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Limited exposure to social media might be beneficial for adult mental health

08-19 | DTC Team

Limited exposure to social media might be beneficial for adult mental health

Lately, social media platforms have been in the news for mostly wrong reasons. From data breach incidents in different countries to its alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential polls, their reputation has taken a hit in the recent years. To add to that, there were several reports emerging from time to time which claimed […]

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Michael Phelps wants USOC to help athletes suffering from depression

07-11 | DTC Team

Michael Phelps wants USOC to help athletes suffering from depression

Michael Phelps, who has won 23 gold medals in swimming in Olympics is a human like the rest of us and thus, is not immune to any mental problem. He has revealed that he too experienced serious spells of depression in his life that made him harbor suicidal thoughts. He has also openly talked about […]

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Rate of eating disorders doubles over past 6 years in England, reports NHS

05-16 | DTC Team

Rate of eating disorders doubles over past 6 years in England, reports NHS

There has been a marked increase in the number of hospital admissions in England of individuals suffering from eating disorders, says a report published by the Guardian that procured the data recently from the National Health Service (NHS) Digital. From 7,260 individuals in 2010-11—with a primary or secondary diagnosis of an eating disorder— hospital admissions […]

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Self-compassion can shield perfectionist from getting depressed, finds study

04-23 | DTC Team

Self-compassion can shield perfectionist from getting depressed, finds study

Some people are very particular about minute details as they strive to achieve the “perfect” outcomes. Commonly known as perfectionists, such individuals make extra efforts to ensure that even the smallest thing is dealt with care. However, when not able to meet their self-created standards, they often feel sad and become upset, so much that […]

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DASH diet linked with reduced risk of depression in later life, says study

04-11 | DTC Team

DASH diet linked with reduced risk of depression in later life, says study

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), commonly used for lowering blood pressure (BP), bad cholesterol and body weight, has been found to have the potential to curb the risk of depression later in life. The DASH diet includes a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, and a minimal amount of foods […]

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