Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 2: Children with ADD more likely to commit suicide

December 30th, 2016 | Rachael

Various circumstances and situations can affect one’s mental health, resulting in multiple mental disorders. As the state of mind gets influenced by various illnesses, few people may exhibit an increased risk of suicidal behavior. Among the mental illnesses, some of the potential causes of suicide can be depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 1: Disturbed sleep patterns linked with suicidal tendencies

December 29th, 2016 | Rachael

The relationship between depression and suicide is complex. Not all depressed people kill themselves, but if left untreated, depression can increase the probability of someone taking one’s own life. The fact that depressed individuals may harbor suicidal thoughts does not necessarily imply that they intend to execute their thought processes. Depressed people often complain of […]

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Understanding some of the common mental disorders

December 27th, 2016 | Rachael

There are many types of mental disorders that may affect people of different age groups. In fact, new mental disorders are getting added to the list every now and then probably due to environmental influences. Depending on the symptoms and impact on the mind, mental disorders can be categorized into diverse types. Though there has […]

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Understanding the multiple faces of schizophrenia

December 22nd, 2016 | Rachael

Often when people fail to make head or tail of any particular topic, including the less-understood and complicated mental disorder, schizophrenia, they turn to popular media including Hollywood movies to know more. As a result, though many people may have heard of the severe mental illness that can cause delusions due to lack of touch […]

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Liver disorder increases risk of depression in young adults: Study

December 12th, 2016 | Rachael

Depression is a common mental disorder among teens and young adults in the United States. Mental disorders during adolescence can have a huge impact on the emotional and physical health of a growing teen and can lay the foundation of many chronic illnesses in adolescents. According to a recent study, “Liver transplantation and adolescence: The […]

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Foods and mental health – 4: 5 foods to manage bipolar disorder

December 7th, 2016 | Rachael

Bipolar disorder, one of the mental health conditions that affect each person differently, has the tendency to push an individual into an elated state or into depression. During the depressive periods, the condition is also likely to deteriorate an individual’s mood by making him or her feel despondent and pessimistic. Though prescribed medicines are the […]

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