Awareness session on depression held at Turbat Uni.

QUETTA -- The Science Club of the University of Turbat (UoT) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science and Engineering conducted an awareness session on depression.

The Consultant Psychiatrist at Makran Medical College, Prof. Dr. Shoaib Kashani participated in the session as a guest speaker.

Dr. Shoaib Kashani delineated the causes and consequences of depression and illustrated them with examples.

According to expert opinion, regular bouts of extreme sadness, persistent insomnia, episodes of crying without an immediate cause, and fatigue figure as primary symptoms of depression.

He said that the increasing trend of committing suicide among students due to depression was no less than a tragedy as timely intervention of support groups could save precious lives.

Suggesting tips for overcoming depression, he advised that any person suffering from depression should start an exercise routine and seek the help of support group through his social network.


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