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6.8 million deaths, 135 million job losses and more: Key figures that define the COVID-19 pandemic
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6.8 million deaths, 135 million job losses and more: Key figures that define the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a series of unprecedented events, ranging from a record number of deaths, to a 3.1 per cent drop in global GDP, to masks becoming the pandemic's most symbolic accessory

WOOP your way to wishes, or just apply RULER to control emotions
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WOOP your way to wishes, or just apply RULER to control emotions

A survey stated that face-to-face consultations for mental health witnessed a 44 per cent rise, and shockingly, 57 per cent were in the 25-34 year age bracket with males comprising 61 per cent

Eating during night increases depression, anxiety: Study
Health

Eating during night increases depression, anxiety: Study

Individuals who ate both during the day and night saw anxiety and depression-like mood levels rise by 16 per cent and 26 per cent, but those who ate only during the day saw no increase

Depression: All you need to know about its early signs
Lifestyle

Depression: All you need to know about its early signs

More than just sadness in response to life’s struggles and setbacks, depression affects the way we think and feel

Depression: 5 natural ways you can combat the condition
Lifestyle

Depression: 5 natural ways you can combat the condition

Depression may make you feel disconnected from the things you love. It can also lead to fatigue and sleep problems. There are some ways to counter the symptoms of depression that don't involve medications

Over 8,000 more suicide deaths reported in Japan during pandemic, finds study
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Over 8,000 more suicide deaths reported in Japan during pandemic, finds study

Economic difficulties are believed to be the prime reason for the rise in suicide rates in Japan, as suicide mortality tends to increase when unemployment is on the rise

Chennai: Woman suffering from sleepwalking disorder, depression dumps gold worth Rs 15 lakh in ATM dustbin
India

Chennai: Woman suffering from sleepwalking disorder, depression dumps gold worth Rs 15 lakh in ATM dustbin

The parents of the woman said that they did not know that their daughter had taken away the jewellery until police asked them to check for the valuables inside the cupboard

Why dialysis patients and their families are at higher risk of mental health issues
Health

Why dialysis patients and their families are at higher risk of mental health issues

The need of mental health aid in successful chronic kidney disease management is paramount and highlights some mental health tips and management techniques for friends and families of kidney patients

25 per cent rise in mental health issues during first year of COVID-19: What the WHO report reveals
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25 per cent rise in mental health issues during first year of COVID-19: What the WHO report reveals

The report found that mental health conditions, besides affecting the quality of life, also had ‘enormous’ economic consequences with losses in productivity significantly outstripping the direct costs of care

Kolkata: Another model found hanging from ceiling of her room in Patuli, second incident in three days
India

Kolkata: Another model found hanging from ceiling of her room in Patuli, second incident in three days

Mother of the deceased model Manjusha Niyogi said that her daughter was suffering from acute depression after the death of her friend and colleague in the industry, Bidisha De Majumder, two days ago

Mother, two daughters found dead in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar flat
India

Mother, two daughters found dead in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar flat

The deceased have been identified as Manju and her daughters Anshika and Anku, police said

Five yogic habits that can help you overcome depression and stress
Opinion

Five yogic habits that can help you overcome depression and stress

Patanjali’s Yogasutra delves into the reasons for psychological suffering of human beings and also prescribes the way to remove them

Madhya Pradesh: Policeman on duty in Datia strangulates six-year-old boy for asking money, puts body in car's boot to dump at abandon spot
India

Madhya Pradesh: Policeman on duty in Datia strangulates six-year-old boy for asking money, puts body in car's boot to dump at abandon spot

During investigations, the accused cop said that he was suffering from depression and got annoyed when the boy continuously demanded money from him

What is depression? Check types and how to keep yourself away from it
Lifestyle

What is depression? Check types and how to keep yourself away from it

There are many researches which state that genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors play a significant role in depression

Fighting the Big C: How cancer is as much a physical health issue as it mental
Health

Fighting the Big C: How cancer is as much a physical health issue as it mental

Studies suggest that patients with cancer require tailored mental health monitoring and care

COVID-19 linked with increased risk of mental health disorders up to one year after infections, says US study
World

COVID-19 linked with increased risk of mental health disorders up to one year after infections, says US study

More than 403 million people globally and 77 million in the US have been infected with the virus since the pandemic started

Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causes
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Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causes

While there's no firm list of symptoms that define long COVID, the most common include fatigue, problems with memory and thinking, loss of taste and smell, shortness of breath, insomnia, anxiety and depression

World Leprosy Day 2022: All you need to know about the theme, history and significance 
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World Leprosy Day 2022: All you need to know about the theme, history and significance 

United for Dignity, the theme for this year, has been picked to make everyone realise that people affected by leprosy are entitled to lead a dignified life free from stigma

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
India

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD
India

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD

Light to moderate rainfall at many places, with heavy rainfall at isolated places, likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, said IMD