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Over 60% working professionals in metro cities stressed: Study

Around 60 per cent working professionals in Tier 1 cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, suffer from stress,

ANI  |  New Delhi 

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Around 60 per cent in Tier 1 cities, including Delhi, and Chennai, suffer from stress, as per the study conducted by Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform, on the World Mental Day.

The data has been released post analysis of over one lakh interactions of with doctors that happened on the platform over a period of 12 months, starting October 10, 2016.

People working in are more stressed than any other Tier 1 city in About 31% working population in the financial capital of the country talked about being stressed, while 27% of the work force in that spoke to medical practitioners and counsellors on the platform said to be suffering from some form of

In Bangalore, 14% talked about as compared to (11%), (10%) and (7%).

"People feel uncomfortable talking about with family members and friends. But it is important to bottle out any sort of frustration or stifling emotions in a healthy way. It is very important to recognize what is bothering you and causing you stress, so as to deal with it effectively. We must not ignore it as unattended stressful feelings or emotions can lead to major problems in the long run," said Saurabh Arora, Founder and CEO, Lybrate.

Major worries of are tight deadlines, missing targets, coping with pressure, office politics, long working hours, indifferent and unsupportive managers and work-life balance.

from Sales and Marketing background (24%) are more stressed as against those in professions such as Media and Public Relations (22%), BPOs (17%), Travel and Tourism (9%) and Advertising and Event Management (8%).

First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 23:22 IST