n African Journal of Psychiatry - Money makes the world go round, and the mind feel happy : the high emotional cost of SA's financial crisis - patients as partners

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



"Aint no sunshine when she's gone, only darkness everyday"... although the words weren't written about money, they hold so true for this most necessary of evils. As South Africa's economy flounders in the wave of a global crisis, so our citizens are feeling the pinch, not only in their wallets but their emotions as well. As many as 3 in 10 people in any given workplace experiences symptoms of depression. Look at managers and it's 1 in 3. If your colleagues seem grumpier than usual, they may be losing sleep over the global financial crisis.

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