CYBERCHONDRIA is more serious than it seems!

People are actively using internet to seek information related to health conditions and this pattern of behavior has become prevalent in recent years. It is estimated that more than 100 million (10 crore) individuals who regularly use internet search for health information online. This has become more widespread due to use of several devices like desktop, smartphones, tablets, and laptops.


OCD and Treatment through Homoeopathy

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which individuals have recurrent, disturbing thoughts they can’t prevent unless they engage in specific behaviours. It is a type of mental illness. People with OCD can have either obsessive thoughts or urges or compulsive, repetitive behaviours, such type of disorder can affect your job, school, and relationship, your thoughts and action are beyond your control, although you may not want to think or do these things you feel powerless to stop. Many people with OCD know that their thoughts and habits don’t make sense but they are unable to quit their obsessive thought which includes different types of fear like getting hurt, constant awareness about blinking, breathing or other sensations of the body, suspiciousness.


Research Associate Post In NIMHANS

NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences) has invited applications for the post of Research Associate on Contract Basis in the NIMHANS intramural funded project. The applicant selected will have to assist Dr. Ajay Kumar, Asst. Prof. of Clinical Psychology & PI. Candidates may submit their applications by mail, along with a CV and age proof having Notification No., Date, email ID, Contact No. & Postal address - candidates who fail to submit these with their application will not be considered.


Impact of Coronavirus on the person who is suffering from Obsession Compulsion disorder.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will practice mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Elder people, and those with medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious infection.


PTSD and OCD as after effects of Covid

Coronavirus was bound to leave some permanent mental health problems for people who have suffered from it. It has brought in a new and different lifestyle for people to adopt which even after the pandemic finishes will stick with people and their life. Cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder among doctors and post-traumatic stress disorder among the recovered patients is very common as one of the survivors from Panchkula says that he has nightmares after a night where he wakes up from the extreme fearful thoughts that some pipe is being inserted in his nose and have a completely disturbed sleeping pattern whereas a doctor from Chandigarh is suffering from an obsessive-compulsive disorder where she washes her hand for 2-3 hours a day.


CBD and Its Applications in Mental Health

CBD may be required to regulate the smooth functioning of the body when mental health issues arise as a result of chemical and mental imbalances. While counselling, daily exercise, meditation, eating well, and sticking to a healthy routine are all beneficial, CBD use is unquestionably beneficial to your mental health.


What is the Difference Between Panic & Anxiety?

There are times when "panic attack" and "anxiety attack" are used interchangeably as they have similar signs and symptoms, although, in clinical settings, anxiety and panic are two different disorders with their own specifications for diagnosis by mental health professionals. Anxiety is a protective and emotional reaction that is conceptualized in our system, and when it becomes extreme and disrupts the normal areas of functioning that is the time when concerns arise.


Educating and Being Aware of Sex Addiction or Hypersexuality

Sex addiction is not a clinical diagnosis but it is referred to as a condition in which the individual feels compulsive to engage in sexual behavior that is disruptive and this kind of condition is actually a topic of concern. There are different viewpoints amongst people when talking about sex addiction, as some consider this sex addiction as an excuse for people to portray greedy and irresponsible behavior, whereas another sex addiction is an emotional concern for those who have it and their loved ones.


Clinical Psychology as a career...

Clinical psychology is a part of psychology which needed experience and knowledge of different methodologies for treatment. Clinical psychology is one of the rising career options in India by which we can not only earn money but also we can gain fame and contribute in the betterment of society.


‘'Cheat Meals' Habit Can Be a Symptom of An Eating Disorder: Research

It shall be noted that cravings are but normal to occur every once in a while and satisfying a mere craving rather than devoting a whole day or a complete meal per se can be beneficial. It is important to be mindful of what you eat even when not dieting. This not only helps you stick to your goals but also saves you from the burden of guilt you may carry when giving in to your pleasure foods. Also, instead of calling it a cheat day or a cheat meal, one can simply see it as a meal to celebrate an established goal through which you reward yourself.


Imbalanced Learning and Punishment Can Be Cause Of OCD: Study

In OCD, Obsessions specifically mean disturbing thoughts or mental imagery and are more or less situated in the mind thus differing from Compulsions which actually are the repetitive and ritualistic behaviors that are followed in order to get rid of the anxiety-causing thoughts. Thus, obsessions prove to be a mere trigger for compulsions.

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