The Rising Tide Of Depression Amongst Young Adults In India
Health Vision|August 2023
In recent years, India has witnessed a disturbing trend a significant rise in the prevalence of depression among its young adult population.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor
The Rising Tide Of Depression Amongst Young Adults In India

Depression, once considered a taboo topic, is now emerging as a pressing public health concern. Here trying to shed light on the reasons behind the rise of depression amongst young adults in India and the importance of addressing this pressing issue.

1- The Pressure Cooker: Modern Lifestyle and Academic Stress

One of the primary factors behind the rise of depression among young adults in India is the intense pressure they face in various aspects of their lives. The competitive nature of the education system places immense academic stress on students, resulting in high expectations, long study hours, and intense competition for limited opportunities. The fear of failure and societal pressure to achieve success further contribute to the burden on their mental well-being.

2- Changing Social Dynamics and Isolation

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