Prevalence of Mental and Psychological Complications among Youth


  • Iqra Khan Research Scholar, Dept. of English, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Simra Nadeem Research Scholar, Dept. of English, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Dr. Fazal Ayaz Clinical Fellow, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi, Pakistan



Depression, Anxiety, Students, Stress, Mental Illness


This article reviews the prevailing mental and psychological disorders among youth including both genders either students or working class. With the increasing rate of mental illness in correspondence to the development of stress and anxiety in the students and common youth from the overall world, the challenging factors in them have raised questionable circumstances in the progressive sectors. Mental disorder has been the highlighted term among teenagers, men and women that leads them to the disorganized and unmanaged routines and life schedules. From the clinical and psychological experts, it has been suggested that the wide spreading disease that diverts the human mind unconditionally to the ills are all because of unsettled state of mind. The overall study on the prevalence of mental proves the validity and existence in every three out of five women with some of them unidentified. Students either male or female has been found at the severe stages of multiple depressive disorders due to their busy study schedules and routines. Their personal family matters may involve into their studies, while the other factors like environmental issues, adjustment with mates and work load may result in the depressive illness. Some may get unnoticed while others push themselves hard into the pressure of the society. University’s’ expected lengthy courses, feeling of being alone and living without the family, financial crisis, work load, cultural and normative differences and personality variation might take the youth from normal stages to the worst one. Mental disorder has been considered the largest involving disease among many others that is overtaking today’s society. Mostly adults, teenagers and the one who are in the unbreakable chain of career establishment may be followed up with depressive disorders. The signs and symptoms vary according to the different age levels while the reaction and influence of mental seems same for all. Youth student’s high prevalent depressive disorder is the subject matter of this article to be studied and investigated while bringing out possible reasons behind its cause and happening.


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How to Cite

Iqra Khan, Simra Nadeem, & Dr. Fazal Ayaz. (2021). Prevalence of Mental and Psychological Complications among Youth . Journal of Socio-Economic and Religious Studies, 1(3), 54–68.