A new blood test could be a first step towards personalised treatment for depression, say scientists.
Scientists have found yoga and meditation sessions are more powerful than brain training exercises in combating memory loss.
The difficulties in diagnosing the disorder and a lack of understanding were highlighted as the country marked National Bipolar ...
Hundreds of users took to Twitter to demystify the myths about what a person with depression goes through and how they see the world.
Being afraid of the dentist could indicate a more primal fear. Kamcilla Pillay speaks to mental health professionals.
Got a hectic week ahead? That's a good thing: it's apparently going to stimulate and challenge your brain.
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Experts suggest anorexia may be linked to a physical infection.
The psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms could be an effective treatment for depression, scientists say.
Adults with ADHD may not have the hyperactivity seen in children with the condition, but they may find it hard to do everyday tasks.
Scientists say we 'binge watch' TV because our brains switch off and watching the next episode becomes automatic.
A recent UK study showed - for the first time - that what we eat affects levels of chemicals involved with inflammation in the brain.
A study suggests that regular exercise can increase the levels of crucial neurotransmitters involved in depression.
Clinical trials of ketamine in humans have shown it can relieve depression much faster than commonly prescribed drugs.
One in five women suffers from depression or anxiety during and after pregnancy in South Africa.