Wave of depression about to land on SA’s battered shores

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Wave of depression about to land on SA’s battered shores

Psychologists warn the fourth wave and resulting restrictions are likely to have demoralising affect on people

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Covid-19’s resurgence will fuel a secondary outbreak of depression, psychologists warn. 

Dr Saths Cooper, president of the Pan-African Psychology Union, said the news of a potential fourth wave would fuel a concurrent wave of sadness and depression.

“People who had been working towards re-engaging with their families and the expectation of having a good time during Christmas would be shattered. The new series of restrictions are going to affect people negatively,” he said...

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