Depression diorder

Know How Depression Can Be Prevented!!

By Dr. Manish Borasi, Psychiatry Depression is often characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and/or loss of interest in whatever you wish to do. Depression is medically termed as clinical depression or major depressive disorder. Your feelings, thoughts and behaviors will all be affected and this will most probably lead to a…

Teen Depression and How Parents Can Help

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Depression has been a major issue especially among teenagers now-a-days. It has increased from over a century till now. It has also increased a number a disorders in teenagers including mental dis-functioning, rapid weight loss or weight gain and many others. A better understanding of depression can do…

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…

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

By Dr Sanjoy Mukerji , 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 number…

Dealing with Depression in Relationships

By Dr Priyanka Srivastava , Psychology Talk it out with your partner- The best way to deal with growing resentment in a relationship is to discuss it with your partner. Discussions need not be started or carried on in a harsh tone or with an aim to arrive at a solution. They should…

Ayurveda and Depression

By Dr Ashok Bansal , Ayurveda Depression is a mental condition which is characterized by acute and persistent feelings of restlessness, sadness and hopelessness. You will no longer feel energetic to carry out usual tasks and become reclusive in nature. Causes Genetic, environmental, cognitive and personality factors are usually blamed for causing…