Sports fan depression: should supporters get leave days after their faves lose?

We look at the ups and downs of teams and players affecting the mental health of their devoted followers

24 March 2024 - 22:14

In the world of pop stars, there is a sect of superfans known as Stans who are famed for taking their devotion to their favourite idols to obsessive levels. Akin to the behaviour seen in Stephen King's Misery or the semifictional world of Swarm, some people can take their passion for their favourite stars a little too far...

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