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168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report
Firstpost | 13/05/2020 08:36 PM | Click to read full article
The national mental health survey last released in 2016 also reveals that people from lowest income groups were the most vulnerable when it comes to mental disorders. Elderly, children, young adults are among vulnerable groups. Dr A. Jagadish, consultant psychiatrist at Abhaya Hospital in Bangalore, said that in the early days of lockdown a psychotic patient tried to kill himself because he couldn't access his medication.