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As a parent, you will encounter loads of bizarre habits in your children. Some unnerve you, while others make for funny video clips. Be it hair pulling, thumb sucking, nose picking or nail-biting, there will be something. Even parents must find ways to entertain themselves. Their kids’ silly behaviours...
Dad comforting depressed and crying daughter
October is Mental Health Awareness Month, with the intention of raising awareness around mental health in general. When we consider the statistics of mental health in South Africa, and the world, it becomes very apparent that mental health requires far more focus and understanding. We need to educate ourselves...
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has received increased scientific, clinical and public attention over the past few decades. It’s the most common psychiatric disorder in children – affecting 2% to 16% of the school-going population. But in South Africa data on prevalence rates, access to care, and treatment for ADHD is limited....
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Many of us will start out the New Year by making a list of resolutions – changes we want to make to be happier such as eating better, volunteering more often, being a more attentive spouse and so on. But, as we know, we will often fail. After a...
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