Roughly, 33-60 per cent of the population suffers from depression. That’s literally tens of millions of people. It’s time the spike in cases of...
In a society where mental illness is stigmatised and its treatment is expensive, the harm of not getting treatment for depression can be disastrous
Excessive use of tranquilisers and the reluctance to see a psychiatrist may cause and add to the state of depression
Family members refuse to recognise signs and symptoms due to ignorance, stigma and denial
Eighty per cent of the depressed people who come to Jinnah Hospital Lahore are women
Absence of an effort to collect data on mental illnesses is adding to the problem
Reiterating that it is about time we started talking about depression