Home > Mental health > Mental health in SA Mental health in SA All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Ex-girlfriend slams Oscar as violent maniac Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend has published a damning account of her life with the convicted killer. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Gallery of abuse Is Oscar Pistorius really writing a book? Oscar Pistorius is writing a book detailing his side of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Cybershrink deciphers what it all means. How do psychopaths get the way they are? Scans of psychopaths’ brains show there's no activity in the fibres that connect the frontal lobe and the limbic system. In addition there's often abnormal activity in the limbic system. Psychopaths: Who are they? All psychopaths aren't necessarily cold blooded killers. We all know people who don't commit crimes, but make the life of their nearest and dearest a living hell. What is the police psychologist looking for in Oscar's testimony? A police psychologist is monitoring Pistorius' testimony. Here's why. Mental health: It's time to talk According to the Department of Health 1 out of 4 South Africans has or is affected by mental illness. “ Latest comment on Health24 AmandaWhereTo says... So how long did Pauling live for? Could vitamin C double your lifespan? ” Psychopaths: Inside the mind of a monster A psychopath may be your boss, your friend, even your spouse. The question is, would you recognise one if you saw one? Lentegeur: a new take on mental health care A psychiatrist is on a mission to transform the Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital on the Cape Flats into a more welcoming space for mentally ill people. Dane McDonald spoke to Dr John Parker about the Lentegeur Spring Project. Destigmatising mental illness - a work in progress While progress has been made in reducing the stigma associated with mental illness, there is still much work to be done and many myths that need to be dispelled. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.