mental health care

Improving Brain Function – How Moderate Alcohol Consumption Can Help You?

By Dr. Sankalp Mohan, Neurology It is common belief that alcohol consumption is a social menace and is injurious to health. It is the third leading lifestyle causes of death in the United States and takes a toll on the health care costs of the country. Many organs like the liver, kidney,…

Mental Health – Ways To Maintain It During Old Age!

By Dr. Anil Yadav, Md (A.I.I.M.S), Psychiatry Growing old is something that most people brood about. But, it is a natural phenomenon and hence cannot be avoided. The best thing to do is accept your age and of course age with grace. Being both physically and mentally fit are the key factors…

Bipolar Disorder – Know How To Tackle It!

By Dr. Anil Yadav, Md (A.I.I.M.S), 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…

Occupational Therapy – Knowing Its Importance In Psychiatry!

By Dr. Omkar Mate, Psychiatry Contrary to common perception, psychiatry does not merely look into rectifying the emotional distresses one endures but also works towards overcoming any trauma induced shortcoming that one may suffer from. Psychiatry is committed towards making life more productive and organised for the survivors and has spread its…

What Is Emotional Abuse Exactly?

By Dr. Challa Subrahmanyam, Psychology Emotional abuse is subtle. People involved in it are often unaware of the act. Though there are no physical marks or injuries, still emotional abuse is more toxic and noxious than physical abuse. Emotional abuse can be in between husband-wife, parent-child, in between friends, in fact in…

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…