Children with thin tooth enamel are more likely to develop mental health problems in later life, a new study finds. Researchers have analysed the milk teeth lost by primary school children and found that they could offer vital clues to their future happiness. Tooth scans could one day be used to flag up – and potentially head off – children at high risk of health problems further down the road, they say.

LALITPUR, Feb 11: The country's only Mental Hospital at  Lagankhel is facing a crunch of consultant psychiatrists.

A study of more than a million people in Sweden has found lower birth weight is linked to a small but significant increase in the risk of mental health problems, including depression.

Open your mind

December 26, 2018 00:30 am

Government should raise public awareness and introduce mental health policies in order to improve psycho-social wellbeing of the citizens

Mental health of neglect

December 25, 2018 02:00 am

Various reports and surveys paint the troubling picture of Nepal’s mental health. A study of 2013 showed 37.5 percent of Nepalis suffer from mental illness.

More than 11 million days are lost at work a year in the UK because of stress, costing the economy over £5 billion. In fact, almost half of workplace absences due to ill health relate to poor mental health, stress or anxiety, according to the Health and Safety Executive.

Nov 19: While the world celebrates Women's Day with great pomp and celebrations, International Men's Day, celebrated on November 19, passes off a little quietly. So we bring you everything that you need to know about International Men's Day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav has expressed concern over the increase in the number of mental patients in Nepal every year due to illiteracy, unemployment, migration, social disintegration, poverty and natural disasters.

Adolescence is a crucial phase of a life in which a child transitions into an adult. It is a tumultuous period of rapid changes, uncertainty, identity formation, restlessness and curiosity.

Every country in the world is facing rising rates of mental illness, a report says.

The pressure to present the "perfect" life on social media could be a factor.

Breast cancer impacts mental health

September 25, 2018 16:00 pm

“The biggest barrier to adapting to life after breast cancer was anxiety."