Mental Health Concerns for Indian Women

  title={Mental Health Concerns for Indian Women},
  author={Sarah Basu},
  journal={Indian Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={127 - 136}
  • S. Basu
  • Published 25 January 2012
  • Psychology
  • Indian Journal of Gender Studies
This article studies the mental health problems of women, especially in the Indian context. As per World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, depression is expected to be the second largest contributor to disease burden by 2020, and with one in every three women worldwide being afflicted by common mental disorders including depression, the mental health of women is a serious issue indeed. While studying the psychological construct of mental health, we come to understand that it is deeply… 

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