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Psychotherapist Dr Aaron Beck known as the father of cognitive therapy, died at the age of 100
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Psychotherapist Dr Aaron Beck known as the father of cognitive therapy, died at the age of 100

He discovered that patients who learn to recognize the faulty logic of their negative automatic thoughts could learn to overcome their fears, think more rationally, which diminished their anxiety and improved their mood.

Coronavirus impact: Children, like adults, resist change; how parents can help them with back-to-school anxiety
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Coronavirus impact: Children, like adults, resist change; how parents can help them with back-to-school anxiety

Given children’s fondness for sameness and predictability, it should be no surprise that a global pandemic that halted school as kids know it, would have a profound impact on children’s anxiety

WHO warns of 'long-term' effects of COVID-19 on patients' mental health
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WHO warns of 'long-term' effects of COVID-19 on patients' mental health

WHO's regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said mental health should be considered a "fundamental human right."

Explained: 'Coronasomnia', the sleep disorder that spiked during the pandemic, and how to cope with it
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Explained: 'Coronasomnia', the sleep disorder that spiked during the pandemic, and how to cope with it

As per research studies, the prevalence of insomnia during the COVID-19 pandemic was found to be higher in healthcare workers, females and urban citizens.

MasterChef Australia season 13 contestant Brent Draper quits show, citing anxiety and pressure
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MasterChef Australia season 13 contestant Brent Draper quits show, citing anxiety and pressure

Draper was consoled by one of the judges, Jock Zonfrillo, who commended his courage in asking for help.

Anxiety, depression, isolation: 50 Indians on biggest mental health challenges they've faced amid COVID-19 crisis
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Anxiety, depression, isolation: 50 Indians on biggest mental health challenges they've faced amid COVID-19 crisis

Firstpost heard from 50 individuals about what their mental health struggles had been like in the year of a pandemic, self-isolation and lockdowns.

In the glare of the spotlight: What Naomi Osaka's stand, French Open's response tells us about pressures facing young sportspersons
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In the glare of the spotlight: What Naomi Osaka's stand, French Open's response tells us about pressures facing young sportspersons

We can’t treat young vulnerable people as commodities, telling them to just follow the rules and not to express their concerns.

Languishing, the neglected child of mental health, can dull your motivation and focus. It may be the dominant emotion of 2021
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Languishing, the neglected child of mental health, can dull your motivation and focus. It may be the dominant emotion of 2021

As scientists and physicians work to treat and cure the physical symptoms of long-haul Covid, many people are struggling with the emotional long-haul of the pandemic.

A Pandemic Year for Women: How self-care made working through grief during a lockdown a little less challenging
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A Pandemic Year for Women: How self-care made working through grief during a lockdown a little less challenging

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

Phone call anxiety: A look into why so many of us have it, and how to get over it
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Phone call anxiety: A look into why so many of us have it, and how to get over it

Some emotional symptoms of phone anxiety include delaying or avoiding making calls because of heightened anxiety, feeling extremely nervous or anxious before, during and after the call and obsessing or worrying about what you’ll say.

2020, a year in mental health: Grief, anxiety, doomscrolling — there's another pandemic alongside COVID-19
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2020, a year in mental health: Grief, anxiety, doomscrolling — there's another pandemic alongside COVID-19

There is no blueprint of how to be in a pandemic and perhaps what we need is the permission to just survive it and cultivate a curiosity for what comes up inside us — as we make our way through the virus.

You can spend long hours on your phone and not worry about mental health
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You can spend long hours on your phone and not worry about mental health

The study team, in turn, found that mental health was actually associated with concerns participants felt about their own smartphone usage.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: Types of invisible disabilities and their impact
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: Types of invisible disabilities and their impact

This year’s theme was designed to bring attention to disabilities that are not immediately apparent to others and yet have a deep and potentially devastating impact on the lives of the patients, their loved ones and caregivers

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness can effectively treat long-term symptoms of concussions, study finds
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Yoga, meditation and mindfulness can effectively treat long-term symptoms of concussions, study finds

Mild traumatic brain injuries can lead to serious and long-term neurological effects including impaired cognitive function related to memory, reasoning, communication

Is harking back to '90s hits and classics only an outcome of fresh content crisis? Nostalgia experts weigh in
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Is harking back to '90s hits and classics only an outcome of fresh content crisis? Nostalgia experts weigh in

Experts say conjuring nostalgia by watching old movies or taking up old hobbies is an effective way to cope with stress and anxiety. It can lift moods, boost confidence, and inspire a sense of optimism.

Within 90 days of testing positive for COVID-19, a person has high risk of developing a mental illness: Oxford
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Within 90 days of testing positive for COVID-19, a person has high risk of developing a mental illness: Oxford

Researchers also found that there was a higher risk of dementia in those who recover from the virus.

In 'It's All in Your Head, M,' Manjiri Indurkar crafts a piercingly honest narrative about her struggle with mental illness
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In 'It's All in Your Head, M,' Manjiri Indurkar crafts a piercingly honest narrative about her struggle with mental illness

Diving into the trauma she suffered as a survivor of child sexual abuse and more so the rage and grief that stemmed from the silence of those around her who knew the truth, Indurkar writes a sharply honest story, weighing her losses against her more qualitative wins in the pages of this book.

Specially designed sleep interventions may alleviate PTSD risks in people with trauma, says new study
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Specially designed sleep interventions may alleviate PTSD risks in people with trauma, says new study

The study discovered that there is a time-sensitive window after experiencing a trauma where optogenetic intervention can help improve sleep duration and quality

Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media
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Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media

Though the answer is not a perfect representation of the national mental health, analysis of Twitter data shows an uptick in signs of sadness, anxiety, depression, stress, and suicidal thoughts as compared to 2019

World Mental Health Day 2020: Common misconceptions most people have about therapy and the truth about them
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World Mental Health Day 2020: Common misconceptions most people have about therapy and the truth about them

Good mental health is not just about being free from a mental illness. It involves the ability to better handle everything life throws at you and fulfill one’s full potential