Depression, says the World Health Organization, is the primary cause of disability and illness in the world. It has known to impact approximately 300 million people all over the world. The most ominous aspect of depression is that it is characterized by a high risk of suicide. According to the National Institute of Mental Health […]
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Bipolar disorder is a psychological condition characterized by intense changes in mood or emotional state impeding everyday activities. The mood changes are categorized as mood episodes such as maniac episodes (excessively happy), hypomanic (irritable) episodes and depressive episodes (sad). Statistics suggest that approximately 4.4 percent people in the United States are grappling with bipolar-disorder. The […]
Suicide is a major global health issue says the World Health Organisation. Each year, at least 800,000 people die by suicide according to WHO. Surprisingly, more men die from suicide despite reporting mental health issues far less than women. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that over 47,000 people died by suicide […]
Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that develops after an individual experiences a traumatic or life-threatening incident. Approximately 7.7 million people in the United States battle with PTSD. The traumatic incidents may range from events such as meeting with an accident, experiencing natural disaster, demise of loved ones, enduring a prolonged illness […]
The COVID-19 pandemic brought about serious humanitarian crisis, especially in finance, healthcare, and mental health of the general population. As the pandemic raged through the entire world it completely upended the lives of the people. It not only caused mortality and physical morbidity but also wreaked havoc on the mental health of the people. Depression, […]
There has been a significant surge in people diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, say mental health experts. According to various studies, every two in 100 people are diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder. OCD obsessions include repeated, persistent and unwanted thoughts, urges or images, which become very […]