How does quarantine affect mental health? This is an incredibly important question in light of the latest coronavirus pandemic. Mental health professionals have warned that prolonged social distancing could be expected to produce serious negative effects from a psychological point of view.
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The government has removed psychological treatments from the list of essential services under the Covid-19 Circuit Breaker Measures. Psychologists in Singapore are worried about giving their patients quality assistance, especially when they have to do so remotely.
Social distancing is currently one of the most pronounced measures against the spread of coronavirus. People are working from home and going out solely for groceries and supplies. Is this way of living contributing to a higher risk of depression due to loneliness?
The absence of human contact and the forced social isolation stemming from the Covid-19 situation can impact mental health in more than one negative way. What are the potential effects of the quarantine and are there any options for overcoming these problems?
Covid-19 social distancing recommendations have had multiple people working from home instead of being at an office. Anyone who isn’t used to working alone and at home could experience some mental health consequences. Here are the potential issues and how to prevent them.
Workplace depression is one of the medical problems bound to cost companies the most. It results in high levels of absenteeism, a productivity loss and a negative workplace environment. Luckily, multiple strategies can be employed to nip workplace depression in the bud.
Singapore’s TAFEP has issued new job application and employment guidelines that state companies cannot ask candidates about their mental health status. Such practices are seen as discriminatory, especially if the mental health status is not related to the professional responsibilities and the nature of the job.
A large percentage of people suffering from depression will do their best to hide it behind a smiley mask. This is known as smiling depression and it happens to be one of the most serious and devastating mental health problems. Identifying smiling depression can be difficult but there are still some tell-tale signs.
It’s a well-known fact that certain mental health problems like anxiety disorders increase the risk of clinical depression. New meta-analysis performed by Australian researchers connects first-episode schizophrenia to depressive symptoms.
Eating disorders are becoming more common among boys and girls under the age of 12. Social and behavioural factors are playing a very big role in shaping up the mentality of young individuals and determining their body image.
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