Magic mushroom: A potential cure for depression

Magic mushroom: A potential cure for depression

When Robin Williams said “all it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are,” he personified the mental agony that a person goes through during distress and sadness.

To live with depression is nothing less than carrying a heavy weight on one’s chest, without knowing the reason and purpose why someone is bearing the problem and for how long. As per a 2016 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one out of 20 Americans who were 12 years and older reported current […] Read more

Depressed mothers lack physiological attachment with kids: Study

Depressed mothers lack physiological attachment with kids: Study

It is necessary to understand maternal depression not because it affects millions of mothers worldwide, but it also impacts the well-being and quality of lives associated with them. Millions of mothers worldwide are affected by depression, which may not be limited to periods before or after gestation, but can persist even after the child birth.

A recent study by the Binghamton University highlighted the negative consequences of depression in mothers, saying that depressed mothers are not in synchrony with their children.

“When people are interacting, sometimes you just feel like you’re in sync with somebody, and you know the interaction is going […] Read more