depression

Depression – How To Combat It?

By Dr. Navodita Kumar, Psychology Depression is often characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and/or loss of interest in whatever you wish to do. Depression is medically termed as clinical depression or major depressive disorder. Your feelings, thoughts and behaviors will all be affected and this will most probably lead to a…

Know The Cause Behind Depression After Child’s Birth!

By Dr. Shakuntla Shukla, Gynaecology It is no surprise that women, after going through the various stages of pregnancy and childbirth, are normally susceptible to experiencing different types of emotional mood swings, but they are also prone to experience feelings of sadness and hopelessness. If this form of depression lasts for about…

12 Signs That Your Child Is Suffering From Depression!

By Ms. Ashraf Unnisa, Psychology The stress of a modern lifestyle has taken a toll on the mental health of the population all over the world. Earlier, it was adults who were mostly affected by the problems of depression, anxiety and stress. However, with the passage of time, even children are also suffering…

Symptoms & Self Help Tips For Depression!

By Dr. Rahul Chandhok, Psychiatry Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a ‘yes’…

Unboxing The Reasons Behind Depression In Adults!

By Dr. Deepak Kelkar, Psychiatry It is a serious mental disorder that affects and impacts the brain. It is also referred to as a mental health disorder, a psychiatric condition. Specifically, it is a mood disorder characterized by the persistently low mood in which there is a feeling of sadness and loss…

Depression – How Can Psychotherapy Be Of Help?

  By Ms. Shilpa Venkatesh, Psychology Psychotherapy is usually one of the first types of treatment that doctors recommend for depression. It involves a patient interacting with a trained psychologist who try and help him/her identify and recover from the causes of depression. The different forms for psychotherapy are: 1. Therapy for…

Dealing With Child’s Depression – Know The Ways!

  By Ms. Shilpa Venkatesh, Psychology This may come as a shock to many but children have to face the problem of depression as well. This is actually one of the biggest and most complicated problems which psychiatrists face as they may not have the choice of giving the regular antidepressants that…

Is Self Prevention Of Depression Possible?

  By Dr. Santosh Bangar, Psychiatry Depression is often characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and/or loss of interest in whatever you wish to do. Depression is medically termed as clinical depression or major depressive disorder. Your feelings, thoughts and behaviors will all be affected and this will most probably lead to…

Coping With Depression Relapse!

By Dr. Atul Aswani, Psychiatry Depression is arguably one of the most feared illnesses in the modern days. Although, it does not directly impute any physically detrimental symptom, some of the pitfalls of depression turn out to be serious health issues. One potentially loses the zeal to live and is prone to…

Symptoms And Treatment Of Depression!

By Dr. Kapil Sharma Neuropsychiatrist, Psychiatry Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a…