Depressed women more injury prone at workplace, says study

Depressed women more injury prone at workplace, says study

Studies reveal that women have a greater proclivity toward depression due to their hormones, socioeconomic status, and treatment meted out by the society. Now, a recent study has revealed that depression in women also increases their risk to sustain injuries at the workplace.

The study by Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Work & Environment revealed that nearly 60 percent of women who sustained a work-related injury reported experiencing mental or behavioral health issues before suffering any injury, while the percentage is only 33 percent in case of men. “Women were more likely to report experiencing mental and behavioral […] Read more

Study finds prevalence of depression in women after miscarriage

Study finds prevalence of depression in women after miscarriage

Pregnancy is a delicate health situation for both the mom-to-be and the baby, especially during the initial months, when chances of facing complications are quite high. Of all the problems, a miscarriage is the most common problem that affects 10-15 percent of pregnancies, with most of them occurring in the first trimester. A miscarriage can happen either spontaneously or one may induce it. The reasons leading to a spontaneous miscarriage can range from chromosomal abnormalities, uterine anomalies to environmental factors like drinking or smoking.

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Stacy London battled depression and went almost broke after spinal surgery

Stacy London battled depression and went almost broke after spinal surgery

The former star of the popular reality television program, ‘What not to wear,’ Stacy London has kept herself busy as a stylist/fashion consultant, author and magazine editor. Despite leading such an exciting life, she still fell into the abyss of depression. In fact, 2017 was not kind on her—by the end of 2017, she was not just a step away from being broke but was also literally broken from inside.

In a personal essay to Refinery 29, she wrote about the agonizing moments experienced after undergoing an expensive spinal surgery. She underwent the surgery after enduring the debilitating back pain for […] Read more