Jul 13, 2018

Female depression on the rise!

One in four females in Sri Lanka suffers some form of mental illness during their life time, said the Health Ministry.

It is reported that every one in four females suffer from the mental condition known as depression.

It is believed that the factors that cause depression in females include a lack of proper financial background, lack of social security and stability, frustration, social blame or scandalous situations.

The Health Ministry further added that in Sri Lanka around 100 women contemplate suicide on a daily basis, while around 10 of them attempt suicide and one of them eventually dies of it.

 (Source : Irida Lanka)