with skeletal figures encourages eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. Munchausen syndrome: why people fake illness Cybershrink investigates why some people invent elaborate symptoms and demand treatment for imaginary ills. Health24 users' strange obsessions Obsession: we've all experienced it to some or other degree, but do you know how bizarre people's obsessions can be? Our users speak out and share their weirdest obsessions. Large number of schizophrenics report happiness Nearly half of people with schizophrenia, one of the most severe forms of mental illness, claim that they are happy all or most of the time. “ Latest comment on Health24 Pinkz Grace says... you damn right sat fats are good for you. It halved my cholesterol and I have familial hypercholesterolaemia. This is a first for me since birth. A life line period.. this sprouts... Tim Noakes to face inquiry over 'Banting' tweet ” Munchausen by proxy: getting attention by making someone else sick Cybershrink discusses the condition 'Munchausen by proxy' where people fake illness in others under their care, usually their own children, to gain attention and sympathy for themselves. FDA approves drug for binge-eating disorder The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Vyvanse, a drug that treats adults with binge-eating disorder. Three Spanish priests arrested for child sex abuse Spanish authorities arrested three priests and one lay person on charges of sexual abuse. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier What's your IQ? » Can you solve this grade 8 maths problem? The almost impossible grade 8 maths question answer Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ How intelligent are you? Take the the following test to find out how intelligent you are. Love your eyes » Measles can cause blindness Symptoms of an eye injury Goodbye to reading glasses? Would you bleach your blood-shot eyes? Some people are resorting to eye bleaching to remedy their red eyes.