Today, worldwide several initiatives are being taken to increase awareness towards mental health. However, there are several misconceptions regarding gender differences that occur within mental health. Research has shown that mental health problems affect both men and women equally, although the affect may be different. Further, women are more prone towards some conditions like depression, anxiety, etc. but same in others like schizophrenia. Lets look at some psychosocial and biological factors that impact the mental health of women.
In recent times, we are all leading a stressful life. Our mind is working at an extremely high speed and never switches off. Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, we don’t end up giving our mind rest. Even while relaxing we are consumed with technology. As a result, our mind is quite overloaded and overwhelmed at all times. We are barely left with any space to process incidents, our emotions or how we are actually doing.