Mental disorder

Fatigue – Signs To Watch Out In It?

By Dr. Rachna Kucheria, General Physician Fatigue refers to the exhaustive and tiring condition most people experience due to lack of strength or energy. We’ve all encountered fatigue problems at some point in our lives. More often than not it acts as a negative force that takes a toll on your…

Know In-depth About Bipolar Disorder!

By Dr. Nk Tak, 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 which your mood swings may occur…

Bipolar Disorder – Know The Causes & Types Of It!

By Dr. Kedar Tilwe, Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from a manic to a depressive state. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. Bipolar disorder is very serious and can cause risky behaviour, even suicidal tendencies, and can be treated…

Mental Health Disorders – Know More About Them!

By Dr. Manish Sarkar, Psychiatry The mental or psychological condition of a person can refer to mental health. How good or bad mental health is, depends upon the condition and behavior of that person. Good mental health is a sense of wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem. What are mental health problems? Mental health…

All About Dementia & Prevention Tips!

By Dr. Kamal Kishore Verma, Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is the second…

Gaining Knowledge About OCD!

By Dr. Deepak Kelkar, Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a psychological disorder. It is basically characterized 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 cases where people tend to suffer…

Check Your Signs Of Insanity!

By Dr. Deepak Kelkar, Psychiatry Symptoms of profound mental illnesses do not appear suddenly. However, they do show in a subdued form until a trigger brings out the full-blown form. The symptoms of mental illnesses vary according to the severity of the disorder, type of disorder, the age of the patient etc. The…

Nervous System Disorders – Know Forms Of It!

By Dr. Manjesh Rathi, Neurology The nervous system helps coordinate and regulate different body functions. It constitutes the brain, the spinal cord, and nerves. A disorder of the system would mean that one or more of its components are not functioning properly. The causes of nervous system disorders include infections, trauma, structural…

Is Insanity A Mental Disorder? Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Shweta Baliyan, Psychiatry Symptoms of profound mental illnesses do not appear suddenly. However, they do show in a subdued form untill a trigger brings out the full-blown form. The symptoms of mental illnesses vary according to the severity of the disorder, type of disorder, the age of the patient etc.…

Schizophrenia – Prevalence, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Of It!

By Kiran Institute Of Ent Mental Health & Neurosciences(kiemhans), Psychiatry There is no hard data for the prevalence of schizophrenia. Diagnosis of schizophrenia is complex. Often it overlaps with other disorders which may be diagnosed without schizophrenia. However, tentatively around 1 % of India’s population is affected by schizophrenia. This mental disorder…