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300 Million People Worldwide Suffer from Depression

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) study, worldwide depression is becoming a major cause of disability. According to the WHO’s latest estimates, more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression.

South Korea has the highest suicide rate

It is shocking to know that South Korea has the highest suicide rate among the 35 wealthy Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries. Almost 40 Koreans fall victim to suicide every day, almost 95 percent of Koreans report being stressed, a third of them chronically. According to one study, up to 28 percent of elderly Koreans are depressed, compared with 10 to 15 percent in the U.S.

More than 50 million people in India are suffering from depression

According to the latest WHO report, every fourth person in India is a victim of depression. WHO reported that the highest suicide rate in 10 Southeast Asian countries is in India. In the past few years, the effect of the deadly diseases like cancer in our country has increased. Along with diabetes, heart disease, tuberculosis, obesity and tension, people are also coming in large numbers. Women have increased the risk of breast cancer, uterine cancer.
These diseases are becoming the cause of their death in large numbers. According to a World Health Organization report, more than 50 million people in India are suffering from depression.
It was also reported in the report that from 2005 to 2015, the number of patients suffering from depression has increased by 18.4 percent in 10 years. According to the report, there is a suicide in 20 causes of death in the world. In 2015, 7.88 lakh people committed suicide.
Advisor to the concerned Department of World Health Organization(WHO) says that there is ‘depression’ disease which can take place in any part of life. He said that you will see that every twentieth person in the world is suffering from this disease, which in turn has the highest rate of disability.


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