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MENTAL DISORDERS NEWS

Prof NN Wig Oration 2021: ‘About 50 per cent of all mental disorders start before the age of 14’

September 17, 2021 11:51 pm

Delivering the Prof NN Wig Oration, PGIMER Psychiatry Dept Head Dr Savita Malhotra said intervention in childhood can prevent certain psychiatric disorders.

Using AI to detect mental health disorders may be counterproductive

May 03, 2019 1:33 pm

The idea of a technology that allows people to diagnose themselves by speaking into their smartphones at home may be revolutionary, but until clinical trials offer conclusive results, getting the doctors help in case of mental health issues may be the best way forward.

Compulsive video-game playing now qualifies as a mental health problem

June 18, 2018 5:47 pm

The World Health Organization said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. Video game enthusiasts should still be mindful of a potentially harmful problem.

Genetic link found between type 2 diabetes and mental disorders

February 07, 2016 6:50 pm

Researchers hope that this genetic association will uncover mechanisms to improve therapies for both type 2 diabetes and mood disorders.

A World of Her Own: A short film on the daily struggles of a girl with mental disorder

May 14, 2015 5:41 pm

A short film on a girl with a mental disorder and her existential dilemmas will be screened today.

World Schizophrenia Day: Help at Hand

May 16, 2012 2:22 am

Experienced psychiatrists admit that schizophrenia,considered the nadir of mental disorders,is one of the toughest to treat.

20% patients at primary healthcare level have mental disorders

February 16, 2011 6:53 pm

Mental health might not be on the priority list of public health practitioners in India,but an analysis of government data shows that around 20 per cent of all patients seen by primary healthcare doctors in India have one or more mental disorders.Mental health might not be on the priority list of public health practitioners in India,but an analysis of government data shows that around 20 per cent of all patients seen by primary healthcare doctors in India have one or more mental disorders.