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Pakistani teenager publishes novel on mental health

A teenage Pakistani girl has published a novel on mental health issues faced by Pakistani women. A 17-year-old girl published her debut novel “War Within”, which addresses the issue of mental health and struggles of depression faced by Pakistani women.

Sonam Kapoor opens up about negativity on social media

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has revealed how online criticism over nepotism has affected her mental health. The Zoya Factor actress while reacting to online bullying in an interview revealed how all the online abuse took a toll on her

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

Journalists and mental health

Journalism is a vast profession that requires you to constantly remain updated. The advancement of technology has further categorized the sector even further. Now those who are involved in the sector have to increase their skills to keep themselves abreast

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

Kohli hails Maxwell for taking mental health break

NEW DELHI: Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has set an example by taking a break from the game to address his mental health issues and there should not be any negativity about such situations, India’s captain Virat Kohli said on Wednesday.

Instagram bans ‘cosmetic surgery’ filters over mental health concerns

CALIFORNIA: Instagram has removed the ability for users to add cosmetic surgery filters to their photos, citing body image and mental health concerns. Instagram’s filters mimic surgeries like facelifts and Botox injections. These filters include ones that make your lips

Income instability may affect mental health: study

NEW YORK: A recent study has suggested that young adults who couldn’t earn the same amount of money from year to year face mental health issues in midlife compared to those with a steady income. Researchers collected income data over

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.

Living near a park is great for mental health: Study

LONDON: A new study suggests that living inside 300 meters of urban green space, such as parks, has a positive influence on mental well-being. The data collected from the UK government’s Annual Population Survey (APS), showed that people who live