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Mental Health Information Centre - Southern Africa


Removing anti-anxiety drugs from our water

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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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SU/UCT MRC Unit on Risk and Resilience in Mental Disorders

The extramural Research Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders was established by the MRC in 1997. The Unit has worked […]

Dr Google will see you now – unnecessary medicine is booming

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36 psychiatric patients die after transfers to NGOs

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Making Mental Health a Global Priority

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Optimal SF-36 Threshold to Screen for MDD, GAD in RA

The Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) can be used to effectively determine the presence of major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized […]

Participate in our stigma research study!

Have you been diagnosed with a mood-, anxiety- or substance use disorder? Then you and/or a family member is eligible […]


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