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.

Stay-at-home mums `suffer more sadness and depression`

Stay-at-home moms struggle with sadness, depression, and anger more often than employed mothers do, a new poll has revealed.

Fatty food can alleviate sadness

A team of researchers has found that fatty foods may help reduce effects of sadness in healthy non-obese individuals.

Fatty foods may help alleviate sadness

Fatty foods may help reduce effects of sadness in healthy non-obese individuals.

Do we deliberately show anger or sadness to manipulate others?

You may be crying or getting angry – but secretly – you are manipulating others to behave the way you want them to – says a new theory.

Mothers pass sadness, happiness to their unborn babies

Besides food and oxygen, mothers also pass fleeting sadness or happiness to their unborn babies, claims a study.