About 60 percent of Pakistanis experienced moderate to high levels of mental health issues while eight in 10 individuals showed some symptoms of mental illness during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a global research firm, IPSOS, which recently carried out a study for an organization affiliated with the Pakistan Mental Health Coalition. The organization says confinement, financial distress and job losses raised stress levels.
Singer-songwriter Selena Gomez recently opened up to fellow Disney channel star, Miley Cyrus, about her bipolar disorder. The topic came up during a 20-minute Instagram conversation on Miley’s show “Bright Minded”. Gomez realized she was bipolar when she visited a mental hospital. She said understanding her disorder more took the fear away as she has witnessed mental health issues within her family as well.