Health

Brain scans have the potential to disclose a lot about mental illness

Researchers have been able to look inside the human brain thanks to MRI images. Furthermore, the technique is excellent at revealing stroke damage or areas that light up when we view a face. Howe...

15-minute Hygiene for mental health- how often do you look after your mental health?

Hygiene is achieved by reducing cortisol levels, the major stress hormone. A purposeful daily stress alleviation practice not only makes you feel better today, but studies show it may also improv...

Talk Therapy for Depression in Dementia Patients

New research reveals that talking therapy can help dementia patients with depressive symptoms, giving hope to a group who normally does not respond well to antidepressants. Patients with dementia...

Heatwaves and their consequences on mental health

Heatwaves can now be felt across states when the maximum temperature of a station reaches 40 °C in the plains and 30 °C in mountainous regions, or when it is at least 4.5 degrees Celsius above ...

6 Indian NGOs: Promoting Mental Health Awareness

According to a 2017 report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), roughly 1 in every 7 Indians suffers from mental illnesses of varying severity. The most common mental illnesses were ...

Infertility and its Impact on Mental Health

Infertility affects one in every seven couples in the UK, and it can have a significant impact on mental health. It has a wide range of effects, according to new research published in Reproductiv...

Why do marginalized ethnic communities face problems accessing mental health care?

Members from socially marginalized ethnic communities are less likely than the majority white community to seek mental health care. Provider discrimination, a lack of sufficient health insurance,...

Happiness: Is not a destination, but a Journey

Happiness is not a final destination instead a path on which we have to walk to create an optimistic life. Mehezabin Dordi, a clinical psychologist at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, explain...

Demystifying Weight Gain

Feeding and Eating disorders (DSM-5) are a range of complex mental health conditions that can substantially affect health and social functioning. Due to the physical nature of their distinguishin...

Children's Mental health is at stake as HSE audits main focus on ADHD

A study committee chaired by Dr Sean Maskey, a London-based consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, reported that 46 of the 1,300 children who attended South Kerry CAMHS suffered a serious ...