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Are you depressed? Ways to manage stress, anxiety!

Globally, an estimated 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Adults above 60 more positive about feelings

The researchers found that older adults perceive emotion terms as most positive and more active than younger persons. Emotions overall may be more encouraging for older than younger persons.

We are better at detecting laughter than words

Whether they are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness, humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through vocalisations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in speech.

Marital strain makes women sad, men angry

When a marriage has troubles, women worry, become sad. For men, it is sheer frustration and not much more.

World may 'seem grey', when we 'feel blue'

 A new study has suggested that sadness may actually change how we perceive color.

Single cocaine dose affects perception of sadness, anger: Study

 A single dose of cocaine interferes with a person's ability to recognise negative emotions such as anger and sadness, says a new study.

Stress: Scary things it's doing to your body and how to deal with it

 The word 'stress' is generally used whenever we feel overloaded with work or other activities and wonder whether we can really cope up with the pressures put on us.

Being single can also bring happiness

If you think being single will bring sadness in your life one day, you are probably wrong. Single people can also have satisfying lives, researchers have found.

Comedy helped me to avoid sadness: Josh Gad

Comedy helped me to avoid sadness: Josh Gad

For Josh Gad, Hollywood's favourite when it comes to playing goofy roles, humour has always been a resourceful and empowering way to stand out in life.

What to say and what not to say to a depressed person!

Ritu Singh

''Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.''

Black Widow's past has sadness, says Scarlett Johansson

Black Widow's past has sadness, says Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson has revealed that Black Widow's sad past will be revealed in the upcoming movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.

Jennifer Lopez's documentary reveals her pain, sadness during divorce

Jennifer Lopez's documentary reveals her pain, sadness during divorce

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez's documentary has revealed that she craves for a healthy and lasting marriage.

Why sadness lasts 240 times longer than other emotions

A new study has revealed that because sadness often goes hand in hand with events of greater impact such as death or accidents, it lasts 240 times longer than any other emotion.

People living in wealthy countries more stressed out: Study

A new study claims that people living in wealthy countries experience more stress and anger than those who live in poorer countries.

Selfless adolescents less likely to become depressed

Researchers have found that 15- and 16-year-olds who find pleasure in pro-social activities, such as giving their money to family members, are less likely to become depressed than those who get a bigger thrill from taking risks or keeping the money for themselves.

Lifestyle interventions could prevent major depression in adults with mild symptoms

Researchers have suggested that lifestyle interventions can prevent major depression in adults with mild symptoms.

Social groups can help ease depression

Researchers have suggested that building a strong connection to a social group helps clinically depressed patients recover and helps prevent relapse.

Vitamin D supplements may not reduce depression: Study

Researchers have suggested that Vitamin D supplements may not be able to decrease depression.

Feeling sad stops you from indulging in unhealthy foods

Are you a fast food or chocolate lover who does not mind eating an extra one if offered? The best way to avoid the instant gratification is to become sad about such food products.

Depression second most leading cause of global disability burden

A new study has tried to look into the most recent and comprehensive estimates on how much death and disability is attributable to depression, both world-wide and in individual countries and regions.