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Robin Williams Death Inspires 'Coming Out' About Depression

Debbie Voll knows severe depression well, the kind that drove beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams to take his own life this week.<p>By the time she was in her 30s, Voll had been hospitalized twice for cutting and purging and had made multiple suicide attempts.<p>“The agony he went through, …

Mental Health

Robin Williams' death has sparked wider debate

<b>The tragic death of Robin Williams has generated a wider debate about depression and how society deals with mental illness.</b><p>Phone-ins and water cooler discussions have ranged around the sad circumstances of the Hollywood star's suicide and the fact that he had suffered with depression for some years …

Mental Health

Hook Costar on Robin Williams: 'He Was Truly Peter Pan'

At just 9 years old, Raushan Hammond was too young to be intimidated when costar Robin Williams encouraged him to improvise some of his lines.<p>“There …

Doctors May Be Missing Depression in Parkinson's Patients: Study

Doctors may be missing depression in early stage Parkinson’s patients, according to a study out Friday, a day after Robin Williams' wife revealed that he was in early stages of the disease when he ended his life.<p>Approximately two-thirds of patients who screened positive for depression during their …

Depression

President Obama Responds to Robin Williams' Death

Yesterday, the world was shocked by the news of beloved actor Robin Williams' death. From his roles in <i>Jumanji</i>, <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, and <i>Aladdin</i> to <i>Good Will Hunting</i>, <i>Dead Poets Society</i>, <i>The Birdcage</i>, and <i>Good Morning, Vietnam</i>, the 63-year-old Oscar winner made his way into our hearts and became a cornerstone …

Robin Williams' Parkinson's: The Link Between the Chronic Disease and Depression

Receiving a positive diagnosis for Parkinson’s can be devastating. It’s a chronic disease that progressively worsens, causing formerly competent men …

Chronic Disease

23 Lessons From Robin Williams Movies

<b>Popeye (1980)</b><p>"Wrong is wrong, even when it helps ya."<p><b>The World According to Garp</b> <b>(1982)</b><p>"Gradual school is where you go to school and you gradually find out you don't want to go to school anymore."<p><i>From our Life of Man...</i><p><b>Good Morning Vietnam</b> <b>(1987)</b><p>"If it's being done correctly, here or abroad, it's …

Robin Williams' Advice to Mila Kunis: 'Remember This Moment'

<i>An unreleased excerpt from an interview conducted with Mila Kunis in the summer of 2012, in New York City, the evening of her first day of shooting 'The Angriest Man in Brooklyn' with Robin Williams.</i><p>Had you worked with Robin Williams?<p>No, but I can tell you a story.<p>I reminded Robin of it today. I …

Disney Added A Moving Tribute To Robin Williams To The End Of "Aladdin"

This one's for you, Genie.<p>h/t Uproxx

Robin Williams Tributes: Rufio, Broadway’s ‘Aladdin,’ and More

From World of Warcraft and late night to Dante Basco—better known as Rufio from Hook—see some of the tributes to the great comedian.<p>1) Last Tuesday …

Remembrances of Robin Williams

"Years ago, I was a Hilton banquet waiter at the annual Glide Church appreciation dinner. The Rev. Cecil Williams' wife was on the board and Robin was there. The staff was out of the room during the program, but I believe he did a stint at the microphone.<p>"When the event was over, I helped deliver a …

Comedy

Robin Williams appreciation by Terry Jones: 'He could have had a huge ego, but he didn't'

Monty Python's Terry Jones tells how the comedy perfectionist finally nailed the part of a talking dog in Jones's new film<p>• The Young Ones' Nigel Planer on Robin Williams<p>It was 2010 and Bill (my son) and Ben Timlett had just been nominated for an Emmy, for directing (along with Alan G Parker) <i>Monty</i> …

Google reports strong revenue growth but misses profit expectations, ad rates still falling

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Affiliate<p>Google’s Q2 revenue grew by more than 20 percent compared with the same quarter of last year, …

Facebook Tests Buy Button To Let You Purchase Stuff Without Leaving Facebook

Facebook is trying out letting you pay for ecommerce purchases from other businesses without leaving its site or app. For now it won’t be charging the few small and medium-sized businesses in the US to test this new Buy button on their News Feed Pages posts and ads. When I asked if Facebook would …

Long-Time Apple Director Bill Campbell Steps Down After 17 Years

After 17 years as a member on Apple's board, Bill Campbell is calling it quits.<p>On Thursday, the Cupertino, Calif. tech company announced that it’s longest-serving current director would be retiring. BlackRock founding partner and director Susan Wagner will take his seat on Apple’s board.<p>“Over the …

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