In order to keep you informed of the latest developments in the mental health field, our writers work hard to produce informational blogs to keep you up to date. Our blogs cover a variety of subjects relevant to mental health.

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Second round of parenthood raising mental health concerns

Second round of parenthood raising mental health concerns

August 23rd, 2019 | CMHH Team

Due to a number of factors, the job of raising children is increasingly being passed onto grandparents. Reasons like long working hours, distant commutes across multiple locations, becoming a parent at a young age, incarceration, and death of a parent are making it difficult for parents to devote enough time to their children.

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Teens who feel parents don’t care are more vulnerable to suicidal thoughts, finds study

Teens who feel parents don’t care are more vulnerable to suicidal thoughts, finds study

January 9th, 2018 | CMHH Team

In recent years, the United States has witnessed a spurt in the number of teens with suicidal thoughts. Among many reasons that have a role to play in this, lack of attention from parents seems to trigger the extreme step by their children. Now, a new study has found a significant association between parents’ behaviors […]

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Ways to strike a balance between friendship and depression

Ways to strike a balance between friendship and depression

September 20th, 2017 | CMHH Team

People struggling with a mental disorder often tussle with apprehensions and confusion, as a result, those around them tend to avoid them. Besides feeling utterly desolated and withdrawn from their loved ones, severe levels of distress tends to fall heavy upon their relationships, life, career, etc. Being a crippling disease, depression and anxiety have wrecked […]

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Half of adults with anxiety or depression experience chronic pain

Half of adults with anxiety or depression experience chronic pain

September 6th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Besides irritability, agitation and stress that naturally accompany a person going through depression, he or she is also likely to witness chronic pain. In fact, numerous studies have highlighted that depressive symptoms tend to magnify pain that can disrupt his or her daily life. Such chronic pain lasts much longer and affects the person in […]

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School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

June 15th, 2017 | CMHH Team

It is a fact that things learned in school tend to stick forever in life. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is given to impart good values, ethics, education, culture and etiquettes to children in school so that they grow to become more cultured and well behaved in later years. But, school education should not just […]

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Social media linked to eating disorders and depression in adolescents and young adults

Social media linked to eating disorders and depression in adolescents and young adults

April 12th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating are serious disruptions in daily diet patterns, either from habitual undereating or obsessive overeating. The onset of eating disorders may start with consuming lesser or greater quantities of food; however, in the long term, people may become overwhelmed by the compulsion to eat less […]

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High cardiorespiratory fitness proves to be a protective factor against depression

High cardiorespiratory fitness proves to be a protective factor against depression

March 24th, 2017 | CMHH Team

“If you are in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.” ― Hippocrates Overall, millions of Americans are known to suffer from depression each year; in fact, the problem has magnified so much that this mental health problem has emerged as the leading […]

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Depression: Don’t ignore the physical signs

Depression: Don’t ignore the physical signs

March 14th, 2017 | CMHH Team

While talking about or treating depression, the focus is mostly only on emotional aspects such as mood swings, dejection, pessimism and gloominess. Depression, which is accompanied by changes in brain activity, can impair bodily functions and also exacerbate the risk of developing certain physical illnesses.

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Understanding various eating disorders

Understanding various eating disorders

February 8th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Many people are of the view that eating disorders are a result of lifestyle habits and choices. Though this notion holds true to some extent, the severity and impact of eating disorders are usually not discussed openly. Such disorders can be serious and even fatal, at times. They are characterized by irregular eating habits accompanied […]

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Artificial intelligence: Futuristic approach in diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

Artificial intelligence: Futuristic approach in diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

February 2nd, 2017 | CMHH Team

Technology drives our world and everything that happens in it. Gone are the days of the old world charm. Our everyday existence has become dependent on technology, be it getting from one place to another using the GPS, or paying bills online, booking movie tickets or finding a restaurant of choice. Technology also plays a […]

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