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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 [...]

More than Half of Infertile Couples and Pregnant Women at High Risk of Depression

More than Half of Infertile Couples and Pregnant Women at High Risk of Depression

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Recent data shows that roughly 50 percent of infertile couples and pregnant women before and after delivery turned out to have a higher risk of suffering from depression. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, among 3,835 individuals who underwent consultations at depression counseling centers operating under the [...]

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 [...]

Businesses Introduce Products, Services to Overcome ‘Corona Blues’

Businesses Introduce Products, Services to Overcome ‘Corona Blues’

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of South Koreans are becoming depressed as they suffer from the effects of the so-called ‘corona blues,’ a depressive phenomenon caused by a lack of outdoor activities due to the coronavirus outbreak. The ‘corona blues’ refers to a depressive symptom for staying indoors for too long. [...]