Depression grows in Palestine but remains largely untreated
Published August 26th, 2013 - 10:10 GMT
Depression is still largely stigmatized in the Arab world, including Palestine, as a sign of weakness and lack of faith; why a newspaper is better than online news; and the top 10 MENA startups according to Forbes.
n Palestine, television does not air commercials for antidepressants, nor do magazines feature full-page, pastel-colored ads suggesting you ask your doctor if a particular pill is right for you. Depression itself remains stigmatized.