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Researchers identify genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers identify genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers have identified several genes that can put children of bipolar disorder patients at increased risk of developing the disease.

Researchers develop online support to help people with bipolar disorder

Researchers develop online support to help people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a lifelong mental health condition with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.

`Star Wars` actress Carrie Fisher suffers mid-air heart attack

Hollywood star Carrie Fisher was fighting for her life Friday after suffering a massive heart attack on an airplane, according to media reports which described her condition as "critical."

Seasonal affective disorder: What is it? Symptoms, who is at risk?

Seasonal affective disorder: What is it? Symptoms, who is at risk?

Researchers are yet to find out the specific cause of SAD, but it is believed that several factors may increase your risk. 

Thickening of neck artery is evident in young patients with early psychosis

Several studies have shown the strong relationship between these disorders and later risk of developing cardiovascular disease, with high rates of mortality. 

Blood pressure drugs may trigger depression: Study

Researchers including one of Indian-origin found that commonly prescribed blood pressure drugs may increase the risk of mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder.

Mental ailments: 15% of Indian adults need help, says report

Mental disorders contribute to a significant load of morbidity and disability even though few conditions account for an increasing mortality.

World Mental Health Day: Govt seeks trained manpower in mental health promotion

Quoting World Health Organisation statistics, Patel said one in every four persons was affected by a mental illness at least once in their lifetime. 

Poorly-understood gene linked to mental health disorders

Schizophrenia and other mental health disorders are multi-faceted and it is extremely complicated to identify which genes, in combination with other environmental factors, contribute to people developing the condition.

Mental disorder: Warning signs, importance of early intervention!

Learning about mental illnesses, their developing symptoms, or early warning signs and taking swift action can help. 

Siblings' mental health problems may affect you

 Individuals who have a brother or sister with mental disorders may be at an increased risk of developing the condition, a study has warned.

Performance boosting hormone may help patients with mental disorders

The hormone erythropoietin (EPO), mostly produced by the kidney, is essential for the production of red blood cells. 

Nearly 60 million Indians suffer from mental disorders

India is short of health professionals to address mental issues, particularly at the district and sub-district level.

This is what happens to your brain when you eat junk food!

Junk food lacks essential fatty acids like omega-6 and omega-3, which are crucial for healthy brain function.

Was Honey Singh offered Rs. 5cr to perform during bipolar disorder?

Was Honey Singh offered Rs. 5cr to perform during bipolar disorder?

Even if singer and rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh was suffering from Bipolar Disorder, the Bollywood hit machine still had enough projects coming in his kitty.

Easy tips and hacks to deal with mood swings!

Mood swings occur when you can go from happy to extremely sad in a moment without any reason or anything that triggers it. It can happen any time at any place. 

'Bipolar disorder sixth leading cause of disability in the world'

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by periods of depression and periods of elevated mood.

Top 6 celebrities who struggled with bipolar disorder – Check out

Top 6 celebrities who struggled with bipolar disorder – Check out

While these are just a few names, the list of Bipolar diagnosed celebrities is quite a long one.

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

Yo Yo Honey Singh talked about suffering from bipolar disorder and alcoholism. 

Child abuse produces damaging effects in bipolar patients

One in every 25 adults is diagnosed with bipolar disorder at some point in their life.