Growing up in green areas may prevent mental health distress in later life, suggests study

Growing up in green areas may prevent mental health distress in later life, suggests study

Emerging evidence is suggesting that the prevalence of mental health disorders, like anxiety and depression, are escalating in the United States. This worrying trend has been contributed to by numerous complex reasons, such as always being online through phones, emails, and social media and environmental factors like pollution.

Researchers across the globe are in a quest to study these different factors to come up with strategies for preventing such mental health disorders from becoming society-wide problems. Recently, a novel study carried out by Kristine Engemann, a postdoctoral researcher, and the team from Aarhus University in Denmark identified an association between an […] Read more

Misconceptions about living with depression

Misconceptions about living with depression

Depression is a serious mental health condition that is often associated with continuous feelings of anguish and loss of interest in day to day activities. It can impact how one feels, behaves or even thinks. If left untreated, depression can lead to severe emotional and physical problems. Even though depression can manifest at any point in an individual’s life, the symptoms may vary in case of adults and teens.

It is commonly observed that people have a lot of misconceptions regarding this particular mental health condition. Let us re-visit some common false impressions pertaining to living with depression.

A depressed individual is […] Read more