Tag: Mental Health

Mental Health
Talk therapy may improve mental health of people with dementia

People living with dementia may benefit from talking therapies if they suffer from anxiety or depression, finds a new study.

  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
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World Mental Health Day: Understanding factors fueling rise of mental illnesses

This year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is observing World Mental Health Day 2022, with the theme of “Make mental health and well-being a global priority”. 

  • Monday, 10 October 2022
6 mental health tips for Indian millennials that actually work
6 mental health tips for Indian millennials that actually work

The sophisticated and modern lifestyle has tremendously affected the mental health of millennials, here are the six mental health tips that can help in leading a quality life

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
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NCERT issues guidelines to schools for early identification of mental health problems in students

The survey report launched last week cited exams, results and peer pressure among major factors for stress and anxiety among school students.

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
Less than 9 hours of sleep may affect kids' memory, mental health
Less than 9 hours of sleep may affect kids' memory, mental health

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children aged six to 12 years of age sleep 9 to 12 hours per night on a regular basis to promote optimal health.

  • Sunday, 31 July 2022
Mental health must be a priority for action on climate change: WHO
Mental health must be a priority for action on climate change: WHO

Mental health conditions already represent a significant burden worldwide. There are nearly one billion people living with mental health conditions, yet in low- and middle-income countries, three out of four do not have access to needed services.

  • Friday, 03 June 2022
Mental Health Red Alert: Odisha Sees Sharp Rise In Suicides
Mental Health Red Alert: Odisha Sees Sharp Rise In Suicides

While 3,884 suicides were reported in different police stations of Odisha in 2016, they increased to 4,151 in 2017 and 4,447 in 2018. Their number went up to 4,636 in 2019.

  • Sunday, 03 April 2022
Covid Doubled Depression, Anxiety Symptoms In Children, Youth: Study

Older teens in particular have missed out on significant life events such as graduations, sporting events, and various coming of age activities.

  • Tuesday, 10 August 2021
Depression, anxiety affect health as much as smoking: Study

New York: Being anxious or depressed can increase risks for heart disease and stroke, the same as smoking and obesity, according to a new study, that underscores the importance of treating mental health conditions. The findings showed that people with high levels of anxiety and depression are at 65 per cent higher risk for a […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Frequent on-off relationships may up depression, anxiety risk

New York: Do you have an on and off relationship with your romantic partner? Beware, it can affect your mental health, say researchers. The findings showed that an increase in breaking up and reuniting was associated with more psychological distress symptoms such as depression and anxiety. It is because such relationships are associated with higher rates […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

London: Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study. The study showed that cycling is the healthiest mode of transport and is associated with better self-perceived general health, better mental health, greater vitality, lower self-perceived stress and fewer feelings of loneliness. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Exercising for over 90 minutes daily can worsen mental health: Lancet

London: Engaging in exercises such as cycling, aerobics and gymming for more than three hours a day can worsen mental health than not exercising at all, a study has found. The study, published in journal The Lancet Psychiatry, found that people who exercised between three and five times a week had better mental health than […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Obsession for flawless selfie can affect mental health: Study

New York: Is your teenaged daughter addicted to photo editing applications such as Snapchat to get that flawless look for the perfect selfie? Beware, it can take a toll on her self-esteem and trigger body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), warn researchers, including one of an Indian-origin. BDD is a mental illness involving an excessive preoccupation with […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Self-esteem key to treat mental health patients: Study

Toronto: Improving how mental health patients perceive themselves can be critical in treating them, a first of its kind study has claimed. The findings of the study suggest that youths with psychiatric disorders, currently receiving inpatient services, reported lower self-concept, particularly global self-worth, compared to those receiving outpatient services. “This was the first study that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'Dear Zindagi' a special film, says Karan Johar

Mumbai:  Filmmaker Karan Johar says “Dear Zindagi”, which deals with the subject of mental health, is an important film and he is proud to be associated with it. Karan on Saturday talked about the film, which features Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, as it completed one year of its existence. “One year of ‘Dear […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021