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Teen Drug Abuse & Addiction: Warning Signs

Jun 30, 2018
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Drug addiction affects people of all age group. Teens are at higher risk of developing an addiction when they are adults when they abuse drugs. It is necessary for teenagers to know the difference between drug abuse and addiction. Many of the teenagers try drugs but are not addicted to same as they may try … Continue reading Teen Drug Abuse & Addiction: Warning Signs

What are the most common mental disorders among children?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Sorabh Goel
Consultant - Neonatology-Paras Bliss, Panchkula
In India mental illnesses are very common, affecting approximately 15-20 % of children. Despite the high prevalence of mental health issues, only 20% receive appropriate care. The untreated psychiatric disorder is associated with significant adverse sequelae including failure to achieve in education, occupation, marriage, and child-rearing. These mental health issues can affect the children during … Continue reading What are the most common mental disorders among children?

Can pregnancy cause mental illness?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Pregnancy is generally thought to be a time of happiness and emotional well-being for a woman. However, for many women, pregnancy and motherhood increase their vulnerability to psychiatric conditions such as depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and psychoses. These conditions are often under-diagnosed because they are attributed to pregnancy-related changes in maternal temperament or physiology. … Continue reading Can pregnancy cause mental illness?

What is prenatal depression?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss New Delhi
During pregnancy, symptoms of depression such as changes in sleep, appetite, and energy are often difficult to distinguish from the normal experiences of pregnancy. The course of depression varies throughout pregnancy: Most studies report a symptom peak during the first and third trimesters and improvement during the second trimester. Depression is the most common psychiatric … Continue reading What is prenatal depression?

What are the psychological problems among women?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Some mental health conditions occur more often in women and can play a significant role in the state of a woman’s overall health. While men experience higher rates of autism, early onset schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, and alcoholism, mental health conditions more common in women include:   Depression: Depression is likely to occur in women twice more than … Continue reading What are the psychological problems among women?

Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy

Oct 13, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz
Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Treating women with psychiatric disorders during pregnancy is a challenge for numerous reasons. Balancing the risks and benefits of symptoms and treatments is particularly important during pregnancy because both medication and maternal illness may have adverse effects on the fetus. Pregnancy is generally thought to be a time of happiness and emotional well-being for a … Continue reading Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy

What are the most common mental disorders among children?

Oct 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Sorabh Goel
Consultant - Neonatology-Paras Bliss, Panchkula
In children mental illnesses are very common, affecting approximately 15-20 % of children. Although high prevalence, but only 20% receive appropriate care. The untreated psychiatric disorder is associated with significant adverse sequelae including failure to achieve in education, occupation, marriage, and child-rearing. The strong continuity into adulthood of childhood psychiatric disorder further underscores the importance … Continue reading What are the most common mental disorders among children?

Post Natal Depression

Oct 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruchika Sharma
Consultant Psychology & Psychotherapy
Safe delivery of a baby is a time of gratitude, happiness, and celebration for the whole family. The mother’s joy of cradling her baby in her arms is indescribable. When the whole family seems to be rejoicing, new mothers tend to go through a rollercoaster of emotions. They may experience fatigue, exhaustion, sleep deprivation, low … Continue reading Post Natal Depression

Women Mental Health Status

Oct 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Some disorders are more common in women than men. The reason behind this is, women may experience these illnesses differently and the course of the illness can be affected by the gender of the individual. There is no single reason for this gap but multiple factors play their role like-biological, social, cultural, socio-economical etc. Common … Continue reading Women Mental Health Status

How to Deal with Your Child’s Drug Addiction

Jul 13, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
If your child is struggling with drug abuse, you may feel sad, confused, and unsure where to look for help. It is important to keep in mind certain aspects that can make you sure that you are taking the right steps to secure your child’s future and the health of your family. It is an … Continue reading How to Deal with Your Child’s Drug Addiction

Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Jul 01, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Many teenagers try alcohol, tobacco and drugs. However majority of the teenagers try these substances only a few times for fun and experimentation and stop. But many of them do not control their urges or cravings for drugs. This habit of constantly using drugs and harmful elements can be defined as substance abuse. Teenagers use … Continue reading Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

How to Ease the Stress of Motherhood – For New Mothers

Jun 06, 2017
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by: Dr. Pooja Mehta
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology
The birth of a baby challenges you in many ways – hormonally, physically, emotionally, psychologically and chemically. You are likely to feel exhausted, excited, frustrated, worried, and elated  all at the same time. You feel totally stressed out. It is really important to take care of yourself, especially during the early months of your baby’s … Continue reading How to Ease the Stress of Motherhood – For New Mothers

Laughter and Stress Management

May 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Stress a word has been widely used by almost everybody now-a-days. Even the kids use this very often. Though all of us are not much familiar with this term fully. If we feel sad we say ‘Oh I’m stressed’. If we feel anxious we still say ‘I’m stressed’. So for all the mental roller coaster … Continue reading Laughter and Stress Management

Adolescent Mental Health

Dec 23, 2016
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja
Consultant - Clinical Psychologists Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Adolescence is a time of dramatic change. The journey from child to adult can be complex and challenging. Young people often feel tremendous pressure to succeed at school, at home and in social groups. At the same time, they may lack the life experience that lets them know that difficult situations will not last forever. … Continue reading Adolescent Mental Health
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