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  • COVID-19 Impact | How to combat loneliness Dec 22, 2020 11:00 PM IST

    COVID-19 Impact | How to combat loneliness

    When seeking out connections, focus on your most unconditionally supportive friends and family members.

  • The hidden ‘fourth wave’ of the coronavirus pandemic Dec 10, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    The hidden ‘fourth wave’ of the coronavirus pandemic

    America hasn't begun to face this year's mental health crisis.

  • Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Japan sees a rise in suicides: Report Nov 29, 2020 03:47 PM IST

    Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Japan sees a rise in suicides: Report

    Mass unemployment, social isolation, and anxiety have had a significant adverse impact on people across the globe in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Coronavirus impact | Anxiety, depression among common mental health problems diagnosed in COVID-19 survivors Nov 11, 2020 09:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Anxiety, depression among common mental health problems diagnosed in COVID-19 survivors

    Psychiatrists who conducted the study found that 20 percent of the people infected with COVID-19 were diagnosed with a psychiatric problem within 90 days. Electronic health records of over 62,000 people were studied by the researchers.

  • Excessive anger is a sickness, not just an emotion Nov 10, 2020 03:18 PM IST

    Excessive anger is a sickness, not just an emotion

    The lesson from Nick Kyrgios’ depression - chronic rage, latent or explicit, is a sign for you to invest in a therapist.

  • Global NGO Arogya World designs new framework to help companies ensure mental well-being of employees Nov 05, 2020 06:56 PM IST

    Global NGO Arogya World designs new framework to help companies ensure mental well-being of employees

    The new set of criteria includes promotion of employee well-being, managing their stress level, leadership, and supporting recovery. Alongside these, Arogya World’s existing Healthy Workplace criteria will also be followed, which covers promoting physical well-being, healthy eating habits, physical activity, etc.

  • Addictions and anxiety: Navigating the murky world of today’s teenagers Oct 17, 2020 07:59 AM IST

    Addictions and anxiety: Navigating the murky world of today’s teenagers

    Jyotsna Mohan Bhargava's new book shows how addiction to gadgets and the internet, coupled with emotional disorders and drug abuse, have led to a vicious cycle.

  • COVID-19 pandemic has had major impact on psychosocial wellbeing of people: Government Oct 08, 2020 08:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic has had major impact on psychosocial wellbeing of people: Government

    Addressing a virtual ‘International Conference on Mental Health: Looking Beyond COVID-19’, Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Shakuntala D Gamlin, highlighted the need for addressing increasing incidence of mental health issues.

  • Coronavirus pandemic disrupted mental health services in 93% countries: WHO Oct 05, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic disrupted mental health services in 93% countries: WHO

    According to the WHO survey, COVID-19 has disrupted nearly one-third, or 35 percent, of emergency interventions, which affected people suffering from prolonged seizures, acute substance use withdrawal syndromes, delirium, etc.

  • Mental health toll of pandemic 'devastating': WHO Oct 05, 2020 05:32 PM IST

    Mental health toll of pandemic 'devastating': WHO

    WHO warned that mental health had been overlooked in the crisis, pointing to a survey conducted between June and August that revealed severe disruptions to services in 93 countries.

  • Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19 pandemic Sep 19, 2020 10:16 AM IST

    Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

    How does isolation affect mental health? What should business leaders know about COVID-19’s impact on employees? How can we support children during COVID-19? Reuters gathered a group of experts to respond to these questions. Here's what they said.

  • Govt launches 24X7 toll free mental rehabilitation helpline to provide psychological support Sep 07, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    Govt launches 24X7 toll free mental rehabilitation helpline to provide psychological support

    The helpline KIRAN’ (1800-599-0019) was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot.

  • Experts say lockdown losses worsening mental health; what can be done? Aug 17, 2020 01:08 PM IST

    Experts say lockdown losses worsening mental health; what can be done?

    A recent study by BankBazaar found that COVID-19 has taken a toll on young Indians’ aspirations, besides fortifying the position of health and pushing wealth creation down the order of priorities in 2020.

