Pune police fights for cyber security

Lack of awareness is hampering the process to control cases about cyber bullying, was the fact underlined by the experts from child psychology and cyber psychology, during panel discussion at Pune. A special panel discussion was organized on Saturday at Pune Police Initiative #WeFightCC (We Fight Cyber Crime) at Mahatma Phule Sanskrutik Bhavan in Fatima Nagar

Pune police fights for cyber securityCyber-bullying is a real problem in today’s day and age. Understanding the problem, a special panel discussion was organised on Saturday as Pune Police Initiative #WeFightCC (We Fight Cyber Crime) at Mahatma Phule Sanskrutik Bhavan in Fatima Nagar. Dr Bhooshan Shukla, child psychologist, speaking during the discussion, said like all addictions, a kid getting restless […]

New study links early school timings to depression in teenagers

The findings provide additional evidence over how school timings impact adolescent health. The results of the study showed that good baseline sleep hygiene was directly associated with lower average daily depressive/anxiety symptoms across all students

New study links early school timings to depression in teenagersTeenagers who start school before 8:30 a.m. are at a higher risk of depression and anxiety, even if they are doing everything else right to get a good night’s sleep, a study has found. The study not only reinforces the theorised link between sleep and adolescent mental health, but is among the first to demonstrate […]

American Academy of Paediatrics releases first ever guidelines on tattoos and piercings for children

The American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) urges tattoo artists and piercers that teens and young people need to be screened for mental health concerns, and made aware that unsanitary piercing and tattooing can lead to infections like HIV and hepatitis

American Academy of Paediatrics releases first ever guidelines on tattoos and piercings for childrenMore young Americans are getting tattoos than ever before, starting at young as eight years old, according to a new report. As of 2010, 38 per cent of millennials reported having tattoos and between 10 and 23 per cent of Gen Z-ers reported having piercings somewhere besides the earlobes. Now, the growing popularity of tattoos […]

How your breast develops: A guide for teens

Breasts are made of fatty tissue, blood vessels, and milk ducts. The biological reason they get bigger is so that a woman can feed a baby, if or when she has one later in her life. Most girls develop breasts between the ages of 8 and 13 years old

How your breast develops: A guide for teens  Young women’s bodies go through many changes during puberty, and one of the biggest is when their breasts begin to grow. A question many girls and teenagers may ask themselves is should their breasts hurt when they grow? In this guide, we address common questions about breast development. We will also explore the signs […]

Mothers of teens more depressed than mothers of newborns, say experts

Psychiatrists in Mumbai have observed an upward trend in mothers of teenagers feeling depressed. Mothers in 30s and mid-40s are mostly depressed due to worrying too much

Mothers of teens more depressed than mothers of newborns, say expertsJanvi Mhatre (name changed), a 38-year-old Andheri resident, used to experience constant bouts of sadness and would weep without a specific reason. This phase soon turned into extreme depression and anxiety. “I was always anxious about my 17-year-old son, who is always on mobile phone and in a way ignored me, which made me feel […]