Iran: Mental disorder on rise among Tehrani women

Mental disorder

The head of the Welfare Organization said that mental disorders among Tehrani women are more frequent than in men, according to the state-run Baazar News on October 16, 2017.
“Poverty, gender, age and education are among the factors that contribute to these disorders,” Anooshirovan Mohseni Bandpay said. “According to a research, 37.9 percent of women and 27.6 percent of men in Tehran are prone to mental disorders,” he added.