Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Mental health

WHO reveals one-third of prisoners in Europe suffer mental health disorders

One in three prisoners in Europe suffer from mental health disorders, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a new report launched on Tuesday.

All 46 govt mental health hospitals in India depict inhuman handling by authorities: NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday said that all 46 Government Mental Healthcare Institutions across the country are in deplorable conditions and depict very pathetic handling by the different stakeholders.

Qala: Hollow aesthetics contradicting reality

The author engages with how Qala, a period drama lacks historical substance and tends to ignore the realities of the social milieu in which it is located.

Time to make neglected area of mental health ‘a global priority’, urges WHO

Nearly one billion people live with a mental health condition across the globe, but despite that staggering number, Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted on Monday, that it remains one of “the most neglected aspects of healthcare”.

Has the pandemic changed our personalities?

For many of us, some personality traits stay the same throughout our lives while others change only gradually. However, evidence shows that significant events in our personal lives which induce severe stress or trauma can be associated with more rapid changes in our personalities.

12 billion workdays lost annually due to depression and anxiety: Report

With an estimated 12 billion workdays lost annually due to depression and anxiety, costing the global economy nearly $1 trillion, more action is needed to tackle mental health issues at work, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday.