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Schizophrenia: Things you might not know about this mental disorder

Schizophrenia: Things you might not know about this mental disorder

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts. 

Depression: Symptoms, how many people are affected by or at risk from it?

Depression: Symptoms, how many people are affected by or at risk from it?

More than 300 million people around the world are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015.

World Health Day 2017: This is how you can combat depression!

World Health Day 2017: This is how you can combat depression!

Depression is a brain disorder characterised by pervasive feeling or a state of mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.

World Health Day 2017: Eight essential oils that help to treat depression!

World Health Day 2017: Eight essential oils that help to treat depression!

Every year on April 7, World Health Day is observed throughout the world and this year theme is 'Depression: Let's talk'.

86 million in Southeast Asia victimized by depression, say WHO statistics

86 million in Southeast Asia victimized by depression, say WHO statistics

This year, World Health Day emphasizes on depression a condition involving persistent sadness or loss of interest or pleasure in things normally enjoyed.

Feeling depressed? Include these foods in your diet to fight the mental disorder!

Feeling depressed? Include these foods in your diet to fight the mental disorder!

Depression is a common mental disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest.

Instagram use could help adolescents combat depression, says study!

Instagram use could help adolescents combat depression, says study!

With millions of active users from around the globe, Instagram has a larger-than-life membership, which also includes the world's biggest celebrities.

Mental disorder: Depression may affect stomach, and anxiety skin

Mental disorder: Depression may affect stomach, and anxiety skin

The findings suggest that mental disorders are antecedent risk factors of certain physical diseases in early life, but also vice versa, according to the researchers.

World Mental Health Day: Facts, key barriers to effective mental health services

The theme of this year's World Mental Health Day is psychological first aid and the support people can provide to those in distress.

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. 

More than 50 million Pakistanis suffer from mental disorder: Experts

If reports are to be believed, more than 50 million people suffer from mental disorder in Pakistan.

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. 

Five things you must know about schizophrenia!

Schizophrenia is one of the most serious mental health conditions, affecting 26 million people worldwide.

Schizophrenics more likely to attempt suicide

Data were drawn from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey-Mental Health.

Online cognitive therapy may help people with mental disorders

 Internet based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) - a talk therapy - may prove to be effective with individuals affected by a mental disorder, a new study has found.

Key biological markers for psychotic disorders identified

Each participant went through a battery of tests designed to assess their cognitive abilities.

World Mental Health Day: 10 facts that you should know about mental illness!

For several Indians, the subject of mental health is still a taboo.

New target for schizophrenia cure found

Scientists have been able to link the abnormal behaviour of two genes to the underlying cause of schizophrenia. The findings provide a new target for schizophrenia treatment.