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Celebrities also go through depression: Raveena Tandon

Raveena Tandon shared her concern over the growing suicide cases among women.

By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: November 25, 2016 10:21 pm
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“Every human being goes through a phase where he feels low and celebrities too experience the same pain in their life”, says actress Raveena Tandon.

Speaking at the launch here on Thursday of the book Death is not the answer, written by psychiatrist Anjali Chabria, the actress said: “As celebrities, we should be as honest as a normal human being and confess that everyone faces pain. It is not that just because we are celebrities, we don’t feel anything.”

“Even celebrities go through the depression phase in their life and feel pain as others do. It depends on individuals how they face that difficult time. Some people come out of it easily while some are unable to deal with it and give up. But everybody faces it,” she added.

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As the book talks about suicides, Raveena shared her concern over the growing suicide cases among women.

“In every 10 suicide cases, 6 of them are of housewives and women. It is a cause of concern. It’s a clinical issue and should be treated seriously.

“Youngsters commit suicide for small issues like getting scolded from parents or if they scored low marks. It is a form of depression which people are unable to understand normally,” the “Mohra” actress added.


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  1. A.s. Malhotra
    Nov 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm
    Anxiety and Depression are usually essed by psychologist by way of applying battery of tests. For last few decades, depression has also become one of stigma panendemic, that may be due fast pace of life, rapid gentrification , fulfilling more demands, pollution and social deprivation and other organic and genetically problems. The actress is rightly that not only common person, house wives and adolescents but celebrities are also falling prey to depression and when they are unable to bear the load or proper treatment, they committed suicides, which are not only against law but also against God. Besides medication, the other modalities like yoga and meditation, spirituality, vegetarian diet, positivism and abiding laws of nature as well as downsizing possesiveness may play pivotal role for management of this menace - Depression. Further, conducting of awareness, campaigning and workshops on depression may be valuable for the society. Hopefully, Book "Death is not the answer" written by Psychiatrist Anjali Chabria may be helpful in understand and managing episodes of depression for all ages groups.