UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 03:00 PM IST
A certain type of cells in the brain’s hippocampus can help you feel brave and take risks while alleviating anxiety.
Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 02:09 PM IST
Though public discourse on postpartum depression has never been higher, a stigma persists. Friends, co-workers and loved ones who haven’t experienced depression themselves may be at a loss for how to help. Here’s what you can say to someone going through PPD.
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Closeness between fathers and daughters tends to protect daughters and help them transition out of loneliness faster, says a new study.
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 11:31 AM IST
Individuals with higher levels of peace of mind are better able to regulate their emotions, not only in the waking state but also during dreaming, which helps them sleep better and see happier dreams.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 11:58 AM IST
Are you in an on-off relationship with your partner? Beware, it may affect your mental health and cause depression and anxiety.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2018 12:40 PM IST
But the insurance market in India is yet to evolve when it comes to out-patient treatment. once insurance firms switch to underwriting outpatient costs, it will help develop help-seeking behaviour in India and reduce stigma in a country where people in many sections of society are reluctant to admit they are seeing a shrink.
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 12:37 PM IST
Are we the same people we were 10 years ago and will be remain the same 50 years from now? Latest research throws up some answers.
Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 03:25 PM IST
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: PMDD is a more severe form of PMS that not many know about. It can affect your mood, and cause extreme sadness, anger, breast tenderness and bloating.
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 01:47 AM IST
Work emails that you end up checking after work could be harming your health and your family’s well-being. Here’s how.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 09:03 AM IST
Exercise in excess won’t make you fitter physically or mentally. A new study shows you the optimum amount of exercise for you and exercising every day leads to lower levels of mental health.
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 12:27 PM IST
Even a short session of meditation can boost your ability to complete cognitive tasks, even if you have never meditated before, a study has found.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 10:14 AM IST
Service for Healthy Use of Technology Clinic at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences helps people deal with tech-based addictions.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 12:06 PM IST
For people suffering from memory problems, a good solution could be to act through the activity they must remember to do.
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 05:27 PM IST
Deaths from stroke are four times higher and from heart-related diseases nearly three-fold more in India than in Western countries, according to a new study. Diabetes-related deaths are also triple in India as compared to Western nations. Here’s why.
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 02:42 PM IST
Turning sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated lots into green spaces could be a good way to reduce cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, says a new study.
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 03:53 PM IST
Eating processed meat snacks, be it salami or hot dogs, can lead to mania, says this new study.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 10:49 AM IST
Stressful situations affect the brain and body of people with schizophrenia differently from those without the mental illness, says this new study.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Small talk is not bad for you and doesn’t impact your state of mind, while people who have substantive conversations tend to be happier, says researchers.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Not all aggressive behaviours are meant to harm while bullying is a repetitive and behaviour characterised by a power imbalance between two parties, explains a new study on the relation between aggression and bullying.
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 12:30 PM IST
The best anti-ageing tool is to feel younger. A new study shows how this attitude can improve your physical and mental health, and slow down the rate of brain ageing.
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Gender plays a huge role in determining what ailments you may suffer from. While men are more prone to diseases like autism and schizophrenia, women tend to suffer from depression and anxiety.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Psychiatrist Anirudh Kala’s ‘The Unsafe Asylum: Stories of Partition and Madness’ in interlinked episodes explores the impact of Partition on mental health in both countries, and even of the future generations.
Hindustan Times | By Danish Husain
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 10:41 PM IST
#99ShadesofGrey The theatre artist, who used the lows to bounce back, says that the dark times actually helped him create a good body of work and prepped him up for a better career
Hindustan Times | By Kailash Kher
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 11:10 PM IST
#99ShadesOfGrey Today, the singer strongly believes that har raat ke baad ek savera zaroor hai
Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 12:33 PM IST
If you suffer from lung disease, be cautious while taking antidepressants. A new study links use of antidepressants with increased risk of death for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and greater likelihood of hospitalisation.
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 12:18 PM IST
Schizophrenia may be linked to suicide as it affects your ability to think clearly, says a new study.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 10:28 AM IST
To target the therapy for childhood depression, the researchers adapted this standard intervention by adding a new emotional development (ED) module to the treatment.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 04:42 PM IST
Gaming disorder is characterised by impaired control over gaming and an increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that it takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, says a World Health Organisation report.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 10:56 PM IST
According to National Health Profile 2018, which is based on data for the year 2015, out of the total 1,33,623 suicides recorded that year, 44,593 (33.37%) of people were between the ages of 30 and 45.
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 02:29 PM IST
Do you often put yourself in another person’s shoe? It may not help you understand what the other person is thinking or feeling, says this new study.