Depression

‘Manning up’  fuels male anxiety

The stigma of mental health disorders stops men from seeking help, often resulting in the adoption of destructive coping mechanisms

Beware the toxic narcissist

Their grandiosity masks insecurity and any perceived threat to their image leads to abuse in relationships

A dark spiral skewers sleep

Depression is a mood disorder that has physical effects, including disruption of a good night’s rest

Men keep taking their lives

They don’t seek help for medical problems in general and when they suffer from depression, it can be fatal

A poison by any other name

It is not just the person who drinks alcohol in excess who is harmed; the family suffers too

End the stigma of mental illness

Tackling the problem requires leaders in all spheres to make mental health a global priority

Shoki Mokgapa had her sights on an international career

​Actress Shoki Mokgapa died on Tuesday after allegedly taking her own life

Could you WhatsApp your way to better mental health?

A dearth of mental health professionals is leading some people to get creative about counselling.

Lessons from Doornkop: Ways of coping with poverty

Community and government efforts to improve lives in Doornkop, or “Snake Park”, Soweto, is the theme of a new book

If you possess these 10 qualities, you might be a good fit for a high-stress job

Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?

Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?

Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.

It’s not just a woman thing

Postpartum depression in men is real and it may be linked to testosterone levels

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.