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Join our research on hair-pulling disorder (TTM)

Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder, or TTM) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by pulling hair from one or more body areas, resulting […]

Cortical abnormalities associated with pediatric and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder: findings from the ENIGMA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder working group

Read article Boedhoe et al_Dec 2017_ENIGMA_OCD_cortical_press release

October is Mental Health Awareness Month
– Mental Health In The Workplace

October is Mental Health Awareness month. The World Federation for Mental Health’s theme for 2017 is Mental Health in the […]

For all social media users

You are invited to offer your insights and opinions about how OCD is portrayed on social media!

Get into shape for the Hope Hike!

October, as Mental Health Awareness Month is around the corner. Read more about the Hope Hike and the Hope Bike […]

Kliniese studies – obsessief-kompulsiewe steuring. Word ‘n deelnemer!



Will next-generation wearable sensors make us healthier?

There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days.

Helping universities combat depression with mobile technology

Depression is the leading mental health issue on college campuses in the U.S.

Investigation into psychiatric patient deaths

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University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town