Seminar "Endless darkness and loneliness" for UT students (including doctoral students) 

The aim of the training is to give an overview of how the dark times affect foreign students’ mental health and studies. Discussion about what coping mechanisms to use to deal with so-called endless darkness and loneliness during the winter.

Training topics:

-What is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?
-Earlier studies
-Factors that cause seasonal affective disorder
-How is SAD and loneliness related to studies?
-Treatment and coping
-Group discussion


The training takes place on 20.11.2019 at 14.15-15.45 in room 454 of the UT Counselling Centre (W. Struve 1). The Counselling Centre is located on the 3rd floor of UT library at the back of the Realia / Medicina reading room. The training is carried out by student psychologist Sharipha Rzayeva. Additional questions can be addressed to


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