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Preventing Depression: The Power of a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle involving moderate alcohol consumption, a healthy diet, regular physical activity, healthy sleep and frequent social connection, while avoiding smoking and too much sedentary behaviour, reduces the risk of depression, new research has found.

Body Clock: Unravelling Disruptions with Mathematics

Challenging Your Body Clock: Unravelling Disruptions with Mathematics

Owning a pet does not reduce symptoms of severe mental illness;...

A recent study conducted by the University of York suggests that owning a companion animal does not necessarily lead to significant improvements in mental health for individuals with severe mental illness. The research contradicts the widely held belief that animals universally boost mental well-being and highlights the need for a nuanced understanding of the human-animal bond in this context.

Air Pollution and Increased Mental Issues

Exposure to air pollutants has been associated with a range of adverse mental health effects, including depression, anxiety, psychoses, and potentially neurocognitive disorders such as dementia.

Poor Literacy Means Poor Mental Health

People with poor literacy are more prone to mental health problems worldwide, said a new research from the University of East Anglia.

Multi- dimensional societal malaise of mental illness is preventable

Mental health and suicide should be treated as a public health crisis. Mental health is rooted in stigma,...

China’s Psychiatric Prisons for Activists

China has been forcefully sending petitioners and activists to psychiatric hospitals and torturing them to suppress dissent, remains routine, according to a...

Mental Labour Wears You Out

No doubt, physical labour wears you out. But what about mental stress or labour? Will , but what about hard mental labor?...

Lanka Crisis; Negative Impact on Children’s Behaviour

As Sri Lanka is under a financial crisis,  nearly one in three parents in Sri Lanka have noticed negative changes in their...

Dementia Improvement in Men and Women

Physical and mental activity helps in improving skills and delaying dementia. But does that differ in men and women? A new study...