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Are Psychotic Disorders Common? The population of older adults in India according to 2016 statistics is 121 crores. Age-related degeneration of the nervous system is very common. It includes various degenerative processes that lead to physical changes. The most common of...
Cancer affects more than 20% of older adults in India. Age is one of the major factors for cancer. With advancing age, you are at more risk for cancer. There is something that is more terrible than cancer though....
In 2008, when Ajmal Kasab and his allies casually walked onto the Mumbai CST and mercilessly fired on the unsuspecting crowds there, no one could have imagined the amount of loss he would cause. In 2019, 11 years after...
Do Older Adults Suffer from Depression? India has nearly 104 million older adults. Nearly 15% of the older adults in India have some kind of mental disorder, dementia and depression being the leading ones. Men and women both suffer from depression....
What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Every war or catastrophe movie has this scene where our actor wakes up startled from sleep,  covered in sweat,  gasping hard for breath.  What seems merely as a recollection of old memories is...
What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Among the entire range of mental disorders, OCD is one of the well recognized and yet ill-understood diseases. The term is often used casually overlooking the seriousness of the condition. OCD is a mental illness...
What is PTSD? Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that develops after a person is exposed to a traumatic event. Though it can happen to people of all ages, older adults are more likely to be severely affected...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been researched extensively over the last few decades. PTSD affects older adults more as they are already vulnerable and are prone to anxiety. Many things like the death of a loved one to a...
India is an aging country. More than 104 million of the total population falls in the senior category. The suicide rate in Indian older adults is very high – higher than the national rate. In fact, one in every five...
What is Psychosomatic Disorder? Psychosomatic Disorder or somatization disorder is also known as somatic syndrome disorder and is a psychiatric or a mental illness where a patient's symptoms can not be fully explained by an underlying medical condition or any...

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