What is Depression?

Depression is a serious condition that his marked by a continual low mood, sadness and often physical symptoms such as low energy, and poor concentration. Up to 7% of the population suffers from depression at any one time, and everyone has a 20% chance of having at least one episode of depression over their lifetime. Depression can reoccur even after …

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Mental Health and Young Athletes

Good mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual engages with their abilities and potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community (WHO, 2010). Likewise, a mental health disorder is typically a diagnosable state of individual dysfunction which affects the person’s …

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