Rising clinical depression hints at hidden side of Greek crisis


The proportion of Greeks suffering from major depression has increased substantially since 2011 and is several times higher than pre-crisis levels, according to a new study by the University of Athens.

The institution’s Mental Health Research Institute (EPIPSY) found that 12.3 percent of Greeks are suffering from clinical depression at the moment, compared to 8.2 percent in 2011. This compares to just 3.3 percent of Greeks that experienced depression ...

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