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Take on 2018 with clear goals and change bad habits

With the potential of new beginnings and opportunities, the New Year should fill us with excitement and hope to start afresh....

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Featured in the following media:

Cape Talk. Tuesday, 9 January 2018. Breakfast show. Huffington Post - Tuesday, 9 January 2018 Die Burger - Friday, 19 January 2018 – Newspaper article

Diabetes and depression can go hand in hand. National Diabetes Month and World Diabetes day.

World diabetes day is celebrated annually around the world, on 14 November and Diabetes month during November....

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www.iol.co.za - Wednesday, 15 November 2017 Health24.com – Wednesday, 15 November 2017 Netwerk24 – Wednesday, 15 November

2811, 2017

Eating Disorders affects all groups of people across the board.

Part and parcel of everyday life around the globe, Eating Disorder (ED) affects people across the board, irrespective of age, sex or race, negatively impacting on their mental and physical health, productivity and relationships. Multifactorial Comprising various types of complex mental [...]

2811, 2017

Mental health month: Do not leave a mental disorder untreated

In our topsy-turvy world where countless people are living in stressful conditions, it comes as no surprise that mental disorders have become a common phenomenon. “The consequences of untreated mental disorders may be severe, potentially life threatening and adversely affect [...]

610, 2017

Women’s month – Mental health matters and the striking gender differences in the pattern and rate of mental illness

Various pressures created by the multiple roles women need to fulfil; including gender discrimination, cultural norms and values, income inequality, low or subordinate social status, and associated factors of poverty, hunger, malnutrition, domestic violence, sexual abuse as well as substance [...]

610, 2017

Understand and treating schizophrenia

Schizophrenia patients, along with their families, carry a heavy emotional burden because of the myths and stigmas attached to the condition. Not only are they incorrectly described as persons with a ‘split personality’, often people with schizophrenia are considered dangerous. [...]

1808, 2017

Mental health awareness month

Because physical illnesses are seen as being more serious, with higher mortality rates than mental illnesses, they get preference in terms of resources and spending. There is, however, a growing realisation that mental disorders take an enormous toll on society, [...]

1808, 2017

Maternal mood disorders should not be left untreated

Many women hail motherhood as the ultimate highlife in their lives, but for many others the associated stress of pregnancy and childbirth is simply too much to bear, inevitably resulting in maternal mood disorders that may cause havoc in their [...]