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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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Brains of maltreated kids, combatants aware of dangers


December 6th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) The brains of children exposed to family violence and soldiers in combat zones show an acute awareness of dangers. Research suggests that they may have adapted ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda man made himself impotent to focus on jihad


April 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) An Al Qaeda terrorist with strong links to chief Osama bin Laden used impotency injections so that he could focus on carrying out jihad and not ... Read more...

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Even mild stress can lead to long-term disability


March 24th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even relatively mild stress can lead to long-term disability and an inability to work.It is well known that mental health problems are ... Read more...

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Ex-RAW official, who disrobed in court, suffering from paranoia


February 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A former employee of India's spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), who created a stir in the Delhi High Court last month when she partially stripped ... Read more...

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Unemployment made 1 in 5 Americans mentally ill last year


November 21st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): A new US survey has revealed that nearly one in five Americans, or 45 million adults, had experienced mental illness last year.The report, released by the Substance ... Read more...

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Teens’ sleeping patterns a clue to mental health risk


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 23 (ANI): The sleeping patterns of teenagers can provide a clue to their longer-term risk of developing depression or bipolar disorder, say scientists.Erratic sleeping patterns were an often overlooked feature ... Read more...

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Poverty is now linked to depression in mothers


August 27th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) More than half of babies born in poor families are raised by mothers suffering from depression, potentially creating problems in grooming of their children, say US researchers. One in ... Read more...

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25 percent of Arab Americans in Detroit reported abuse after 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) has found that one quarter of Detroit-area Arab Americans reported personal or familial abuse because of race, ... Read more...

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Gifts, greeting cards ‘can support mentally-ill’


October 9th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Sending cards and gifts to friends and family suffering with mental health problems may aid their recovery, say experts.According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, cards and gifts ... 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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Special kids participate in a bicycle race in Delhi


October 12th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Gleaming new bicycles along with red, white and green flags that were hoisted all along a race track to tone up a festive atmosphere - yet what ... Read more...

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One out of five British MPs suffer mental illnesses


July 16th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over a fifth of British MPs have experienced a mental health problem, but are too scared to talk in case they lose their seat, a survey has revealed. ... Read more...

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Abortions can cause mental illness, warns Royal College of Psychiatrists


March 16th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A medical royal college has warned that having an abortion can increase the likelihood of young women later developing some sort of mental health problem.According to the ... Read more...

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Low intensity exercise may reduce fatigue


February 29th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): A regular low intensity exercise can effectively reduce fatigue and increase energy levels among sedentary individuals, says a new study.Previous studies have shown exercise can significantly improve energy ... Read more...

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Lesbians ‘less healthy’ than straight women: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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