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British troops in Afghanistan may suffer mental problems


December 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) At least one in five British soldiers -- or 20 percent -- serving in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness after leaving the battlefield, a ... Read more...

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Mental health charities furious with Boycott for comments on Yardy’s depression


March 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): England batting legend Geoffrey Boycott has angered mental health charities after he claimed that depressed cricketer Michael Yardy quit the World Cup because he wasn't good enough.England all-rounder ... Read more...

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Millions lie to take leave from work


November 4th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) One in five employees take leave for stress but almost all are too afraid to admit it and instead lie about having an upset stomach or that a ... Read more...

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Alcohol ‘more dangerous than crack cocaine’ study provokes anger


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Mental health campaigners have criticised a controversial new study that suggests alcohol is more dangerous to society than heroin and crack cocaine.They have claimed that the research has ... Read more...

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Bipolar disorder ‘not linked to violent behaviour’


September 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that people with a severe mental illness are not likely to be violent-unless they abuse drugs or alcohol.According to the study by Oxford University's Department ... Read more...

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Millions of stressed workers resign or call in sick due to Monday Blues


May 17th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Every year millions of workers resign or call in sick, owing to "Monday Blues" due to work stress, says a research.A study for the mental health charity Mind ... Read more...

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More women will be working than men within four years: UK think tank


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): More women will be working than men within four years due to recession, creating a "Full Monty" effect, a British think-tank has predicted."We are having a Full ... Read more...

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Briton facing execution in China had pop star delusion, says brother


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 23 (ANI): The family of Akmal Shaikh, who is facing execution in China for trafficking drugs, has claimed that the British man was duped into smuggling heroin by gang ... Read more...

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Morrissey slammed for glamorising suicide


November 29th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 29 (ANI): Veteran singer Morrissey has evoked criticism after speaking about killing himself and glamorising suicide.The legendary crooner, known for his gloomy lyrics and depressing song titles, told Radio 4's ... Read more...

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Men ‘more vulnerable to recession blues than women’


May 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The global economic downturn is taking toll on men's mental health, a new survey has found.The survey, conducted by mental health charity Mind, found that almost 40 percent ... Read more...

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Kids of depressed fathers ‘more likely to have psychological problems’


May 4th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): Fathers' mental health problems could be harmful for their kids, a new research has warned.Researchers at University of Oxford said that such kids are more likely to have ... Read more...

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50pct Aussies have suffered mental illness at some point in their lives


March 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 26 (ANI): Almost half of the people in Australia have had mental health problems at some point during their lives, according to newly revealed figures.The latest national snapshot from the ... Read more...

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Schizophrenics stab a person a week to death


October 12th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 12 (ANI): Schizophrenics slay at least one person every week due to mental healthcare failures, reveal shocking new figures.According to the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by ... Read more...

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Celebs secret phobias revealed


October 3rd, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Even celebrities are not free from having phobias like the rest of the world, and heading the list is English singer Cheryl Cole, who has been revealed ... Read more...

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Five-year-olds are at risk from self-harm in UK


August 3rd, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) With the dubious distinction of having the highest child self-harm cases in Europe, UK goes down another notch in mental health as a survey reveals that children as ... Read more...

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How Brit political correctness went horribly wrong during brainstorming!


June 20th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A local council in Britain has barred the use of the term brainstorming and replaced it with Thought Showers- after fearing that the phrase may offend epileptics ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants not much of a help


February 26th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (ANI): For the depressed, this might come as a big blow according to a new study the happy pills or anti-depressants they take, have little or no impact.The study, ... Read more...

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