Psychological stress could cause blindness

4 weeks ago
Did you know! Psychological stress can also cause vision loss, finds a study. "There is clear evidence of a psychosomatic component to vision loss, as stress is an important cause ? not just a consequence ? of progressive vision loss resulting from ... ...

Video gaming addictive like crack: WHO

4 weeks ago
Video gaming can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organisation said today in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD11). "After consulting with experts across the world, and  ... ...

Govt decriminalises suicide, bans electric shocks to mentally ill children

1 month ago
Attempting suicide is no more a crime in India and there will be no more electric shocks for mentally ill children, as per the new Mental Healthcare Act 2017 notified by the Health Ministry on May 29, a year after it was passed. "Notwithstanding ... ...

Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism: Doctors

4 months ago
Read more about Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism: Doctors on Business Standard. Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 23 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as soon as possible for improved outcomes, according to doctors.Children with autism need social acceptance to help ... ...

Mental health issues linked to risky driving

4 months ago
Read more about Mental health issues linked to risky driving on Business Standard. Mental health symptoms are related to attention deficithyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness, and mental health disorders are associated with increased errors in a driving ... ...

World Sleep Day: Meditate your way to sound sleep

4 months ago
A significant proportion of the adult population suffers from sleep problems, and many of them potentially having chronic insomnia. A growing body of medical evidence links inadequate sleep with anger, anxiety, and sadness. A study on the impact of ... ...

Anti Social Personality Disorder: The rebel within

4 months ago
Read more about Anti Social Personality Disorder: The rebel within on Business Standard. Aditya (name changed) was a charismatic and well dressed, 32 year old male who was brought to Psychiatry OPD by his parents due to a recent brawl with his wife which had led to a case of domestic violence.The young man seemed initially upset about ... ...

Anxiety may help remember things: study

5 months ago
Read more about Anxiety may help remember things: study on Business Standard. Manageable levels of anxiety can actually help you remember more details of an event, a study claims.The study of 80 undergraduate students also found that when anxiety levels got too high or descended into fear, it could lead to the colouring of ... ...

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