Mental health

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

It involves a mild electrical stimulation or a magnetic stimulation to the left side of the brain, to encourage approach-related emotions.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Being married may reduce depression: Study

Being married may reduce depression: Study

People who are married and earn less than USD 60,000 per year in total household income have fewer symptoms of depression than comparable earning unmarried people, a study has found.

Apr 12, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Self-driving vehicles cause higher stress levels to passengers

Self-driving vehicles cause higher stress levels to passengers

Contrary to widely-received popular wisdom, existing technologies for autonomous driving appear to be perceived as a factor which causes additional stress instead of being seen as a useful aid.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
International Day Of Happiness: Things you can do to stay happy

International Day Of Happiness: Things you can do to stay happy

Since 2013, March 20 marks the International Day of Happiness, started by the United Nations to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Even a hint of light past bedtime could lead to depression: Study

Even a hint of light past bedtime could lead to depression: Study

This isn't the first study to link nocturnal light exposure to the mood disorder.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Facebook can make autistic adults happy, says study

Facebook can make autistic adults happy, says study

The finding could not be generalised to overall use of social media, however, because the same was not true of those who used Twitter, researchers said.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Stressed? It could be contagious, say researchers

Stressed? It could be contagious, say researchers

For the study, the research team analyzed the effects of stress in pairs of male and female mice.

Mar 09, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

For the study, published in the Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, researchers analyzed data from more than 5,580 middle-aged Latin American women.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Media has a measurable impact on how people perceive suicides: Study

Media has a measurable impact on how people perceive suicides: Study

The study was carried out by Florian Arendt together with his former colleague Sebastian Scherr and researchers based at the Medical University of Vienna.

Mar 06, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Feeling stressed and anxious? Meditation will help

Feeling stressed and anxious? Meditation will help

The American Psychological Association study suggested that the stress levels among the American natives have been increasing for the first time in ten years, reports NBC News.

Mar 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Mothers sharing a bed with their babies more likely to feel depressed: Study

Mothers sharing a bed with their babies more likely to feel depressed: Study

Researchers analyzed the sleeping habits of 103 mothers in their baby's first year of life.

Mar 02, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
A little anxiety may aid your memory

A little anxiety may aid your memory

For the study, the researchers assessed 80 undergraduate students from the University of Waterloo, including 64 females.

Feb 27, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
Long-lasting depression may alter the brain, suggests study

Long-lasting depression may alter the brain, suggests study

This study provides the first biological evidence for large brain changes in long-lasting depression.

Feb 27, 2018, 19:42 PM IST
Ketamine may cut depressive symptoms in two hours

Ketamine may cut depressive symptoms in two hours

Several studies have reported "rapid, robust, and relatively sustained antidepressant response" to ketamine, injected intravenously at low, subanesthetic doses, the researchers said.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
'Happy space suits' to prevent depression in astronauts in the offing

'Happy space suits' to prevent depression in astronauts in the offing

The eventual product will incorporate the wireless sensors into astronaut clothing so that physicians on Earth can also monitor the person?s pulse rate, blood pressure, and joint angles.

Feb 26, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
The DASH diet may curb depression risk, says study

The DASH diet may curb depression risk, says study

The DASH diet focuses on receiving a proper amount of food and nutrients like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains along with low or fat-free dairy, fish, poultry, beans, seeds, and nuts.

Feb 26, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Self-esteem key to treat mental health patients: Study

Self-esteem key to treat mental health patients: Study

According to the researchers, self-concept might be an important aspect to consider when implementing treatment programmes to improve the mental health of youth who are hospitalised.

Feb 21, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk: Study

Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk: Study

Dementia primarily afflicts older people and is marked by memory loss and an inability to perform tasks.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Acne may lead to increased risk of depression

Acne may lead to increased risk of depression

For the study, published in The British Journal of Dermatology, researchers included data from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) from 1986 to 2012.

Feb 07, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

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