Tag Depression

Nigerian Doctor, Azibanigha Scott, Helps Make Sense Of Depression Diagnosis, Symptoms And Predisposing Factors

A Nigerian doctor, Azibanigha Scott, in a blog post, addressed the wanton use of the words ‘depressed’ and ‘depression’. Dr. Azi, who worked as a clinical content researcher and later on, as a clinical analyst in one of the largest

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Fitness Enthusiast And Mum Of Three, Amara Kanu Gives Tips For Coping With Depression

Amara Kanu who is the wife of one of Africa’s most decorated footballers, Nwankwo Kanu enjoys using her Instagram page to educate her followers. In a recent Instagram post, the mom-of-three and fitness enthusiast who has been an inspirational coach

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Dance Queen, Kaffy, Opens Up About Her Marriage, Career, And Motherhood In New Interview

Nigerian queen of dance, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh aka Kaffy has shared personal details about her life in a new interview.  The 38-year-old mum in a chat with The Sun News shared romantic details of how her husband of seven years proposed to her. She went

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‘Marriage or having a child can’t fix it’ -Betty Irabor Touches On Depression & Finding True Happiness

Founder and Publisher of Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor, who has battled depression and attempted suicide in the past, has shared a thoughtful piece on the issue. In her insightful post, the 63-year-old media socialite who has many times shared that

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Nigerian Woman, Sola Orefuye, Sparks Sympathy Over Her Dismissal From Work Just Because…

Mental health is defined as the level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It is the state of someone who is “functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment”, but it appears the company where

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‘I turned to a walking corpse’ -Nigerian Man Shares On His Battle With Depression, Gives Tips On How To Tackle It

Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness. Depression/anxiety have plagued many of recent. Most people have spoken about battling it and how they overcame it. Now, the essence of sharing all of their stories is for you to understand that

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Nigerian Publisher, Betty Irabor Wades In On The Issue Of Increasing Suicide Rates

Nigerian columnist and publisher of the Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor, has in a couple of tweets penned down her thoughts concerning the growing rate of suicide in Nigeria. The 62-year-old who has many times shared that she suffered chronic depression

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Billionaire’s Daughter, Meram Indimi, Opens Up About Her Struggle With Depression & Anxiety For A Good Cause

Quite a good number of people, including entertainers have spoken about battling with depression/anxiety and how they overcame it. Now, the essence of sharing all of their stories is for you to understand that you are not alone and show

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‘We’re told to pray it away’ -Hollywood Star, Taraji P. Henson Gets Real On Her Journey To Tackle Her Mental Health Issue

Turns out the ‘go and pray about it’ is not peculiar to Nigerians, the Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson said they were told the same in their battle with mental health. The Empire star, 48, who is being celebrated as

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Mental Health: Working Long Hours Increases Depression Risk In Women — New Study Reveals

Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness. Depression has plagued many of recent and a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, reveals that working longer hours may impact mental health, especially for women. According to newsmedicaltoday.com,

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Reason Why New Mum, Gabrielle Union Works Out May Be An Eye Opener For You

American A-list actress and mum-of-one, Gabrielle Union has revealed the one major reason why she engages her body in workouts, apart from the obvious reasons of keeping fit or doing it for her job. The mother-of-one is known to share

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Troubled Actress, Princess Shyngle, Calls Toyin Abraham ‘Angel’ For Doing This

Gambian Ghana-based actress, Princess Shyngle, famed for her curvy physique is certainly going through a hard time with depression. Only one month ago, the actress was reported to have been rushed to the hospital in the dead of the night

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10-Years-Challenge: Daddy Freeze Reflects On His Failed Marriage And Flourishing Church

While most social media users and celebrities are participating in the trending 10-year-challenge with photo collages showing how much they have changed in the spate of 10 years and left it at that, Daddy Freeze is using the challenge to

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Young Lady, Amarachi Who Almost Committed Suicide In Lagos Yesterday Shares Her Story

King Mavis Amarchi, a young lady residing in Lagos who almost committed suicide in Lekki yesterday December 5th, has taken to her Facebook page to narrate how God saved her from ending her life. According to Amarchi, she has been

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Postnatal Depression: Californian Mum Does The Unthinkable

A Californian mum suffering a severe case of postnatal depression has done the unthinkable, by allegedly throwing her baby girl out of a moving car, killing her. 32-year-old Nicole Stasio who had worked as a yoga instructor and health coach, gave birth

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Psychologist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri Reveals One Surprising Factor That Can Lead Mental Disorder In Women

Nigerian psychologist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, is giving another insight on a possible cause for depression in women and this is surprising to say the least. Kadiri, the Medical Director

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Dear MIMsters: I Thought I Would Get Better But I’m Not

It took me a lot of courage to do this. I have so many things I’m struggling with, from anxiety to not knowing how to articulate my thoughts / feelings into words, to feeling rejected, not feeling loved and all.

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Mum of 2, Paula Rumm Reveals How She Won Her Battle With Depression Without Medications

On this episode of Hanging Out With Paula, Paula Rumm is giving out useful and more importantly practical methods she employed to win her battle with depression, she recounts her experience with the monster called depression and how she got

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“Depression Amongst Celebrities Is A Long Term Effect Of Living A Fake Life.”- Kelly Hansome Opines

Following disturbing reports of celebrities going into depression and entertaining suicidal thoughts, several people; including the celebrities have taken to different social media platforms to express their opinions on the issue. Some days ago, multi-talented Nigerian singer and songwriter, Harrysong

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Olubowale ‘Wale’ Akintimehin Might Be Going Through Depression… Read His Scary Posts

Nigerian-born American rapper, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, 33, better known by his stage name Wale might be going through depression. The dad-of-1 who once spoke about how he battled drugs and depression back in 2015; has once again broken down on Instagram.

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Yvonne Jegede-Fawole Talks Tough, Airs Her Views On Celebrities And Depression

Depression has plagued many of recent; and celebrities are not left. What with many of them coming out to share how they overcame it, and/or how they are working through it. Some of Nigerian celebrities who have shared their stories

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Nigerian Lawyer, Zahra Danejo Who Lost A Friend To Depression Speaks Out In This Thought-Provoking Post

Zahra Zaraa Danejo disclosed that her friend who was stabilized after overdosing on a drug because she wanted to take her life, later died this morning. Depression doesn’t seem to be leaving our space anytime soon, and that is dispiriting. Recently, the

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Muyiwa Ademola Reveals How His Wife Helped Him Out Of Deep Depression

Entertainers do a lot of work to keep their audience happy in their highly competitive industry. This comes as no wonder seeing how A-list actors can be usurped at any moment if they are not on top of their games

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Nigerian Teacher Advises On Depression And Highlights its Devastating Effect As His Former Student Commits Suicide

It’s so disheartening that depression and its ugly effect has refused to leave our space despite all the efforts that are being made to curb the menace. Or, could it be that the efforts are not up to par with

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What To Do When Your Child Is Depressed or Suffering From Depression

ADESUA IYOYOJIE  If you think your child is seriously depressed, do not panic. Professional help is available for both your child and yourself. Talk to your child’s school to find out if any teachers have also noticed changes in behavior

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