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Increasing rate of depression and suicide

Behind all smiling, happy and successful faces there's a depression, anxeity, stress and fear of future.





Gender Paradox in Suicide


Gender differences in suicide rates have been shown to be significant. There are different rates of completed suicides and suicidal behavior between males and females. While women more often have suicidal thoughts, men die by suicide more frequently. This is also known as the gender paradox in suicide.



For the past two decades, a suicide epidemic fueled by guns, poverty and isolation has swept across the West, with middle-aged men dying in record numbers


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Why more men than women die by suicide?

In countries around the world, women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression and to attempt suicide. So why is the male suicide rate still several times higher than female?


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37% of women committing suicide in the world are Indians; Indian men account for 24% of cases


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India is the most depressed country in the world

Here's a list of countries with the greatest burden of mental and behavioural disorders, in terms of most years of life lost due to disability or death adjusted for population size, according to WHO.


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