Saffers’ mental health taxed by Covid-19, but there are ways to cope

25 March 2020 - 10:00 By SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER
Experts say those who suffer from mental health will be severely affected by the restrictions.
Experts say those who suffer from mental health will be severely affected by the restrictions.
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South Africans with mental health conditions may be more prone to potential relapses and increased distress as the Covid-19 pandemic tightens its grip.

Experts warn that those suffering with anxiety, obsessive compulsive and mood disorders will be hardest hit.

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