"Poverty is both a cause of mental health problems, and a consequence” (Knifton & Inglis, 2020). Prof Crick Lund, Dr John Parker and Danny Diliberto join us for this episode. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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The term ‘trauma’ is very widely used, and the experience of trauma is cited as underlying a host of psychiatric conditions. On this episode, we are joined by Dr Kerry-Ann Louw, along with “Alice” from the @aliceandtheprof Instagram account, who shares her personal experiences.  In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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The loss of someone close to us is a reality that has either already happened, or will happen to each one of us. Loss is an inevitable consequence of life, but as inevitable as it is, are we ever fully prepared for how it impacts us? Prof Mark Goldblatt and Dr Lilian Cabiron join us as we delve into the grieving process. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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As a parent, one of the more difficult and challenging scenarios would be to discover that your child is being bullied, or is a bully. The stereotypical image of a brute harassing your child remains, but in reality the phenomenon of bullying extends beyond childhood, and certainly beyond the playground. This episode features psychiatrist Dr Sandra Fernandes, and author Marion Scher. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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Psychiatrist and podcast host Prof. Christopher Paul Szabo joins Gareth Cliff and the team to discuss the upcoming season of 'Beyond Madness'. Prof. Szabo shares his concern about mental health in the workplace becoming just a checklist item. He also talks about mental health in children, and common factors between case studies. Is medication the answer to everything? Check out all the episodes of Beyond Madness on CliffCentral.com!

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25.04.23 Pt 2 - Lebang describes how her defrosting fish went missing, without knowing who or what took it. Prof Christopher Paul Szabo joins the show to discuss the latest season of ‘Beyond Madness’ and much more.

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The ‘12 steps’ are synonymous with alcoholism... but what are these ‘steps', and do they provide a blueprint for recovery related only to alcoholism? To discuss these and other questions, we are joined by David Webb - a medical doctor and an Associate at Houghton House Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Centre. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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It has been said that South Africa has a mental health crisis, and that the solution starts with “educating ourselves”, specifically about mental health and the various illnesses. That sounds like 'self-help'... but what does it really mean? Prof. Dan Stein and Dr David Webb are our guests for this episode. Plus, we speak to Jackie Maimin from the Independent Community Pharmacy Association about the work they do. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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'Assisted dying' involves patients with incurable illnesses, whose condition is not amenable to meaningful relief, such that their lives are - in their opinion - not worth living, and from which they seek an end. One of the arguments against legalising assisted dying in South Africa was that patients had access to palliative care. On this week’s episode we explore the specialised field of Palliative Medicine, and the psychological approach of seeking meaning in assistance with dying. Joining us to discuss this topic are Dr Julia Riley and Prof. Paul Wong. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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Are we living in an increasingly 'therapised' world, where the solution to every problem is therapy or counselling? Have we become a society where problem-solving within the context of our personal lives requires professional assistance? Provocative questions - with possibly no clear answers. Joining us on this episode to discuss issues related to psychotherapy are Prof. Suvira Ramlall and Dorianne Weil. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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