Mental illness

Bipolar Disorder

By Dr B.S. Arora , Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from a manic to a depressive state. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. Bipolar disorder is very serious and can cause risky behaviour, even suicidal tendencies, and can be…

All About Nervous Breakdown

By Dr J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas , Neurosurgery 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.…

Types of Substance Induced Disorders

By Dr Keerti Sachdeva , 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…