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Pak SC bars execution of inmates with mental disorder

February 10, 2021 5:16 pm

The court observed that carrying out the death sentence does not "meet the ends of justice" if a convict was unable to comprehend the rationale behind the punishment due to a mental illness.

One in seven Indians suffered from mental disorders in 2017, finds study

December 23, 2019 12:22 pm

The prevalence of depression is highest in older adults, which has significant implications for the aging population of India. Depression is associated with suicide deaths in India.

Obsessed with clicking selfies and posting them? Read about 'Selfitis'

November 06, 2019 3:00 pm

Though it may seem funny at first, the obsessive trend raises some serious concern.

Air pollution linked with risk of mental disorders: Study

August 22, 2019 11:11 am

The counties with the worst air quality had a 27 per cent increase in bipolar disorder and six per cent increase in major depression when compared to those with the best air quality.

Living alone may increase risk of mental disorders, says study

May 02, 2019 2:18 pm

Researchers from the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France noted that the number of people living alone has increased in recent years due to population ageing, decreasing marriage rates and lowering fertility.

Mere existence of mental disorder not ground for divorce: Supreme Court

March 14, 2014 3:37 pm

Divorce can be granted if illness is of such nature that it is difficult to live together,SC said.

Smoking may signal psychiatric illness

March 29, 2013 3:25 pm

Almost one in three cigarettes consumed is smoked by someone with a mental disorder: study

Meditation improves brain wiring in just one month

June 13, 2012 12:48 pm

Can open door to new treatments for mental disorders including depression,and schizophrenia : doctors

Mental disorder to be declared non communicable disease

May 05, 2011 12:27 pm

Union health ministry say that the move is significant as Global recognition for mental disorder will have long term positive impact.

Is sex addiction really a disease or an excuse?

February 25, 2011 10:51 am

The American Psychiatric Association debates on whether it should be defined as a mental disorder.