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Type III: Mental Illnesses

Type III: Mental Illnesses

Mental illnesses (MI) involve changes in thinking, feelings or behaviours that cause dysfunction in students’ daily activities. Common MIs among university students include Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorder. The course of illness ranges from episodic to chronic, varying from person to person.

Generally, individuals suffering from MI can experience diverse symptoms and/or side effects of medications that affect their cognition, emotion and behaviour.

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Type III: Mental Illnesses