Mental health

Young Indians feel mental health issues can hit as early as their teenage years

 1 in 4 young Indians feel that mental health issues can start as early as the teens, while 70 per cent of young India feels that one is susceptible to mental health issues by the age of 35 given the socio-economic milieu we live in, says a survey.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:05 PM IST

DNA: Why did Wrestler Ritika Phogat lose, the race for life?

17 years old Ritika Phogat, cousin of Geeta and Babita Phogat, committed suicide in Charkhi Dadri, Haryana. Ritika's dream was to win the gold medal in the Olympics. But after defeated by 1 point in a state level match, Ritika committed suicide, what must have happened that made her take such a big step. Now the question is, our society not serious on issues like mental health?

Mar 19, 2021, 00:16 AM IST

Over 41,000 personnel trained for protecting children’s mental health wellbeing: Union minister Smriti Irani

Support Advocacy and Mental health interventions for children in Vulnerable circumstances And Distress (SAMVAD) is a national initiative to address mental health issues and provide psychosocial care to children.

Mar 16, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

Irregular sleep schedules linked to depression

An irregular sleep schedule can increase a person's risk of depression over the long term. The study is based on data gathered by tracking the participants sleep and other activity through commercial devices worn on their wrists and asking them to report their daily mood on a smartphone app and take quarterly tests for signs of depression.

Feb 18, 2021, 22:19 PM IST

Check out these health tips to beat mental stress, improve mood

Recent studies show stress levels have sky-rocketed amongst Indians due to the changes and uncertainty brought by the Coronavirus pandemic. However, there is a way out of this mental anguish. Here, we share with you a few to maintain good mental health and beat stress.

Feb 16, 2021, 13:02 PM IST

Jennifer Lopez was filled with anxiety during lockdown

"At the start we were all filled with anxiety. We were all in the Twilight Zone like everyone else. We never get to do stuff like that [together]. I was trying to take advantage of the time. We got to work on ourselves. We did therapy. I think it was really helpful for us in our relationship, shared Lopez.

Feb 11, 2021, 13:40 PM IST

Sanjay Dutt’s daughter Trishala Dutt opens up about father's past drug addiction, coping with boyfriend’s death

Trishala addressed her father’s past struggle with drugs.

Dec 12, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Nearly went into depression during lockdown : singer Ankit Tiwari

Singer Ankit Tiwari admits he almost went into depression amid the lockdown. He is now looking forward to fill in more positivity in his life.

Dec 11, 2020, 14:03 PM IST

Air pollution may affect mental health later in life, new study finds

Results also suggested that depressive symptoms might play a role in linking long-term air pollution exposure to memory decline more than 10 years after the exposure.

Nov 18, 2020, 20:43 PM IST

Amol Parashar records sleep stories as part of a mental wellness initiative

Amol says, “Working on this project was a great experience. A good night’s sleep is all we crave for, and if I can help someone have that, it’s nothing less than an honour.”

Nov 14, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

Justin Bieber opens up about being 'suicidal': The pain was consistent

The 26-year-old singer said his faith gave him the "overwhelming confidence" to recover.

Oct 31, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Sound plays a significant role in ensuring mental wellness: Life-coach Sudhanshu Rai

Storyteller and life-coach Sudhanshu Rai opens up on the importance of mental health. The World Mental Health Day is observed every year on October 10. 

Oct 10, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

Coronavirus taking heavy mental health toll on people, finds study

To capture a snapshot of the population`s mental health just after the first Covid-19 restrictions went into effect, the research team surveyed nearly 1,300 adults.

Oct 06, 2020, 15:56 PM IST

TV actor Kushal Tandon reacts after Karanvir Bohra mistakes him for late Kushal Punjabi

The two exchanged tweets thereafter and Karanvir admitted to having committed a typo. 

Sep 12, 2020, 10:16 AM IST

Shekhar Kapur, AR Rahman and Shyamal Vallabhjee come together to fight depression

Director Shekhar Kapur, Oscar winner AR Rahman and life coach Shayamal Vallabhjee have come together to create awareness on mental health and promote positive mental wellbeing.

Jul 28, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

In new blog from isolation ward, Amitabh Bachchan writes about how coronavirus affects patient's mental health

Amitabh Bachchan has been constantly updating his social media accounts to reach out to his fans and well-wishers. 

Jul 26, 2020, 10:50 AM IST

Lara Dutta backs 'Breathe Believe Balance' book by life coach Shayamal Vallabhjee

Lara Dutta congratulated Shayamal Vallabhjee personally on the release of his new book and has completed reading Breathe Believe Balance.

Jul 23, 2020, 15:39 PM IST

Kartik Aaryan discusses mental health, depression in new episode of 'Koki Poochega'

Kartik Aaryan has in the past has interviewed several front-liners from various fields - right from a doctor, to a reporter, and spread awareness about coronavirus.

Jul 23, 2020, 13:45 PM IST

Exclusive: Storytelling can be a perfect healer for mental health issues, says life coach Sudhanshu Rai

With discussions and debates on the importance of mental health catching up fast in these testing times, Storyteller, Life Coach and Motivational Speaker, Sudhanshu Rai in an interview with Zee News Digital, opened up on how to deal with stress, depression. He also talked about how reading and sharing play a vital role in maintaining sound mental health.

Jul 04, 2020, 15:41 PM IST