Women feel more unhappy than men

Four in 10 Greek women feel trapped and unhappy in their everyday lives, according to the results of a study published yesterday which also showed that females suffer from higher rates of depression than males. The study results, published in Sunday’s Kathimerini, found that 42 percent of the women polled replied that they felt sad or unhappy in the last month and could do nothing about it. The respective figure for men stood at 29 percent. «The international health policy does not just focus on adding years to our lives,» said Professor Yiannis Kiriopoulos from the National School of Public Health which took the survey. «(We need to) to add years to our lives and life to our years,» he added. Based on the questionnaire, conducted on 4,000 households, 71 percent of female respondents said they felt stressed over the last month versus 60 percent of men.

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