One in 20 Indians suffers from depression, say report
A survey by NIMHANS, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, says that the number of Indians suffering from depression is increasing alarmingly.
One in every 20 Indians suffered from some form of depression. There is also a big increase in prescriptions for anti-depressants written in 2016.
However not enough importance is given to it in our public health system.
Across the world, more and more people are complaining of depression.