10.6% of Indians have mental disorders; country faces severe shortage

About 10.6% of adults in India suffer from some sort of mental disorder, including substance abuse problems, a study by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences or NIMHANS found. The study was conducted in 12 states of India by the Bangalore-based institution. Those with mental disorders were classified as those with ‘common mental […]

New York-based researcher offers ‘friend in need’ app for emotional distress

Has your girlfriend or boyfriend dumped you? Has your dog died? Do you feel there’s nobody there for you? Worry not, wayForward may be the answer to all your problems. wayForward is a smartphone app helps to solve problems caused by stress, anxiety and other emotional or mental health issues in the comfort of their […]