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


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


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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