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    Schizophrenia — most misunderstood mental illness

    Mumbai: Schizophrenia during childhood is quite uncommon, but leaves a severe mental disorder in which children interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia involves a range of problems with thinking (cognitive), behaviour or emotions. It may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking that impairs your child’s ability to function.

  • Bhopal: Centre gives nod to National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation

    Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in Bhopal. The decision was taken during a Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Modi. The institute will be the first of its kind in the country in the area of mental health rehabilitation.

  • Dwayne Johnson opens up about secret struggle with depression 

    London: Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has opened up about his secret struggle with depression as he revealed he had his first brush with the condition when he was a teenager. “Struggle and pain is real. I was devastated and depressed. I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere.

  • Is Depression contagious?

    Depression is called the common cold of mental illness, and it’s not for nothing. Most of us tend to stay away from someone who has got a cough or cold because one might catch it, similarly by spending a lot of time with someone who is depressed, your chances of becoming depressed increase drastically. Please note, this is not to say that you shouldn’t spend time with people who are depressed, because

  • Deepika, Shah Rukh, Varun- Bollywood celebs who battled against mental problems

    Being in spotlight ain’t an easy job. And with great fame come great responsibilities which at times, become a problem for the ones in the entertainment industry to handle. From depression to anxiety, from body issues to addiction, Bollywood stars have gone through it all. But what is commendable is their openness about their struggles. Here are some celebs who have emerged victorious from their fight against various mental problems…

  • Frame national policy for mentally ill: SC to Centre

    New Delhi : Supreme Court on Tuesday favoured framing of a uniform national policy to deal with those suffering from mental illness and their release from hospitals after being cured.

  • Decoding human thoughts may help people with ADHD

    Toronto: If you think your mind stops wandering when you’re doing nothing, think again. Canadian researchers have developed a new framework for understanding how human thoughts flow, even at rest and thus help people with various mental illness like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Patrick-Kennedy

    ‘Calling Trump crazy demeans people with mental illness’

    Washington: A leading mental health advocate and former Democratic Congressman has asked Americans to stop calling Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “crazy” as it demeans those who suffer from real mental health issues. “We can reject Trump without resorting to making baseless diagnoses of his mental health,” Patrick Kennedy, a member of the famous Kennedy family, wrote in an op-ed in The Washington Post.

  • Why one should never say or write ‘mentally ill’

    New York : Even subtle differences in how one refers to people with mental illness can affect their attitudes towards such people, says a study, according to IANS.

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    Avoid using the term ‘mentally ill’: Study

    Washington: How we refer to people with mental illness can affect our levels of tolerance towards them, a first-of-its-kind study has found. Researchers have found that people show less tolerance towards those who are referred to as “mentally ill” when compared to those called “people with mental illness”.

  • Raj Babbar

    I am ready to bear charges of your psychological treatment: Raj Babbar to Giriraj

    New Delhi: Outraged by Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh’s ‘white-skinned’ remark on Sonia Gandhi, Congress leader Raj Babbar on Thursday offered to bear the charges for the BJP leader’s treatment in any mental asylum in the country.

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    Texting better than apps to treat mental illness

    New York: Simple texting via smartphones can be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile apps, a study has found. “Cellphone technology is in the hands of millions and early research indicates that this technology can be useful to help people who are suffering from some form of mental illness,” said Kelly Caine, assistant professor at South Carolina-based Clemson University’s School of Computing.