Depressed soldier shots, kills officer in Borno – Army Headquarters
Army Headquarters says a depressed soldier serving in 2 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, went berserk, shot and killed an officer on Wednesday.
Hollywood Producer Steve Bing Commits Suicide
The real estate heir, scriptwriter, and producer, Steve Bing took his own life after becoming depressed amid a lack of human contact during the lockdown according to TMZ. Bing, who founded Shangri-La Entertainment inherited a fortune of some $600 million from his grandfather, L.A. real estate developer Leo S. Bing. After dropping out of University,…
Report highlights growing concern of depression among footballers
Increasing numbers of professional footballers are struggling with anxiety and depression having been forced out of action with the sport suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by global players' union FIFPro released on Monday.
Many people are suffering from depression and anxiety because of COVID-19 – Rinret Gofwan
One of the downsides of the present change the world is experiencing because of the Coronavirus pandemic is the effect it would have on the mental health of so many people globally. Many have never been in situations
Taraji P. Henson Opens Up On Struggle With Anxiety And Depression
American actress Taraji P. Henson has revealed that she is struggling with anxiety and depression. In a chat with SELF magazine, a health media brand, Henson said she realised her struggles with depression and anxiety about two years ago when she started having mood swings. "I struggle with depression and anxiety. I would have to say…
Letter To My Mental Illness: Dear Bipolar, Anxiety, OCD, Depression
Dear Bipolar, Anxiety, OCD, Depression, As a child, I used to think I was a superhero, having all these abilities no one else could boast of. I mean, I could have conversations with myself and 99 others, create a whole new world, have magical moments, live in a song or a movie scene; I loved…
Intensifying efforts to curb depression, anxiety, suicidal behaviour in Nigeria
Recent studies indicate that there are 800,000 suicide deaths yearly, and 76 per cent are from Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) like Nigeria. However, current evidence into suicide prevention is largely based on high-income countries (HIC) and suggests more than 80 per cent of suicidal behaviour is linked to psychiatric disorders.
Stakeholders seek collaboration to stem rising mental illness, depression, suicide
Stakeholders has called for the concerted efforts of government, parents, and caregivers among others to stem the tide of mental illness, depression, and suicide that is fast spreading at an alarming rate in young ones in the country.
Ways To Recognise And Help A Depressed Person
In this century, depression has become rampant especially between the ages group of 15-40. It has been strongly linked to suicide when it is not treated. Depression is derived from a Latin verb “deprimere-to press down”, it is more than a low state of mood, it is a permanent stigma, it is a serious condition that affects…