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Psychological well-being is a complex topic. Mental health and stability are closely linked to an individual's personality structure and predispositions. Key factors that can influence this are lifestyle and behaviour patterns, as well as a person's physical state, diet and other aspects. Mental illness is not a sign of personal failure. Anyone may be affected by it.
Less stress at work
Less stress in family life
Stress as a reaction to excessive demands
Depression in young people
Depression in adults
Depression in the elderly
Depression treatment options
Mentally ill people tell their stories
Mental disorders are some of the most common illnesses in Switzerland. According to the Swiss Health Observatory, some 17 percent of the population suffers from one or more mental disorders. Four sufferers talk about their illness, how they cope with it and what is helping them to recover. They hope that their stories will encourage others.
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“A depression can come out of the blue”
Professor Florian Holsboer is one of the most eminent researchers into depression in the world. The chemist and doctor has treated celebrities such as the former German goalie Oliver Kahn and the national football player Sebastian Deisler. In the interview with Helsana he talks about the dangers of depression, its bad reputation and how best to cure depression.
Burnout – preventing, recognising and treating
It all starts with performance drive and a quest for perfection, accompanied by chronic stress. It ends with total exhaustion, maybe even depression and thoughts of suicide. Burnout is a symptom of our times. But it can be prevented and treated. Dr. Edith Holsboer-Trachsler explains how.