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Creating a legacy to fight violence against women

Three women share their stories of strength and how they regained control after their experience with abuse, violence and depression. We are grateful to all the brave survivors who gave us the permission to share their stories, to inspire others and help drive change.

May 20, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Mental health comes first, stresses Sophie Turner

Actress Sophie Turner, who battled with weight at a young age, has learnt that she has to put her mental health first, beyond anything "otherwise Im screwed and then I might actually end up in rehab".

May 19, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

X-Men: Dark Phoenix taught me about mental health, says Sophie Turner

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' releases in June this year.

Apr 01, 2019, 23:23 PM IST

Bombay HC dismisses college student's plea to terminate 24-week pregnancy

The Bombay High Court Monday dismissed a petition filed by a 20-year-old woman who had sought to terminate her pregnancy claiming it would have a detrimental effect on her mental health.

Apr 01, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

Prince William says no celebrity wanted to join his mental health campaign

The royal dad of three added that they went out to “a lot of people” and “nobody” was interested.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra joins hands with Facebook for special event

#SocialForGood will be a four-hour long live event, which will take place on November 27 on Facebook. 

Nov 14, 2018, 20:01 PM IST

Alia Bhatt unveils the cover of sister Shaheen Bhatt's first book

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt on Wednesday unveiled the cover of her sister Shaheen Bhatt's first book titled 'I've Never Been UnHappier'.

Oct 10, 2018, 21:30 PM IST

Keira Knightley suffered mental breakdown at 22

As a result, she went into "deep therapy" to get her through the awards season.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Talking about mental health 'taboo' in African-American community: Taraji P Henson

The 'Empire' star said the people in her community are 'demonised' for sharing their traumatic experiences.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Writing 'thank you' notes may boost your well-being: Study

Researchers said anxiety about what to say or fear of their gesture being misinterpreted causes many people to shy away from expressing genuine gratitude.

Aug 29, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Gene discovery may help 'turn off' nightmares: Scientists

The two receptors play a key role in REM sleep opens the way to studying its underlying cellular, molecular mechanisms and will eventually allow us to define the state of REM sleep, which has been paradoxical and mysterious since its original report," said Hiroki Ueda who led the study.

Aug 29, 2018, 15:42 PM IST

Physical activity at office reduces stress

Greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during after work hours, a new study reveals.

Aug 23, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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