Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is definitely not ‘PMS’

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is definitely not ‘PMS’

Every woman knows and understands that menstruation is tedious and wearisome. During menstruation, many women suffer from cramps, fatigue, vomiting and other premenstrual syndrome (PMS). However, many women are still unaware that severe PMS can be a hint of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Read more

Genetic variations can envisage responses to bipolar treatments

Genetic variations can envisage responses to bipolar treatments

Bipolar disorder, also referred to as maniac depression, affects around 2.6 percent of the adult American population, or nearly 6.1 million people, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. This disorder can cause unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Read more

Poverty may cause depression in children, says study

Poverty may cause depression in children, says study

A study conducted by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis has found that the children raised in poverty are more likely to have altered brain connectivity. It says that children coming from background fraught with poverty are at a higher risk of psychiatric illnesses, including depression and anti-social behavior. Read more