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What's the point of a mental health diagnosis?

People often need a mental health diagnosis to access ongoing therapy. Some psychiatrists and psychologists say the requirement is pushing them to pathologize normal distress or diagnose stigmatized conditions too early.

For some, diagnosis can help provide a roadmap to dealing with and understanding their mental distress. (MASKOT/imago images)
For some, diagnosis can help provide a roadmap to dealing with and understanding their mental distress. (MASKOT/imago images)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 11:26 AM IST

International Day for Older Persons: Tips to maintain your well-being in old age

Mental illness isn’t a natural part of ageing. It's crucial to look after your mental health and well-being as you age. Here are some expert-approved tips to help the elderly enhance their mental wellbeing.

International Day for Older Persons: Tips to maintain your wellbeing in old age(pexels)
International Day for Older Persons: Tips to maintain your wellbeing in old age(pexels)
Published on Oct 01, 2022 01:41 PM IST

Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity

According to a new study, obesity and psychological issues have been linked to excessive screen time. Study in fruit flies has discovered a new problem: the blue light emitted by these devices may have an effect on our basic biological functions.

Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity(Unsplash)
Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 31, 2022 08:15 PM IST

5 things to focus on when you are mentally or emotionally struggling

Check out the list of five things which can help you to cope with emotional or mental stress.

5 things to focus on when you are mentally or emotionally struggling(Pixabay)
5 things to focus on when you are mentally or emotionally struggling(Pixabay)
Published on Aug 16, 2022 06:58 PM IST

5 Yoga exercises to improve memory and concentration

Yoga plays a very strong role in the brain development of an individual, keeps your brain healthy and prevents early onset of mental disorders such as dementia, Alzheimer’s etc. Check out these 5 Yoga exercises to improve memory and concentration

5 Yoga exercises to improve memory and concentration (Ron Lach)
5 Yoga exercises to improve memory and concentration (Ron Lach)
Updated on Jul 15, 2022 03:52 PM IST
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