mental health conditions

Canada unveils national mental health strategy


May 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, May 9 (IANS) Canada's first national mental health strategy was unveiled in Ottawa, demanding an increase of 3.4 billion Canadian dollars in spending on mental health in the country ... Read more...

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Exercise, helping others can be as effective as drugs to treat mental illnesses


February 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lifestyle changes-such as getting more exercise, time in nature, or helping others-can be as effective as drugs or counseling to treat an ... Read more...

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Women war veterans prone to mental health problems during pregnancy


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the stress associated with military service in a war zone may later contribute to an increased risk of mental health problems if ... Read more...

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Why some mental disorders are more prevalent in males


November 18th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Researchers have discovered differences in the development of the amygdala region of the brain, that controls emotion and social behaviour, in animal models that may explain why some ... Read more...

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Regular exercise ‘keeps dementia and other diseases at bay’


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that regular exercise could reduce the risk of developing around two dozen physical and mental health conditions-including some cancers and dementia.The research said ... Read more...

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‘Presenteeism’ - the new workplace problem


March 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Presenteeism is emerging as the new workplace scourge, which is eating away at company profits and costing Australian businesses almost 6 billion dollars in lost productivity each year, ... Read more...

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Simple eye test can detect mental disorders


January 27th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) A simple eye test can help diagnose inherited mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder or manic depression, according to new evidence. Monash University neuroscientist Steven Miller led a ... Read more...

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Wives of deployed soldiers more likely to be depressed


January 17th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that wives of soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and other mental ... Read more...

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New health problems linked to prolonged exposure to World Trade Center attack


August 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A research article suggests that intense or prolonged exposure to the World Trade Center attack has led to a large number of people reporting new health problems years ... Read more...

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Kids who feel racial discrimination more prone to mental health problems


April 28th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Kids who feel racial or ethnic discrimination are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, according to a new study.Racial and ethnic discrimination and their effect on ... Read more...

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Bad sleeping habits can literally drive you mad


February 19th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Poor sleep could actually lead to illnesses including psychiatric conditions, attention deficit disorder, post traumatic stress and depression, according to a new study.Sleep problems have long been ... Read more...

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Altered brain receptors linked with schizophrenia


October 29th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Altered brain receptors are linked with schizophrenia, one of the commonest of mental disorders, according to a new research.The brain is capable of producing different types of oscillations ... Read more...

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Asthma associated with higher suicidal thoughts with attempts


May 13th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Suicid al behaviour is a grim personality trait that reflects self-destructive mental condition. According to a report published this month in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, ... Read more...

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One in five US war veterans suffer mental problems


April 18th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 18 (Xinhua) One in five US soldiers who returned from the Iraq or Afghanistan war, suffered post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a report. The Rand Corporation (a non-profit US think ... Read more...

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