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Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Depression

Following a Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression, groundbreaking new psychiatric research suggests.

The Pandemic One Year Later – How it Has Changed Us

To date, a total of 2,600,000 people have lost their lives from the Coronavirus pandemic. In Greece alone, a total of 7,137 with COVID-19 have died.

Youth in Greece's Migrant Camps Turning to Drugs, Suicide Attempts, Save the Children Says

The NPO Save the Children has released statements on Thursday saying that the conditions under which the children in migrant reception centers in Greece are living is driving them to self-inflicting harm on themselves and using drugs to cope...

Survey Shows Greek Women Higher Risk for Depression Than Migrants

Nationality and ethnic origin are among the risk factors for depression among Greek women, who are more prone to suffering from the disease than either men or migrant women living in Greece, according to a survey presented in Athens...

ESDY Survey Shows Greeks Suffering from Mental Health Issues

A nationwide survey by the National School of Public Health (ESDY) has revealed that living under prolonged stressful circumstances has caused Greeks to complain of mental health issues such as depression, acute stress and other emotional problems. The data showed...

More Than 500,000 Greeks Suffer From Depression

The economic crisis in Greece has led to an increase in mental disorders, with depression being the most common as more than half million Greeks suffer from it. The data regarding the increase in mental disorders were presented during the...

Growing Worry Over Depression in Greece

The World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation has focused on Greece and the effects of austerity after almost three years of deep budget cuts. The 11th Congress of the organization took place in Milan, Italy and was focused on psychological health...

Greek Recession Creates Depression Too

Scientists are underlining that the continuing economic crisis in Greece, combined with uncertainty about the future and insecurity, is increasing depression rates dramatically and threatening their health. The Athens News reported that as many as of 33% of women and...

Greek Suicides Become Daily Phenomenon Amidst Ongoing Crisis

The list of the Greek crisis’ victims is steadily and alarmingly growing. A 38-year-old lecturer from the University of Athens is the most recent tragic loss in a country crippled by rising unemployment, severe cuts in pensions and salaries,...

HIV on the Rise in Recession-Hit Greece

According to the National School of Public Health, the recession has caused a severe trauma to public health expenditures, falling by 36% this year.  Including both the government and private individuals, the country spent around 25 billion euros, or...