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Understanding an adjustment disorder

Stress is part of everyday life. When a particularly stressful event rears its ugly head – such as losing a job or being diagnosed with cancer – most people suffer, struggle and then gradually adapt to the situation. Some people, however, experience harmful symptoms that last far longer than they should. The effects of such…

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Can trauma help us grow?

It is usually believed that trauma affects mostly those in the military. However, in reality trauma happens all the time, everywhere and to everyone, including everyday Indians. According to rough estimates, the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in India is nearly 33 percent. Social scientists, who study how trauma affects people, have determined that…

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Understanding Psychosis: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Diagnosis

Psychosis is a serious mental health disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusions. Also known as psychotic disorder, it affects nearly 1 million people every year in India. A person suffering from psychosis is unable to distinguish between his symptoms and the reality. It affects their thought process and opinions. Hallucinations are sensory experiences that may…

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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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Understanding OCD and its symptoms

Some of us want to arrange everything perfectly or find solace in following a particular routine. However, when such thoughts of organizing and arranging things in an orderly manner turn compulsive and intrusive, it might be obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD belongs to the spectrum of anxiety disorders and is a complicated mental disorder. It can…

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