mental health

Care comes first: Dementia takes centre stage 

The initiative, starting next month, will provide training to professional caregivers and family members of Alzheimer’s patients

published on : 22nd May 2019

Mental health counselling is for all

At 4 pm, Kirthika Soundararajan walked through Elliot’s Beach, and saw a father put his hand around the daughter’s shoulders.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Stigma leads to closure of UPHC psychiatry clinics

Only 10 outpatients availed services in the last four months across all 3 UPHCs

published on : 19th May 2019

Losing my mother was a pain like no other: Prince William opens up on Diana's death, mental health

He said dealing with the loss of his mother - who died in a 1997 car crash - meant he felt he could relate to others who had suffered a bereavement.

published on : 18th May 2019

51-year-old CGST employee jumps off 30th floor of WTC tower in Mumbai

A case of accidental death has been registered at Cuffe Parade police station and further probe was on, he added.

published on : 14th May 2019

Meditation not pleasant for everyone: Study

Of the 1,232 participants, 25.6 per cent indicated that they had previously encountered particularly unpleasant meditation-related experiences.

published on : 12th May 2019

Teen suicide rates spiked after '13 Reasons Why' release: Study

"13 Reasons Why" is a web-based series that tells the story of a young girl who kills herself and leaves behind a series of 13 tapes detailing the reasons why she chose to end her life.

published on : 30th April 2019

Using Artificial Intelligence to detect mental health disorders may be counterproductive

Despite staggering number of patients being reported to suffer from disorders like depression, India struggles with the stigma of mental health diseases.

published on : 29th April 2019

Bengaluru has potential to become a torchbearer for mental health services’

In a few years, Bengaluru is projected to be the third fastest growing city in the world.

published on : 27th April 2019

Is excessive online chatting with strangers a dysfunction?

The SHUT clinic of NIMHANS recently treated three cases of young men in their 30s who spent several hours chatting with strangers. What led them to it?

published on : 23rd April 2019

'Free Britney Spears': Pop star's fans stage protest, demand her release from psychiatric facility

The popstar checked herself into a 30-day program in March in the midst of her father Jamie Spears' ongoing health issues.

published on : 22nd April 2019

98 per cent votes polled at IMH where residents cast their vote for the first time in Tamil Nadu

Ninety eight per cent votes were polled at the Institute of Mental Health, which comes under the Chennai Central constituency, where the inmates of the institute cast their votes for the first time.

published on : 19th April 2019

Psychologists Association upset with Kangana-Rajkummar starrer 'Mental Hai Kya'

Dr Vinay Kumar of the All India Psychologists Association has demanded to withdraw the poster of the film as it has ridiculed mental patients.

published on : 18th April 2019

 Acupuncture can help cure mental disorders

In many parts of the world, acupuncture is increasingly being applied in treatment of mental disorders.

published on : 14th April 2019

Chennai: Voting is their right, and they shall cast it

The Kilpauk Institute of Mental Health held a campaign to prepare first-time voters with disability in Chennai for the elections.

published on : 13th April 2019
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