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Mental health

Mental health

Facebook partners with Bangladeshi orgs on mental health

Nearly 17 per cent of adults in Bangladesh are suffering from mental health issues, and 92 per cent among them do not seek professional help, according to a 2019 survey

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Treatment for drug addicts cannot continue in this manner

The number of drug addicts in the country is on a steady rise, but treatment and rehabilitation facilities are deplorable

Treatment for drug addicts cannot continue in this manner

New study strongly suggests COVID-19 enters brain

The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that that the spike protein, often depicted as the red arms of the virus, can cross the blood-brain barrier in mice

New study strongly suggests COVID-19 enters brain

New report reveals extreme traumatic stress among Rohingya genocide survivors

The trauma symptoms experienced by a majority of Rohingya are indicative of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a serious mental-health condition that can interfere with leading a constructive life

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, on 11 September 2017

5 lifestyle changes to ease your mind and mood

If you have been diagnosed with a mental health ailment like anxiety or depression, the treatment typically comprises of emotional therapies and medication

5 lifestyle changes to ease your mind and mood

ASP Anisul's death

Mental health institute registrar arrested

Police arrested the registrar of National Institute of Mental Health & Hospital (NIMH) from city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area on Tuesday over the death of senior assistant superintendent of police ...

Mental health institute registrar arrested

Health

Mental hospitals merely in name

Over 20 million people have been suffering from various mental illnesses in the country of over 160 million people, according to a survey of the National Mental Health Institute (NMHI).

Mental hospitals merely in name

Virtual roundtable

'Health care for the young needs more attention'

Healthcare of adolescents and youth needs special attention, said discussants at a virtual roundtable on ‘Prospects and obstacles to implementing youth-friendly healthcare programmes’. The event was ...

Clockwise: Shahan Ara Banu, Md Shamsul Haque, Mushfiqua Zaman, Nur Mohammad

Men feel less powerful in their private lives: Study

Men feel less powerful in their private lives than in their public ones, say researchers, adding that power in private space matters more than when among the public

Participants with higher activity in ventral striatum region are less likely to report symptoms of depression when experiencing poor sleep quality. AFP File Photo

Death of police official at clinic

Mental health sector needs reform

The death of a senior police officer admitted to hospital with mental problems is most unfortunate. The unpleasant reality is that if the victim is an important person, the trial is speedy. This is ...

Mental health sector needs reform
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