Play tackles stigma, superstitions surrounding depression

Play tackles stigma, superstitions surrounding depression

The play 'Avsaad Aao Baat Kare (Depression Let's Talk)' - presented at the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi - depicts major organs of the body in human form and accusing each other of being depressed.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Deepika Padukone says stigma the root cause of mental illness

Sharing her personal struggle with depression, Deepika broke down during the function, and said, it is important that there is a supporting ecosystem of family and friends that allows the suffering person to cope with the disorder with hope and dignity.

Oct 10, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

Chronic skin disorder triggers depression

People with the common skin condition psoriasis may be at increased risk of depression.

Aug 21, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Shocking: HIV positive mother labelled 'Bio-Hazard' by Meerut hospital staff!

Zee Media Bureau/Ritu Singh

Jun 26, 2015, 22:10 PM IST
Tall women walk in high heels to boost confidence

Tall women walk in high heels to boost confidence

 Being lucky to be tall may not be a cakewalk it appears. It has been observed that tall women too like to wear high heels to give their confidence a boost.

Jun 24, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Computer-based approach could reduce suicide risk, stigma

A team of psychology researchers have developed a simple computer-based approach to treating anxiety, that could in turn reduce suicide risk.

Dec 05, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

For Pakistan`s blind, cricket offers hope

Pakistan`s blind cricket captain Zeeshan Abbasi was once a shy and awkward child who relied on his family and friends to get by in a country where disability is a major stigma.

Mar 14, 2014, 09:33 AM IST

Stigma may up depression in lung cancer patients

Lung cancer patients may experience heightened depression because of sense of social rejection, internalized shame and social isolation.

Mar 25, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

Fat stigma: online news may worsen the problem of obesity

Fat stigma, the researchers say, may contribute to obesity itself.

May 13, 2011, 10:38 AM IST