LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP
LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP

China’s LGBT community five times more likely to develop mental illness and consider suicide than general public, report finds

  • Factors affecting the mental health of LGBT people include loneliness, work, marital pressure, STIs, and coming out
  • Transgender people face identity anxiety, a lack of social support and martial pressure

Topic |   China Society
LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP
LGBT people in China face greater challenges when it comes to mental health, says a new report has exposed higher rates of depresssion and suicidal thoughts. Photo: AFP
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