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Managing schoolwork and depression

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Though depression can be a taboo subject in American society, it is not uncommon. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression...

Depression Screening slated for BC students next month

Cindy Hernandez, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Depression is a serious condition that can effect someone both physically and emotionally. It is described as a persistent feeling of sadness. Symptoms of depression may include: loss of interest, fatigue, insomnia, sleeping more than usual, headaches, digestive problems, irritability, difficulty concentrating, thoughts of suicide, and change in appetite. Every year, the...

BC Health Center to screen for depression

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

On Nov. 15, the Bakersfield College Student Health and Wellness Center will be holding screening tests on campus for depression. These tests will help determine if a student needs further help, but students will not be diagnosed on the spot. The event will be taking place along with The Great American Smoke Out, which encourages smokers to make a plan to quit smoking. BC...

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