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Exam time: Dial a helpline to overcome stress


February 6th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) It's that time of the year when tension runs high, anxiety grips the minds of parents and students who are concerned about just one thing ... Read more...

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Arm candy, one-night stands…flip side of V-Day


February 11th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Valentine's Day is meant to be about love and romance. But there are many who try to hook up so they can show off ... Read more...

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Stressed out Delhi, where grazing a car hurts the ego


January 14th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Leave your home 15 minutes early for work. If your car is involved in an accident and the other party gets aggressive, apologise. That's the ... Read more...

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Demystifying the dilemma of turning 30!


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) What is it with the number 30 that gets women all worked up? Filmmaker Alankrita Srivastava's "Turning 30" deals with this touchy subject that ... Read more...

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Kids, parents should realise outdoor play is vital: Experts


November 13th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Children chasing one another in parks and playgrounds or playing outdoor games is a sight now rarely seen due to academic pressure and the lure of video ... Read more...

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College aspirants queue up for cosmetic surgery


June 25th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Is the first impression really the last impression? Yes, especially for the young lot joining colleges. So concerned are they about their looks that they are going ... Read more...

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Thrill-seeking leads to workplace affairs: Experts


June 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, June 24(IANS) Physical attraction or emotional bonding at the workplace is bound to happen, but it can land you in trouble if the motive behind that growing bond ... Read more...

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Marks are not everything, counsels psychiatrist


May 21st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) As students try to cope with exam pressure, experts say parents must make their children realise that marks are not everything in life. "Parents must make children realise ... Read more...

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Addicts of the virtual world could have behavioural problems


April 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Is your child hooked on to social networking sites or online gaming sites and exhibiting worrying behavioural changes? Maybe it's time you intervened and ... Read more...

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Psychiatrists call for ban on ‘glamorising’ of eating disorders


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 23 (ANI): Psychiatrists are urging a ban be put on the "damaging portrayal" of eating disorders in advertisements and various other publications.The Royal College of Psychiatrists' (RCPsych) Eating ... Read more...

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What drives people to find love out of wedlock?


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) First ace golfer Tiger Woods and former England footballer captain John Terry scorched the headlines for their extramarital affairs. So what prompts people to ... Read more...

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Can best friends be good life partners?


February 8th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Can best friends be good life partners? Tennis star Sania Mirza probably didn't think so as she called off her engagement to childhood friend Mohammad Sohrab Mirza ... Read more...

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Teens steadily falling prey to mental illness


January 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With pressures of studies, work and relationships, teenagers and those in their early 20's have become very susceptible to mental illness like schizophrenia, experts say, adding ... Read more...

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White-collar men in mid-30s typical ‘gambling addiction’ patient in UK


October 5th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 5 (ANI): Men in their mid-30s who have white collar jobs have been revealed to be the typical "problem gambling" patients at the National Problem Gambling Clinic (NPGC) in Central ... Read more...

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Unfair game: The Indian obsession with skin colour


August 30th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) "Looking for a slim, homely and fair girl for our son" - that is usually how most matrimonial ads read, the stress being on the ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger’s Joker blamed for showing people with mental health problems in bad light


August 18th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Charities have pointed fingers at Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning depiction of the Joker in 'The Dark Knight', claiming that the character gives the public the wrong impression of ... Read more...

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Not just women, men too get moody


August 11th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) For ages, women have always been accused of having mood swings, but with increasing stress levels, men too are displaying erratic behaviour and admit as much. "I am ... Read more...

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Indian children from broken homes feel the difference


June 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Like everyone they too have childhood memories, but with a difference - one of their parents was always missing. They are the children of broken homes in ... Read more...

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Exam result anxiety puts students to test


May 20th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The results are just a few days away, and some of the 1.45 million students expecting their Class 10 and 12 board examination scores are going through ... Read more...

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Are you a mood dresser? Choose your colour


May 20th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Does your mood dictate the colour of your clothes? If yes, then you are one of those who wear emotions on their sleeves and are ... Read more...

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Binge drinking ‘raises dementia risk’


May 10th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Heavy drinking can increase a person's risk of suffering from dementia, say UK doctors.Doctors have associated alcohol intake with the development of the brain-wasting condition in between 10 ... Read more...

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‘Youth-centric reality shows don’t represent real youth’


May 4th, 2009 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Using 'F' words, pulling each other's hair on trivial issues and manipulative moves that we see on youth-centric reality shows like "Splitsvilla", "Sarkaar Ki Duniya" ... Read more...

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‘Cannabis safer than alcohol,’ UK Government helpline tells kids


April 19th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): The British Government's drugs helpline is telling children that cannabis is safer than alcohol, and its ecstasy won't harm their health, a shocking Sunday Times report has revealed.The ... Read more...

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`Blitz Spirit” behind fall in suicide rates in UK following 9/11, 7/7 terror strikes


January 6th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.6 (ANI): There has been a drop in suicide rates in Britain to the tune of 40 percent in the aftermath of terror attacks such as 9/11 and 7/7, scientists ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK charged with plagiarism quits as consultant at leading hospital


October 24th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Psychiatrist and broadcaster Raj Persaud has left his job at a leading hospital four months after being convicted of dishonesty by a disciplinary tribunal.Persaud, who has lost ... Read more...

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Anorexia not just a girls’ problem, now men are falling prey


August 3rd, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Anorexia or eating disorder usually associated with teenage girls is increasingly spreading in epidemic proportion among men seeking to build "an ideal body". According to a new survey ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK gets three months suspension for plagiarism


June 21st, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Psychiatrist and broadcaster Raj Persaud has been suspended for three months from practising medicine after he was found guilty by the General Medical Council (GMC) of dishonestly ... Read more...

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Indian origin British psychiatrist guilty of plagiarism


June 20th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Indian origin psychiatrist Raj Persaud, known across Britain for his television and radio appearances, is dishonest and has brought disrepute to his profession by passing off other experts' ... Read more...

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Indian-origin psychiatrist admits plagiarism


June 17th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) An Indian-origin psychiatrist known across Britain for his television and radio appearances has admitted wholesale plagiarism of the work of other scholars. Raj Persaud appeared at a hearing ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK admits to plagiarism but not dishonesty


June 17th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Media psychiatrist Professor Raj Persaud has admitted to the General Medical Council that he plagiarised articles from other academics.The doctor, who is famed for his regular ... Read more...

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Dr. Sharma can be sacked for unethical tests on mentally ill patients


March 29th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Dr. Tanmoy Sharma, a former senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, is expected to be sacked this weekend after being found guilty of conducting ... Read more...

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Drinking alcohol during pregnancy may trigger autism in babies (re-issue)


March 24th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian researcher, has suggested that women who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk of developing autism.Raja Mukherjee, a ... Read more...

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Drinking alcohol during pregnancy may trigger autism in babies


March 23rd, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian researcher, has suggested that women who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk of developing autism.Raja Mukherjee, a ... Read more...

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Clampdown on pro-anorexia websites urged


February 24th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Pro-anorexia sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, which encourage teenage girls to compete to lose weight and provide tips on fasting, should be tackled by the British government, ... Read more...

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