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LifeLine marks 40 years of giving hope

For 40 years, Lifeline Pretoria has been providing hope for those who feel in need of someone to listen.

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Call to reclassify psychedelic drugs

Psychedelic drugs are much less harmful than has been claimed, a leading psychiatrist says.

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AP

Eating disorders in the spotlight

Attend a Johannesburg talk on food and mood by a clinical psychologist.

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Hard day at the office could ward off dementia
May 13 2015 at 12:14

If you're finding work a little stressful, take solace from the fact that you may be protecting yourself against dementia.

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Mindfulness as good as drugs - study
May 11 2015 at 12:14

Mindfulness-based therapy may be just as effective as anti-depressants, scientists say.

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How to make stress work for you
May 8 2015 at 13:46

In a new book, a psychologist says stress can 'transform fear into courage and suffering into meaning'.

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Alzheimer’s: what not to worry about
May 8 2015 at 11:29

Read a Top 10 list of dementia's warning signs and the worry begins. Here's a different list...

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Key to happiness? Laughter
May 6 2015 at 14:34

Seventy-seven years ago more economic security was regarded as the key to being happy, a study shows.

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If it’s pop, I must be 42
April 29 2015 at 13:20

Your music tastes can reveal when it is you hit the midlife crisis, writes Caitlin Dewey.

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‘Love drug’ could help fight stress
April 22 2015 at 12:52

A hormone known as the "love drug" has been shown to permanently alter nerve pathways in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s breakthrough gives new hope
April 20 2015 at 14:20

Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure by discovering a potential cause of the disease.

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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?
March 27 2015 at 15:50

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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Memory loss is faster in men – study
March 20 2015 at 14:00

Although declining brain power is common to everyone, it affects men much earlier in life, scientists claim.

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