Mental health problems

Parkinsonism – What Causes It?

By Dr. R.V.Anand, Neurology,  On hearing the name of this disease people often confuse it with the disease of Parkinson. Though Parkinsonism derives its name and even shares some of the symptoms with Parkinson disease, they are different diseases altogether. Parkinsonism is a neurodegenerative disease which is caused due to Parkinson’s disease or…

Bipolar Disorder – Signs And Symptoms You Must Know!

By Dr. Swaroop Bhatankar, 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…

Substance Induced Disorders – Know The Types!

By Ms. Aarathi Selvan, Psychology, Substance-induced disorders are defined as substance-related disorders which include problems arising as a result of 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 broadly…

Schizophrenia – What Causes It?

By Dr. Suresh Patil, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia is a disease which eradicates the borders between reality and illusion in your mind and affects your daily perception. Additional mental disorders such as depression as well as anxiety disorders may also develop as a result of schizophrenia. Several factors are responsible for schizophrenia. A few…

Bipolar Disorder – Know Its Causes and Symptoms!!

By Dr Pooja Anand Sharma , Psychology Bipolar disorder is a mental condition which is characterized by extreme mood swings and frequent change in the energy levels which may change from depression to mania. When the person feels depressed, they may feel extremely low and cut themselves off from the…

About Mental Health Problems

By Dr Anuj Khandelwal , Psychiatry The mental or psychological condition of a person can refer to mental health. How good or bad the 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…