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People Talk About What It’s Like To Have Depression In Desi Household

Living with crippling depression is hard but you know what’s harder? living in a country where depression and counselling is considered a taboo, where parents fail to even acknowledge mental well-being. According to a recent study by World Health Organization, India is considered the most depressed country with 36% of Indians likely to suffer from depression at some point in their lives.

 

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People in India won’t tell their parents about their mental health, but when they somehow do fathom courage and decide to confront them, this is how the conversation usually goes.

 

 

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People have recently started talking about what it’s like to have depression and they couldn’t be more accurate:

 

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Read Payel Paul‘s answer to How are people with depression treated in Indian families? Do Indians treat depression as a sickness and get treatment for the same or do they consider it the same as sadness? on Quora

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Read Srinath Srinivasa‘s answer to How are people with depression treated in Indian families? Do Indians treat depression as a sickness and get treatment for the same or do they consider it the same as sadness? on Quora

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