Shining a Light on Depression
Depression is now considered a major mental condition affecting public well-being. According to statistics from the Chinese Association for Mental Health, the incidence of this disease is about 3 to 5 percent in the country, and nearly 200,000 people commit suicide every year due to depressive syndromes
Lonely Struggle

A series of suicides by employees of media outlets in China over the past few months have shocked the public. Most of the deceased have been confirmed to have been suffering from depression.

Abuse, stress, grief caused by the loss of something or someone, a bad diet and diseases can all cause depression.

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Depression is a common mental disorder, characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness, and poor concentration                                                             more
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