Hongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson LeeHongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee

City’s got the blues as more than 1 in 20 Hongkongers showing signs of clinical depression

Mental Health Association survey found the number was almost double that of 2014 with factors such as post-Occupy divisions in society and a lack of exercise to blame

Hongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson LeeHongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hongkongers are feeling increasingly gloomy with 8.9 per cent of those surveyed reporting suicidal thoughts a few times or more within the past two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
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