Mental health disorder

Childhood adversity ups risk of mental health disorder

For the study, the researchers analysed data of over 9,000 participants aged 8 to 21 years and found specific associations of low socioeconomic status and traumatic stressful events with psychiatric symptoms, cognitive performance, and several brain structure abnormalities.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

WHO to classify 'Gaming Disorder' as a mental health condition in 2018

The WHO said gaming disorder is wider than just video gaming disorder.

Dec 25, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

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. 

Nov 16, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

World Mental Health Day: How young men in Nigeria struggle to cope with loss of loved ones! (Watch heart-wrenching video)

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), war and disasters have a large impact on mental health and psychosocial well-being. Conflict and violence cause mental suffering as well as physical wounds.

Oct 10, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

'Up to 10 percent Australian children suffering from mental health problems'

A ground-breaking Australian study has revealed as many as 10 percent of children suffer a mental health disorder during childhood, with up to one in 13 children considering suicide.

Aug 07, 2015, 12:28 PM IST