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Mental well-being

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

Mobile apps may help strengthen psychological well-being: Study

Researchers believe that if more people use these apps often, it can help them change their emotional behaviour.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

World Mental Health Day: How companies can ensure mental well-being among employees

 October 10 is World Mental Health Day and this year's theme is Mental Health in the Workplace.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Yoga and the mind: How it helps you beat stress, anxiety, depression

The truth is that yoga has a great role to play in mental wellbeing. If not as a mainstay, then even as an add-on.

Jun 21, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Going to university may help prevent dementia: Study

The research team analysed whether a healthy lifestyle was associated with better performance on a mental ability test.

Apr 24, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

More reasons to play Pokemon Go: Study says game makes users happier and friendlier!

The large pool of players presented an opportunity to capture the effects of augmented reality games.

Apr 13, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Nature's call to the elderly: Spending time in green, woody areas beneficial, says study!

The study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Apr 11, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Atypical depression: Are you a victim of this?

Atypical depression is characterised by sleeping too much (hypersomnia), increased appetite or weight gain.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Beware fathers, your energy drinks intake can affect children's mental health

As per a new study, excessive consumption of some food supplements such as energy drinks or folic acid pills by the father may affect the cognitive skills of the child - at least in mice.


Apr 05, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

Mental health: Tips to stay mentally fit and strong

In order to be mentally strong, you need to understand the meaning of well-being, function normally in everyday life while also having enough confidence to soldier through struggles and succeed.

Apr 05, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Stressed out all the time? Get some sunshine to improve your mental well-being!

As per a new study, saking up some sun may help improve your mental and emotional well-being.

Nov 05, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

Five simple ways to improve your mental health!

We often tend to neglect our mental health in front of our physical health. 

Oct 24, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

Are you depressed? Ways to manage stress, anxiety!

Globally, an estimated 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Oct 11, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

Embrace spirituality to fight cancer

Being spiritual can help cancer patients improve their physical, mental and social well being.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Altruistic kids are less depressed

Those kids who find pleasure in sharing whatever money they have with others are less likely to sufferer from depression, a fascinating research shows.

Apr 25, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

Weight gain tied to mental well-being among women

A new study has found that while physical health deteriorates when weight is gained, mental well-being seems to improve, especially in women.

Sep 04, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

Breast reduction surgery improves physical and mental well-being

Breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements in several important areas of health and quality of life, a new study has revealed.

Jul 31, 2013, 11:50 AM IST