Nearly 42.5% private sector employees in India suffer from depression or general anxiety disorder due to demanding schedules, high stress levels and performance-linked perquisites, a study said today on the eve of World Health Day.

Delhi ranks first in terms of number of corporate employees suffering from depression or general anxiety disorder, followed by Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Pune.

The study surveyed employees from 17 broad sectors, with maximum share coming from IT/ITes and BPO sector at 17%.Read more