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CCD owner VG Siddhartha dead: Why mental health remains a taboo in India

VG Siddhartha's death highlights the extreme stress and emotional distress entrepreneurs can be under. "No matter how glitzy and successful your life appears to the outside world, it's a lonely place at the top."

Ambedkar University’s clinic making mental health help accessible

Ehsaas, a psychotherapy and counselling clinic under AUD's Centre for Psychotherapy and Clinical Research, has provided its services to over 1,100 persons since 2013, with 220 people approaching it in the last year itself.

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Akarsh Khurana tackles ADD in a play for young adults, titled What Planet Are You On?

The title does not talk about any planet but what teachers say when a child is not concentrating in class: ‘Hey kid, what planet are you on?’

You're worth the fight: Singer Camila Cabello on anxiety struggles

Singer Camila Cabello said she still gets "a little anxious" but is having the best time of her life and making irreplaceable memories.

'Combat veterans more likely to experience mental health issues in later life'

Using data from the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study, researchers explored the relationship between combat exposure and depressive and anxiety symptoms, as well as self-rated health and stressful life events.

Move over therapy dogs and say hello to therapy cows

As more people are turning to a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, alligators — for their mental health, states are cracking down on how and when therapy animals can be used. But cows? You can’t take them with you.

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Maharashtra: ‘Half-way homes for mental patients at 3 hospitals’

Eknath Shinde was replying to a discussion initiated by NCP legislator Hemant Takle on the issue of rise of mental health patients and need to increase number of doctors and counselling for them.

Facebook posts can predict diabetes, mental health issues: Study

Looking into 21 different conditions, researchers found that all 21 were predictable from Facebook alone. In fact, 10 of the conditions were better predicted through the use Facebook data instead of demographic information.

How can walking change your brain for the better?

A good walk can do wonders for your mental health and cognitive functioning. Better self-perception, good mood, and healthy self-esteem are by-products of it.

'All of us can help prevent the seeds of bulimia, depression': Princess Diana

"The society should value children, so that they know how to value themselves", said Princess Diana on her struggle with bulimia and depression.

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Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.

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