Emotional dysregulation observed in borderline personality disorder: Study

Emotional dysregulation observed in borderline personality disorder: Study

Imagine a person who is really happy one moment, but the next moment he is crying profusely or taking a dig at others for no reason. In another scenario, a person is feeling extremely worried about people abandoning him/her, but at the same time finds it difficult to make and keep stable relationships. A person might have intense emotions, but can act impulsively and even do things that could harm him or her. Some might think that people in such situations were undergoing extreme mood swings, but little are they aware that this is a problem of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Read more

Childhood ADHD in females ups the risk of obesity by two times: Study

Childhood ADHD in females ups the risk of obesity by two times: Study

A recent study related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) shows that the disease is biased toward females. The new study by Mayo Clinic says that childhood ADHD increases the risk of adult obesity in females by two times, but this is not the case in males. Read more

Head injuries may trigger dementia later in life: Study

Head injuries may trigger dementia later in life: Study

Never take a head injury lightly. For, it not only carries the risk of being fatal if too serious, but may also become a cause of dementia later. According to researchers from Imperial College London, people with serious brain injury are more likely to develop dementia. Read more