depression

Too much time online can lead to stress, sleeping disorders and depression!!

By Dr. K V Anand, Pscyhology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress –…

Depression: Self-Help Tips to Overcome It!!

By Dr. Bhuvaneshwaran B , 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…

Coping with Depression: Self-Help Tips to Deal with and Overcome

By Dr. Armaan Pandey , Psychiatry Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a…

Depression and Teenage Pregnancy

By Dr. Rupali Shivalkar, 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…

Homeopathy for Depression

By Dr. Alok Kumar ,  Homeopathy Depression can be referred to as a psychiatric dysfunction which is generally associated with a recurrent feeling of sadness, loneliness, disinterest in daily affairs and low self-confidence. Due to the stresses of the modern lifestyle and constant anxiety the occurrence of depression is on the…

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…

All About Generalised Anxiety Disorder

By Dr Vikas Jain , Psychiatry A general anxiety disorder is normally referred to as a psychological disorder which is indicated by abnormal and excessive anxiety. You can be anxious regarding a lot of things such as your work, relationships or financial issues. General anxiety disorder can turn chronic, and you can…

Things to know about borderline personality disorder

By Dr Armaan Pandey , Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder, often abbreviated as BPD is a psychological condition. People suffering from this condition generally do not have a clear identity, can harm themselves and have serious difficulties in maintaining relationships. This particular condition is usually characterised by the lack of ability to manage…

Eating Disorders

By Dr. Paresh Trivedi, Psychiatrist Extreme sensitivity and obsession with weight and food related issues are the primary characteristics of eating disorders. There are mainly three types of eating disorders. Many people believe that eating disorders are lifestyle choices, but these are in fact very serious psychological disorders that should be treated…