Tag: Mental Disorder

Test of time: 65-year-old struggles to feed family of 4

Aul: Call it destiny or ill luck, Bharat Mallik, a 65-year old-man of Ahmadpur here in Kendrapara district, is struggling for survival, bearing the burden of his family at an age when he should have been taking rest and looked after by sons and daughters. Reason, his children, two daughters and a young son, are […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Asthma, hay fever may up mental disorder risk

Taipei: Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests. The findings suggested that almost 11 per cent of patients with common allergic diseases developed a psychiatric disorder within a 15-year period, compared to only 6.7 per cent of those without — a 1.66-fold […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Yoga can heal, but also hurt

New Delhi: Yoga is a great healer and contributor to improving strength, flexibility and endurance, but wrong yoga poses can make your daily life difficult instead of easy, say experts. Minakshi Fullara, Chief Consultant, Physiotherapy, Aakash Healthcare, said overdoing it or doing it in the wrong manner can lead to acute injuries, chronic pain, overuse […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Smartphone apps may help reduce depression

Sydney: Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed. The results showed that smartphones open up non-stigmatising and self-managing avenues of care for the people with depression because smartphones can […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Yoga may help to reduce symptoms of depression: Study

New York: If you are suffering from depression, yoga can complement traditional therapies and help reduce the symptoms of the mental disorder, researchers claim. “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress-reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practicing,” said Lindsey Hopkins from the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Violent relationship ups mental disorder risk in women

Washington: Women, please take note. If you are in a violent relationship you may be at an increased risk of suffering from mental disorders, suggests a new study. The study, published in Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders journal, indicates that the unpredictable violence not only causes physical injuries to women but also leaves the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021