Many people in Kerala suffer from mental depression, says study

A new study says that nearly nine per cent people in Kerala suffer from mental depression.

Besides depression, other mental issues like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcohol-related mental disease, were also found among the people in the state.

The survey took place in selected districts like Kollam, Idukki, Palakkad, Wayanad and Kasaragod.

The research found that mental depression was the most common disorder in the state.

Nearly 75% people were getting treated for their mental health issues while 25 percent were yet to get proper treatment.

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