depression

Depression – How Can It Be Prevented?

By Dr. Rahul Chandhok, 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…

Types Of Eating Disorders!

By Punah Santulan, Psychiatry 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 promptly. The…

Depression In Kids – How To Handle It?

By Mrs. Upasana Chaddha Vij, Psychology This may come as a shock to many but children have to face the problem of depression as well. This is actually one of the biggest and most complicated problems which psychiatrists face as they may not have the choice of giving the regular antidepressants that…

Borderline Personality Disorder – How To Diagnose It?

By Dr. Sumanth T P, 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…

PTSD And Eating Disorder – How Are They Related?

By Dr. Challa Subrahmanyam, Psychology Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a psychological condition that is characterized by persistent exaggerated fear responses after a traumatic or shocking experience such as sexual abuse, accidents, military experience etc. Eating disorders are a number of mental conditions which are characterized by abnormal eating habits which…

Depression – How To Overcome It?

By Sarvam Global Healthcare, 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 ‘yes’…

Depression – How To Get Rid Of It?

By Dr. Pratibha Sharma, Psychology Psychotherapy is usually one of the first types of treatment that doctors recommend for depression. It involves a patient interacting with a trained psychologist who try and help him/her identify and recover from the causes of depression. The different forms for psychotherapy are: 1. Therapy for the…

Depression – Can Homeopathy Help?

By Dr. Prashant K Vaidya,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 rise…

Depression In Children – What Parents Should Do?

By Dr. Sunil Kumar Arora, Psychology This may come as a shock to many but children have to face the problem of depression as well. This is actually one of the biggest and most complicated problems which psychiatrists face as they may not have the choice of giving the regular antidepressants that…

Depression In Kids – Things You Must Know About It!

By Dr. Challa Subrahmanyam, Psychology This may come as a shock to many but children have to face the problem of depression as well. This is actually one of the biggest and most complicated problems which psychiatrists face as they may not have the choice of giving the regular antidepressants that they…