Lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, abuse and sexual assault could trigger eating disorders.
Even changing school or moving home can prove too much for some young people and lead to conditions such as
Emotional upheaval is more likely to impose a heavier burden on women's hearts than men's, says a study. These findings show that coronary (heart related) blood flow actually increases in men during mental stress, but remains
Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a sudden hardship or illness throws their life into disarray?
A new study by Carsten Wrosch, a psychologist at Concordia University, and
Office-goers resigned to working in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than those with a positive attitude.
Markus Melloh, research associate professor in orthopaedics with the
Whether you call it a time-saver or a time-sap, Facebook is the second most popular site in the world, and in India – just after Google. has surpassed the almighty Google as the most trafficked website in the U.S. -- and the
Mindfulness meditation helps regulate a vital brain wave called the alpha rhythm which suppresses information overload and improves memory, besides easing pain. It involves focusing your mind on the present, which is known to
As the Indian Premier League (IPL) gets bigger every year, players are finding it tough to cope with the hectic schedule of the cash-rich Twenty20 league. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings have played five games in 10 days
According to a recent research conducted in Scotland, taking a brisk walk could keep depression at bay! Numerous earlier researchers has showed how vigorous exercise can lessen the symptoms of depression but that is the first
Depression which clouds the prospects of millions of people worldwide may actually be 'hard-wired' into our brains to combat disease, a study reveals. The radical new theory being proposed by a pair of psychiatrists suggests
Text messaging is often rapped for promoting reckless driving, but it could be good for people who feel stressed out, isolated or alone. Adrian Aguilera, professor of social welfare, University of California, Berkeley, and
A good night's sleep boosts our positive memories, according to a study. Researchers split 70 young adults into two groups - one that got to sleep overnight and one that had to stay awake, Daily Mail reported Wednesday. Both
People in the throes of depression tend to repeatedly dwell on negative thoughts or memories, showing different patterns of brain activity as compared to healthy individuals. Some individuals have a tendency to recall broader
A hospital in Singapore has launched a self-help online interactive guide book to help gamblers reluctant to seek formal treatment despite having problems. The National Addictions Management Service (NAMS) at Singapore's
The Gurgaon administration Tuesday banned hookah bars in the entire district, a Haryana government spokesman said here. "District Magistrate P.C. Meena has today (Tuesday) banned Hookah bars in the district. He has invoked