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Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

Lots of expats and diplomatic family members get depressed. It is a very very slow pace of life. You have to be aware that you have to try your best to entertain yourself. Learn crochet, watch DVDs, read books, talk to your family more often. There are no malls, no movie theaters, nothing like that. - Sep 27, 2017