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 Francesco Aglioti says... YES YES FEED MORE TO THE MAJORITY SO WE CAN KEEP VOLUMES DOWN AND NOT STARVE Dagga might affect male fertility ” 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 From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. 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.