mental health

Dementia – How To Avert It?

By Nirvan Hospital, 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 common…

Saying No – How It Is Beneficial?

By Dr. Subrata Naskar, Psychiatry Have you ever been in a state where the very simple two-lettered word “No” from you might bring the world of your loved ones come crumbling down? Have you ever been dubbed as being discourteous on voicing that one “no” straight-away? Well, being extremely gracious on your…

Psychological Rehabilitation for Cancer Patients!

By Dr. T Santhanam, Psychology During cancer treatment, one may have cognitive and psychological problems. These problems can make it difficult to cope with daily activities and also make it difficult for cancer survivors to return to work. These problems may result in a lasting effect on the mental health of survivors…

Mental Health In Ageing – How Can You Improve It?

By Dr. Boppana Sridhar, 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 to accept your age and of course age with grace. Being both physically and mentally fit are the key factors for…

Signs That You Must Not Ignore Of Emotional Abuse!

By Ms. Taral Parekh , 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…

How Does Occupational Therapy Help In Psychiatry?

By Dr. Amulya Shetty, 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 to making life more productive and organized for the survivors and has spread its wings…

Coping With Grief And Loss

By Ms. Chaitra Mahesh, Psychology Every person faces ups and downs in life, the difference lies in how we deal with the low points of our life. Losing someone you love is probably the saddest experience anyone can go through. Our natural reaction to such a loss is grief. The more significant…

Nervous System – How To Keep It Fit?

By Dr. Debabrata Chakraborty, Neurology Nervous system refers to the complex web of cells and nerves in your system which sends messages to and from your spinal cord and brain to other parts of your body. The nervous system consists of two portions- the Central nervous system that comprises the brain and…

Know All Form Of Emotional Abuses!

By Dr. Juhi Parashar, 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…

Will Power – How To Enhance It?

By Ms. Reena Nair, Psychology On many occasions, people do things in spite of knowing that they will harm them. This is only because they lack will power that could restrain them from doing it. Willpower refers to a strong determination for doing a difficult task or an activity. Ways in which…