Mental Health

  1. What Do You Need To Know About Bipolar Disorder?

    What Do You Need To Know About Bipolar Disorder?

    Bipolar disorder, also called Manic Depression, is a mental disorder that features extreme mood swings. It includes frequent episodes of depression. You can also experience an extremely elevated mood. People having bipolar disorder can have periods in which they feel very happy, super excited, and filled with immense energy, and other periods that leave them completely hopeless and disheartened. The time between these two periods is quite reasonable for them. You can think of the extremities of highs and lows in mood as two different poles, and that’s the reason why they are given the name “bipolar disorder.” People with bipolar disorder may experience difficulty in performing regular life tasks at school or work. They may also have trouble maintaining a relationship with anyone. There’s no cure yet discovered for the disorder, yet there are many treatment alternatives that can help manage the symptoms.

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  2. The First Step To Fight A Phobia Is To Know About It

    The First Step To Fight A Phobia Is To Know About It

    Phobias are one of the leading causes of mental illnesses in the United States of America. According to research, about 8% of people in the nation have some or the other sort of phobia. Also, it is believed that women are more prone to phobias as compared to men of the same age group. You will experience a deep sense of dread or fear when you confront your source of concern. 

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  3. Asperger's Syndrome: Symptoms And Causes

    Asperger's Syndrome: Symptoms And Causes

    Asperger’s Syndrome comes under the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which means it is similar to autism. But those affected by Asperger’s Syndrome function better can interact more with others and are able to learn and communicate more efficiently.

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  4. This Article Will Change The Way You Witness Depression

    This Article Will Change The Way You Witness Depression

    There are two truths about Depression in the modern world that seem to blur many people's vision towards this mental disease. First is the wide-scale misapprehension of the painful mental disorder by almost anyone who is not even close to Depression. The second is the lack of awareness towards the disease, despite it being the buzz word among the Millenials. 

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  5. World Cerebral Palsy Day

    World Cerebral Palsy Day

    Every year, the 6th of October is celebrated as the World Cerebral Palsy Day. On this day around 75 countries across the globe try and spread awareness about Cerebral Palsy as a condition that many people are living with every day. 

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  6. Understanding Alzheimer’s On World Alzheimer’s Day

    Understanding Alzheimer’s On World Alzheimer’s Day

    World Alzheimer’s Day is an international campaign when organizations all around the world make an effort to reach out to more people and families who may or may not have first hand experience with Alzheimer’s disease

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  7. Bipolar Disorder And How It Affects Your Mood

    Bipolar Disorder And How It Affects Your Mood

    Bipolar disorder is a serious brain disorder in which a person goes through unusual mood changes. It is also known as manic depression and under this condition a person experiences an unusual change in mood, energy levels and the ability to carry out tasks. This disorder is characterized by the experience of high mood in which a person feels extreme happiness and excitement and by the experience of low mood in which a person feels extremely sad.

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  8. Know Someone Over-Obsessed With Looks? It Might Be A Disorder

    Know Someone Over-Obsessed With Looks? It Might Be A Disorder

    We often come across people who never stop talking about the flaws in their looks most of which are not even noticeable. Chances are that it might not be just an obsession with the way a person looks but actually a mental disorder. Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a condition where a person keeps stressing over a body flaw, that may or may not be true, to an unhealthy level. It can be considered as an OCD with one's own appearance. 

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  9. OCD. Know How TV Shows And Movies Have Been Fooling You

    OCD. Know How TV Shows And Movies Have Been Fooling You

    OCD is one hell of a misconstrued mental disorder, thanks to TV shows and movies. Yes, you heard it right. OCD or obsessive-compulsive disorder is not as easy going as its usage has been made by people. 

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  10. Your Emotional Pain Deserves More Attention Than Physical Pain

    Your Emotional Pain Deserves More Attention Than Physical Pain

    Mental health, something that has the power to evoke optimism and all things bright when in a healthy state. To change lives. However, when its spirit is spent and its teeth are drawn, it can suck all the colours from life. When your skin is bruised, you will feel the pain for a day or two but it will eventually heal. But on the times when a person is disparaged from within, the pain takes its toll for a time that seems endless. It echoes and seems to get worse.

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