Mental disorder

Symptoms And Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder

By Dr. Ajay Nihalani, 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…

Insanity – What Are The Symptoms Of It?

By Dr. Anjali Nagpal, Psychiatry Symptoms of profound mental illnesses do not appear suddenly. However, they do show in a subdued form till 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.…

Substance Related Disorders – What Causes It?

By Ms. Naumita Rishi, Psychology Substance-induced disorders are defined as substance-related disorders which include problems arising as a result of the direct effects of a particular substance. Substance-induced disorders can be caused by many substances, regardless of whether or not the substance is medically prescribed, legal or socially acceptable. They can be…

Eating Disorders – Know Types Of Them!

By Dr. Navodita Kumar, Psychology 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…

Ways To Deal With A Psychologically Ill Person!

By Dr. Deepak Kelkar, Psychiatry Mental disorders are a part and parcel of modern day life. You might have a friend, relative, family member or an acquaintance who suffers from some or the other mental symptom. People suffering from mental disorders might be different from you or from the majority of others,…

Dementia – How To Avert It?

By Dr. Vikas Patel, 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 most…

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…