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Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

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Test Anxiety in Students: How to Accept and Appropriately Address it in Time

January 14, 2018 – 8:24 PM |

Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

The Menace of Child Marriage in Pakistan: No End to This Horror Story

January 11, 2018 – 7:22 PM |

Child marriage is defined by the UNICEF as marriage before 18 yrs of age. It is the unfortunate reality for more than 60 million women worldwide and is a gross human rights violation. Though it …

Maladaptation, Deliberate Self-harm and Suicide among Adolescents

December 26, 2017 – 9:02 PM |

As we grow older, our level of stress and adaptation too changes. Early on, babies cry or cuddle with mother to get feed, or sleep, or whatever they need. In adolescence, children are prone to stress with academic …

Spirituality, Religiosity and Mental Illness

December 17, 2017 – 6:52 PM |

“The miserable have no other medicine, But only hope” well said by William Shakespeare in his play measure for measure. The word “Hope” is a key for person’s survival, which helps in facing the obstacles …

Marital Conflicts Leading to Depression

December 17, 2017 – 6:40 PM |

The relationship between wife and husband is said to be known as ‘marital relations’. (Farlex, 2003-2015). Marriage and the relationship with spouse play a very vital role in person’s physical, emotional, social and psychological health. …

Teaching Teenagers to Manage Anger and Aggression

December 17, 2017 – 6:29 PM |

Adolescence or teenage is a sensitive period in one’s life where a person faces physical, psychological, emotional and social challenges. It is considered the most difficult period of human life where he/she is neither a …

Lack of Therapeutic Communication in Mentally Ill Clients

December 17, 2017 – 6:25 PM |

Therapeutic communication is a process which mainly focuses on emotional, physical and psychological health of a client. Therapeutic communication can also be used to support client and to gather information (Therapeutic Communication and Behavioral Management, …

Aggressive Behavior in Children: An Aftermath of Hostile Video Games

November 9, 2017 – 9:24 PM |
Aggressive Behavior in Children: An Aftermath of Hostile Video Games

In this day and age, it is common to witness harsh, hostile and intolerant activities among societies. The rise in ferocious and intolerant behavior in Pakistan has indeed become a source of delinquency; not even …

Motivational Therapy: A Humanistic Approach towards Psychosocial Rehabilitation

November 9, 2017 – 6:43 PM |

For over centuries, mental illness has been a concern around the world. It has a distressing consequence on the life of an individual and their families. Mental illness can cause emotional changes that comprise of …

Love or Obsession? On Understanding the Massive Difference Between Them

November 2, 2017 – 6:29 PM |

Love is a pure feeling of affection towards someone. It could be for your parents, siblings, friends or any other person who is important to you. On the other hand, obsession is the idealization of …

The Quandary of Aggression Among Children: Prevalence, Predictors and Consequences

October 26, 2017 – 9:53 PM |

Childhood is a part of life where one learns all the moral aspects of life, which is why research has shown that the values learned in early childhood, i.e. the period from infancy to childhood, …

Adolescent Mental Health: An Overlooked and Forgotten Issue

August 6, 2017 – 9:16 PM |

In our society, mental health is often overlooked instead of being taken seriously, and when it comes to adolescents, the situation is even worse. The very idea that adolescents could be mentally ill is still …

The Distance between Doctors and Psychiatric Patients: A Subtle Form of Discrimination against the Mentally Ill?

July 20, 2017 – 9:11 PM |

If we consider the word “reject”, it means to not give someone the attention, love and care they want and expect. It also means to keep a distance and refuse to give sufficient care. Normally …