Depression

  • Living it Up: 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension August 16, 2014

    Nearly 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension in India, and survey predicts that another 20 crore people will be afflicted with hypertension by 2020. The World Health Organisation has however said that hypertension is the most easily preventable problem. A healthy lifestyle, less stress and lot of positive...
  • Robin William was battling severe depression, hanged himself using a belt: Report August 13, 2014

    Officials say that Hollywood actor Robin Williams hanged himself using a belt from his bedroom door. There is no clarity yet on whether the actor who was battling severe depression left behind any suicide note. Williams' left wrist had cuts and a pocketknife was found near his body with dried...
  • Jiah Khan death: Psychologist busts myths about depression June 4, 2013

    Actor Jiah Khan was found dead in her Juhu residence on Monday night. Initial post-mortem report says Jiah committed suicide. Senior Clinical Psychologist Anjali Chabbria tells about myths and facts about depression. ...
  • Thorpe opens up on his depression in his autobiography November 2, 2012

    Five-time Olympic gold medallist Aussie swimmer Ian Thorpe talks about his depression and sexuality in his autobiography "This Is Me". ...
  • Living It Up: Depression in children November 1, 2012

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss depression amongst children. Contrary to popular belief, depression is widespread amongst children of school-going age. ...
  • Living It Up: How to deal with depression September 2, 2012

    There is a dramatic rise in unipolar depression in the country and one out of every 15 Indians are believed to be suffering from it. ...
  • FTN: what makes India the world's suicide capital? June 26, 2012

    According to a new Lancet study, India has the highest suicide rate in the world with maximum number of young people on the brink, worse it may soon turn out to be the biggest killer in the country. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Bipolar disorder July 10, 2011

    In this episode we discuss the effects of depression on people's life. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Various faces of depression December 12, 2010

    In this week's episode, people who suffer from the various aspects of depression talk about how they and their families dealt with it. ...
  • Living it up: Depression showdown October 10, 2010

    With changes in lifestyle, increased emphasis on performance, more and more youngsters are falling prey to depression. ...
  • Lucknow episode exposes police’s inabilities February 20, 2010

    Lucknow: The very fact that it took just one mentally unstable young man armed with a double barrel gun to keep the city's police force engaged in a gun battle for nearly 40 hours raises serious questions. Why did it take the police force so much time? Surprisingly, they didn't...
  • New study raises question on anti-depressants January 8, 2010

    New York: A new study published in the journal of the American Medical Association raises question about the drug effectiveness in treating mild depression. It has some startling findings on the placebo effect. The new findings are based on previously conducted tests using two drugs and none of the trials...
  • The burn-out zone: how work stress hurts life September 20, 2009

    Work has an uncanny knack of taking over your personal life. A certain amount of stress helps in performing better but when work becomes boring, monotonous and over-demanding it can lead to you feeling burnt out. Living It Up this week tells you how to beat stress, unwind and enjoy...
  • Good day, bad day, worst day: days of our lives August 27, 2009

    New Delhi: A study by mathematicians at Vermont University in the US sifts through 2.4 million blogs to rate days of the week. ...
  • IBNLiving: Anti-obesity drug Rinomabant to be banned December 16, 2008

    It was a blockbuster drug, but Rinomabant. An anti-obesity pill sold in India under the brand name Riobant and Rimoslim is on its way out. The drug, produced by Sanofi Aventis, has led to severe side effects in about 20 per cent of patients with many displaying depression, anxiety and...
  • Living it up: Parental pressure may cause depression in kids September 15, 2008

    Competitive rat race, multi-tasking and stressful lifestyle have caused depression among urban Indians. In fact one in every fifteen Indians is believed to be depressed. The chances of depression are espacially on rise among youngsters. The major reason for depression is the lack of communication between parents and children. While...
  • Don't beat the blues with junk food September 11, 2006

    New Delhi: When you're feeling sad, angry, bored or lonely - what do you reach out for to beat the blues? Most people say something that makes them feel 'so good about themselves - a black forest pastry, big bar of chocolate or maybe even a Chicken McGrill burger from...