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Research on Depression in the Workplace.

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Mental Health Matters Journal for Psychiatrists & GP's

MHM Volume 8 Issue1

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If you are a journalist writing a story contact Kayla on 011 234 4837  media@anxiety.org.za


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Literacy is a luxury that many of us take for granted. That is why SADAG created SPEAKING BOOKS and revolutionized the way healthcare information is delivered to low literacy communities.

The customizable 16-page book, read by local celebrity audio recordings, ensures that vital health and social messages can be seen, heard, read and understood by everyone across the world.

We started with books on Teen Suicide prevention , HIV, AIDS and Depression, Understanding Mental Health and have developed over 100+ titles, such as TB, Malaria, Polio, Vaccines for over 45 countries.

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What’s the difference between a teen just being a teen and a teen being depressed? It’s normal for teenagers to be sullen. At the same time, teenage depression is a widespread and serious problem that needs professional help. How do you tell the difference? Here are some guidelines from the Stanley Foundation for Bipolar Research.

Normal behviour:

• staying up late, sleeping late
• not talking to parents
• spending hours on the phone
• weird hairdos, bizarre outfits
• rapid mood changes

Symptoms of depression:

• insomnia, sleeping all day
• loss of appetite
• not talking to friends
• inattention to personal appearance/hygiene
• prolonged sadness or indifference
• school failure


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