Mental illness

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…

Signs To Know If You Are Psychologically Unwell!

By Dr. Mitali Soni Loya, 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…

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,…

Mental Illness – What Causes It In Children?

By Dr. Parth Nagda, 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…

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…

Mental Illness – Know Forms Of It In Children!

  By Dr. Kedar Tilwe, 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…

Nervous Breakdown – How To Handle It?

By Dr. Manjesh Rathi, Neurology It is common to be affected by anxiety or stress on a regular basis, but it can be managed easily. Nervous breakdown occurs when stress and anxiety accumulate to such a large extent that it has a huge wrecking impact on your life. It is a type…

Bipolar Disorder – Check Your Symptoms To Be Sure!

By Dr. Ashish Sakpal, Psychiatry 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 world. However, when the…

Substance-Related Disorder – Know In Depth About It!

By Dr. Kashika Jain, 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…

Insanity – 8 Signs You Must Not Ignore!

By Dr. Shashi Bhushan Kumar, 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…