child’s brain

Types And Causes Of Child Mental Illness!

By Dr. Ashish Sakpal, Psychiatry Mental health problems in children and adults are similar in nature. It can be difficult for a parent to identify if the child is mentally ill; this can result in the child not receiving the necessary treatment at the early stages, which paves way for further deterioration…

Hydrocephalus- How Can A Surgery Help?

By Dr. Shailesh Jain, Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus is a condition of the brain which is characterized by accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid. This results in an increase in the pressure inside the skull. It occurs predominantly in children. In case of adults, symptoms include double vision, poor balance, changes in personality, persistent and sharp…

The Mental Health of Teen Moms Matters

By Dr. Safiya M S, Psychiatry Research has suggested that childbearing is not the primary cause of psychological distress amongst teenagers. When the levels of depression are compared, the number of teenage mothers are significantly higher than the number of adult mothers or other teenagers. However, the underlying cause of depression does not…

Mother’s voice stimulates various regions in a child’s brain

Researchers have discovered that different areas of children’s brains get activated when they hear their mother’s voice in comparison to other voices or noises. This reaction of their brains also determines their ability to communicate in a social environment, claimed a recent study. The areas of the brain that are…