Mental health problems

Mental Health When You Age Old!

By Mumbai Psychiatry Clinics, 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…

Know More About Gender Identity Disorder!

By Dr. Kamal Kishore Verma, Psychiatry Gender Identity Disorder refers to a condition where a person fails to associate himself or herself with his or her natural sex at birth. The difference between sex and gender is particularly potent in this context. While ‘sex’ is what you are born with; for instance…

Nervous System Disorders – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Debabrata Chakraborty, Neurology The nervous system helps co-ordinate and regulate the different body functions. It constitutes the brain, the spinal cord, and nerves. A disorder of the system would mean that one or more of its components are not functioning properly. The causes of nervous system disorders include infections, trauma,…

Mental Health Problems – How To Avert Them?

By Dr. Indranil Saha, 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…

Depression – How To Overcome It?

By Dr. Vishal Sinha, Psychiatry Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a ‘yes’…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Radhika R, Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a psychological disorder. It is basically characterised by obsessive and abnormal thoughts which tend to influence several activities which become persistent over a period of time and are commonly referred to as compulsions. There have been cases where people tend to suffer…

Nervous Breakdown – How To Handle It?

By Dr. Shuchit Pandey, 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…

Borderline Personality Disorder – How To Diagnose It?

By Dr. Sumanth T P, 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…

What Is Emotional Abuse Exactly?

By Dr. Challa Subrahmanyam, 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…

Nervous Breakdown – Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Amit Shankar Singh, 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…