Depression has been described as a silent disease that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or financial situation. Depression has an impact on a person's mental, physical, and social abilities. The software sector in India is the fastest growing in the world. Because of the nature of their work, stress to meet deadlines, night shifts, and overwork, depression has become a widespread condition among software professionals. The goal of this study is to find out how common depression is among software professionals in Manikonda, Hyderabad, Telangana state.
This study is done by non randomised sampling method through an online survey form using PHQ 9 questionnaire, the feedback is collected from software professionals of Manikonda, Hyderabad who are willing to participate in this study. And the grades of depression is analysed.
In this study a total 100 software employees from Manikonda, Hyderabad participated, of them 68% of the study population are depressed among them 31% are having mild depression, 13% are having moderate depression, 18% are having moderately severe depression and 6% are having severe depression.