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Tag: Mental Illness

Elevating psychology as viable career option imperative in post Covid India
Psychology To Become More Viable Career Option Imperative In Post Covid India

In the post-Covid India, Psychology graduates will be ideally positioned to extend our understanding of the human mind and move the field forward in the development of new treatment options for mental anguish and illness.

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Mental Illness Of Two Sons Forces Odisha Family To Seek Govt Help

Kendrapara: While it’s natural for parents to expect that children to be a pillar of support during their old age, the tragic story of Harekrushna Nayak’s family from Dimiripal village of Kendrapada district just goes to break your heart. It was in the year 2009 when two sons of Harekrushna got employed at a private […]

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre, IRDA's Take On Insurance Cover For Mental Illness

New Delhi: Amid the raging debate over the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who is alleged to have been depressed before his apparent suicide on June 14, Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on a PIL seeking direction to all insurance companies to […]

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Chronic illness in childhood linked to high mental problems

London: Children with long-term health conditions may be more likely to experience mental illness in early adolescence than healthy kids, warn researchers. In the study, published in the journal Development and Psychopathology, children reported to have chronic health problems showed higher rates of mental illness at 10 years, and those health problems continued to be […]

Parents' Mental Illness Linked To Heightened Child Injury Risk
Parents' Mental Illness Linked To Heightened Child Injury Risk

London: Parental mental illness is linked with increased risk of injuries among children up to 17 years of age and the peak of the risk happens in the first year of life, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal The BMJ, show that the risk of injury was slightly higher for […]

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Lower Physical Activity Leads To Higher Death Rates

Rio de Janeiro: Researchers have found the people who had the lowest levels of physical activity had higher rates of death compared to people with higher levels of activity, adding that nine per cent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity. Physical activity is known to reduce deaths from heart […]

Yoga can help cope with mental illness

Lucknow: Mental illness in city dwellers which has emerged as a major problem can be treated to an extent through yoga, say experts. Though mental illness, as such, cannot be directly treated through yoga, stress, which one of the major causes, said mental health expert Prakriti Poddar in a telephonic interview. “Stress is one of […]

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Pet-free city upbringing raises mental illness risk: Study

New York: Children raised without pets in an urban setting are more vulnerable to mental illness than those raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, says a new study. Kids raised in rural settings may grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental […]

She isn’t acting, but fighting with mental trauma to act again !

Kendrapara: From applause and limelight to recluse and shackles, nothing could have been more cruel a journey for Jatra artiste Badani Samal of Kendrapara district. Chained by family due to a mental illness, Badani even has no memories of success that she had tasted as a child artiste. The 20-year-old has however been shifted to […]

Who is more likely to end up behind bars again?

Melbourne: Former prisoners with a history of risky drug use, mental illness or poverty are more likely to end up behind the bars again, says a study that looked into the health factors that influence repeat offence. The researchers also found that ex-prisoners who are obese, suffer from various chronic diseases or have had a […]

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