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Bombay High Court permits a boy with internet gaming disorder to sit for an improvement exam

The Bombay High Court’s ruling on 7th July 2024, to allow a 19-year-old boy suffering from  Internet Gaming Disorder, Anxiety and Depression to retake his missed class 12 exams, is a significant step in addressing the growing mental health challenges


5 Ways to Treat General Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Juggling work targets and personal life is never easy, and anxiety spares none. In fact, according to Justine Carino, a therapist, it is a normal human emotion everyone has. If managed well, it can help in our survival, as it


With the increase in temperature, are Heat Waves now increasing the probability of Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal Affective Disorder is not just limited to winter anymore with the kind of heatwave this year. The scorching heat has swept the peace across the Indian boundaries with each state breaking a record of its maximum temperature. How can


Madras HC Orders State to Provide Lifelong Care for 20-Year-Old with Bipolar Disorder

The Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench has ordered the State government to take custody of a 20-year-old man with bipolar disorder and provide him with suitable housing and lifelong medical care. The young man’s father, a daily wage earner, had


Munchausen Syndrome (Factious disorder imposed on Self)

When we dive into our childhood memories many of us may recall faking being sick to get out of school or homework. Sometimes we just wanted to sit at home and watch television and pretending to be sick was the


Unlocking Better Sleep: Understanding and Addressing Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are situations that bring about modifications in how you sleep. A sleep disorder can affect your average health, safety and best of lifestyles. Sleep deprivation can affect your capability to drive thoroughly and increase your risk of different fitness


Outcry in Peru as Insurance Law Labels Transsexuality as “Mental Disorder”

The government of Peru has issued a decree of insurable health conditions. This also includes mental health services. Anger sparked when transgender people were classified as having “mental disorder”. In Peru, the capital Lima was filled with rainbow flags with


What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is quite common among individuals who are preoccupied with their physical appearances, even though these flaws may be imagined or minimal. Because of some similarities between them, it’s often referred to as an OCD-like disorder. BDD


Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders in Delhi Teenagers at Their Peak

Adolescence is the age of 10 to 19 years which we all have been through or are currently into. With a blend of turmoil, within as well as outside ourselves, the transition is not as easy as we see on


Physical Health Challenges Affect One in Four Individuals with Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder

Lancet Psychiatry published a study report on adults with severe mental problems like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia who are twice as likely to develop multiple physical health problems, for example, diabetes, heart disease etc. than adults without any mental disorders.