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Depression is a medical illness which affects mood, body, thoughts and feelings. With appropriate treatment 80% of sufferers will improve and up to 60% may fully recover.

Pro footballers are prone to depression

Contrary to popular belief, the life of a professional footballer has some dark sides and more than one quarter of professional soccer players suffer from depression or anxiety.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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