Depression: silent threat for students

“Depression is a serious mental health disorder that we see claiming an unprecedented number of lives around the World”

This what Zizile Ngcobo from DUT Student Counselling had to say about this pandemic mental health disorder that has claimed an unprecedented number of lives around the world.

Ngcobo on the AM2PM Show with Denmark Vee and Ayanda Nyuswa also talked about depression causes and about being physiological disorder.

Symptoms of depression:

  • Low mood most of time nearly everyday
  • Isolation
  • Sleep disturbance/ Insomnia or Hypersomnia
  • Irritability
  • Tearfulness
  • Worthlessness
  • Short tempered
  • Appetite/low/high

For more information on depression, LISTEN to the clip below:

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By Mndaba Lindelani

 

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