Mental health

21 Results

  • Mobile apps improve mental health: Study

    Mobile apps improve mental health: Study

    The researchers surveyed 600 people who had used diet, physical activity or mental health apps in the past six months.

    November 22, 2017
  • Energy drinks may affect mental health

    Energy drinks may affect mental health

    The findings by a new study showed that energy drinks are associated with serious health risks.

    November 16, 2017
  • India staring at mental health epidemic; must fight stigma: Kovind

    India staring at mental health epidemic; must fight stigma: Kovind

    Noting that India was “staring at mental health epidemic” President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday called upon the society to fight the stigma around mental health. Speaking at the inauguration of the 21st World Congress of Mental Health in New......

    November 2, 2017
  • Mental health must become a priority

    Mental health must become a priority

    An India Spend report has stated that the number of Indians suffering from mental illness exceeds the population of South Africa. At present, the mentally ill account for nearly 6.5 per cent of the country’s population and it is estimated......

    October 15, 2017
  • Need help, get help

    Need help, get help

    Nowadays, with the notorious Blue Whale cases coming to light, one cannot help but wonder what goes on in the heads of these innocent teenagers, which makes them knowingly take part in such self-harm inducing activities. It's incredibly sad to......

    September 18, 2017
  • Digital games may improve mental health in refugee kids

    Digital games may improve mental health in refugee kids

    Providing technological interventions such as digital games to children living as refugees in warn-torn regions may help boost their academics as well as improve their mental health, a research has found. Refugee children often do not enroll in the education......

    June 7, 2017
  • James McVey almost quit The Vamps

    James McVey almost quit The Vamps

    Musician James McVey says he almost quit The Vamps as the pressure of being in a popular music group took a toll on his mental health. The 23-year-old guitarist says he was on the verge of leaving the band due......

    May 15, 2017
  • Managing my depression a daily struggle: Selena Gomez

    Managing my depression a daily struggle: Selena Gomez

     Singer-actress Selena Gomez says she fights hard to balance life and work as she faces symptoms of anxiety and depression daily. The Hear Wants What It Wants hitmaker checked herself into rehab last year to address her mental health issues, which......

    April 1, 2017
  • Beat the blues by playing video games

    Beat the blues by playing video games

     Feeling depressed? Beat the blues by playing video games, touted as viable and effective treatment for depression, researchers said. They help in brain training. The findings showed that playing the specifically designed video game helped people feel they had some......

    March 27, 2017
  • Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk

    Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk

    Homosexual and bisexual people are no more likely to be at risk of poor mental health compared to their straight counterparts, the results of an Australian study have revealed. Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) studied around 5,000 adults......

    February 10, 2017
  • Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk

    Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk

    Homosexual and bisexual people are no more likely to be at risk of poor mental health compared to their straight counterparts, the results of an Australian study have revealed. Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) studied around 5,000 adults......

    February 10, 2017
  • Brisk walk blocks work frustrations

    Brisk walk blocks work frustrations

     Besides keeping you physically fit, a brisk walk or a long swim may be the key to preventing a bad day at the office from spilling over into the home, says a study. "Research shows employees who are mistreated at......

    February 8, 2017
  • Working for 40 hours a week may harm mental, physical health

    Working for 40 hours a week may harm mental, physical health

    Do you work for more than 39 hours a week? Your mental and physical health may be at risk, warns a new study that calls for a revision in the 48-hour-week limit set internationally about 80 years ago. The new......

    February 3, 2017