Figures vary, but experts claim that more than 11% of South Africans have addiction problems. Hence the important role played in this country by trained professionals who work with addicts to help them better understand and overcome their addictions.
Though depression is a treatable illness, those who suffer from it often suffer in silence. They might be afraid of the stigma attached to mental illness, reluctant to burden others with their problems, or simply unable to recognise the condition and what it entails. Here are 5 common signs of depression amongst those who may be attempting to hide their pain.
Panic and anxiety are natural responses to the stresses of human experience, and the so-called “panic attack” is, in reality, the primitive brain’s fight-or-flight survival response to potential danger.