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India saw 31 children die by suicide every day in 2020; experts say COVID-19 upped psychological trauma
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India saw 31 children die by suicide every day in 2020; experts say COVID-19 upped psychological trauma

According to the National Crime Records Bureau data, 11,396 children died by suicide in 2020, an 18 percent rise from 9,613 such deaths in 2019 and 21 percent rise from 9,413 in 2018

Difficult to stop antidepressant medications, more than half relapse within a year finds study
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Difficult to stop antidepressant medications, more than half relapse within a year finds study

While 56 percent of the patients who discontinued their medication relapsed during the study, a sizeable portion did not, including most who remained on their antidepressants.

Saira Banu diagnosed with coronary heart syndrome, depression; actress still in ICU
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Saira Banu diagnosed with coronary heart syndrome, depression; actress still in ICU

A Hinduja Hospital doctor said once Saira Banu gives consent, they can perform angiography to determine the cause of the heart problem.

In Boomika, the continuing misrepresentation of special abilities in Indian cinema
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In Boomika, the continuing misrepresentation of special abilities in Indian cinema

The ghost in Boomika is told to have autism but her involuntary movements, exaggerated facial expressions, repetitive tick of the head, and floppy body posture resemble those that have cerebral palsy, also a group of nervous disorders.

UK High Court grants Nirav Modi permission to appeal on grounds of depression and suicide risk
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UK High Court grants Nirav Modi permission to appeal on grounds of depression and suicide risk

Justice Martin Chamberlain delivered his verdict remotely under COVID-19 rules to conclude that the arguments presented by Nirav's legal team were arguable at a substantial hearing

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.

Class 12 Boards 2021: Parents' association pens letter to Narendra Modi requesting cancellation of exams
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Class 12 Boards 2021: Parents' association pens letter to Narendra Modi requesting cancellation of exams

The India Wide Parents Association suggested using an alternative method of assessment 'because the delay in the exam dates is affecting the students' mental health'

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.

Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds
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Depression, stress dampen the efficacy of immune system, COVID-19 vaccines, study finds

Many COVID-19 vaccines already in circulation are up to 95 percent effective, provided other conditions including mental health are met.

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.

Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies
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Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies

Chronic sleep disruption due to early-life stress can produce long-lasting changes in neuroendocrine signalling pathways, and cause depression in adolescents, especially women, one of the studies said

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

Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, to intensify soon, says IMD; likely to cause rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala
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Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, to intensify soon, says IMD; likely to cause rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala

In south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at a few places and extremely heavy showers at isolated places on 3 December, as per the weather agency

Early morning headaches can be caused by disturbed sleep, mood disorders and more: Tips on how to prevent them
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Early morning headaches can be caused by disturbed sleep, mood disorders and more: Tips on how to prevent them

Morning headaches can be of many different types like migraines, tension headaches, headaches caused due to medication overuse

Boosting immunity: 10 foods a nutritionist recommends to maintain fitness during winter
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Boosting immunity: 10 foods a nutritionist recommends to maintain fitness during winter

Boosting your immune system to deal with these problems is precisely the reason why winters call for some changes in your regular diet.

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.