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 Afraid of flying? According to statistics, at least one in four people reading this have a fear of flying. For business travellers, it can be a real problem – and one that never gets easier. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » This video of a school choir singing Pharrell's "Happy" will make your day Helping HIV-positive kids in South Africa "House of Horrors" - What made him do it? What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it? Dewani to make third court appearance Shrien Dewani who is being tried in Cape Town for allegedly conspiring to have his wife murdered, is set to appear in court on Friday. When ignorance of disease is bliss Although early detection of disease can be important for treatment, 'disease-labelling' may cause problems by altering a person's perception of their own wellbeing. Sudden bereavement can cause psychiatric disorders A new study found a link between the sudden death of a loved one and the onset of disorders like mania, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Insomnia may increase suicide risk People are more likely to commit suicide in the early hours of the morning, especially those suffering from insomnia. Mental illness may cause early death Researchers have found that many mental health diagnoses are associated with a drop in life expectancy as great as that associated with smoking 20 or more cigarettes a day. “ Latest comment on Health24 Larissa du Plessis says... Excuse you Poloyatonki why are you so quick to judge all Afrikaner people by the same standards. Please remember you cannot point a finger at us if there is four fingers pointing... Afrikaners at risk of Parkinson's ” Levodopa beats newer drugs for Parkinson's The dopamine drug levodopa still outperforms newer medications for the long-term care of people newly diagnosed with Parkinson's. New strategy to help autistic jobseekers Simulated training programmes may help autistic adults do better in job interviews. Asperger’s, Autism no excuse for mass murderers Doctors keen to point out that the disorders have no tangible link to violence as is often claimed. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.