Depression, anxiety increased among South Africans

CATEGORY: Media and COVID-19
DATE: 1 March 2021

The council has conducted a number of major population representation surveys to determine the social and psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country.

The implications of dealing with a shift in daily life, loss of income and the death of close family during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased anxiety and depression among South Africans.

This is according to the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

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