Symptoms of depression were measured using an eight-point Personal Health Questionnaire (PHQ-8) that was issued to the same 3,500 adult patients, both before and during the pandemic.
The aim of the show is to challenge five strangers to reverse the effects of lockdown by shedding their excess weight in just 3 weeks.
Close to 800,000 people globally per annum make the decision to take their own lives, with these numbers rapidly increasing.
The Lancet estimates the additional maternal and under-5 child deaths resulting from the potential disruption of health systems and decreased access to food.
Various mental health support organisations have expressed concerns over the nation’s deteriorating health, and hope the government responds accordingly when lockdown ends.
Lockdown has meant many things to many people, and this is particularly true when it comes to health, fitness and wellbeing.
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In the first of his daily speeches on the issue, Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday announced the next phase of the government’s “delay” strategy to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) will commence.
It can often take a crisis to bring out the best in people, and that has certainly happened in Oldham where a group of ‘Coronaheroes’ have organised to help neighbours affected by Covid-19.
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