Workplace Depression: A Serious Problem That Requires Serious Measures

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.

Professional Discrimination Based on Mental Health in Singapore to Become a Thing of the Past

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.

Smiling Depression: A Dangerous and Hidden Mental Health Problem

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.

First-Episode Schizophrenia Linked to Depression, New Study Confirms

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.

The Prevalence of Early Onset Eating Disorders

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.

Simple Sleeping Schedule Adjustments Could Reduce the Risk of Depression

The link between insufficient sleep and depression is well-established. Here’s how people who get little sleep can address the issue.

Dark Chocolate and Red Wine: Great for Depression?

Foods like dark chocolate and red wine offer quite promising anti-depression benefits.

Singapore Plagued by Record High Suicide Rates Among Boys

The overall number of suicide attempts in Singapore has increased but the growth has reached record heights among boys.

Body Image Issues and Depression: An Undeniable Link

In Singapore, just like in other parts of the world, there’s a pressure to look a certain way. People who don’t fit in are likely to suffer from anxiety and depression.

Depression Is More Common in Women: Here’s Why

A new brain study sheds some light on why depression tends to occur more commonly in women.