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Acid attack victims, autistic patients to get quota in central govt jobs

1 per cent posts each shall be reserved for people suffering from autism, intellectual disability, learning disability and mental illness.

28 Jan 2018 1:57 PM

Guest Column: Lifespan is increasing, but right to dignity is elusive

With 93% of India’s workforce being from the informal sector, their livelihoods are precarious and often hazardous.

29 Dec 2017 1:49 AM

Japan: Mentally ill girl, confined to tiny room by parents for yrs, freezes to death

They fed their daughter only once a day and kept her in a 3-square-metre room for some 15 years.

27 Dec 2017 1:53 PM

Five different types of anxiety, depression identified

Currently, depression and anxiety are the leading cause of disability and lost productivity worldwide.

09 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

Doctors remove 72 coins from Palghar man's stomach

He is suffering from 'bezoar'- a gastrointestinal disorder- and 'pica'- a ompulsive disorder of eating non-nutritional substances.

02 Dec 2017 4:24 PM


Mental illness may be passed to offspring: study

Many studies have shown that traumatic exposures during pregnancy can have negative effects on offspring.

30 Nov 2017 6:21 PM

Social media leaves youth mentally drained

Mumbai has the highest number of people being treated for mental illness in India.

25 Nov 2017 3:09 AM

Higher intelligence may lead to mental illness, says study

Study offers unprecedented insight into links between intelligence and mental illness.

19 Oct 2017 10:35 AM

Mentally ill charged as offenders: Study

The TISS study articulates that there is a need to repeal Anti-Beggary Legislation urgently.

20 Jul 2017 3:36 AM

Mind matters

After fighting a personal battle against anxiety, counsellor Anna Chandy has written a book to give hope to those suffering silently.

12 Jul 2017 12:25 AM


Delhi: Mentally challenged man found living with brother's body for a week

The incident was reported to the police after neighbours noticed foul smell emanating from the house where the duo stayed.

06 Jul 2017 10:40 AM

China: 2 dead, 18 wounded in knife attack

The suspect, identified as Chen Guangliang, 30, was detained after the attack along a roadway in Guizhou province.

29 May 2017 1:55 PM

Smartphone usage puts people at risk of mental illness

They had difficulty paying attention and exhibited attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder symptoms.

03 May 2017 8:47 PM

Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

Studies show chronic meth use can cause paranoia, visual and auditory hallucinations and delusions.

02 May 2017 2:09 AM

A window to mental illness

Susmita spent 18 months of intensive research on this book.

01 Mar 2017 10:11 PM


Mental illness linked to increased risk of long-term opioid use

Patients that have previously used opioid will continue to use them as they are dependent on them

31 Dec 2016 10:23 AM

150 million Indians, including teens, at mental health risk: report

More women than men suffered from neurosis and stress released disorders

28 Dec 2016 10:41 AM

Pets can help owners manage mental illness

Pets help build stable and close relationships that aren’t available elsewhere especially for people who have limited human contact

21 Dec 2016 9:45 AM

Court pulls up government for lax attitude

The court said that the state of affairs regarding establishment and operationalisation of mental health institutions is really worrying.

17 Dec 2016 2:51 AM

Happiness depends on health and friends

The report claims that state-run organisations, including schools, must become more focused on tackling anxiety and mental health issues.

14 Dec 2016 12:10 AM