Political turmoil seen behind growing mental health problems in Pakistan.

LAHORE -- The Pakistan Association for Clinical Psychologists (PACP) has issued a warning over an anticipated surge in mental health issues after the ongoing political upheaval in the country.

According to a press statement from PACP President Prof Dr Nashi Khan and Secretary Prof Dr Saima Dawood, social circumstances inevitably lead to mental health disorders in society.

Given these circumstances, the PACP feels obligated to express its worries about the country's ongoing political crisis. They said although we are concerned about escalating mental health issues, PACP's worries are by no means political.

According to them, societal division in the nation has already reached previously unheard-of heights as a result of political conflict. Human relationships are seriously jeopardised, not just on social media but also in real life, primarily due to political...

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