Tag: Depression

Two-day National  Meet on ‘Combat Depression’ from Oct.22

Two-day National Meet on ‘Combat Depression’ from Oct.22

October 12, 2018

Mysuru:  A two-day National Conference on ‘Combat Depression’ will be held on Oct. 22 and 23 at Sri Rajendra Auditorium, JSS Medical College in city  from 9 am. The conference has been organised by Department of Pharmacology and Department of Psychiatry, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSS AHER) in association…

Rise in deaths of teens, youths  attributed to depression

Rise in deaths of teens, youths  attributed to depression

April 18, 2017

Depression today has become an epidemic of mass proportions affecting a large segment of the population. It is considered a major public health problem and is the second most common cause of death among individuals aged 15-29 years. People with depression often go undiagnosed and avoid sharing what they are undergoing in view of the…

Why be depressed? Cheer up!
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Why be depressed? Cheer up!

April 12, 2017

Sir, This refers to the write-up titled ‘World Health Day: Depression – Let’s talk Lifestyle’ by Dr. B. R. Pai (Star of Mysore dated Apr. 3). Cambridge English Dictionary defines Depression as ‘the state of feeling very unhappy and without hope for the future; a mental illness in which a person is very unhappy and…

World Health Day on Apr. 7
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World Health Day on Apr. 7

April 3, 2017

Depression – Let’s Talk Lifestyle By Dr. B.R. Pai Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his latest Mann Ki Baat, highlighting the scourge of depression has given a clarion call for ending its suppression. The call hasn’t come a day sooner. World Health Organisation (WHO) characterising depression as one of the most disabling of disorders, has…


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