Already in 2018, the European Commission proposed to put an end to the change of summer and astronomical time, in accordance with the will of 4.6 million European citizens who participated in a poll on the subject. The EC also received support for this..
A virtual room created within the mobile app lication "Tell Me" will help young people overcome negative emotions such as anxiety, loneliness, sadness, fear and anger, UNICEF Bulgaria said. Access to the platform is anonymous and free for all..
Seventy percent of people with mental health problems in Bulgaria receive no care. Those who undergo treatment in one of the 12 state psychiatric institutions are not receiving aftercare and follow-up care, it became clear during a discussion..
The best medication for treating depression is applied in Bulgaria, but there is no comprehensive patient care. This was stated at a discussion on depression which the World Health Organization rates as a leading cause of disability. It was also..
Between 30% and 35% of Bulgarians associate their psychological distress with workplace problems. The mental health of the population has deteriorated significantly amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdowns, the economic crisis and the war in..
No matter whether it is an armed conflict, a natural disaster or an epidemic. It is normal for any extreme situation that is beyond our control to create a sense of helplessness and vulnerability. And this sometimes leads to..
In the course of a year an international team of researchers studied how the restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic have affected the mental state of the population in 11 countries - the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Czechia, Finland,..
A possible second lockdown in Bulgaria may be misunderstood and people may start ignoring the anti-Covid measures adopted by the authorities, instead of observing them. Such a situation can make people take to the streets, Bulgaria’s Minister..
“Disorders such as depression and anxiety disorders have increased somewhat in connection with the coronavirus epidemic,” Prof. Petar Marinov, chair of the Mental Health Experts Association said for the BNR. “As a matter of fact the question..
Around 8 percent of Bulgarians aged 18 or over suffer from different forms of depression symptoms, indicates a Eurostat analysis on depression in the EU countries in 2015. The most widespread depression symptoms in Bulgaria are anxiety,..