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What Is Good Mental Health?

What Is Good Mental Health?

Good mental health refers to a state of mental well-being where an individual feels healthy, happy and is able to function properly in daily life. Lack of psychiatric disorders is one of the aspects of this mental state. Defining Good…

Aging And Mental Health

Aging And Mental Health

Aging is an essential and inevitable part of life. It is an unavoidable human process of growing older through the lapse of time. Sometimes it interferes with our mental health during the process that can pose a range of challenges…

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

SAD, also known as seasonal affective disorder, is a type of mood disorder related to seasonal changes. It is also commonly known as seasonal depression and major depressive disorder (MDD) with seasonal patterns. What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? SAD…

The Psychology Behind Smoking

The Psychology Behind Smoking

Smoking is a harmful practice that can have numerous adverse effects on people‚Äôs physical and psychological health. Though many people smoke for experiencing temporary pleasure and coping with stress, regular smoking gradually becomes a life-threatening addiction. What Is Smoking? A…

Altruism

Altruism

Altruism is a trait in humans and animals that leads to certain behaviors that may be beneficial for others but not beneficial for them. It is a practice of caring about others unselfishly, even if you do not gain anything…

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Psychiatry is a medical specialty concerned with mental health conditions. It is the branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis, treatment & prevention of psychiatric disorders & illnesses and improves mental, emotional and behavioral health. What Is Psychiatry? It is…

Concussion

Concussion

Concussion refers to a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a hit, bolt, bump or jolt to the head. It is extremely common and mild but affects normal brain functioning. What Is A Concussion? A concussion usually happens due…

Discrimination

Discrimination

Discrimination refers to the intended differential and unfair treatment of people, groups, or communities because of their certain personality traits. The traits can be their race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, etc. What Is Discrimination? Discrimination happens when a person,…

Dementia

Dementia

Dementia refers to a broad term used to describe a set of symptoms including loss of memory, word-finding, problem-solving, thinking, communication, logical and social abilities. It is not a disease rather a decline in cognitive function. What Is Dementia? Dementia…

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is a disorder that involves the use of illegal, recreational drugs or over-the-counter medications in ways other than recommended or intended. What Is Drug Abuse? Also known as substance abuse, it refers to the consumption of psychoactive drugs,…