By age 40, about 50% of the population will have or have had a mental illness. If we include families and caregivers, mental health problems and illnesses impact almost everyone in some way. Source

Recent studies indicate an increased frequency of mental illness, especially depression, amongst chronically ill patients. Although every individual has a different threshold limit, a chronic illness can increase the risks of both depression and anxiety, amongst patients and their caregivers.

Today we are sharing a quiz with you to help you identify any changes in your mood or behaviour which may indicate depression. This is not a scientific test. The information provided here is not a substitute for professional advice. If you feel that you may need advice, please consult a qualified mental health care professional.

There is no right or wrong answer. Analyse your behaviour in the last two weeks or so and choose the frequency of the problem you have been bothered by:

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