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 Abuse of mentally ill patient: SAHRC must act The SA Human Rights Commission has been called on to get involved in the alleged assault of a mentally ill teen by a doctor at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. 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 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. Ex-girlfriend slams Oscar as violent maniac Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend has published a damning account of her life with the convicted killer. 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. 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 Iain Kinrade says... i dont think i would put much credence into this article- using facebook as a viable research tool would be a failure; where is the control group etc ? "Young's study shows that... Emo teens and the rising suicide rate in SA ” 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: 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.