Fear of discrimination accompanies depression

A worldwide study shows that more than three-quarters of people with depression experience different types of discrimination.

Out of the 1,082 people involved in the research, over a third reported they had been avoided or shunned by other people because of their mental health problems.

The study’s findings show that discrimination related to depression is widespread, and almost certainly acts as a barrier to an active social life and a fair chance to get and keep a job.

Read more at King's College London