Suicides among teenagers are on the rise, but parents can be taught to spot the warning signs.
The health department could face litigation for not taking adequate interim measures to care for psychiatric patients.
Rhyme, rhythm and wit are making life bearable for a group of depression sufferers, writes Pete Cashmore.
Depression is a caustic mixture of physiological symptoms, negative thought patterns and maladaptive behaviours.
South Africans' right to proper treatment is under threat and holds long-term implications, writes Zane Wilson.
Understanding the disorder will enable parents to offer their child the necessary support structure, writes Dessy Tzoneva.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is one of the most important documents in all of medicine, psychology and psychiatry.
Charlene Sunkel knows first-hand the stigmas about mental health in society. Sharing her story, she talks of her experience accessing public healthcare.
Because of the public's ignorance, Bipolar Disorder often ruins the careers of talented professional people.
A new website enables the mentally unwell to form virtual support groups.
An updated edition of a mental health bible for doctors may include diagnoses for "disorders" such as toddler tantrums and binge eating.