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Caffeine and Bipolar Disorder

I was asked at a recent workshop if caffeine can induce a manic episode.  I wasn’t sure so I did some reading.  In a nutshell, I discovered that research in this regard is limited…more is needed.  However, there have been case studies, which have shown...

Upcoming mental illness and burnout workshop dates

Book now for the next Understanding and Managing Mental Illness in the Workplace workshops in Joburg: Thursday 12th March 2020  : 08h00 to 12h00 Friday 8th May 2020            : 08h00 to 12h00 If you have already attended the Understanding and Managing Mental Illness...

Mental Illness workshop in Cape Town 22 November 2019

Another successful, full-house workshop was held at the Southern Sun Newlands in Cape Town on 22 November 2019.  We have been asked to consider a more centrally located venue in Cape Town for people in both the southern and northern suburbs and are looking into the...

Burnout now officially a medical condition

In May 2019, the WHO finally accepted Burnout an official medical condition to be listed in the ICD 11th Edition probably due for publication in 2022.  It is not however, listed in the DSM-5 and is not therefore considered a mental illness.  It is a condition marked...