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‘Corona Blues’ Differ Depending on Job Level

‘Corona Blues’ Differ Depending on Job Level

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that the ‘corona blues,’ referring to depression resulting from the onset of the coronavirus epidemic, take a different shape depending on an individual’s position at work. Employees in lower-level positions tended to have anxiety about their future, while those in higher level positions reported feeling [...]

S. Korea Ofering Services to Address ‘Corona Blues’

S. Korea Ofering Services to Address ‘Corona Blues’

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has been offering a range of services to help people cope with stress and depression amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Tuesday. The move comes as an increasing number of South Koreans are suffering from the “corona blues,” which refers to depression caused by the coronavirus outbreak [...]

Full-time Homemakers Suffer from ‘Corona Blues’ amid Heavy Child-rearing Burden

Full-time Homemakers Suffer from ‘Corona Blues’ amid Heavy Child-rearing Burden

SEOUL, Sep. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — With the COVID-19 crisis dragging on for more than half a year, full-time homemakers are suffering from the so-called ‘corona blues’, which refers to depression caused by the pandemic. Many are suffering from higher stress and depression since their child-rearing burden has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing their [...]

New App Helps Users Cope with Corona Blues

New App Helps Users Cope with Corona Blues

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — With a growing number of people suffering from the so-called ‘corona blues,’ symptom of depressions and lethargy caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, medical authorities are using smartphone applications to introduce ways to mend psychological health. The National Center for Mental Health (NCMH), affiliated with the Ministry of Health [...]

Less Feed and More Playtime Prevent Pets from Indoor Sickness

Less Feed and More Playtime Prevent Pets from Indoor Sickness

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The Rural Development Agency (RDA) recently introduced a number of ways to help prevent depression among pets amid decreased outdoor activities due to the coronavirus spread. The RDA reported Monday that pets may suffer from the so-called ‘corona blues,’ a symptom of depression coupled with obesity and muscular weakness [...]