8 Types of Depression You May ...

Types of Depression! Does depression have types? According to WHO (World Health Organization), India is the most depressed country in the world. The shocking statistics from WHO suggest that there is a lack of awareness in the country and the stigma associated with it is very high. Majority of people know what is depression but […]

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Why Some People Are More Prone...

It may seem freaky, bizarre to some, but yes it is true- many people around the world are prone to depression! It’s not just us who are telling but also research findings have proved it. “The prevalence of depression globally has been increasing in recent decades ranging from 20% to 25% in women and about […]

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How I got addicted to Alcohol?

Hello, this is Raajan Vasudev Menon from Bangalore. I am a recovered alcohol addict who’s just out of a rehab centre. I like to share my story to all, especially parents on- how your alcohol practice may affect your children’s life. There is no confusion from where to start with. For every annual leave, I […]

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Why is Overcoming Alcohol Addi...

Alcohol addiction does lead to bad behaviours and is dangerous. But why is Overcoming Alcohol Addiction So Hard? “I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction” – Gene Tierney Overcoming Alcohol Addiction is Hard- why? A person may not admit he is an alcoholic as he starts out seeking or experiencing a sense of […]

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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Having Problems with Child and Adolescent Bipolar Diagnosis: Read on

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Children and adolescents are very difficult to understand when things go wrong. Basically, because they are too young to understand the psychiatrists and psychologists terminology and too young also to express their emotions, thoughts and actions in a manner that is cogent and clear...

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Emergency Psychiatric Care Tailored For You

Emergency Psychiatric Care Tailored For You

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Until recently emergency psychiatric responses from organized Hospitals in the overall Indian context was not well known off. This has paradoxical reasons...

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BIOFEEDBACK as treatment option for ADHD and Anxiety

BIOFEEDBACK as treatment option for ADHD and Anxiety

– Devendranath Akhoury
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Biofeedback is a more comprehensive term than neuro-feedback. The latter is synonymous with EEG biofeedback which is a very specific protocol, neurological in nature that is utilized to improve brainwave activity. EEG biofeedback is especially useful for treating neurological conditions such as ADHD (attention deficit hyp...

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THE BASICS OF MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health Nuts n Bolts June 2016
THE BASICS OF MENTAL HEALTH
– Devendranth Akhoury

Mental health, as it is to be understood, affects children, adolescents and adults alike. It is not a critical disease and is quite common and can be cured by medication and in some cases even be controlled by good individual and group counseling. The latter includes role play, art therapy, poetry writing, cultural activity like reel therapy etc...

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