  • 13% people are pathological liars and suffer from distress, impaired social functioning: Study Jul 18, 2020 04:22 PM IST

    13% people are pathological liars and suffer from distress, impaired social functioning: Study

    Most pathological liars claimed they started lying out of habit since their adolescence. Several of the respondents also claimed that they had no control over their habit of telling lies, hinting at a type of compulsiveness

  • Lockdown blues: Health insurance excludes major costs in treating mental health Jul 10, 2020 09:22 AM IST

    Lockdown blues: Health insurance excludes major costs in treating mental health

    There is still a long way to go before regular costs of mental illness can be covered effectively through insurance

  • This social media 'influencer' offers mental health therapy for Rs 1,500, gets trolled Jul 09, 2020 07:30 PM IST

    This social media 'influencer' offers mental health therapy for Rs 1,500, gets trolled

    Fashion blogger Santoshi Shetty had announced the Flying Cheese initiative on Instagram recently, whereby she made to offer one-on-one therapy for Rs 1,500.

  • Job loss, financial distress, social stigma haunt COVID-19 patients in Assam Jun 27, 2020 01:55 PM IST

    Job loss, financial distress, social stigma haunt COVID-19 patients in Assam

    The issues came to light during a telepsychology volunteering programme -- 'Monon', which means mental well-being -- conducted by a team of doctors and counsellors of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), the medical establishment's Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology Dr Mythili Hazarika told PTI.

  • Social media, low self-esteem, peer pressure—the many mental health battles of Indian youth Jun 23, 2020 12:04 PM IST

    Social media, low self-esteem, peer pressure—the many mental health battles of Indian youth

    A majority of teenaged patients have issues related to the internet, directly or indirectly, and the peer pressure it exerts is enormous, say experts.

  • 3-Point Analysis | Is India Inc sensitive towards employees' mental health? Jun 19, 2020 08:27 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | Is India Inc sensitive towards employees' mental health?

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma does a 3-Point Analysis to understand the situation of India Inc with regard to their employees' mental well-being.

  • Mental Health Series Part 3: Is India Inc sensitive towards employees battling mental health issues? Jun 18, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    Mental Health Series Part 3: Is India Inc sensitive towards employees battling mental health issues?

    With mental health still poorly understood in India, Indian companies have a lot of gap to bridge when it comes to sensitivity towards employee's psychological conditions.

  • In pics | What are the symptoms and causes of depression? Here’s all you need to know about clinical depression Jun 17, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    In pics | What are the symptoms and causes of depression? Here’s all you need to know about clinical depression

    There are many possible causes of depression including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, medications and medical problems

  • Mental Health Series Part 2: At up to Rs 19,000 for therapy, how many in India can afford treatment? Jun 17, 2020 10:36 AM IST

    Mental Health Series Part 2: At up to Rs 19,000 for therapy, how many in India can afford treatment?

    Amidst a renewed focus on mental health issues after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide, it is a reality that treatment for anxiety, depression and allied issues is unaffordable in India.

  • In pics | Famous novelists and writers who succumbed to mental illness Jun 16, 2020 03:57 PM IST

    In pics | Famous novelists and writers who succumbed to mental illness

    Many writers put their eloquence to work to describe what it feels like. Here is a look at some of those who have provided clarity about the problem that sometimes feels impossible to describe.

  • Mental health series Part-1 | Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: Depression and role of COVID-19 in increasing psychological problems Jun 16, 2020 03:14 PM IST

    Mental health series Part-1 | Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: Depression and role of COVID-19 in increasing psychological problems

    Suicide is an extreme manifestation of mental health problem and is considered as a grey area medically. Even psychiatrists find it difficult to identify a suicidal person beforehand.

  • MC Special podcast | Mental health and COVID-19: The importance of socialising and what to tell your kids Jun 15, 2020 06:57 PM IST

    MC Special podcast | Mental health and COVID-19: The importance of socialising and what to tell your kids

    Dr Soumitra Pathare talks about what triggers anxiety and depression during these times, and simple ways to tackle them.

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