51: Mental Wellness in Academia

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In the Netherlands, a study revealed that 1 in 3 academics suffer from mental health disorder. This then begs the question if the same applies to Academics here in South Africa? What could be the reasons? Is mental wellness an Institutional problem? Is mental health gendered? How can academics cope?

Well, this week’s podcast seeks to answer the above questions. Kholeka Shange caught up with Elvis Munatswa, a PhD Candidate in Psychology at Wits and had a chat on mental wellbeing of academics.


Produced, Edited, Researched and Scheduled by:

Simbarashe Honde

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