Depression is a crippling disease of the mind that leaves a drastic impact on the body as well. Sometimes, it can be a root cause of numerous life-threatening diseases. When it comes to children, depression can affect their academics and other life activities. A 2016 study by the Michigan State University (MSU) deals with various aspects of depression in children, but primarily focuses on the occurrence of depressive illnesses among gang members. Read more
Most people believe that mental disorders are uncommon and rarely occur under normal conditions. But the truth is that mental disorders are common and widespread and the early warning symptoms are a “red flag” which can be disruptive and frightening. Most often, the exact cause of a mental disease is not known, but studies have shown that many a times the condition may be triggered by biological, psychological or environmental factors. Read more
Mental health diagnosis must not be limited only to mothers. Investment for addressing mental health issues in women across the society needs to be made on a priority basis as their well-being can impact other people in the society. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health problem is gender-specific, with women in developing economies more prone to mental health issues.
The onset of Alzheimer’s disease is no less than a catastrophe for a person and his family. The devastating disease that causes deterioration of mind and memory posing an enormous social and economic burden, has been a subject of research for long. Similar concern lies with patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a prolonged mental illness that grows worse with every passing day.
Dementia is a progressive disease, most commonly seen in the elderly. This cognitive disorder is characterized by a significant decline in memory and thinking skills that weakens a person’s ability to perform daily tasks. Though dementia is not a disease in itself, it is still the most feared illness due to an array of degenerative symptoms associated with it. Realizing the severity of disability caused by the disease, scientists have been constantly looking for drugs to check its progression.
It is imperative to honor people who struggle almost all their life to create a difference in the lives of others. There are people and organizations that lead the pack by making revolutionary changes through scientific researches, innovative programs and campaigns to bring about positive changes in people’s physical and mental state of being.
It is difficult to measure the pain felt by an Alzheimer’s patient. Alzheimer’s disease slowly destroys the mind, eroding all memories that make up one’s past or with which one can identify one’s future. According to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), an estimated 5.1 million Americans are afflicted with the disease.
Looking at their unbearable suffering, victims of Alzheimer’s disease would agree with Mark Twain’s statement – “Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most.” More so, because doctors are yet to stumble upon any evidence-based treatment for complete recovery from Alzheimer’s disease. Slowly and gradually, the disease distorts the mind unlike other diseases that affect the body.
Parents often find spanking their children the easiest way to punish them or for the desired correction in them. However, this common form of corporal punishment might not be the correct way to discipline them and may lead to uncalled-for consequences, says a recent study.
Memories can be good, bad, vivid and hazy. There are situations when people recall the good times spent in the past, hoping to cope with the strangeness of the present and uncertainty of the future. People hold on to pieces of the past while awaiting a new future. Read more
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