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From depression to anxiety: Celebs who have opened up about their battle with mental health

This year, on World Mental Health Day on October 10, here's a look at celebrities who have found courage to fight mental health disorders and have subsequently inspired others too.


What is high-functioning anxiety?

Your mind is hurting, screaming, panicking, pushing and punishing, and you are so deeply enmeshed in your thoughts, you don't realise it is affecting your health and how.

You need to embrace anxiety and approach it with lots of love: Shraddha Kapoor

The 32-year old actor said that after the release of Aashiqui 2 in 2013, she experienced pain which did not have any physiological diagnosis. 

To remedy an imaginary situation, stop thinking about it: Eckhart Tolle

Tolle says excessive thought activity often creates scenarios of things going wrong; that are not happening now; may never happen.

Health tips: Simple ways to deal with panic attack at work

Panic attack can be described as a sudden onset of intense fear or discomfort that triggers severe physical symptoms.


How can you tell if your child is mentally healthy?

Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14. If left untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live fulfilling and productive lives. So what are the challenges for seeking help early?

Does your child have anxiety? How to spot symptoms and deal with it

Many parents and teachers teach discipline by warning children of the negative consequences of their behaviour. This creates fear within the child. The outcome is likely to be a child that is timid and may develop anxiety disorders.

Only 20% of young people treated for anxiety stay well: Study

When you see so few kids stay non-symptomatic after receiving the best treatments, it becomes discouraging. Regular mental health check-ups may be a better way to treat anxiety than the current model.

Anxiety linked to higher risk of stroke

Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health problems.