depression

Depression And Sex Life – Know The Connection!

By Dr. Yuvraj Arora, Sexology Depression is known for having an adverse effect on sexual libido both for men and women. The brain is the centre for experiencing and translating the feeling of pleasure and pain. With chronic depression, the sexual urge disappears along with the will to live, the will…

Bipolar Disorder – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

By Kiran Institute Of Ent Mental Health & Neurosciences(kiemhans) , Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. It is characterized by extreme mood swings in which you feel both emotional highs such as mania or hypomania but you also feel depressed at different times. There is no particular time at…

The Connection Between Depression And Sex Life!

By Dr. Hitesh Shah, Sexology Depression, not unlike stress, is renowned for having an adverse effect on sexual libido both for men and women. The brain is the centre for experiencing and translating the feeling of pleasure and pain. With chronic depression, the sexual urge disappears along with the will to…

Depression – How Psychotherapy Can Be Used to Treat It?

By Ms. Aarathi Selvan, 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 tries and helps him/her identify and recover from the causes of depression. The different forms of psychotherapy are: Therapy for the Individual…

School Refusal – What is it? Tips to deal with it!

By Ms. Anu Gehlot  , Psychology “Mommy my tummy hurts….” Do you hear this frequently as you’re getting ready to drop your child at school? And, does this tummy ache mysteriously vanish within a few minutes of agreeing to let your child stay home for the day? If this scenario plays out regularly…

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Causes, Symptoms, Treatment!

By Dr.Swarajit Ghosh , 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…

Coping With a Depression Relapse

By Dr. Vikas Jain , Psychiatry Depression is arguably one of the most feared illnesses in the modern days. Although, it does not directly impute any physically detrimental symptom, some of the pitfalls of depression turn out to be serious health issues. One potentially loses the zeal to live and is prone…

Childhood Depression: What Parents Can Do To Help

By Dr. Kalrav Mistry, Psychiatry 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…

People With OCD: What Do They Feel?

By Kiran Institute Of Ent Mental Health & Neurosciences(kiemhans) , 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…

Psychological Distress Amongst Adolescent Pregnancy

By Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari , 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 seem…