One in five COVID-19 patients develop mental illness within 90 days: Study

LONDON: COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness as a large study found 20 percent of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days. Anxiety, depression and insomnia

10 Rare Facts About Depression You Must Know

The unexpected demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has shocked the film industry. A 34-years-old actor who committed suicide was battling depression. Depression is a common mental disorder. Globally, more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from

World faces worst crisis since Great Depression: IMF chief

WASHINGTON: The global coronavirus pandemic has inflicted an economic crisis unlike any in the past century and will require a massive response to ensure recovery, said IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva. The International Monetary Fund expects global growth will turn sharply

Mental health during lockdown

A man in Karachi committed suicide after he developed coronavirus symptoms and fear of losing his job due to the lockdown. He was the sole breadwinner for his family but was forced to go into isolation and eventually took his

Understanding mental health

Once again World Mental Health Day was observed on October 10. The theme for this year was suicide prevention, but just one day dedicated to this cause is little more than a formality and unlikely to have a significant impact.