Tag: Depression

Cannon Asset Managers CEO on how to position your portfolio for a depression

In 2006, little known economics professor Nouriel Roubini warned that the US housing market was at risk of collapsing. Fast forward two years and it did, triggering the global financial crisis. Roubini, now known is Dr Doom is forecasting another economic depression, contradicting the consensus view the recovery from Covid-19 will be V-shaped. Dr Adrian Saville, CEO of Cannon Asset Managers joins CNBC Africa for more.

Global leaders issue G20 call to action to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

A group of 165 past and present global leaders have come together to demand the creation of a G20 executive task force and an immediate global pledging conference to approve and co-ordinate a multi-billion dollar fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christmas Blues: How to deal with depression during the festive season

It’s a jolly season in South Africa with Christmas less than one week away however it’s not a festive time for everyone. Mental specialists warn a lot of people suffer from various forms of depression around this time of the year, might be from loneliness or financial pressures. Nicole Breen, Project Leader for Information and Awareness at South Africa Federation for Mental Health joins CNBC Africa for more.

How climate change impacts mental health, could increase suicide rates

Suicide is already among the leading causes of death worldwide.

Why building resilience in childhood can minimise risk of poor mental health later on

Preventing poor mental health in childhood and in later life needs a two-pronged approach.

The cost of mental illness in the workplace

Dr Leanne Mandim | Life Healthcare  For many, wellness in the workplace has moved from a nice to have to a must have. “The increasing demands of today’s fast-paced business environment means employees need...