Home > Mental health > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Mental Health Watch reporting system is launched in SA To celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March, the South African Federation for Mental Health has launched the Mental Health Watch project, which has been created to allow easy and accessible reporting of human rights violations. 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 syndrome: why people fake illness Cybershrink investigates why some people invent elaborate symptoms and demand treatment for imaginary ills. What is Restless Genital Syndrome? Restless Genital Syndrome is a relatively unknown condition where a patient feels persistent, unwanted restlessness such as tingling, pain or burning in the genital area. 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 by internet' – mother kills son for attention Cybershrink comments on a mother, Lacey Spears, who poisoned her son because she enjoyed the attention she received from family, friends, doctors and people on the internet. Psychiatric patients claim 'hearing voices' is part of daily life A new study highlights the complexity and variety of the 'voices' some psychiatric patients experience. Low blood pressure tied to faster mental decline Low blood pressure might be linked to faster mental decline in older people with mild cognitive impairment, a new study shows. “ 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 ” Workplace suicides on the rise Police officers and firefighters at high risk of suicide, and suicide rates are 15 times greater for men than women. 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. Millions of Indian men blame women for getting raped A condemned killer's comments, blaming women for being raped, reflect the views held by many in India. 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.