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Woes of Adolescent Life – Overthinking, Mental Stress and Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

March 9, 2017 – 2:28 PM |

The capacity of the human brain is what distinguishes mankind from other living beings. It endows us with an awareness of our own thought processes, i.e. consciousness. Our consciousness allows us to mull over our …

Stress and Its Impact on Health – The Master Malady of All

March 3, 2017 – 4:31 PM |

Stress in a medical context is defined as a physical or psychological factor that creates bodily and/or mental tension. Stress factors can be external, coming from the environment, psychological or social situations, or internal, due …

Adverse Blow of Internet Addiction on Student Lifestyle

December 31, 2016 – 6:35 PM |

Due to globalization, children are now becoming more and more attracted to electronic media and spending more of their time on social networking websites, video games, television shows and action movies. On one hand, the …

The Cocktail of Life: A Mélange of Sweet, Sour, Salty and Spice

October 28, 2016 – 11:52 PM |

Life, in many respects, is a one-way ticket on an unknown train; you don’t know where it leads to or how it ends. Through this journey we enjoy the cocktail of life—a mélange of sweet, …

Coping with Mental Illness: A Closer Look at Psychoeducation

August 11, 2016 – 10:13 PM |

Case Scenario                               
A 30 year old female, admitted at Karachi Psychiatric Hospital, in Pakistan, with the diagnosis of Schizophrenia since 2006. She had multiple history of hospitalization due to relapse of the disease, divorced 10 …

In Focus: Depression in the Caregivers of Disabled Children

April 7, 2016 – 8:30 PM |

According to (Euro.who.int, 2015) “ Depression is a common mental disorder, characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness and poor concentration.” …

Subtler than Stretch Marks – Signs and Symptoms of Post-partum Depression

April 6, 2016 – 8:14 PM |

Children are said to be blessings of God; they are the apple of their parents’ eyes, they bring joy to the family. Nevertheless the outcome of a pregnancy may not always be favourable for the …

Essentials for Healthy Living: Effective Methods of Coping with Academic Stress

February 13, 2016 – 7:10 PM |

Stress is a universal condition and it is faced by every person around the globe, without any difference of age, gender or socioeconomic background. The variable aspect of stress is the stressor faced by an …

In Focus: Impact of Corporal Punishments on a Child’s Personality Development

January 12, 2016 – 10:49 PM |

Hadi (2014) describes corporal punishment (CP) as the physical force applied on children by parents, guardians, teachers to control and discipline the child. CP includes methods such as hitting, slapping, pinching, by  using items such …

Of Women, Exercise, and a Culture That Won’t Relent

November 24, 2015 – 10:10 PM |

‘Regular weight lifting doesn’t make your muscles feel too sore. Unless you skip a day – then you feel it, and then you cry.’

Infertility in Women: Psychological Effects and the Grave Social Stigma

September 23, 2015 – 11:15 PM |

“Infertility is a major negative life event which has deleterious effects on women’s and men’s subjective well-being.”
-Journal of Marriage and Family (Abbey et al., 1992)
Becoming a mother is one of the greatest blessings in a …

Dealing with Panic Attacks: Time to Reclaim Your Life

August 9, 2015 – 12:30 AM |

Having a panic attack is a truly terrifying experience. Panic attacks can happen without  a warning or any reason, causing an individual to have sudden onset of extreme anxiety and fear for about ten minutes …

Conversion Disorder: An Insight into the Basics

November 25, 2014 – 9:08 AM |

Disorders relating to the mind are often the most difficult to understand and even more difficult to treat mostly because the treatment is not limited to just medication and hospital care, but involves whole lifestyle …