Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: depression

Harsh Vardhan shares blog on depression posted by AIIMS doctor who committed suicide

In a Medium blog put up last month, Dr Anurag Kumar said he was diagnosed with severe depression and has been looking for options to kill himself.

Lancet study finds stroke, depression, anxiety in both young and old Covid patients

The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, found altered mental status as the ‘second most common presentation’ often occurring in younger patients.

1 in 7 Indians suffered from mental health issues like anxiety, depression in 2017: Study

Shringla will take over the charge on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Keshav Gokhale's two-year term ends a day before, said an order issued by Personnel Ministry.

New study shows men more at risk of depression than women in deprived areas

Data from a long-running British study on health has found men living in a deprived area were more than 50% more likely to experience depression.

Just dance: The healing power of movement from depression to Parkinson’s

Unlike mainstream talk therapies, dance and movement therapy uses the entire body to approach clients on a non-verbal and creative level.

This is how we can empower 8 billion minds by 2030

Mental health disorders are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide and could cost the global economy some $16 trillion by 2030.

Narcissism isn’t all bad, study says it can lower stress levels and chances of depression

Researchers at Queen's University of Belfast say narcissists are 'mentally tough' and less likely to be affected by rejections. 

Military spouses or partners in UK face higher risk of depression and binge-drinking

A UK study found binge-drinking in military partners was linked to longer absences of military personnel from home – suggesting poor coping during this time.

No, eating chocolate won’t cure depression

Media reports have often said eating chocolate, in particular, dark chocolate, was linked to reduced symptoms of depression.

What Lion King shows how children react to their parent’s death

Immediately after his father’s death, Simba displays a range of grieving emotions, from self-blame and anger to profound sadness.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.