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Universities usually take the counselling approach to tackle mental health issues. But this is inadequate, since it tends to put the onus on students to tackle the problem. Instead the strategy should be to invest in a preventive system that decreases stress. (Representative photo)(Hindustan Times)

Student suicides have spiked. Policies must be geared to decrease stress

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 08:19 PM IST
According to a 2017 study published in the Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 37.7%, 13.1%, and 2.4% of the students were suffering from moderate, severe, and extremely severe depression in universities.
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