Asian society tends to ignore depression, seeing it as some kind of failure. Photo: Shutterstock

Depression, the invisible illness: stigma that makes people hide the condition, and why it needs removing

  • Three in every 100 people in Hong Kong suffers from depression
  • In Asian society, depression is rarely talked about because of the shame associated with it. Admitting you have depression may harm your family’s reputation
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Asian society tends to ignore depression, seeing it as some kind of failure. Photo: Shutterstock
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