A World Health Organisation report had estimated that almost 15, to 18, people in Pakistan commit suicide while the number of suicide attempts is almost four times greater. The fact that this suicidal tendency among Pakistanis, especially youth, is increasing each year is alarming. Depression is said to be the major contributor behind these tragic figures.
A study revealed that half of our country is drowned in depression because of increasing economic, political and social stresses. There is no national database to record the cases of suicide and there are only trained psychiatrists in Pakistan.
Both the government and the community need to adopt policies which would Depression - Doubting Castle - New Dawn - Mainline the depression and anxiety prevailing Depression - Doubting Castle - New Dawn - Mainline our society. Depression, anxiety and suicide From the Newspaper January 28, Facebook Count.
Twitter Share. Read more Musharraf case. KL summit. On DawnNews. Comments 2 Closed Popular Newest Oldest. Jan 28, pm. It is because of large families. Pakistan must reduce its population. Chinese introduced one child per family, which contributed to China's exponential growth. Less mouths to feedincreases better education, healthcare and job opportunities.
There is a big "dead weight" in Pakistani society. Recommend 0. Jan 29, am. The other predicament here is that we don't treat mental or psychological disorders like an illness instead we label it as a mere drama or something too trivial to be given consideration which aggravates the problem. Latest stories. India ejects second European 'for protesting'.
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