Depression

Bright white light may help patients with bipolar disorder

Bright white light may help patients with bipolar disorder

Previous studies have found morning bright light therapy reduced symptoms of depression in patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Oct 11, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Sadak 2 deals with issue of depression: Pooja Bhatt

Sadak 2 deals with issue of depression: Pooja Bhatt

Actress and director Pooja Bhatt says that "Sadak 2", the sequel of her 1991 hit film "Sadak", deals with the issue of depression. She was present at a World Mental Health Day event to explore an award-winning film "The Valley". 

Oct 11, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
World Mental Health Day: Here’s how you fight depression, says science

World Mental Health Day: Here’s how you fight depression, says science

WHO says, nearly five crore Indians are suffering from depression and over 300 million people are living with it globally.

Oct 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Exercising for just an hour every week may prevent depression

Exercising for just an hour every week may prevent depression

A study says that exercising for just an hour every week can help prevent the risk of depression, only if it is followed religiously.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Depression more severe in those who are sexually harassed by co-workers

Depression more severe in those who are sexually harassed by co-workers

Researchers from National Research Center for Work Environment (NRCWE) in Denmark found that compared to employees not exposed to sexual harassment, those harassed by clients or customers scored 2.05 points higher on the Major Depression Inventory (MDI).

Sep 25, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Smartphone apps may help reduce depression

Smartphone apps may help reduce depression

The results showed that smartphones open up non-stigmatising and self-managing avenues of care for the people with depression because smartphones can help them monitor, understand and manage their own mental health. 

Sep 23, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
One in four girls depressed at age 14: UK study

One in four girls depressed at age 14: UK study

Based on the 14-year-olds reporting of their emotional problems, 24 per cent of girls and nine per cent of boys were found to suffer from depression.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Sleep deprivation can effectively treat depression symptoms

Sleep deprivation can effectively treat depression symptoms

Researchers found that partial sleep deprivation - sleeping for three to four hours followed by wakefulness for 20-21 hours - was as effective as total sleep deprivation for 36 hours.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav is 'in depression', says UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya

Akhilesh Yadav is 'in depression', says UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya

Taking a dig at Akhilesh Yadav,  Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday said that the former  Chief Miniter is suffering from depression. 

Sep 22, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Faulty immune system causes depression: Study

Faulty immune system causes depression: Study

However, researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK have found that an overactive immune system triggers inflammation throughout the entire body, sparking feelings of hopelessness, unhappiness and fatigue.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Bisexual people more susceptible to anxiety, depression

Bisexual people more susceptible to anxiety, depression

A new study sheds light on the discrimination that bisexual people experience that other members in LGBTQ communities don`t.Researchers from American University analysed data from 503 participants aged 18 to 64 who identified as being attracted to more than one gender.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
21 percent of women going through postpartum depression aren't vocal about it

21 percent of women going through postpartum depression aren't vocal about it

The study found that women who were unemployed, had a history of mental health problems or were experiencing severe symptoms were more likely to not to report to doctors.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Google will help you deal with depression this way – Read

Google will help you deal with depression this way – Read

The feature, launched for users in the US, will provide an option to take a clinically validated screening questionnaire called PHQ-9 when a person Googles the word "depression".

Aug 24, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

In order to curb these conditions, the country's largest border-guarding force BSF has launched two ambitious projects for its jawans and has introduced a 'wellness quotient assessment' test in their annual medical checkup.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

BSF adopts ways to curb suicides, depression among jawans

The country's largest border-guarding force BSF has launched two ambitious projects to curb suicides and depression amongst its jawans.

Aug 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Women earning more than their spouses have higher chances of depression, says study

Women earning more than their spouses have higher chances of depression, says study

The research team analysed more than 1,463 men and 1,769 women and out of which majority were born between 1957 and 1965.

Aug 14, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Your photos on Instagram, Facebook can tell whether you're depressed or not

Your photos on Instagram, Facebook can tell whether you're depressed or not

The programme could identify depressed people correctly 70 percent of the time.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Love playing action video games? Your brain health is at risk

Love playing action video games? Your brain health is at risk

Previous studies have shown that hippocampus depletion puts a person at risk of developing brain illnesses and diseases ranging from depression to schizophrenia, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Alzheimer's disease.

Aug 08, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Yoga can compliment traditional therapies to help reduce symptoms of depression: Researchers

Yoga can compliment traditional therapies to help reduce symptoms of depression: Researchers

The results of the study showed that yoga significantly lowered scores for depression, anxiety and stress, the researchers said. 

Aug 04, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Men, take note! Excessive sugar intake may lead to anxiety, depression

Men, take note! Excessive sugar intake may lead to anxiety, depression

Eating too many sweets may make men anxious and depressed, thereby increasing the risk of common mental disorders.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:12 PM IST