Mental illness

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  • Preemies with brain injuries more at depression risk: Study

    Preemies with brain injuries more at depression risk: Study

    The discovery of a potential mechanism linking early life risk factors to adult mental illness.

    November 28, 2017
  • Tell-tale signs of distress

    Tell-tale signs of distress

    Deficiency in nutrition can be associated with changes in mood and behaviour. Pathological tests can also indicate, or at least explain some mind-related symptoms. The principal use of lab tests, however, is to assess physiological conditions and the mental health......

    November 1, 2017
  • 'Writing is therapeutic for me'

    'Writing is therapeutic for me'

    Over 13 million people have watched Neil Hilborn’s poem OCD, in which he lays bare the reality of being in a relationship while coping with mental illness, his face turning red as he speaks. It’s safe to assume that his......

    October 15, 2017
  • Smartphone app may help manage mental illness

    Smartphone app may help manage mental illness

    Researchers have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions, suggests new research. First, the researchers determined the technical abilities and needs of middle-aged and older adults with serious mental......

    August 16, 2017
  • Your mobile phone and mental illness

    Your mobile phone and mental illness

    In human history self-portraits are nothing new as people have been producing them for centuries. Earlier it was on canvas which gave way to celluloid and then to photographic film and digital media. Now it is the selfie, a term......

    April 19, 2017
  • Fight depression, find joy in simple living

    Fight depression, find joy in simple living

    <p>Today, many things have lost their meaning, and it's becoming difficult for people to find contentment and peace.</p>

    April 7, 2017
  • Let's talk depression and create awareness

    Let's talk depression and create awareness

    In 2015, Aanchal (name changed) was told by her doctor that she was suffering from clinical depression. A severe mental illness (mind that illness is not same as disorder), that made her go through one of the toughest times of......

    April 7, 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
  • Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to frame guidelines for rehabilitation of persons who have been cured of their mental illness, observing that the issue was "very sensitive". A bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar observed that......

    February 22, 2017
  • Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to frame guidelines for rehabilitation of persons who have been cured of their mental illness, observing that the issue was "very sensitive". A bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar observed that......

    February 22, 2017
  • Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to frame guidelines for rehabilitation of persons who have been cured of their mental illness, observing that the issue was "very sensitive". A bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar observed that......

    February 22, 2017
  • Suffering from mental illness? Adopt a pet

    Suffering from mental illness? Adopt a pet

    For individuals suffering from various mental illness, pets can provide them with unconditional support as well as help manage stigma, a research suggests.The study found that the consistent presence and close physical proximity of their pets can provide an immediate......

    December 11, 2016
  • 'Homelessness makes people vulnerable to mental,health issues'

    'Homelessness makes people vulnerable to mental,health issues'

    Homelessness makes people vulnerable to mental and health problems, according to a study by British researchers that sheds light on the plight of society's most marginalised people.Research into the experiences of 64 people who are homeless or facing housing problems......

    December 3, 2016