Mental Health

Things You Need To Know To Overcome OCD(Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

By Dr Ashima Ranjan Tiwari , Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a psychological disorder. It is basically characterised by obsessive and abnormal thoughts which tend to influence several activities which become persistent over a period of time and are commonly referred to as compulsions. There have been cases where people…

Patients With Mental Symptoms – Know How To Deal With Them?

By Dr. Praveen Tripathi , Psychiatry  Mental disorders are a part and parcel of modern day life. You might have a friend, relative, family member or an acquaintance who suffers from some or the other mental symptom. People suffering from mental disorders might be different from you or from the majority of…

Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Know Its Symptoms & Treatment!!

By Dr Rajpal Kaushik , Psychology Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a chronic condition which, in most cases, occurs along with types of anxiety or mood disorders and can develop in both child and adult. It usually goes to the extent of interfering with your day-to-day activities but there are, however, a…

Dementia – 4 Tips to Prevent It!!

By Dr Lakshmi Prabha , Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By Dr Nisha Khanna , Psychology Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is classified under stress related psychological disorders by “The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V)”. PTSD is characterized by severe distress and difficulty in leading a normal life following a traumatic event. PTSD may develop because of…

Does Having An Active Social Life Make You Happier?

By Dr. Hemamalini Lakshminarasimhan, Psychology We live in a world where the number of followers on your Instagram account defines and categorises a person as popular or a social disaster. The world is all about networking now-a-days and sometimes, your networking skills supersede your actual qualifications in certain fields and your career.…

Having A Tough Time Dealing With Your Aggressive Child?

By Dr. Mansi Arya, Homeopathy As parents, few situations are more difficult to deal with when you have a child who is aggressive toward other children. It can be embarrassing as well as frightening when your child bites, hits, scratches or kicks to get his or her way. It’s not uncommon for…

What Are The Best Ways To Deal With Accident Trauma?

By Dr. Shreya Chatterjee, Psychology Being in an accident can leave a lot of stress and it may be difficult to get over it easily. A person may feel anxious and stressed out for years following the event. Some people feel a constant sense of danger, and painful memories, this may be…

Best Homeopathy Treatment For Anxiety!

By Dr. Pradnya Mulay, Homeopathy Do you suffer from anxiety in excess? Do important events, and making crucial decisions make you restless and anxious? Although it is common and normal to feel anxious about something, the occurrence too frequently along with symptoms such as rapid breathing, and constant fear, needs medical treatment.…

How Are Loneliness And Isolation Related To Stress?

By Dr. Vikas Patel, Psychiatry Man is a social animal and hence if someone decides to isolate himself or herself from others, something is surely wrong. Loneliness, isolation and stress have a cyclic relationship with loneliness and isolation being both the cause and effect of stress. For some people, having no one…