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Stress management has become a necessity for those of us who live in an urban setting as stress has become a way of life. Stress related disorders are among the leading causes of death, and all of us suffer from the effects of stress, whether...
The health benefits of pets for humans have long been championed and hailed by animal lovers and pet enthusiasts, and their convictions seem to be validated from scientific studies. A study conducted at the University of California Medical Center...
Depression, whether chronic or not, has a way of intimidating even the most stoic. However, it doesn't have to be so. A recent study conducted at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London (UCL) has thrown...
For those who have not been truly affected by depression, it can be hard to fathom the depths to which depression can bring a person. Many people dismiss depression as simply a matter of a bad mood or a feeling of being low. Depression can be a...
Suicide is one of the leading causes of deaths in teens and older children; preventing it has become a challenge. It is estimated that every year, in the United States of America alone, about 1800 teenagers commit suicide. This is a shocking...
Stress is a psychosomatic condition which results from a variety of factors, both physical and mental. It is becoming increasingly common amongst people working in highly competitive businesses and leading a hectic lifestyle, mostly in urban...
Human beings are emotional and rational animals. We are capable of deep, often unsettling emotions and also of deep intellectual activity. Thus, during childhood, the development of a child both emotionally and socially are important factors in...
Almost all people experience mood swings, with or without the influence of stimuli. The triggers for these mood changes could be internal or external, and can vary in duration and intensity. Alcohol is known to have a significant effect on mood....
It is not rare to find yourself trying hard to remember something. People often suffer from the inability to concentrate and may even find their minds wandering even after trying hard to focus on an object. A mental fog may often eclipse a...
A person's teen years are considered to be the period when they are most vulnerable to pressure. This is a time of change and uncertainty as the teenager attempts to find his/her niche. Along with the changes in appearance that adolescence...
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