Aside from the effects on health and on people’s well-being, depression in Japan exacts a heavy economic toll on individuals, families and on society as a whole.
China lacks the manpower and training to handle an epidemic of mental illness.
Are there sets of global or universal values? If so, are they sufficient in a globalized world?
What progress has been made when it comes to treating mental health — and what have we lost in our search for sanity?