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Chirping Birds & Mental Health

The chirping birds have always amused poets and artists. Now a newly released study reveals that birdsong is good for mental health. According to the study, hearing, seeing, and simply coming into contact with birds can lift both depressed individuals and the general population’s spirits. The Experiment  Using a smartphone app called Urban Mind, the study tracked roughly […]

Ketamine, A new-age antidepressant

An infamous anesthetic, previously approved by FDA, Ketamine has shown great benefits for people with treatment-resistant depression. Administration of ketamine infusion has shown to reduce symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. Ketamine is known for its dissociative effects for which it is also used illegally as a party drug, but originally it found its use in hospitals […]

Depression – A Common Gateway to Memory Problems

We often associate depression with feelings of hopelessness, low mood, and tiredness. However, there is a lesser-known side effect of depression that is becoming prominent over time. A depressed person often experiences memory problems like feeling more forgetful than usual. Though memory problems are not discussed as widely as other symptoms, up to three in […]

Common Types of Depression and Their Treatment

Depression is one of the most common yet serious mood disorders that put a negative impact on the quality of life and often results in disability. 1 in every 15 adults suffers from depression or has gone through a depressive phase. Here are some of the most common types of depression: Persistent Depressive Disorder This […]