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Student showed no sign of depression; counsellors on board: IIT Hyderabad's statement after student death on campus

While a former student allegedly died by suicide at a lodge near IIT Hyderabad, an MTech student was found dead in his hostel room at the institute. Parents in the latter's case suspect foul play

Published on 10th September 2022
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Kids being adventurous while playing? Let them be! Study says they might have better mental health

The research team surveyed around 2,500 parents of children aged 5-11 years as part of their extensive survey. It was published in Child Psychiatry and Human Development

Published on 21st May 2022
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Stimulate the brain: This device offers mental health solutions from the comfort of your home

StimVeda, a start-up by IIIT Delhi grad Ramya Yellapragada, has developed a headband that can stimulate the brain without any invasion

Published on 31st December 2021
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Mangaluru colleges restrict entry of students to the terrace, plan to remove ceiling fans due to increasing suicide cases

Experts suggest that the teaching faculty must be practically trained in the identification of pathological depression and impulsive behaviour of students

Published on 29th December 2021
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Plight of PhD pursuers: Study finds 62% science and 84% non-science researchers display signs of depression

This study was conducted by interviewing as many as 240 PhD students from both science and non-science students from the state of Kerala

Published on 16th November 2021
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Tamil Nadu boy dies by suicide after failing to clear NEET 2021

Dejected over the inability to clear the medical entrance exam, he allegedly consumed pesticides on November 2

Published on 6th November 2021
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Madhya Pradesh: IIT student commits suicide due to depression, says 'I Quit' in note

Suspected of suffering from depression, the victim was all of 19 years old. Police are investigating as to why

Published on 22nd October 2021
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How Arshya Gaur battled anorexia, depression to become an author and EdTech entrepreneur at 17

Through her platform Read Together, Arshya is also providing tablets to underprivileged children to provide them equal access to quality education

Published on 13th July 2021
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Psychologists urge parents to engage kids to prevent anxiety, depression during the pandemic

While the the first wave of the pandemic did not affect children much, during the second wave children in sizeable numbers were affected by the disease

Published on 17th June 2021
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Half of us don't seek mental health help despite needing it, finds survey

According to the Meru Health survey, the top reasons were "too expensive" (38 per cent), followed by "too difficult" (35 percent) and "not enough time" (28 per cent)

Published on 20th May 2021
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Assistant registrar at IIT Kanpur commits suicide after toddler tested COVID positive, police suspect depression

The deceased was reportedly depressed. His family said his younger son, who is just one and a half years old, had tested COVID positive and hence Surjeet's depression had deepened

Published on 12th May 2021
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Depression is more common in obese teen boys, bullied teenagers of all genders: Study

In the study young people, born in Vastmanland County, replied to questions about their height, weight and depressive symptoms on three separate occasions

Published on 9th May 2021
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Study finds COVID-19 pandemic severely impacts mental health of young people

Researchers found a significant rise in depression symptoms and a reduction in overall wellbeing during lockdown compared to the previous autumn

Published on 23rd March 2021
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How these young mental health workers are helping Chennai's government school kids get the help they need to keep depression, anger at bay 

Firefly Mental Health is a community support group started in 2019 by two mental health workers V Priyanka and Shriya Srivatsan and they're doing a great job with some severely affected children 

Published on 4th March 2021
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Health information from a person of trust reduces chances of depression in teens, says study

The more that adolescents trusted their parents or teacher as a credible source of health information, the more likely they were to experience less depression

Published on 4th March 2021

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