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Blog of Interest: Depression’s Collateral Damage

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I’ve added a new blog to the links here. It’s Depression’s Collateral Damage. It’s the blog of two people, who live with depressed spouses and have written books about coping with the situation. I’ve added it because unfortunately depression is rising in the UK. As I’ve blogged about before, there have been recent reports that depression is increasingly affecting children. According to a report in the Independent, some kids as young as eight now have thoughts of suicide. A few years ago there was a report that one quarter of university students will suffer from depression at some time during their studies. This is taken seriously by the universities themselves. On some university lecturer training courses they include this for those students wishing to pursue careers teaching in academia. It’s one reason why a student’s work may be poor. Rather than being lazy, which also occurs, they may…

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