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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 […]


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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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 […]

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