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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Commonwealth meet to focus on mental health issues
Health ministers from Commonwealth countries will meet in Geneva later this week to discuss ways to ...
Chinese who pushed man in front of train declared mental
A Chinese man has been declared a mental patient by a court and sentenced to compulsory psychiatric ...
Chinese school attacker suffers from mental illnes: Officials
A Chinese man who injured 23 school children with a knife in central China last month suffered from ...
Soldiers` training to be revamped to make them more resilient
Efforts are afoot to revamp training of Army personnel to make them more resilient to extremely high...
China passes law to curb abuse of mental hospitals
The law standardises mental health care services, requiring general hospitals to set up special outp...
‘Jesus may have had mental health problems’
John the Baptist, St Paul, St Francis, may all have been mentally ill, a sermon by the Church of Eng...
Lawyer: Breivik won`t appeal if declared sane
Breivik`s lawyers say he won`t appeal if he`s sentenced to prison but will challenge any ruling decl...
US Supreme Court allows execution of Texas inmate
Marvin Wilson, 54, was sentenced to death for killing a police informant two decades ago.
Family pension to children of disabled Rajasthan govt employee
Son, daughter of a Rajasthan govt employee, pensioner suffering from mental or physical disorder wil...
Mentally ill women sexually abused, tortured in WB
The horrific case of cruelty came to light after the body of Guria, a 30-year-old woman inmate of th...
Whistleblower forcibly taken to mental ward in UP
A PCS officer, who on Monday sat on a hunger strike outside the UP Assembly, was forcibly taken away...
Wikipedia top rated for mental health information
Wikipedia is the most highly rated website for providing information on mental-health related topics...
Killer Pune driver admitted to mental hospital
Santosh Mane, the state transport driver who caused deaths of 8 persons week, has been admitted to ...
British troops in Afghanistan risk mental problems
At least one in five British soldiers in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness, a study h...
Court extends Pawar attacker`s stay at hospital
The youth, who had slapped Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, was on Monday ordered by a Del...
Top cop accuses Maya govt, sent to mental hospital
A senior police officer has learnt the hard way for speaking against the establishment in Uttar Prad...
‘Use Japan N-disaster to reform mental health’
After a disaster such as Fukushima accident, the prevalence of severe mental disorders, such as psy...
Mental illness, not British attack, blinded Hitler
Adolf Hitler’s temporary loss of sight was actually caused by a mental disorder known as ‘hysterical...
Mental disorder can be ground for divorce: SC
A husband or a wife is entitled to divorce if either spouse is found to be mentally unsound or indul...
Internet addiction ‘weakening mental capability`
Surfing the Internet is changing the way our brains work, reducing our ability to think and concentr...
In sports it`s brain over brawn
There is a lot beyond the visible physical struggle that we see among sportspersons.
Government planning new mental health care bill
The government is considering a new mental healthcare bill to replace the old Mental Health Act, 198...
Suicide, mental health linked to sex abuse: Study
Women who have experienced rape or other abuse have far higher rates of mental disorders and are up ...
Intellectual disability gene `discovered`
In what could be called a major finding, scientists claim to have discovered a gene linked to intell...
Decision making area inactive in schizophrenic brains
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterised by a breakdown of thought processes & emotional res...
Scientists isolate gene behind mental retardation
A defective MAN1B1 gene has been found to be the cause of the disorder.
Look on the bright side of life to feel young
Want to feel young as you age? Look on the bright side of life, say researchers.
Unusual genes behind schizophrenia identified
Schizophrenia is a major mental disorder characterised by delusions, hallucinations, disturbances in...
Digvijay should be sent to mental asylum: Anna
Digvijay Singh had earlier called Anna as the member RSS.
Digvijay should be sent to mental asylum: Anna
Digvijay Singh had earlier called Mr Hazare as the member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Japan disaster victims face mental health risks
The Cabinet Office decided to include a separate section on psychological needs of disaster victims.
Troop morale in Afghanistan plummets: Report
The report is a snapshot of the health of forces in Afghanistan last year.
`Tai chi improves balance, mental health in elderly`
Tai chi entails regular practice of deep breathing and relaxation techniques.
Some green exercise for the mind
Just five minutes of outdoor activity is good for brain, with tangible benefits for mental health.
Human placenta may harbour cure for heart disease
Scientists have found that placenta plays an active role in synthesizing serotonin.
Dewani detained in a secure mental health hospital
Shrien Dewani, 31, is held at Fromeside Clinic in Bristol.
A diet of emails and SMSes `could be bad for health`
Latest gadgets could be damaging people`s minds by bombarding them with too much information.
Mild stress leads to long-term disability
A new study has revealed even mild stress can lead to long-term disability and an inability to work....
Even mild stress can lead to long-term disability
The findings are important in context of modern working life, which places greater demands on employ...
Babies, toddlers too can suffer mental illness
Even young infants can react to the meaning of others` intentions and emotions.
10 ways to keep your mind sharp
If you don’t want your brain to lose its prowess as you age, better follow these tips.
Common insecticide used in homes delay mental development in kids
A new study has found that a common insecticide used in homes is associated with delayed mental deve...
Benefits of outdoors exercise
There are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking outdoors exercise.
LGB at higher risk for mental health problems
The stress of being rejected or victimized over sexual course may disrupt hormonal responses in LGB.
Ex-RAW official to spend more time in mental health clinic: HC
A former woman official of RAW, who had created a ruckus by stripping in a courtroom, will have to ...
Ajmal Kasab is mentally sound: Bombay HC
Describing Pakistani terrorist as a person of sound mind, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday turned...
Diet linked to onset of mental illness
A new research demonstrates that changes in diet might trigger the onset of mental illness.
Fort Hood shooting suspect undergoing mental exam
A 3-member military panel has until mid-Jan to submit its report on the exam.
Teens` sleeping patterns a clue to mental health risk
The sleeping patterns of teenagers can provide a clue to their longer-term risk of developing depres...
Mental patients beaten: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt
The National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from Delhi government on a complaint alle...
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