Bipolar disorder (BD) is a mental health disorder which leads to unusual changes in mood and activity and energy levels thus affecting an individual’s ability to perform their daily activities. It is characterized by mood swings ranging from periods of extreme depression to periods of extreme elation and energized behavior. Read more
For long, it has been one of the biggest challenges to cure medical disorders like schizophrenia due to the paucity of information, restricting them to only alleviating the symptoms of the problem. Therefore, scientists have been lately focusing a lot on finding the biological and genetic risk factors of schizophrenia and other complicated mental disorders to ensure effective treatment by identifying the target areas. Read more
The ardent football fans are waiting with bated breath for the commencement of the National Football League (NFL) in Mar. 2018 and wish earnestly for their favourite team to win the tournament. On the other hand, some people are anxious to see their favourites players play safe and make it to the end of the season unharmed. These include the player’s parents, spouses, children and all dear ones. Despite being a source of entertainment and livelihood, sports can turn into a game of life and death. As a result, the relatives and loved ones of the football players keep biting their nails every time they go out to play due to the constant danger of taking another deadly hit to their head. Read more
The surge in mental health disorders has become one of the biggest issues in the workplace today. This includes the most commonly experienced symptoms of stress and anxiety to more complex conditions like depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), etc.
Such chronic and life-disruptive disorders have the potential to affect the life of both employees and employers. Due to employees’ poor health conditions, employers often have to face a number of repercussions, such as increased absenteeism, burnout, decreased motivation, loss of productivity, etc. Read more
Instagram is the new flavor over the Internet. Capturing the moments and sharing them immediately while getting a peek into lifestyle of celebrities is what people seem to love about the platform. Probably that is why the number of active Instagram users in the United Sates is expected to reach 83.6 million in 2018, according to a forecast from Statista, the statistics portal.
As of April 2017, Instagram, the mobile photo and video-sharing application, had around 700 million monthly active users worldwide, a rise of 100 million from December 2016 figures, with an estimated 77.6 million users in the United States alone. The Statista expects this figure to reach over 116 million in 2020. However, the rise in Instagram users is co-related with increase in mental health problems, as a recent study has brought about detrimental effects of using the app on users’ overall well-being. Read more
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