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 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. 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 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. Munchausen syndrome: why people fake illness Cybershrink investigates why some people invent elaborate symptoms and demand treatment for imaginary ills. 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. Trichotillomania (Hair-pulling disorder) What is Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder or HPD) and how do we get and prevent it? Orthorexia - a new eating disorder? Are you a health junkie? Then you could run the risk of developing orthorexia nervosa - an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy food. “ Latest comment on Health24 Ken Ibadin says... I'm Doctor Micheal Ibadin,I am the representative doctor of University of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH),I have been given the opportunity by the hospital management to advertise... The dark world of internet kidney trafficking ” 5 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. All the rage Think of the last time you were really angry. When your boss took credit for work you did? When your husband came home late on your birthday? load more articles advertisement Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.