Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: depression

People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full picture.

US approves first drug to treat postpartum depression in women

The depression either develops during pregnancy or after childbirth, which could adversely affect the growth of the offspring.

This is the world’s biggest mental health problem, & it’s probably not what you think it is

While depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, it is not the number one mental health concern people face.

Your worry over kids’ excessive smartphone use is more justified than ever before

Sleep deprivation among teens spiked after 2012 – just as smartphone use became common.

Remember this: Younger people are as prone to memory disorders as the old

Most everyday memory lapses can be fixed simply by being more mindful and less busy.

Psychedelic drugs can be the answer to depression and much more

Psychedelic drugs can affect brain function and alter its neuronal structure impacting how we feel and behave, claims research. 

Mental health problems during pregnancy are common but there is very little help available

Depression and anxiety affect 15 to 20 per cent women in the first year of childbirth reveals study.

Swimming with invisible weights tied to your ankles: My battle with depression

Depression is not a choice, it is not a phase, or a mood, or a personality flaw – it is the experience of being unable to come up for air.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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.