Tag Archives: loneliness

Why Suicide Rates Rising High in US?

In a warning to policy-makers and futurologists, a new study has warned about the rising numbers of suicides amid wi-fi-induced isolation and false pretensions in society. Suicide rates among those aged between 40 and 64 years in the U.S. have risen about 40% since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007 when the country faced its worst recession in history. ...

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Binge-Watching TV Programs? You might be depressed, lonely, say experts

Binge-watching TV series such as “Game Of Thrones”, “The Big Bang  Theory” or “Two-and-a-half-men” is linked to depression and loneliness, says a recent study. People who suffer from low moods are more likely to spend hours or days viewing multiple episodes of their favourite program online or on DVD. But by doing so they could neglect work, relationships and even ...

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Deepika Padukone Opens up on Depression

Deepika Padukone, who shouted down the country’s premier newspaper The Times of India over their coverage of her “curves” and boldly stood up against the market leader and opinion makers, did not falter when it came to her personal health problem. Giving an exclusive interview to the Times of India’s rival The Hindustan Times, Deepika Padukone openly told the world ...

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Burnt Out Leads to Depression; Some Tips to Avoid it

  Overwork, or feeling burnt out is an indication closely linked to depression later in life, said researchers. In a study conducted by Psychology professor Irvin Schonfeld from City College of New York, it has been noticed that there is a strong association between burnout and depression. About 5,500 school teachers were studied in a survey to estimate the prevalence ...

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