Mental Health

Here’s how art therapy can help heal the effects of trauma

According to rough estimates, 70 percent of adults experience at least one traumatic experience in their lives. Of these, 20 percent may develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Further, one in every 13 adults will develop PTSD in their lifetime. India has a 28 percent prevalence score for PTSD. This is much higher than the official…

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New Year 2022 Best resolutions for your mental health suggested by an expert

New Year’s is a time when many of us make resolutions to set ourselves up for success in the coming years. As 2022 approaches, making active efforts to manage our mental health can be the best New Year’s resolution we can make for ourselves. A New Year’s resolution is like a promise to ourselves; it is…

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Less than 50 percent young in India prefer seeking help for mental health issues

A survey conducted by UNICEF in 21 countries revealed that only 41% of young Indians believed in approaching any intervention program for their mental health problems, whereas, the average among the other nations was 83. There are already so many taboos and social stigmas in Indian society, not seeking help for mental health issues is…

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Can attachment lead to panic disorder in a relationship?

Every romantic relationship is based on trust, love and compassion. But its takes a wrong turn when one of the partners exhibits an overbearing or demanding behavior, forcing the other partner to adopt avoidance and withdrawal behavior. This can trigger risk of attachment panic. The kind of panic you face when your partner does not…

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Intrusive thoughts and false memory OCD

It is often perceived that people with an obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD have a bad memory. However, it is not true and doesn’t have to be, always. What we mean by false Memory OCD is recollecting a past event in a completely different way from how it unfurled. It is a cluster of OCD…

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