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Anxiety, depression cases on high, priority must be given to mental health care facilities: Study

The study was conducted by Rural PREP (Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education and Practice)

Published on 20th September 2020
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Losing their pets trigger mental health issues in kids, finds Massachusetts General Hospital study

The study, published in the journal European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, found that the strong emotional attachment of youngsters to pets might result in measurable psychological distress

Published on 11th September 2020
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WFH destroys work-life balance, affects mental health: Expert

Murali Rao, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavorial Neurosciences, Loyola University Medical Centre in Chicago, said that WFH has destroyed personal boundaries

Published on 26th August 2020
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Study suggests social connection is strongest protective factor for depression

Researchers have identified a set of modifiable factors from a field of over 100 that could represent valuable targets for preventing depression in adults

Published on 22nd August 2020
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Why we need more mental health professionals: Discussing job opportunities for psychology students

More than 400 participants registered and attended the programme via Google Meet Hangout ad Facebook Live

Published on 21st August 2020
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6 suicides in 2 months at AIIMS, director urges students, doctors to reach out for help

Over the last two months, the premier institute in the capital city has seen six suicides, including that of three doctors

Published on 18th August 2020
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Child sleep problems can lead to impaired academic and psychosocial functioning

The findings, which were published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, suggest health care providers should screen children for sleep problems at every age and intervene early

Published on 4th August 2020
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Study reveals how renegade protein interrupts brain cell function in Alzheimer's disease

Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the new study analysed the makeup of such tangles and found 12 proteins that they say have not before been tied to both tau and Alzheimer's 

Published on 28th July 2020
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Children from families with academic background are more stressful during university, says study

Reports published in Frontiers of Psychiatry, a Swiss-German research team has found this out by analysing the hair of female first-year students

Published on 28th June 2020
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The horrors of conversion therapy for queer folk: Kerala doctor assures family of 'changing' girl's lesbian 'problem' 

The woman recorded the conversation between the doctor and her mother where they insist that she gets admitted to the hospital, take medication and undergo treatment

Published on 26th June 2020
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Chennai School of Music Therapy to create online content to teach public to use music for better health

These online resources also aim to equip the general public as well as music therapy professionals to use music in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of diseases

Published on 26th June 2020
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Researchers find teenagers who experience poor sleep more likely to have poor mental health as adults

This study highlights that those young people who have experienced depression and anxiety had overwhelmingly experienced poor sleep during their teens

Published on 18th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: Bengaluru's NIMHANS ranked 4th best med school in India, having applied for the first time 

The Director of NIMHANS said that this is the first time they applied for the NIRF ranking. They are happy to be among the top five medical colleges as per this ranking

Published on 11th June 2020
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Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk, says a new study

In the study of people aged over 55, published in Alzheimer's & Dementia, researchers found 'repetitive negative thinking' (RNT) is linked to subsequent cognitive decline

Published on 8th June 2020
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Lockdown impact could have long-lasting effect on children's mental health: Study

There is also evidence that the duration of loneliness may be more important than the intensity of loneliness in increasing the risk of future depression among young people

Published on 1st June 2020

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