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27 Jul 2021
Throughout the pandemic, some people have experienced mood swings, irritability, and other symptoms of depression. Epidemiologist Elise Paul says people should look at how their symptoms are impacting their life.
28 Jan 2020
For decades, mental health cases have steadily increased in Nigeria. With the World Health Organisation (WHO) now estimating that as much as up to 50 million persons out of the nation's 200 million population are suffering from one form of mental health challenge or the other.
15 Nov 2018
The World Health Organisation is reporting 320,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria’s north-east may require mental healthcare.
13 Jul 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified gaming addiction as a mental health disorder. ‘Gaming disorder’ was added to the draft of WHO’s 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

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