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Unhappy India: Meet the country's happiness experts, learn where to study happiness as India plumbs depths in UN Happiness Index

As Indians were ranked among the unhappiest people the world over in the UN Happiness Index, yet again, we take a look at the people for whom happiness is a full time business, Like, literally!

Published on 21st March 2017
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Cries for help: Reservation policy in Hyderabad further limits availability of seats for psychology courses

With only 2 seats available for the course in two institutions across the country, aspiring students have found a new enemy in the state's reservation policy

Published on 16th August 2017
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Will taking kids to pubs make them more responsible drinkers? Parents and experts share their thoughts

Will children get too familiar with alcohol, even associating it with good times, or will they turn out to be responsible drinkers? Parents say they bring their children along, believing the latter

Published on 27th September 2017
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India's first female psychiatrist Dr Sarada Menon still giving her all to the mentally ill at 94

Dr Sarada Menon, a Padma Bhushan awardee, has worked tirelessly to end the stigma that still looms strong on the topic of mental illness'

Published on 14th December 2017
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Now artificial intelligence can predict possible occurrence of school violence 

For the study, researchers  evaluated 103 teenage students in 74 traditional schools throughout the US who had a major or minor behavioural change or aggression

Published on 6th May 2018
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What is the latest addition to the digital world? - Health clinics

Shashank Singhal’s MedTel is linking pharmacies and diagnostic centres with specialists and turning them into affordable telemedicine hubs

Published on 21st May 2018
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Bullying can lead to physical structural changes in the brains of adolscents, study finds

The research was led by Erin Burke Quinlan of King's College London, UK and is the first to show that chronic peer victimisation during adolescence impacts mental health

Published on 16th December 2018
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'Techoference' disrupting sleep and productivity, says Australian study

The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, suggest that mobile phones are potentially increasingly affecting aspects of daytime functioning

Published on 26th March 2019
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Why the Tamil Nadu DGP ordered a CB-CID probe into student suicides at SRM University

The three suicides had happened within a span of 60 days. The cases which are registered at Maraimalai Nagar police station will now be transferred to the CB-CID

Published on 17th July 2019
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IIM-B and Heartfulness to host a meet on meditation for global harmony

By introducing meditation as a tool in the development of consciousness, the Director told about participants that management thought had invested time and energy in developing new thoughts

Published on 2nd August 2019
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Central legislation against assault on doctors will be in the Parliament's winter session: Harsh Vardhan

In the wake of widespread protests by doctors against brutal thrashing of a junior doctor in West Bengal, only last month, the Centre had constituted a 10-member inter-ministerial committee

Published on 30th August 2019
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1 crore Indians are at 'high suicidal risk', rates highest among 18-29-year-olds: NIMHANS study

NMHS had suggested that for every one person who had committed suicide, there were at least 15 people who at some point of their lives had attempted suicide

Published on 11th September 2019
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Can meditation and yoga be used to treat dementia? This Kerala medical college thinks so

The psychosomatic clinic of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College will take the lead in chalking out a programme for using MBI for dementia

Published on 18th September 2019
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Insomnia drug may reduce suicidal thoughts: Study

During the study, participants completed regular self-reports of the severity of their insomnia and completed a daily sleep diary during their treatment

Published on 30th September 2019
NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic

NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic to help people who want to quit substance abuse

The Substance Abuse-Free Existence (SAFE) clinic, with the philosophy 'Staying substance free - a way of living', will offer several services

Published on 16th October 2019

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