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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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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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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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A fulfilling life is in everyone's reach, mental illness cannot be the barrier: Bipolar India's Vijay Nallawala

As someone who has been living with bipolar disorder all his life, Vijay Nallawala is best positioned to tell us about the condition, how he overcame his mental illness and a lot more

Published on 10th October 2020
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Anindya Kar's Insta page is the History lesson we all need on the LGBTQIA+ community in India. Check it out

Dr Anindya Kar's Instagram handle documents India's LGBTQIA+ history, so that the queer community can take pride in their culture

Published on 26th September 2020
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Child's home environment can impact the risk of developing depression

Generally, the children in adopted homes showed lower risk, but whatever the setting, episodes of major depression in the parents meant the children were more susceptible to depression themselves

Published on 28th April 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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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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Doctors ask citizens not to stigmatise COVID-19 patients, their families

There have been several incidents of name and shame, discrimination, verbal abuse and hostility against patients' families, doctors, and health workers

Published on 10th May 2020

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