mental health

How the Internet Can Afflict Your (Mental) Health?

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress –…

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Delusional Disorder Guide

By Dr. Ashish Sakpal, Psychiatry Delusions are non bizarre and false beliefs that a person may hold. Common types of delusions include delusion of grandeur, delusion of control, delusion of persecution, etc. Delusions are usually symptoms of a specific underlying disorder and are rather common in schizophrenia. Delusional disorder is a…

The Mental Health of Teen Moms Matters

By Dr. Safiya M S, Psychiatry Research has suggested that childbearing is not the primary cause of psychological distress amongst teenagers. When the levels of depression are compared, the number of teenage mothers are significantly higher than the number of adult mothers or other teenagers. However, the underlying cause of depression does not…

Borderline Personality Disorder – Causes And Symptoms

By Dr. Priyanka Kalra  , Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder, often abbreviated as BPD is a psychological condition. People suffering from this condition generally do not have a clear identity, can harm themselves and have serious difficulties in maintaining relationships. This particular condition is usually characterised by the lack of ability to manage your…

Occupational Therapy – The Many Benefits Of It!!

By Dr. Iram Parveen , Occupational Therapy 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…

What Are The Best Ways To Deal With Accident Trauma?

By Dr. Shreya Chatterjee, Psychology Being in an accident can leave a lot of stress and it may be difficult to get over it easily. A person may feel anxious and stressed out for years following the event. Some people feel a constant sense of danger, and painful memories, this may be…

Anger – Know How Workout Is The Best Way To Get Over It!

By Dr. Rajveer Singh(pt), Physiotherapy Anger is an ordinary and is an expressed reaction to an attack, perceived danger or fear. It has been very useful in our struggle for survival. The brain distinguishes the danger and the body is provoked and energized to respond with battle or fight. Once in a while, obviously,…

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…

Mental Illness in Children: Signs, Types and Causes

By Dr. Vikas Deshmukh, Psychiatry Mental health problems in children and adults are similar in nature. It can be difficult for a parent to identify if the child is mentally ill; this can result in the child not receiving the necessary treatment at the early stages, which paves way for further deterioration…

Treating Stress and Anxiety with Homeopathy

By Rushali Angchekar , Homeopathy Anything that poses a threat or a challenge to our well-being can be termed as stress. Additionally, the manner in which you respond to a threat or challenge can also be termed as stress. Generally, when there is a threat, the immediate response of the nervous system…