Sunday Times

The downside of never going outside


“Being home-bound has had consequenc­es for people struggling with depression and anxiety. I have noted that some of my clients have become more withdrawn into their home as the preferred comfort zone and have increasing challenges facing the real world. Getting dressed in the morning with a change in setting most certainly seems to have the psychologi­cal advantage of getting people activated and oriented towards the work day.” — Counsellin­g psychologi­st Dr Ingrid Artus

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